Spy Movie News – November 29 2022 – Darkness of Man, One Ranger, The Prize and more!

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Spy Movie News – November 29 2022 – Darkness of Man, One Ranger, The Prize and more!

Join us as we look at 18 upcoming spy movies in this Spy Movie News - November 29, 2022 edition, including Face/Off, The Prize, and more!

Here is our November 29 2022 Spy Movie News. In this episode we look at eighteen upcoming spy movies or tv series, honor the people who have passed this month who worked on spy movies, and we have a Rant from Tom as well about Daniel Craig.

The movies and tv series we discuss in this episode are

  • Face/Off Sequel
  • Darkness of Man
  • Slow Horses
  • One Ranger
  • A Spy By Nature
  • The Prize
  • Ballerina
  • Day of the Jackal
  • The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
  • Dirty Angels
  • Operation Napoleon
  • Chief of Station
  • The Prize
  • Canary Black
  • Dixie Crystal
  • Red Shirt
  • Honey Trapped
  • They Shined on the Nile

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10 Reasons to Watch SABOTAGE (1936)

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10 Reasons to Watch SABOTAGE (1936)

Dan and Tom look at 10 reasons to watch SABOTAGE, the 1936 Alfred Hitchcock classic. Listen to find out why you want to watch the movie.

Dan and Tom discuss 10 reasons to watch SABOTAGE, the 1936 Alfred Hitchcock spy movie. Sabotage was also released under the titles The Woman Alone and I Married A Murderer.

  1. The origin of the movie
  2. Spies living among regular people
  3. It’s hard to identify the enemy
  4. Stars one of our favorite spy movie stars
  5. Why Hitchcock didn’t like John Loder as the detective
  6. The influence of a 1935 Disney movie
  7. The opening of the movie
  8. Romance
  9. Exquisite camera and Foley work
  10. And of course, Sabotage”s influence on future spy movies.

So, listen to Dan and Tom to find out the details of their 10 reasons to watch SABOTAGE.

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Robert Davi Interview! Licence to Kill’s Franz Sanchez!

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Robert Davi Interview! Licence to Kill’s Franz Sanchez!

Join us for our Robert Davi Interview. Davi played Franz Sanchez, who is one of our favorite James Bond villains, in LICENCE TO KILL.

Robert Davi Interview: Join Dan and Tom as they talk with Robert Davi! James Bond fans know him as Franz Sanchez in the movie Licence to Kill. Die Hard fans know him as Big Johnson. The Goonies fans remember him as the opera-singing Jake. Maybe you know him as the man behind Davi sings Sinatra. Or maybe you know him from one of his other over 170 credits. We all know who Robert Davi is, and now we get to know him better!

Hear Robert Davi discuss being Franz Sanchez, about getting the role, nailing Sanchez’s accent, working with the team, and other on set and off set aspects of being Sanchez. He’s a prankster and lets us in on a couple of his pranks!

Robert Davi talks about his non-James Bond life, including his music video with Bob Dylan, his other roles and he even discusses his family history. Did you know that there were Daví family members who helped discover America? Listen to our Robert Davi interview to find out more! Fascinating talk with one of the best!

Davi Sings Sinatra website: Davi Sings Sinatra: On the Road to Romance | Robert Davi

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THE SECRET INVASION (1964) Decoded!

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THE SECRET INVASION (1964) Decoded!

Dan and Tom decode the movie THE SECRET INVASION (1964) looking at the action, the cast, the locations, the movie's influences, and more.

Join Dan and Tom as they dive into the 1964 World War II-based spy movie, THE SECRET INVASION (1964). Roger Corman directed this movie.

British Intelligence assembles a group of prisoners and gives them a chance to be pardoned. All they have to do is free an Italian general detained by the Nazis and survive.

Oh yeah, success is not going to be easy.

We decode THE SECRET INVASION (1964) looking at the plot, the cast, the action, the locations, and more. There is some very good acting in this one. And, we call out some great scenes that have been influenced by real life and other movies.

