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The American Bond

At the end of Goldfinger, Bond boards a jet to the White House for a meeting with the President. The film’s gloss would suggest a 007-Kennedy summit, but by the time it entered production JFK had been felled and Lyndon … Continue reading

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From a Lethal Viewpoint

The gunbarrel sequence that opens all but two of the official Bond movies is surely one of the smartest pieces of branding in movie history. Immediately you know you’re watching a Bond film, and its absence makes the most recent … Continue reading

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