Mexico City. Day of the Dead

The opening scene of the movie Spectre shows James Bond chasing a bad guy through a Day of the Dead in Mexico City – except there has never been such a procession like that before. But cinema is about to imitate art. Inspired by the film, officials decided to hold a similar parade on Nov 1 that will…

One year ago… Spectre

First of all, maybe the main picture isn’t the better one but I like it because show us another perspective of Bond -of Daniel- kissing his Bond Girl -his woman- and also a different part of the premiere, not the red carpet. Now, I just can say enjoy the post and remember that day as…

Pierce Brosnan brand ambassador for Pan Bahar Masala

James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan is the new brand ambassador for Indian brand Pan Bahar | The world’s most expensive pan masala. An advertising campaign was launched on Friday (00)7 October 2016, including ads, banners and a video commercial. Brosnan, with full beard, dressed in a tuxedo, promotes pan masala and crystals with “Class never…

James Bond Global Day

Today, Wednesday 5th October, is official Global James Bond Day – a celebration of 53 years of the Bond franchise. This date marks the anniversary of the release of DR. NO in 1962. This special day of celebrations first began in 2012 when the Bond films celebrated their golden anniversary with events all around the globe…

Judi Dench on board for ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Dame Judi Dench and Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley form part of Sir Kenneth Branagh’s starry cast in his new film of Murder on the Orient Express. Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Pena and Sir Derek Jacobi will also have roles in the latest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 1934 mystery novel. Other cast members include…

Everything you need to know about Judi Dench’s Olympics poem

The modernist writer Carlos Drummond de Andrade is probably the best known and most loved poet in Brazil. His poem A Flor e a Náusea was used in the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It was read in Portuguese by another Brazilian national treasure, the actress Fernanda Montenegro, with English provided by…

How ‘Skyfall’ lost millions

Nonsense stories, Hollywood is full. And millions lost even more. But when one of those stories has to do with the saga of James Bond, one is more interesting. And, if the story tells how the filming of Skyfall needed a few million extra budget, plus an unspecified time in post-production, because Daniel Craig had…

New competition:time to squeeze your brains!

Agents Hello! New competition in sight! In the attachments (you can download it) you can see two images: a wordsearch and crossword related to 007. The first person to send us to The World of James Bond (using private message) a picture of the two puzzles solved completely well will be the winner of a…

‘For Your Eyes Only’ Royal Premiere

‘The World of James Bond’ looks back to 24th June 1981 when the World Premiere of For Your Eyes Only was held in Leicester Square, London The Royal World Premiere of For Your Eyes Only was held on 24th June 1981 at London’s Odeon Leicester Square Theatre in the presence of British Royals Prince Charles and…

Six decades of Bond Girls come together for 007 party

Six decades of screen sirens who bewitched James Bond with their beauty were brought together in Buckinghamshire on Thursday night. Some of the early Bond girls such as Joanna Lumley joined present 007 star Naomie Harris at the Diamonds Are Forever Gala to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Duke Of Edinburgh Awards. Hosted by…

New £20 note with JMW Turner (“The Fighting Temeraire”)

Artist JMW Turner and his painting The Fighting Temeraire (that appears in Skyfall)  willfeature on the new design of the Bank of England’s £20 from 2020. The English Romantic artist was chosen from a list of public nominations – the first time the Bank has asked who should appear on a specific banknote. The note, to be made of…