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Hitchcock spy movie techniques with Tony Lee Moral

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Hitchcock spy movie techniques with Tony Lee Moral

We talk with the author of the new book "The Young Alfred Hitchcock's Movie Making Masterclass" and discuss how Hitchcock made spy movies.

Do you want to understand the Alfred Hitchcock spy movie techniques? Tony Lee Moral returns to discuss his new book “The Young Alfred Hitchcock’s Movie Making Masterclass“. His book teaches you Hitchcock’s process of making a movie. We discuss these techniques with Tony and apply them to how Hitch used them in making his spy movies.

Some of the topics we examine are how Hitchcock pionered “the wrongfully accused man”, the double chase (or double pursuit), using exotic locations, suave villains, how action and fight scenes are filmed, and of course the MacGuffin, and more. As an example, we look at the Hitchcock quote about spies: “heroes in their own country and villains in the foreign country” and look at how he used this idea in his spy movies.

In addition to looking at where Hitchcock used these techniques, we also discuss where other spy movies have used some of these techniques.

It’s an interesting discussion looking at our favorite movie genre through the lens of the master director. Find out what movies use the Hitchcock spy movie techniques.

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Spy Movie News for October 25 2022 – Slow Horses, Litvinenko, Citadel, Our Man From Jersey, James Bond and more!

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Spy Movie News for October 25 2022 – Slow Horses, Litvinenko, Citadel, Our Man From Jersey, James Bond and more!

Today we will examine the spy movies and spy streaming series that are in development. And what did darbara Broccoli say about Bond 26?

Here’s our Spy Movie News – October 25, 2022 edition!

Today we will examine spy movies and spy streaming series that are in development.  We’ll look at Slow Horses, Litvinenko, Citadel, Our Man From Jersey, Kompromat, Codeword: Rubicon, The Gray House, A Spy Among Friends, and many more.  We’ll also react to a comment from Elizabeth Banks about her 2019 movie Charlie’s Angels.  And we’ll react to something that has scared us that Barbara Broccoli said about Bond 26.

As per usual, you can read our Spy Movie News as articles here if you would prefer to read instead of listen.

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Spy Movie News – Sept 1 2020:  TENET, M:I 7, NTTD, THE KING’S MAN

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James Bond Tomorrow Never Dies Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

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James Bond Tomorrow Never Dies Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

We discuss Tomorrow Never Dies' Pre-Title sequence exploring the location, the music, chess, M, and of course the arms bazaar.

Join us as our Decoding session for the pre-title sequence to Tomorrow Never Dies hits the presses. Mike Reyes of Cinemablend.com joins Dan and Tom to discuss this excellent pre-title sequence.

What’s it all about? Well, Raymond Benson’s novelization of the movie sheds light on it, David Arnold as series composer adds a new dimension, chess pieces and power,  Judi Dench delivers – and what is her relationship to Geoffrey Palmer?  And yeah boom bang, explosions plane chases decoders and more!  What does this all mean?

Let’s look at the Tomorrow Never Dies pre-title sequence !

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As we decode the Pre-Title Sequence to Tomorrow Never Dies, we discuss:

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  • The awesome filming location in France
  • Ricky Jay
  • M’s relationship with the military brass
  • A chess primer
  • Blowing up an already fired missle
  • What happened to the rear-passenger’s gun
  • Ejector seats
  • And more …

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Hitchcock Spy Movies from a Historical Perspective with Kim Putland!

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Hitchcock Spy Movies from a Historical Perspective with Kim Putland!

Hitchcock Spy Movies were the topic of a thesis by Kim Humphries Putland. We discuss how Hitchcock integrates world events into these movies.

Today we have with us, Kim Humphries Putland who has written a remarkable treatise on Alfred Hitchcock’s spy and espionage genre movies, integrating the current world events into the treatment and unfolding stories in these special movies – history affects the Hitchcock spy movies!

