BondCast: James Bond 007 Reviews and Commentary

BondCast is back with our second part of our discussion about Sean Connery's You Only Live Twice. We discuss the iconic villain Blofeld, his amazing volcano headquarters, and more! Join Jason, Jimmy and Jonathon for this look back at the fifth 007 film, 1967s You Only Live Twice here on BondCast!

Direct download: BondCast_011_YOLTPt2.mp3
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James Bond travels to Japan as Sean Connery returns as the famous 007 in You Only Live Twice. Released in 1967, this is the fifth Bond film produced by EON Productions. Join us as we discuss the impact of Japanese culture on the series as well as the history, plot, and characters of the film. From it's exotic locales, place in Bond "continuity", and even sumo wrestlers, we give you the "best duck".  So, kick back and enjoy your first civilized bath as BondCast presents our take on You Only Live Twice.

Direct download: BondCast_010_YOLTPt1.mp3
Category:BondCast -- posted at: 2:58pm CST

Laird Malamed and Jimmy Mac are back for a close listen to the amazing and epic soundtrack to "Thunderball".  We listen and provide analysis for the music from the fourth 007 film. From the bombastic title track by Tom Jones to an incredible unused track by Johnny Cash, and more from the John Barry composed soundtrack, we go thru it all.  Listen now...For king and country!

Direct download: BondCast_FYEO_004_Thunderball.mp3
Category:BondCast: For Your Ears Only -- posted at: 7:24pm CST

BondCast #9: Thunderball Part Two

Join us for the second part of our conversation about 1965's 007 epic Thunderball.  We continue to discuss our theories and opinions on Domino, Largo, and James Bond himself.  Plus, background on the messy court battles surrounding the making and release of Thunderball and producer Kevin McClory, and who is Kutzy anyway?  All this and more with Jason, Jimmy & Jonathan this month on BondCast! 

Direct download: BondCast_009_ThunderballPt2.mp3
Category:BondCast -- posted at: 12:11pm CST

BondCast #8: Thunderball Part One

BondCast is back with our close-up look at the epic 1965 007 film Thunderball.  Join Jason, Jimmy Mac, and Jonathan Wilkins for an in-depth discussion of this monster hit.  We talk about the early reviews, the women, and even discover a plot hole or two along the way. And of course, we critique yet another version of Felix Leiter!  You are under strict orders from the MI6 to drop everything your are doing and listen to this first part of our analysis of Sean Connery's biggest Bond to date, Thunderball.

Direct download: BondCast_008_ThunderballPt1.mp3
Category:BondCast -- posted at: 11:39pm CST

Join Laird Malamed & Jimmy Mac for an in-depth discussion about the music of Goldfinger, including highlights from the soundtrack itself. From John Barry's instrumentals to Shirley Bassey's unforgettable vocals on the main title track, Goldfinger set the standards not only for the music of future Bond films, but for spy movie music in general.  Listen to For Your Ears Only to find out more!

Direct download: BondCast_FYEO_003Goldfinger.mp3
Category:BondCast -- posted at: 4:32pm CST

BondCast: Goldfinger Part Two

BondCast is back with more discussion about the 1964 007 classic "Goldfinger". Join Jason, Jimmy and Jonathon for fun analysis about "Bond Moments", The Aston Martin DB, Odd Job, "Granny Machine Gun", and more.  Plus, Sam Mendes will return for Bond 24, and we found some cool 007 collectibles at Wizard World Chicago.

Direct download: BondCast_007_GoldfingerPt2.mp3
Category:BondCast -- posted at: 9:50am CST

BondCast is back with the first part of our discussion and analysis of Goldfinger.  Sean Connery's third outing as 007 is considered by some to be the greatest Bond film of all time.  But what do we think of it?  Join us as we discuss all things Goldfinger - From the women, plot, and characters in this franchise classic.

Direct download: BondCast_006_GoldfingerPt1.mp3
Category:BondCast -- posted at: 6:29pm CST

It's our special BondCast exploration into the music of From Russia With Love!  From the sweeping strings of the lush opening track, to the gypsy-infused music of Istambul, to the power packed punch of the James Bond Theme itself, we examine the best the soundtrack has to offer.  Join hosts Laird Malamed and Jimmy Mac for an in-depth appreciation of the music from the second 007 film, From Russia With Love.

Direct download: BondCast_ForYourEarsOnly_FRWL.mp3
Category:BondCast -- posted at: 12:58pm CST

BondCast is back for the second part of our From Russia with Love Part Two discussion. Join us as we dig deep into the second 007 film, with our take on the villans, girls, gadgets, and the proper way to chill champagne.  Plus, talk about Skyfall on Blu Ray and Ali Kerim Bey.  Listen and you will never look at the film the same way again.

Direct download: BondCast_005_FromRussiaWithLove_Pt2.mp3
Category:BondCast -- posted at: 9:40am CST