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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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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...

Apr 18, 2023

In this episode, THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!, we answer some intriguing questions from this 14 ½ minute sequence.

Is this a great pre-title sequence? What is Bond doing in a Swiss bank? When is Cigar more than a cigar? How was that bomb detonated? Was the Millennium Dome even open when they...

Apr 11, 2023

The Ian Fleming Foundation procures James Bond memorabilia, especially the vehicles from the movies. If you've been to Bond in Motion or many James Bond exhibits, you've seen their work.

Here we talk to Doug Redenius, one of the founders of the Ian Fleming Foundation. They are dedicated to the study and preservation...

Mar 21, 2023

Ian Fleming Publications has announced that Ian Fleming's works are being edited. They are removing or altering language in the books. This has caused quite a lively discussion amongst James Bond fans and literary fans in general.

This announcement comes shortly after a similar announcement about Roald Dahl's books.

Jan 17, 2023

Join us as we take a look at the gadgets in FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (FYEO), OCTOPUSSY, and A VIEW TO A KILL (AVTAK). We know that James Bond movies use a lot of gadgets. So lets look at the gadgets from these three Roger Moore James Bond movies. Are any of them believable?

Some of the gadgets we examine are:

From FOR...