The historical context of the second James Bond film involves the Cold War and hopes for a better world, many of which were dashed by the Kennedy assassination.
007 and History: The James Bond films in historical context, Part I, Introduction and “Dr. No.” [video]
How are the James Bond movies reflective of their times? In my new video series I'll explore the historical context of the 56-year film franchise, one movie at a time.
In the last two days, articles for the blogathon have analyzed Plummer in two different World War II-themed pictures, plus his memorable turn as a Star Trek villain.
The infamous nuclear hotline resurfaces in political culture, this time as part of a clever commercial hitting Donald Trump.
Should we eat oysters, see Alan Arkin play an alien, or stay in and guess about who shot J.R.? Welcome to 1980!
Since 1961 the U.S. Air Force has had a plane ready to serve as the headquarters for fighting a nuclear war in case Washington gets wiped out. Isn't that comforting?
Let's launch a snoop satellite full of lethally radioactive hockey pucks into a fragile orbit around the Earth. What could possibly go wrong?
Welcome to an evening of 40-cent drinks, female impersonators and juvenile delinquent movies. And you thought the 1950s were boring!
Depictions of a third world war, usually involving nuclear annihilation, have been a staple of fiction since the 1950s.
Why haven't we had a Third World War? It's been expected for a very long time.