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# James Bond

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2022
# RIP
James Bond theme composer Monty Norman dies aged 94
The singer-turned-composer penned the theme for ‘Dr No’ and it became an integral part of the franchise.
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# James Bond
No Time to Die takes in €1.73 million at the Irish box office in opening weekend
It had the biggest ever Bond opening weekend to date.
# Your Say
Poll: Who's the best James Bond?
Daniel Craig’s last outing as Bond hits cinemas this weekend.
# No Time to Die
Poll: Will you go see the latest James Bond film?
No Time To Die will be Daniel Craig’s final appearance as 007.
# Shaken Not Stirred
Latest Bond film No Time To Die premieres in London
The new Bond film will open in Irish cinemas on 8 October.
Voices
Opinion: James Bond has many faces - is he a psychopath?
Dr Stephen McWilliams examines whether the secret agent with a licence to kill is a psychopath, and why we still like him for it.
# a quiz mr bond
Quiz: Can you match these James Bond song lyrics to the correct film?
“When you were young and your heart was an open book…”
# No Time to Die
Release date for new Bond film delayed for third time
No Time to Die was originally slated for an April 2020 release.
# RIP
James Bond actor Sean Connery has died aged 90
The actor had a career than spanned several decades.
# Film
Cineworld is set to close all of its UK and Ireland sites
The chain operates one cinema in Dublin city.
# No Time to Die
New Bond film release pushed back to next year
The release of the latest Bond film had already been pushed back once.
# licence to quiz
Quiz: How well do you know the James Bond films?
Put your knowledge to the test.
# goldfinger
1960s Bond girl Honor Blackman has died aged 94
Blackman played Pussy Galore in the 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger.
# a view to a kill
James Bond guns worth £100,000 stolen from home in England
Three “irreplaceable” weapons were taken on Monday.
# No Time to Die
Release of new James Bond film delayed until November amid Covid-19 fears
No Time To Die was due to be released next month.
# the name's bond
Quiz: Can you finish these James Bond song lyrics?
You know you did, you know you did, you know you did.
Voices
The Irish For: Bond and Banríon Eilís - a good collaboration?
Getting a singer like Eilís to perform a theme song for an ancient spy saga is an attempt to exchange youth and relevance for prestige, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
# No Time to Die
'I'm still in shock': Pop star Billie Eilish becomes youngest ever artist to record James Bond theme
Billie Eilish will record the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film.
# 007
The 25th James Bond movie title has finally been revealed
The title was announced earlier today.
# shaken and stirred
Next James Bond film back on track as Cary Fukunaga named its new director
Danny Boyle left the project over ‘creative differences’ last month.
# James Bond
Fancy owning 007's Aston Martin? There's a gadget-packed remake on the market
It’ll cost you €3m though – and it’s not for road use.
# the name's elba
Idris Elba is being a right ol' tease about those James Bond rumours
Is he trying to tell us something?
# Cillian Murphy
6 reasons why Cillian Murphy would make an incredible James Bond
Move over, Pierce.
# Shaken Not Stirred
Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond
There had been speculation about the franchise in recent months.
# Double O Nineteen
Daniel Craig 'to return as James Bond'
This will be his fifth Bond film.
# kickass
The Bond movie producers are making a female-led assassin thriller with Blake Lively
All of the yes.
# RIP
People are loving this heartwarming story about Roger Moore meeting a young James Bond fan
“I have to sign my name as Roger Moore… Blofeld might find out I was here.”
# But she can
MI6 seeking spies with first ever cinema advert
The agency says Bond has created a stereotype and it wants to employ more women agents.
# instabond
Pierce Brosnan's Instagram is place of joy and wonder and adorable posts about his wife
His IG is a special place.
# Espionage
Spy chief confirms 'Q' from James Bond is a woman in real life
The agent was always played by a man in the film franchise.
# Pan Bahar
Pierce Brosnan is getting slated in India for advertising a breath freshener that leaves your mouth red
Pan masala is a mixture of betel nut and spices that leaves lurid red stains on the mouth after it is spat out.
# top ten
These were the most watched films in Ireland in 2015
The top movie brought in €4.7 million, and is likely to become the highest grossing film of all time here.
# aidan turner
Here's why people are tipping this Irish actor to become the next Bond
The name’s Turner, Aidan Turner.
# the name's bond
Daniel Craig called James Bond a 'misogynist' and now he's the toast of the internet
*applause*
# Backlash
Is a Sam Smith backlash beginning to form?
We investigated.
# from laois with love
This Electric Picnic headliner is singing the next James Bond theme
Sam Smith will be the first British male solo artist to record a James Bond theme song since 1965.
# cool as
10 times Idris Elba out-suaved the entire room
Don’t question the coolness.
# double uh oh
Here's why everyone's talking about Idris Elba, race and James Bond today
Too street? Street damn!
# just saying
Time for black or gay 007, says Brosnan
The Irish actor said that he thought Idris Elba would make a good James Bond.
# double oh heaven
How well do you know your James Bond movies?
With a new Bond flick on the way there’s even talk of who the next 007 will be. What better reason for testing your knowledge of some serious Bond trivia.