You can find Kim’s thesis here.

Kim’s podcast is called As Told By Hollywood.

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In this episode, we discuss how Hitchcock used current events and wove them into each of his spy movies which are:

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (both the 1934 and 1956 versions)
  • The 39 Steps
  • Secret Agent
  • Sabotage
  • The Lady Vanishes
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Sabateur
  • Notorious
  • North by Northwest
  • Torn Curtain
  • Topaz

 


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Global James Bond Day Quick Salute!

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Global James Bond Day Quick Salute!

We salute the phenomenon that Eon Productions has built and talk about Global James Bond Day & this year's 60th Anniversary of DR. NO!

Global James Bond Day is every October 5th commemorating the 1962 release of Eon Productions first James Bond movie, DR. NO!

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The Adventures of Tartu – Decoded!

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The Adventures of Tartu – Decoded!

Join Dan and Tom as they discuss eight great reasons why you should watch The Adventures of Tartu

A spy!  World War II! The Nazis making a deadly gas to use on England! Intrigue, deceit, brutality, executions, explosions, and a love story – all wrapped up into THE ADVENTURES OF TARTU!

Robert Donat and Valerie Hobson are the leads of this fun spy movie.

This movie follows a mission by a bomb disposal technician who is thrust into an espionage mission because of his language skills. Much like Donat’s role in The 39 Steps, the mission is mainly to find information (a chemical formula in this case), oh and to blow up a chemical plant.

Join Dan and Tom as they discuss eight great reasons why you should watch The Adventures of Tartu. The mission of this episode is to give you some background on the movie and to enhance your viewing of the movie. We’ll give you some things to look for while watching it.

The Adventures of Tartu was originally released in the UK under the title Sabotage Agent.

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Spy Movie News for September 27 2022 – Inheritance, Blackbird, Section 8, Mission: Impossible, James Bond and more!

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Spy Movie News for September 27 2022 – Inheritance, Blackbird, Section 8, Mission: Impossible, James Bond and more!

In this Spy Movie News -September 27, 2022 edition we remember Queen Elizabeth II and talk about the upcoming spy movies Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, The Gray Man, Inheritance, Blackbird, Section 8, Kandahar, Argylle, Spy Kids, James Bond, and more.

In this Spy Movie News for September 27 2022 we remember Queen Elizabeth II. We also discuss the upcoming spy movies Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, The Gray Man, Inheritance, Blackbird, Section 8, Kandahar, Argylle, Spy Kids, James Bond, and more.

Be in the know in under 19 minutes.

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James Bond GoldenEye Pre-Title Sequence Decoded

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James Bond GoldenEye Pre-Title Sequence Decoded

Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as they Decode the Pre-Title Sequence to GOLDENEYE!

The GoldenEye Pre-title sequence gives us a new Bond, a huge dam, bungee Jumping, a chemical weapons plant, Russia, and old friend, 006, a motorcycle jump, Sean Bean’s streak of bad luck – and yes, a new era of Bond – let’s dive inside the pre–title sequence of the 1995 James Bond movie, GoldenEye!

The jump, the luck and fate components of the 00 missions, For England, James! And who is in charge here, 006 or 007?   Record kills, squeaking wheels and the meaning of it all!

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Richard Maibaum Papers – James Bond – Curator Interview

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Richard Maibaum Papers – James Bond – Curator Interview

We discuss the Richard Maibaum Papers, which are housed at the University of Iowa Library, with curator Pete Balestrieri.

Richard Maibaum Papers at the University of Iowa

Richard Maibaum, who wrote many of the James Bond movie screenplays, donated his papers to the University of Iowa.. Pete Balistiere is the curator for Science Fiction and Pop Culture at the University Library.

