Bond evolution – Goldfinger (#3)

Compared to the gyrating belly dancer, these opening credits feature a static golden girl, a preface to what is coming. And of course you have Shirley Bassey belting out that great theme song "GOOOOLD fing-gaaah... he's the man, the man with the Midas touchhhh..." Even if you've never seen the film, even if you've never… Continue reading Bond evolution – Goldfinger (#3)

Bond evolution – From Russia with love (#2)

Just one year after Dr. No, Bond is back, and we can see the standard elements of a Bond film are evolving. I have a bit of an affection for this film, I'm not sure why. Perhaps it's because it's predominantly set in Istanbul, as city I love, or maybe it's because I like to… Continue reading Bond evolution – From Russia with love (#2)