Fifty Years of James Bond: The Movie

An intrepid James Bond fan has put together a pretty cool mash-up/compilation of the last 50 years of Eon Productions’ James Bond movies. He’s created a two-hour long video with five-minute long segments from each movie put together in sequence of when the movie was released.

The video’s description says:

Approximately five minutes from each of the 22 Eon produced James Bond films have been cut together, in order and in sequence, beginning with the first five minutes of DR. NO (1962) followed by minutes 5-10 of FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963), minutes 10-15 of GOLDFINGER (1964), minutes 15-20 of THUNDERBALL (1965), continuing on through each of the remaining 18 Bond features (accounting for variables in each title’s running time) culminating with the final five minutes of 2008’s QUANTUM OF SOLACE.

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The History of 007 (Infographic)

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed but we’re big fans of James Bond around here. Maybe it was our definitive list of Bond themes or Bond girl themed Man Lab Showdown or the detailed Bond girl infographic. Today, we have one last Bond post for today’s premiere of Skyfall. It’s a timeline and history of James Bond movies, cars, guns, actors and box office numbers for the last fifty years. Continue reading

Man Lab Showdown: Berenice Marlohe vs. Olga Kurylenko

With the premiere of the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall, tomorrow, I thought it was fitting that this month’s Man Lab Showdown was a battle of Bond Girls. In one corner is French actress Berenice Marlohe who stars in Skyfall as Sévérine. In the other is Ukranian actress Olga Kurylenko who played Camille in 2008’s Quantum of Solace.

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James Bond’s Love Life (Infographic)

James Bond’s daily routine is much better than yours. He gets cool gadgets from Q, saves the world from villains hell-bent on world domination and gets the girl. If you’re not Daniel Craig, it’s actually “gets the girls.” Over the last 50 years and 22 movies, Bond has slept with 53 women about 75 times.

With Skyfall premiering Friday in North America, now is a good time to check out this infographic about the famous Bond girls. Continue reading

The Top Ten James Bond Theme Songs (Updated For Skyfall)

Some three years ago, I put together a list of the ten best James Bond movie theme songs. With the release of Skyfall next week and a very good theme song by Adele, people have been talking about what the best Bond themes are and where Skyfall would land on that list. So here’s our officially unofficial list of the best Bond themes of all-time. Continue reading