Death To Spies

2008 Casino Royale replaced  the MI6 nemesis S.M.E.R.S.H. with the fictional criminal organization Quantum to better reflect an updated Bond world. What most casual fans of everything Bond didn’t realize is that S.M.E.R.S.H. was actually based on Smersh, the  Soviet counter-spy agency with a fantastic history of catching spies and disrupting and aiding like-minded governments […]

Bond Gadgets Made Real

I’m sure you’ve all enjoyed Q’s amazing James Bond Gadgets over the years.  However, have you wondered if any of the amazing gizmos ever made it into the real world? In You Only Live Twice (1967), Gyrojet rocket guns, which fired small missiles instead bullets, were featured. Around this time, both the British and American […]

Battle Of The Bond Girls

Since the enigmatic James Bond movie franchise began nearly five decades ago, one role has remained vital to the success of the lineage: the Bond Girl! Often overshadowing 007 in terms of building excitement for upcoming releases, Bond Girls have become synonymous with sexy, smart, stylish and oh so bad-ass. The characters have evolved with […]

Real World James Bond?

For years we’ve all have read articles proclaiming how James Bond would make a horrible spy in the real world. A man who stands out in a crowd would make an instant target to counter-intelligence agents and even peak the interest of local police. Suave and personable, James Bond was considered useless as an undercover […]