Join Dan and Tom as they have a discussion with Pete on the Richard Maibaum Papers. This collection includes a large selection of Maibaum’s working materials he used to write 13 James Bond movies. Pete shares his insights into many topics on the development of the movies. For instance, he talks about Sean Connery’s thoughts on the role of Pussy Galore in Goldfinger and what Richard Maibaum did because of those thoughts.

One fascinating part of the collection is the research folders. These contain articles that Maibaum clipped out on a variety of topics he researched for plot points. For instance, there is an article on blimps which he clipped out 3 years before A View To A Kill came out.

But, to us, probably the most interesting part of the collection are the treatments that Maibaum wrote. These are the stories before they are turned into screenplays. As a result, you get to see how the story evolves, sometimes dramatically.It is very cool to read a movie’s treatments and see the evolution of the movie’s story.

It’s not just James Bond

Another key point of the disucssion is that the James Bond materials are only part of the collection. Richard Maibaum wrote many other movies and plays. While you are there you can see some of Maibaum’s notes on his other projects including includes OSS, The Great Gatsby, and Tank Force.

Pete discusses the collection, how you can see it and other collections they have at the Library such as the papers from Norman Felton who produced The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

This is a wide-ranging, fun discussion. Pete knows his movie and shares his passion for them in this interview.

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Alfred Hitchcock’s THE LADY VANISHES Decoded

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Alfred Hitchcock’s THE LADY VANISHES Decoded

We decode the Hitchcock movie THE LADY VANISHES. What movies has this influenced? Did you know Hitchcock used this much humor? and more...

Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes was released in 1938 and is based, in part, on the book “The Wheel Spins”. It has been remade three times for the big screen and television.

As the title implies, a lady vanishes while on a train. This movie is full of intrigue and is a fantastic spy story. So, once again, a train is a key location for a spy movie and here, it is vital for the story. Music is also a key piece to this movie as well. Listen to find out more!

The Lady Vanishes has more humor than most Hitchcock movies. And, the characters Charters and Caldicott appear in this movie for comic relief. They were so successful that they appeared in other movies in the future.

An interesting trivia question is asked about one of the actors in this episode! See if you know the answer!

So, join Dan and Tom as they decode The Lady Vanishes: Plot and scene analysis, new discoveries, and what movies had this movie influenced or how it was influenced by other spy movies. It is a fun journey!

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Among the topics we decode from The Lady Vanishes:

  • The influence of Agatha Christie
  • Trains in spy movies
  • The opening set
  • The Hays Code and how Hitchock plays with it
  • The flowerpot
  • The use of music
  • Harriman’s Tea
  • The conspiracy
  • and More …

 


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Spy Movie News – August 30 2022 – Bang!, Dr. Evil, James Bond, Mission: Impossible

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We discuss the upcoming spy movies like BANG!, TRUE LIES, THE STRANGER, James Bond, Dr. Evil, Mission: Impossible, Enigma, and more!

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Join us as we look at 18 upcoming spy movies in this Spy Movie News - November 29, 2022 edition, including Face/Off, The Prize, and more!

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James Bond’s LICENCE TO KILL Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

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James Bond’s LICENCE TO KILL Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

Dan, Tom, and Vicky decode the LICENCE TO KILL pre-title sequence. They look at the filming location as well as the action and more.

James Bond’s Licence to Kill Pre-Title Sequence has a wedding, drug lords, shootouts, lover’s quarrels, the DEA, helicopters, parachutes, an airplane chase, and the Florida Keys.

Join undercover agents Dan, Tom and Vicky as they decode new discoveries and connections.

You can watch the pre-title sequence here if you need a refresher.

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In this discussion we look at the following in the pre-title sequence to Licence to Kill:

  • The locations  that were filmed in Florida, USA (the airport, the house, the field with the shootout, and the church). You can go there and it looks the same now as it did then.
  • Highway 1, the Seven-Mile Bridge, and how the Rolls Royce carrying Felix Leiter, James Bond, and Sharkey was going the wrong way.
  • The real-world athetes who were actors in this pre-title.
  • The reaction Robert Davi got after the release of the movie for the scene where he whips Lupe.
  • James Bond’s hat and the bullet hole
  • The “Let’s go fishing” segment
  • Where the parachuters landed.
  • Why wasn’t Gladys Knight in the Title Credits?
  • As usual, influences from other movies and real-life are explored.
  • And More …

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NO TIME TO DIE Official Game Day Spot 2020 – Trailer Discussion!

