Cracking the Code of Spy Movies
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Dan and Tom are big spy movie fans, like you, and we are posting our videos of spy movie filming locations we have visited, video versions of podcasts with the movie clips so you can see what we are talking about, interviews and more! You will see what some of the famous film locations look like now. And you’ll see how much fun it is to visit these locations! To this end, we will continue to travel to additional spy movie locations in different parts of the world.
We also include some videos examining how scenes either influenced or were influenced by other movies and real-world events.
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Additionally, our intent is to also produce videos showing what the locations looked like in the films, and what they look like now. Let’s have fun together! As part of that, we will have a section for your on-location photos and videos as well!
So, we want you to be a part of SpyMovieNavigator! When you travel, you can upload your videos and photos to us for possible inclusion on our website. Maybe even on our social media properties! That way, you have a way to potentially share your spy movie finds with the world!
Imagine, being on location in Sardinia, Italy, and finding some of the locations from The Spy Who Loved Me! Take some pics, some video and upload them to us and we will check them out and possibly post them! Our Facebook pages will be interactive too, and you can also post pics there. Fun!
We want to hear from you, so leave us a voice message through our website here and tell us where you are heading or ask questions about spy movies.
We are building a Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans and you’re invited!
Join us as we go On Location to the estate with Draco’s mansion and Bull Ring in ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE. We look at it in the movie, and what it looks like today.
Dan and Tom visited the Palacio des Marqueses Fronteira in Lisbon, Portugal. This 3-minute video gives you a look at what this Palace and its garden looked like in both the movie and in 2017.
In this video, we look at the findings from Matt Sherman’s most recent tour to Las Vegas to examine the filming locations for Diamonds Are Forever.
Today we talk with a weapons expert, Tom Whiteman of Legacy Collectibles – all about Major Boothroyd’s weapon of choice for James Bond!
From Rocket Guns to Little Nellie: This video examines all of the gadgets used in the James Bond movie YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE!
From Rocket Belts to Underwater Breathers, this video takes a look at all of the gadgets used in the James Bond movie THUNDERBALL.
Join Tom and Vicky as have a no-spoiler discussion about the major release from Marvel, BLACK WIDOW which is out in theaters now, and steaming through Disney+ for subscribers who pay extra to see at release time.
Funerals, coffins, knives, and snakes! Ambassadors, jazz, heroin, and voodoo rituals! And where is Bond?? Let’s dig in and decode the pre-title sequence to LIVE AND LET DIE!
Japan, mud baths, a “new” Bond, and Blofeld’s death! We decode the Diamonds Are Forever! pre-title sequence in this video.
Join Dan, Vicky, and Tom as they talk with four members of the Spy Movie Navigator’s Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans Facebook group about their favorite James Bond movies.
Join Dan, Tom & Vicky as they decode the pre-title sequence of YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE! This video includes clips and images from a number of movies.
In this 7 1/2 minute video podcast, we look into the 2019 spy movie for kids, Spies in Disguise and point out why it has a rating of PG.
Join Dan and Tom as they unmask and decode the pre-title sequence in Mission Impossible (1) from 1996!
Join Dan Silvestri, Tom Pizzato, and Vicky Hodges from Spy Movie Navigator, as they are Cracking the Code of the pre-title sequence in Thunderball.
Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as we dig for the gold in the pre-title sequence of GOLDFINGER!
Join Dan and Tom as they go on-sight to a fabulous move collectibles shop and warehouse and interview the owner, Cory Glaberson, who has sold stuff to some high-profile people around the world.
SpyMovieNavigator.com’s Cracking the Code of Spy Movies podcast looks deep into the lyrics of the release title song for No Time To Die, by Billie Eilish.
We look at the main key it is written in and look at the lyrics and what they may portend for the movie!
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Join Dan (Tom’s was on vacation during recording!) as he looks at some of the collectibles that SpyMovieNavigator owns from some of the James Bond movies! And the collectible concept from screen-used props, props made for films but maybe not used on-screen, and reproductions!
Lasers have been used in lots of spy movies. They can enhance a scene and are often used as cutting or security devices. For instance, the first use of a laser in a spy movie is in the third James Bond movie, Goldfinger.
Who developed the first laser? We’ll cover that to understand the timeline of […]
Do you remember the famous Mission: Impossible vault scene? Ethan Hunt is lowered into the vault from the ceiling. He must deal with alarms and sensors. Where did they get that idea?
SpyMovieNavigator.com examines this famous vault scene.
The scene obviously pays homage to the 1955 movie Rififi and the 1964 movie Topkapi. Therefore, we must look […]
Join us On-Location in Miami to follow Oddjob’s ride with Mr. Solo to his “pressing engagement” in the 1964 movie, Goldfinger. We’ll see the track they took and what it looks like now.
Check out this video with a glimpse into the SPYSCAPE Museum in New York, New York. You’ll see some of the exhibits and hear about the museum. Plus, if you’ve ever wanted to see a Enigma, we’ll show you the one they have at SPYSCAPE.
In Goldfinger, the car with Mr. Solo’s body is crushed in a metal and iron scrapping facility. It was his “pressing engagement”. Oddjob takes the crushed car back to Goldfinger to salvage the gold. Today, this is the Miami Iron and Metal Company. Miami Iron and Metal is still scrapping metal […]
This is the church where Della and Felix get married in Licence to Kill. It is where Felix and 007 parachute in for the ceremony after capturing Franz Sanchez.
This basilica is located in Key West in Florida (US).
This is Felix Leiter’s house in Licence to Kill. This is where Felix and Della’s wedding reception is held and where Della is killed.
This house is in Key West in the Florida (US) keys. Notice the address marker on the house.
This is the house where Lupe gets caught with her lover in Licence to Kill. It is where Sanchez tells his henchman to “give her his heart”.
The house is just outside the Sugarloaf Shores airport in the Florida (US) Keys.