Review Series

From Russia With Love

Since English is Art's second language it is not unexpected that he says things like Ernest Stavro Blofeld when he actually means Ernst Stavro Blofeld or From Russia Ta Love actually means From Russia With Love




Crushed cars are indeed drained of all fluids prior to being crushed in a car crushing machine.

Goldfinger car



For Your Eyes Only

Ralph Fienne's first name is pronounced Ray-ph....not Ralph




A rupee is a form of currency, a rubee is not



The Living Daylights

Felix Leiter [John Terry] filmography since we couldn't remember at the time

SMERSH:  Fleming's version of SMERSH supposedly was modeled upon the real SMERSH organisation, which existed 1943-1946 (the real name is a portmanteau of two Russian words: "SMERt' SHpionam" [СМЕРть Шпионам, Směrť Špionam] meaning "Death to Spies")

Where is Daniel Craig from and how is his English different than Roger Moore?...see herehere



Licence to Kill

That was indeed Bond's first time playing blackjack in the film franchise

Albert R. "Cubby" Broccoli was an American not British....Scott is terribly embarrassed by this mistake

Jackie Kennedy passed away in 1994




The origin of the name James Bond was from an ornithologist not a botanist.  For the record we definitely knew was a recording brainfart.

The original James Bond
James Bond








When I wrote the first one in 1953, I wanted Bond to be an extremely dull, uninteresting man to whom things happened; I wanted him to be a blunt instrument ... when I was casting around for a name for my protagonist I thought by God, [James Bond] is the dullest name I ever heard.

Ian Fleming, The New Yorker, 21 April 1962







 Tomorrow Never Dies

The original title was Tomorrow Never Lies....not Tomorrow Never Ends.  A typo from Lies to Dies is how the film reached its final name.


Die Another Day

Pierce Brosnan was in Robinson Crusoe in 1997 which was 5 years prior to Die Another Day




Oddjob Series


Oddjob #3: Sir Sean Connery & George Lazenby

Sir Sean Connery's first name is indeed Thomas