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Gadgets in James Bond’s YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE Decoded!

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James Bond Filming Locations Around the World – with Johannes Eklund

Visiting James Bond movie locations is fun, and we have the expert with us today - Johannes Eklund who runs http://www.JamesBondLocations.com ! 

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Rogue Agent – No-Spoiler Review

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Rogue Agent – No-Spoiler Review

Is ROGUE AGENT worth watching? Listen to our no-spoiler review to find out. We include some information to enhance your viewing experience.

This Rogue Agent review contains no spoilers.

Rogue Agent is a dramatization of the real-life story of Robert Freegard who is one of the most notorious con men in history. His story of manipulation, “kidnapping”, and theft is real and quite disturbing.

James Norton, Gemma Arterton, and Marisa Abela lead this fine cast with very good performances.

In our quick-fire review, we give you a no-spoiler look at this movie to help you determine if this movie is worth your time. Rogue Agent is likely to be one of those movies you will either love or hate. Our review will help guide you in your choice.

In addition, our Rogue Agent review is designed to enhance your viewing experience of the movie as we give you some background information the movie doesn’t.

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THE SECRET INVASION (1964) Decoded!

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THE LAST MERCENARY – A Quick-Fire No-Spoilers Look!

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The Gray Man – Review – No Spoilers

Join us as we take a no-spoiler look at the new Netflix movie, The Gray Man, based on Mark Greaney's popular book series.

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Alfred Hitchcock’s NOTORIOUS Decoded!

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Alfred Hitchcock’s NOTORIOUS Decoded!

Today we decode a Hitchcock classic, NOTORIOUS with our special co-host Bill Koenig of The Spy Command.

Dinner parties, cocktail parties, tuxedos, espionage, World War II war criminals, love, deception, murder, infiltration, and secret plans are all in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1946 spy movie, NOTORIOUS!

Today we decode this Hitchcock classic, NOTORIOUS with our special co-host, Bill Koenig of The Spy Command!  Bill joined us on our February 1st 2022 episode when we decoded The Man Who Knew Too Much.

This is a fun discussion on a fantastic spy movie.

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ALL THE OLD KNIVES First Reactions – No Spoilers

Listen as Dan, Tom, and Vicky share their first reactions of the movie ALL THE OLD KNIVES. Is it worth a watch? This is a no-spoiler discussion.

Funeral in Berlin (1966) – Part 2 – Scene Analysis & Connections

Watch Video Analysis & Review of Key Scenes Join Dan and Tom as they finish up their look at Funeral in Berlin! 

THE IPCRESS FILE – ITV Series Briefing with Actors, Director

On December 16, 2021, we had the wonderful opportunity to “attend,” via a Zoom meeting, a press briefing for "The Ipcress File TV" series through ITV Studios, with the actors, director & more!  Join us as we discuss this briefing…

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Carter – A No-Spoiler Review

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Carter – A No-Spoiler Review

Is the new Netflix movie CARTER worth your time? We'll help you decide and enhance your viewing experience by giving you things to look for.

Cropped poster for the movie Carter

This 13-minute Quick-Fire no-spoiler review of the newest Netflix spy movie, Carter will help you decide if Carter is worth your time.  This Korean movie is a high-action spy thriller that we think you will either love or hate.  We’ll help you figure it out!

Our Quick-Fire reviews have no spoilers and are designed to enhance your viewing pleasure if you decide to see the movie. You will get more out of the movie by listening first!

You can listen to more of our podcasts either in your favorite podcast app or on our website’s podcast page.

