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James Bond, Mission: Impossible and The Best of the Rest - covering spy movies from 1935 to the present - uncovering unique elements, interconnections and how real world events impact what goes into spy movies and lots more.

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Jun 6, 2023

Today we are excited to talk with Trina Parks! She played Thumper in the James Bond movie DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER.

In this wide-ranging interview, Ms. Parks discusses:

- Her upbringing by her father, Jazz Saxophonist Charles Frazier

- Her stage career

- Her experience filming her iconic scene as Thumper...

May 30, 2023

Here in our Spy Movie News – May 30 2023 edition we discuss the upcoming spy movies or series: Mission: Impossible: Dead Reckoning, The Sympathizer, The Black Kaiser, Butterfly, Classified, Fog of War, Neither Confirm Nor Deny, Birdseye, and more.

We'll keep you updated as these movies progress. Some are in early...

May 29, 2023

Join us for our KANDAHAR - No-Spoiler Review. The spy movie KANDAHAR just released this weekend.

Is it worth your time and money to see?

We discuss the actors, cinematography, the portrayal of religion, the political statements, and how there is no place like home in the movie KANDAHAR.

Gerard Butler stars in...

May 23, 2023

What are the best Bond pre-title sequences in your mind?  Well, today Mike Reyes of joins us to share his thoughts on this.

In 2020, Mike wrote a column called the 11 Most Memorable James Bond Pre-Titles Openings (link in our episode notes on  So, what are his thoughts 2...

May 16, 2023

Join Dan and Tom as they discover THE TRAITORS, a 1962 British B Spy Movie. Does it make the Grade?

Low budget B movies were made, for the most part, to be the second billing on double features. Low-budget doesn't necessarily mean a bad movie. In this episode we dive into THE TRAITORS without giving away the movie.