Posts tagged "Sean Connery"

Countdown to Skyfall: Never Say Never Again (1983)

Countdown to Skyfall: Never Say Never Again (1983)
NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983) BOND: Sean Connery DIRECTOR: Irvin Kershner (The Empire Strikes Back, Robocop 2) BOND GIRL(S): Kim Basinger (Domino Petachi); Barbara Carrera (Fatima Blush) COOL GADGETS: A fountain pen that shoots an explosive dart. THEME SONG: “Never Say Never Again,” sung by Lani Hall.  Uh, who?  Yikes.  If the last Bond song... Read more »

Countdown to Skyfall: You Only Live Twice (1967)

Countdown to Skyfall: You Only Live Twice (1967)
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967) BOND: Sean Connery DIRECTOR: Lewis Gilbert (Alfie) BOND GIRL(S): Akiko Wakabayashi (Aki), Mie Hama (Kissy), Karin Dor (Helga Brandt) COOL GADGETS: Little Nellie, a skeletal helicopter contraption that looks fake but really does exist.  Projectile cigarettes. THEME SONG: “You Only Live Twice,” sung by Nancy Sinatra.  I have a soft... Read more »

Countdown to Skyfall: From Russia with Love (1963)

Countdown to Skyfall: From Russia with Love (1963)
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963) BOND: Sean Connery DIRECTOR: Terence Young BOND GIRL(S): Daniela Bianchi (Tatiana Romanova) COOL GADGETS: A weaponized briefcase, complete with poison gas, knife, coins, and more, given to Bond by Q, who makes his first appearance in the series.  Actor Desmond Llewelyn would continue in the role until 1999′s The World... Read more »
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Countdown to Skyfall: Dr. No (1962)

Countdown to Skyfall: Dr. No (1962)
In anticipation of the November 9 release of the new James Bond film, Skyfall, Hammervision will be re-watching all of the previous Bond movies and giving readers a primer on the highs and lows in each entry of the franchise.  For those doing the math, that’s 25 movies (including Skyfall) in 11 weeks. Which ones... Read more »