What did you think of this episode, “Carter – A No-Spoiler Review”?  Did it help you decide? If you watched the movie, did our Review enhance your viewing experience?

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The Adventures of Tartu – Decoded!

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Charlie’s Angels (2019) – A Quick-Fire Look

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Spies in Disguise – A Quick-Fire Look

The latest animated spy movie just released. It's called Spies in Disguise. Tom and Dan Crack the Code of this spy movie and look at it's relationship to other spy movies.

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Dr. No’s Impact On The James Bond Franchise

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Dr. No’s Impact On The James Bond Franchise

How did DR. NO impact the James Bond movie franchise? To celebrate DR. NO's 60th anniversary, we dive into the movie to answer that question.

Celebrating Dr. No‘s 60th Anniversry

Dr. No's impact on poster art. Here we see James Bond and the Bond Girls from the movie.

Dr. No‘s impact on the James Bond franchise is tremendous. This movie started the James Bond franchise for movie fans 60 years ago. Additionally, it set the stage for the all of the James Bond movies that followed. It even helped shape future non-Bond spy movies. So, join us as we celebrate Dr. No’s anniversary by taking a look at how it shaped what we see in the franchise going forward.

We start where the movie starts with the gun barrel sequence and continue on through the music, the classic line “Bond, James Bond”, the humor, the gadgets, the exotic locations, the great poster’s like this Mitchell Hooks’ poster for Dr. No, and much, much more. Then, of course, we look at Sean Connery. We see how he established the character of James Bond while initiating the role.

What hooked you?

So, which item that premiered in Dr. No hooked you on James Bond? Was it the Walther PPK, the Bond Girls, the villains, the chases, the martini’s and the finer things in life? We discuss all of these things that showcase Dr. No‘s impact on the franchise.

What’s missing in Dr. No that we see in later James Bond movies? Well, the pre-title sequence and the DB5 come in movies that followed Dr. No. Of course, we talk about that too.

What do you think of Dr. No’s Impact on the franchise?

Once you’ve listened please give us feedback. Do you disagree with anything we’ve called out? Did we miss anything? Is there something we called out that you wish the movie didn’t have? To give us feedback, You can leave us a voice mail message on our website or send us an email at info@spymovienavigator.com. We’d love to hear your thoughts. Undoubtedly you’ll have some.

If you are a fan of Dr. No please check out our Dr. No page to see our podcasts and videos discussing the movie. We also have this YouTube video that discusses the gadgets from Dr. No.

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James Bond’s THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS Pre-Title Decoded!

Join undercover agents Dan, Tom and Vicky as they decode new discoveries and connections of the pre-title sequence in The Living Daylights!

Cracking the Code of Spy Movies – A Look at 2019 and A Look Ahead to 2020

Join Tom and Dan in our 2019 wrap-up podcast of our Cracking the Code of Spy Movies show! Here, we include clips from all of our 2019 podcasts - take a listen, find ones that interest you and subscribe (free)…

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Spy Movie News – July 26 2022 – Blackbird, Kingsman 3, Sicario 3, The Gray Man

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Spy Movie News – July 26 2022 – Blackbird, Kingsman 3, Sicario 3, The Gray Man

Learn about what's streaming and in the theater, BLACKBIRD, KINGSMAN 3, THE GRAY MAN 2, SICARIO 3, SPY KIDS and more.

Here is our Spy Movie News for 7/26/2022. We discuss the August releases of spy movies. We’ll look at some ongoing projects like Blackbird, Kingsman 3, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One, The Gray Man 2, Sicario 3, Spy Kids, and take a quick look back at Austin Powers in Goldmember and True Lies.

Be in the know in 16 minutes and be up-to-date on the spy movie industry!

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Spy Movie News – May 4, 2021

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The Gray Man – Review – No Spoilers

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The Gray Man – Review – No Spoilers

Join us as we take a no-spoiler look at the new Netflix movie, The Gray Man, based on Mark Greaney's popular book series.

