One of the strangest-ever Bond films has a complicated history, and the background of the time in which it was made is fascinating.
The one Bond film starring George Lazenby was made in the midst of a societal crisis, and an existential problem for the producers of the series.
By 1967, the producers of the Bond series were trying everything they could think of to keep the movies fresh. Was the cultural moment of the '60s finally playing out?
By 1965, the James Bond films' glitzy go-lucky formula was starting to some up against an enemy more formidable than Blofeld: changing cultural times.
The history surrounding the most iconic film of the James Bond franchise involves politics, civil rights, Vietnam and a particularly crucial Presidential election.
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.
My final look at 1980s cinema includes a classic political warning, the best Bond and the worst Star Trek.
The word "legend" barely begins to describe all that Christopher Lee was, and how we'll remember him.
Dalton is often given short shrift for his short stint as 007. That's a terrible oversight, as he played the part very well.