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3 things about Guy Hamilton’s DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER

Diamonds Are Forever [1971] 1. “Hit me.” Bond obliges. 2. “One of us smells like a tart’s handkerchief.” 3. The only Bond villain ever to appear in drag? 3 other things.

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3 things about Peter Hunt’s ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service [1969] 1. Crucifix on the wall at Draco’s shipping office. 2. “Just a slight stiffness coming on … due to the altitude, no doubt.” 3. Bunt delivers the hit. Blofeld drives. 3 other things.

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3 things about Lewis Gilbert’s YOU ONLY TWICE

You Only Live Twice [1967] 1. Sofa as battering ram. 2. Burt Kwouk, returning after Goldfinger, as Spectre 3. 3. Too slow on the trigger, Blofeld receives a Chinese star in the hand. 3 other things.

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3 things about Sam Mendes’ SPECTRE

Spectre [2015] 1. “Prick.” 2. Hildebrand safehouse. 3. First time we’ve seen Moneypenny’s boyfriend? 3 other things.

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3 things about Martin Campbell’s GOLDENEYE

GoldenEye [1995] 1. M prefers bourbon. 2. Sauna brawl. 3. “Don’t touch that! It’s my lunch.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Terence Young’s THUNDERBALL

Thunderball [1965] 1. The scorched chair, minus its former occupant, is maneuvered back into place. 2. HANDLE LIKE EGGS is stenciled on the side of the bomb. 3. The rogue Polish nuclear scientist recants, is tossed overboard with a life … Continue reading

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3 things about Sidney J. Furie’s THE IPCRESS FILE

The Ipcress File [1965] 1. He grinds his own coffee! And uses a french press! In 1965! No wonder he’s referred to as a gourmet. 2. “Do you ever take off your glasses?” she asks. “No,” he replies. “Only when … Continue reading

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