The Gray Man is a new Netflix spy movie starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Billy Bob Thorton, and Jessica Henwick.

This movie is based on the the first bookof  author Mark Greaney’s Gray Man book series., Join us as we take a no-spoiler look at this movie.

The Gray Man is available in theaters now and will be available to stream on Netflix July 22, 2022.

We saw it in a theater, Should you?

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The Adventures of Tartu – Decoded!

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Cliff Walkers – A Quick-Fire Look

Join us as we take a no-spoiler, quick-fire look into the latest spy movie, CLIFF WALKERS.

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James Bond’s THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS Pre-Title Decoded!

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James Bond’s THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS Pre-Title Decoded!

Join undercover agents Dan, Tom and Vicky as they decode new discoveries and connections of the pre-title sequence in The Living Daylights!

Gibraltar! Spies parachuting in! Paint balls! Hedgehogs! Macaques, a chase, a yacht, smiert spionam and . . . a new James Bond! All in the pre-title sequence to THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS!

Join undercover agents Dan, Tom and Vicky as they decode new discoveries and connections of this fun pre-title sequence!

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In this discussion we look at the following in the pre-title sequence to The Living Daylights:

  • The beach that opens the movie
  • M’s office delivering a pep talk in a plane
  • Timothy Dalton’s slow reveal as James Bond
  • The parachute scene
  • Climbing on the steep cliffs of Gibraltar
  • Filming technique on the short road
  • The Land Rover plunge off the cliff
  • Dalton’s landing on a yacht
  • and more …

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THUNDERBALL – A Deep Dive – Part 2

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James Bond’s SPECTRE Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

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Code Name Banshee – Quick-Fire Review – No Spoilers

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Code Name Banshee – Quick-Fire Review – No Spoilers

CODE NAME BANSHEE is a new action movie starring Jaime King and Antonio Banderas, Join us as we take a no-spoiler look at this movie.

Code Name Banshee is a new action movie starring Jaime King and Antonio Banderas, Join us as we take a no-spoiler look at this movie.

Code Name Banshee is available for streaming and is on a limited theatrical release.

We saw it in a theater, Should you?

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The Protégé – A Quick-Fire, No Spoilers Review

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Spy Movie News – June 28 2022 – The Gray Man, Spy Kids, Slow Horses and more!

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Spy Movie News – June 28 2022 – The Gray Man, Spy Kids, Slow Horses and more!

Here's our Spy Movie News for June 28 2022. we look at the July spy movies release schedule, spy movies in production and some industry news.

Join us for our Spy Movie News for June 28 2022. In this episode we look at spy movies being released in theater and on streaming platforms in July, 2022, including The Gray Man and Code Name Banshee. We’ll also look at spy movies in production and some industry news. Oh, and we’ll throw in a tidbit about the Glastonbury festival and a show coming to Broadway.

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James Bond’s A VIEW TO A KILL – Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

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James Bond’s A VIEW TO A KILL – Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

Join agents Dan, Tom and Vicky as they decode and uncover new discoveries and connections in the pre-title sequence to A View to a Kill!

A dead MI6 agent, Micro-chips, icy boats, Bond chased on skies, Beluga caviar and vodka shaken – all in the pre-title sequence of A VIEW TO A KILL!

Join undercover agents Dan, Tom and Vicky as they decode and uncover new discoveries and connections in this solid pre-title sequence!

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In this episode, we examine the following from A View to a Kill:

  • The ski sequence
  • Willy Bogner
  • White Parkas
  • Snowboards and Tom Sims
  • California Girls
  • What is a piste?
  • The title sequence
  • and more …

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NO TIME TO DIE –Theater Viewing Formats Guide: 2D, 4DX, Imax, 3D – NO SPOILERS

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Octopussy’s Turban Expert – an interview with Del Singh

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Octopussy’s Turban Expert – an interview with Del Singh

Dan and Tom walk with Del Singh about his experience in working on OCTOPUSSY as a turban expert.  Fun Stuff!

