Lashana Lynch is the New 007 and Christoph Waltz Returns

The internet has been in a tizzy since news broke that the next James Bond movie, still tentatively titled Bond 25, would feature Lashana Lynch – Maria Rambeau in Captain Marvel – as the new 007. Lynch’s character will be called Nomi, and she will go by Bond’s famous code name as the next installment …

You Shouldn’t Stare: The Ladies of Daniel Craig’s Bond

“I’m the money.” “Every penny of it.” Bond Girls are an institution. Beloved, envied, and expected in each new installment, they’re a crucial part of the long-standing formula. Do the ladies of the modern era stand up to the likes of Tracy and Octopussy? Let’s find out. (Read our discussion of the Bond Girls of …

The Boring Bond Babes: The Ladies of Pierce Brosnan’s Bond

“You see, I have a gift. An instinct for sensing people’s weaknesses. Yours is women.” EON Productions went through several years of copyright debacles, ultimately resulting in the retirement of Timothy Dalton from the role. It’s difficult not to wonder what a Goldeneye starring Dalton would look like. Pierce Brosnan of Remington Steele fame – …

Purely Professional: The Ladies of Timothy Dalton’s Bond

“Whoever she was, I must’ve scared the living daylights out of her.” The 1980’s were a period of transition for the Bond franchise. Sir Roger was getting past his prime and admitted so himself when he stepped down from the role after A View to a Kill. The new set of films would have a …

For His Eyes Only: The Ladies of Roger Moore’s Bond

“Sheer magnetism, darling.” Roger Moore was James Bond for a whole generation of young and old fans. The Bond Girls he starred alongside presented a change in focus, from eye candy to scientists, spies and circus owners. That’s not to say they aren’t also beautiful, though. Let’s take a look. (Read our discussions of Sean …

Underneath the Mango Tree: The Ladies of Sean Connery’s Bond

“I must be dreaming.” Allies. Lovers. Betrayers. One of the defining features of any James Bond film is its female characters. Sometimes smart, usually helpful and always beautiful, their importance is undeniable. Sean Connery being the original cinematic Bond, let’s first look at the women from his era. *Spoilers for the Sean Connery Bond films* …