Episode 76. SERIOUS SERIES 1: Being Bond, James Bond

To kick off Season 3 of the podcast, Alex and Jonathan are starting a series of episodes about some of cinema’s most influential and long-last film series. First up is the James Bond franchise with From Russia with Love (1963), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), and Skyfall (2012). We talk about the origins of the James Bond character, the consistent elements of the franchise, and how each portrayal of the character has changed his image in the public’s imagination.

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Skip to: From Russia With Love (15:30), The Spy Who Loved Me (34:48), Skyfall (1:00:51), Overall (1:20:11), Coming Attractions (1:31:19)

Resources referenced in this episode:

For the next episode in our Serious Series we’ll be looking at the various incarnations of the Planet of the Apes series:

Intro/Outro Music:
Ash by Mike Braudrick

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