Costumes can make or break a movie.  Eon Productions were struggling when filming Octopussy.  They couldn’t get the turbans to both look right and stay on the actor’s heads during actions scenes.  To make it even more of a challenge, they were filming near Peterborough England. What do do?

They found a turban expert, Del Singh, who happened to live in Peterborough.

Listen to this episode to hear Dan and Tom talk with Del about his experience in working on Octopussy.  Fun Stuff!

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In this interview with Del Singh, we discuss his experience with Octopussy.

  • How Eon Productions found him (this is fun)
  • How Del’s Sikh background helped him
  • Meeting Roger Moore
  • Why Del’s turbans were used and the different styles
  • What Del did during filming
  • He made HOW MUCH?
  • Roger Moore’s answers to the press about Connery’s return in Never Say Never Again
  • Dangerous stunts
  • Bond women – and a 20-year old’s impressions of working with them
  • Kabir Bedi, who played Gobinda and interactions with Del then and recently
  • And more …

 

 


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Richard Maibaum Papers – James Bond – Curator Interview

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Spy Movie News May 31 2022: Sean Connery’s DB5, Streaming Releases, And More!

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Spy Movie News May 31 2022: Sean Connery’s DB5, Streaming Releases, And More!

Here's our Spy Movie News for May 31, 2022, where we discuss Sean Connery's DB5, upcoming spy movies, what's streaming in June, and more.

Here’s what’s in our Spy Movie News for May 31, 2022!  Be in the know!

  • June streaming releases for spy movies
  • Sean Connery’s DB5 (how much will it go for?)
  • Upcoming movies
    • The Gray Man
    • Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One
    • Freegard
    • The Good Spy
    • The Hunt
    • The Black Kaiser and more!

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Spy Movie News – October 27 2020

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Watch the Video Version of this podcast This 10 minute podcast will look at the pandemic's impact on the movies Tenet, The King's Man, Black Widow and Red Notice.

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ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE – On Location – Road Where Tracy is Killed

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ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE – On Location – Road Where Tracy is Killed

Join Dan and Tom as go on the road to Portugal to find the spot where Tracy is killed in ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE.

Join Dan and Tom as they continue their search for more ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE filming locations in Portugal – this time, the road where Tracy is killed right after they leave their wedding reception!

Come on the road with us to Portugal for this on-location podcast episode!

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ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE On-Location – Formal Gardens (Love Montage)

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Interview with author Tony Lee Moral on Hitchcock’s NOTORIOUS

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Interview with author Tony Lee Moral on Hitchcock’s NOTORIOUS

Dan and Tom talk about Hitchcock's classic spy movie, NOTORIOUS, with Tony Lee Moral, author of three Alfred Hitchcock books, with a fourth, "Alfred Hitchcock: The Storyboards" available September 2022.

Dan and Tom talk about Hitchcock’s classic spy movie, NOTORIOUS, with Tony Lee Moral.  Tony is the author of three Alfred Hitchcock books, with a fourth, “Alfred Hitchcock: The Storyboards” available September 2022.

His previous books on Hitchcock are:

They can be ordered on Amazon by clicking on the title above.  Note: Spy Movie Navigator has no affiliation with Amazon or the author and receives no compensation if you click the above links.

 

 

In this podcast, we discuss the following with Tony Lee Moral in regard to Notorious:

  • Tony’s background and upcoming book: “Alfred Hitchcock: The Storyboards”
  • The guilty woman, Hitchcock’s relationship with Ingrid Bergman
  • Hitchcock’s relationship with Cary Grant
  • The MacGuffin in Notorious
  • The domineering mother
  • Hitchcock’s famous shots from Notorious
  • and more …

 


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Dan and Tom interview Steven Saltzman, Executive Producer for the THE IPCRESS FILE series. Listen to hear about the making of the series.

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