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  1. How James Bond's been our film critic's unlikely guide and guruRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Daily Mail

    ... re-released Connery's earlier Bond films as a prelude to his comeback in Diamonds Are Forever. My dad and I saw Thunderball and You Only Live Twice as a blissful double-feature at the ABC on Lord Street. In those days, incidentally, there were three ...


  2. 'Spectre': How James Bond Actors' Fourth 007 Movies Stack UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... dealing with. Sean Connery had already cemented his '60s-era stoic-cool approach to the character by the time "Thunderball" was released in 1965, while Pierce Brosnan 's suave secret agent became a bit of a self-parody by 2002's "Die Another Day," ...


  3. Haven't we met before Mr Bond? Spectres from the past in trailer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Daily Mail

    Haven't we met before Mr Bond? Spectres from the past in trailer for 007's A 200m new movie The two-and-a-half minute clip, released yesterday to much excitement from fans, contains sequences reminiscent of classics such as From Russia With Love and Thunderball. Air raising: Bond grapples with a villain clinging to a helicopter in the trailer for the latest 007 film, Spectre Deja vu: He also battled with Blofield in 1981's For Your Eyes Only in a scene that looks very familiar Villains in Nehru collars: Christoph Waltz is the new villain in Spectre .


  4. Oldfinger - Spectre trailer has 007 clues that Bond is going back to his roots says expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 |

    ... for Special Executive for Counter Intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion, was introduced in the novel Thunderball - which Bond author Ian Fleming based on a screen treatment he had prepared in collaboration with producer Kevin McClory and ...


  5. James Bond box sets, collectibles, and more to be released ahead of SPECTRERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Digital Trends

    ... the shadowy SPECTRE organization that gives the upcoming film its name (including From Russia With Love , Thunderball , You Only Live Twice , On Her Majesty's Secret Service , Diamonds Are Forever, and For Your Eyes Only) , along with the series' ...


  6. Nathalie Atkinson: Beach style used to be about more than showing skinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Globe and Mail

    ... us Spandex and Lycra. Enter Jantzen, who, by the 1950s, was the maker of Sean Connery's snug Goldfinger and Thunderball trunks (slogan: "the suit that changed bathing into swimming"). These days, the bikini still dominates women's beachwear, but we ...


  7. Four Walther Pistols Used by James Bond: The PPK, P5 Compact, P99 and PPK/SRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Daily Caller

    ... to 2012's Skyfall , there have been 23 Bond films, plus Sean Connery's singular and controversial 1983 remake of Thunderball titled Never Say Never Again , which went head-to-head with Roger Moore's sixth turn as 007 in Octopussy . Interestingly, ...


  8. Bond girls delight fans at Q&A session in BoscombeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... one of the fighting gypsy girls in 1963's From Russia With Love and was given the bigger part of Paula Caplan in Thunderball two years later. Caroline is known for the 1977 Roger Moore hit The Spy Who Loved Me, but also had a tiny part in the 1967 ...


  9. Bond beauties licensed to thrill at resort clubRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Blackpool Today

    ... to be added to the bill. Andress (who starred in Dr No) is one of 10 Bond girls, also including Luciana Paluzzi (Thunderball), Kristina Wayborn (Octopussy) and Madeline Smith (Live and Let Die), as well as 'voice of 10 Bond girls' Nikki Van Der Zyl ...


  10. James Bond series continues at ArtsQuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | The Morning Call

    The Sean Connery is "James Bond" series at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks continues Sunday, June 28, with "Thunderball," the highest-grossing of the Bond films. In Connery's fourth outing , Bond is off to the Bahamas, as Emilio Largo , a member of terrorist organization Spectre, has stolen two NATO atomic bombs and holds the world for ransom for 100 million pounds in diamonds.


  11. James Bond: Casino RoyaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Silver Bullet Comics

    ... become an international blockbuster making Sean Connery and 007 icons of the 1960s.With the release of 1965s Thunderball the excitment for James Bond would reach higher levels and again make the film a huge hit. While Bond was sipping his own vodka ...


  12. Bond girls to lunch with fans in BournemouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Bournemouth Echo

    ... Martine was one of the fighting gypsy girls in the 1963 classic From Russia With Love and played Paula Caplan in Thunderball. Her connection with Bond began when she featured as an extra in the 1967 comedy version of Casino Royale - a troubled ...


  13. The great Italian copy-cat of filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... girl in From Russia with Love (1963), while the evil head of "Thanatos" was Adolfo Celli, the villain Largo in Thunderball (1965). Ennio Morricone, who collaborated frequently with De Martino, supplied a score inspired by John Barry and Monty ...


  14. SpyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | The Memphis Flyer

    I've always loved James Bond movies, especially the older ones like Thunderball and From Russia With Love . But these days, when I go back to watch Sean Connery swigging martinis while saving the free world, I can't help but notice how sexist they read.


  15. Connery stars in 7 Bond films at Bethlehem's SteelStacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... in chronological order, include "Dr. No" (June 10), "From Russia With Love" (June 17), "Goldfinger" (June 25), "Thunderball" (June 28), "You Only Live Twice" (July 9), "Diamonds Are Forever" (July 13) and "Never Say Never Again" (July 19.) The ...


  16. Classic James Bond Directors: 4 Filmmakers Who Stand OutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | News Max

    ... with Sean Connery as Agent 007, Terence Young directed "Dr. No" (1962), "From Russia with Love" (1963), and "Thunderball" (1965). According to Internet Movie Database , he developed a distinct style for his Bond films, combining great technical ...


  17. Voiceover Artist Robert Rietti DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 |

    ... Rietti's voice has been used in eight James Bond films, for actor Adolfo Celi's eyepatch-wearing Emilio Largo in Thunderball, villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, played by John Hollis in For Your Eyes Only, and Japanese secret service agent Tiger Tanaka, ...


  18. 10 fictional gadgets that need to be invented nowRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 |

    If acute gullibility has ever caused you to make a cripplingly embarrassing omission, the following anecdote is for you and your wounded pride. After the release of 1965 James Bond film Thunderball , a Royal Navy engineer supposedly approached its producers to enquire about borrowing the design of the 'mini-rebreather' Sean Connery uses to breathe under water for the military.


  19. The 5 Roles That Defined Sean Connery's CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | News Max

    ... "Dr. No" to "Never say Never Again" and five films in between, including "From Russia with Love," "Goldfinger," "Thunderball," "You Only Live Twice," and "Diamonds are Forever." The original Agent 007, his portrayal of the Ian Fleming character ...


  20. These Films Shouldn't ExistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... back in the Bond role. It's a pity that a complicated legal dispute required it to be a remake of Connery in Thunderball 20 years earlier. I guess replacing Bond's card game against Largo in a Bahamian casino with Bond playing a laser-based world ...