Musician Alex Payler shows off the symphonic capabilities of Yamaha’s Electone Stagea ELS-02C electronic organ with an epic arrangement of Monty Norman’s James Bond theme music. The rich layering and realistic sounds really do make it sound like Alex has an entire orchestra right there with him.
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The James Bond movie No Time to Die marked the final performance of Daniel Craig as 007. It offered a satisfying end to this incarnation of Bond, though it wasn’t perfect. Screen Junkies offers their snarky take on the 2-hour and 43-minute spy flick, and its hero’s transition from swaggering ladies’ man to exhausted dad.
Nottingham UK’s Rofl Audio Recording Studios assembled dozens of talented vocalists and musicians to perform this grand medley of theme songs from all 25 James Bond movies that will have you glued to your headphones. We totally forgot that Madonna and A-Ha did Bond themes.
Theory11 presents a smooth and sophisticated deck of cards inspired by the world’s greatest secret agent. The cards and their embossed box feature a black and gold foil color scheme with intricate details such as Secret Service emblems, and court cards carrying iconic Bond weapons and gadgets.
To celebrate the release of No Time to Die, musician Jared Halley performed this great multi-layered cover version of John Barry’s classic James Bond Main Theme. We’re always impressed when somebody can make all of those different sounds without using any instruments.
To celebrate the impending release of No Time to Die, adidas created a collection of its Ultraboost 20 high-performance running shoes inspired by Agent 007 and his enemies in the film. Choose from a black and iron metallic, all black, grey and white, and two-tone white colorways. We love the forged carbon look on these.
(Gore) Since the 1950s, James Bond has been portrayed by eight different actors. Unlike Doctor Who, there’s no regeneration sequence to explain the change. The VFX experts from Corridor Crew fixed that by doctoring scenes of 007, showing him die and rise from the grave to serve His Majesty’s Secret Service once more.
During the COVID-19 lockdown, a group of 70 musicians and singers joined together remotely to perform this wonderful medley of music from the James Bond series. Many of the performers are based in Wales, with many folks being alumni of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
We’re already up to 25 official James Bond movies. Now, 007 is back in his blandest film yet. Dogfood edited together this Bond flick entirely from stock video footage, incorporating the not-so-secret agent’s trademark cars, girls, and gadgets, along with an unexpected bedroom shootout scene. (Thanks, Kieran!)
Rogue Origin Films kicks off its series of fan films set in the world of James Bond. The series will focus on a South Korean counter-operative who is both Bond’s arch-enemy and potential ally. The initial short includes a great Bond-inspired title sequence along with a brief, but excellent martial arts fight in a glass elevator.
James Bond’s go-to gadget guru is the inspiration for this special edition Swatch Irony 42mm watch. It features a super-slim 6.7mm thick stainless steel case, a handsome brown leather strap with a red underside, and comes packaged in a special 007 spy case that looks like a laptop when opened up.
Daniel Craig’s final turn as 007 has been delayed until October 2021, but from the look of the intense action and stunt sequences in the latest trailer, it’ll be worth the wait. We also get a closer look at Rami Malek’s pockmarked face as the villainous Safin.
This Blu-ray collection represents an exceptional value, packing in every official James Bond movie (so far) from Dr. No through Spectre. The no-frills boxed set includes 24 complete movies on 24 discs, and featuring Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig as 007.
If there’s one thing you can count on when it comes to James Bond movies, it’s the epic theme music. Musician Seb Skelly, vocalist Emma Skelly, and a number of their friends put together this great cover of Adele’s Skyfall, but with every other James Bond theme cleverly woven into arrangement. Can you spot them all?
Inspired by the custom stunt bikes used in the James Bond flick No Time to Die, Triumph’s limited-edition Scrambler 1200 has a sinister black and brushed metal color scheme. Arrow exhaust silencers with carbon fiber end caps, 007 Bond Edition badging, and a special 007 startup screen round out the details.
Actor Burt Reynolds famously turned down the role of James Bond after Sean Connery stopped playing the character. But thanks to the wonders of machine learning tech, we can now see what that might have looked like, courtesy of deepfake expert Shamook, who inserted the actor’s visage into scenes from Dr. No.
Land Rover shows off some capabilities of its new 2020 Defender with stunt footage from the James Bond flick No Time to Die. Like the Defender of yore off-roader tears through mud, rocks, and streams, gets some air, and even a crazy rollover. The vehicles received no body reinforcements other than roll cages for safety.
With Cary Joji Fukunaga (True Detective Season 1) directing, and writing by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Killing Eve), we’re excited for Daniel Craig’s final appearance as James Bond. The action-packed trailer looks to amp things up more than ever for 007, as he comes out of retirement to hunt down a new evil guy packing dangerous tech.
Factory Entertainment is offering the best replica we’ve seen of the weapon from James Bond’s The Man with the Golden Gun. It has 18kt gold plated components, including a fountain pen, lighter, cigarette case, cufflink, and a “007” inscribed bullet. Comes with a wooden presentation case and a certificate of authenticity.
Eaglemoss offer this exquisite 1:8-scale die-cast model of James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger. It includes working lights, pop-out machine guns, flipping license plates, ejector seat, and more. The kit ships as 86 weekly issues ($10.90 ea), spread out over 22 months.
The latest addition to the awesome LEGO Creator Expert series is a 1290 piece replica of James Bond’s iconic Aston Martin DB5. The model is packed with gadgets, including an ejector seat, rotating license plates, bullet shield, tire slashers, and machine guns.