Shining Light On The Shining

Golly, now this is a fool’s errand, isn’t it?  I mean, why would I even try to jump in the pool of determining what makes a successful film adaptation of a book?  Or which is better and which one isn’t?  One item is an extremely successful author’s original vision of the story and the other …

The 25 Or However Many Days Of 007 DAY 26(?!): He’s Gonna Save The World At Casino Royale, Eventually.

Just when I thought I was done and could walk away, it pulled me back in. Welcome to all of you who have made it this far!  After meticulous fact checking, hours of painstaking research, and figuratively thousands of miles travelled in order to come to the truth, I have discovered that yes, there is one …

The 25 Or However Many Days of 007 DAY 25: Because “From The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics With Love” Was Too Long Of A Title

Before starting off today, let me be amongst those that wish for a very Merry Christmas to you and yours and everyone in between as well!  Hard to believe that 25 days have passed since I started this venture and for those of you that have stuck with me, it has been a study in the …

The 25 Or However Many Days of 007 DAY 24: If We Have All The Time In The World, Then Why Do We Have All These Clocks?

First off, let me offer a wonderful Christmas message to all via the tinsel strewn landscape from the James Bond world!  Either through completely dumb luck or fortuitous planning or both or neither, I’ve managed to bring the only Christmas-themed James Bond film in at number two on today of all days!  Gosh, are we really at …

The 25 Or However Many Days of 007 DAY 23: For Her Thighs Only Indeed!

Well, dear reader and even more read dearers, thank you for taking the time to sit here once again at the Chateau Bond to enjoy some more espionagey home cooked goodness!  The top three 007s have arrived and fortunately they are all fun Bond adventures.  They also share one thing in common: a plethora of …

The 25 Or However Many Days of 007 DAY 22: “Living’s In The Way We Die”? What Does That Even Mean?

And here we go again!  Yet another excursion to the planet of 007 is being had today!  We are nearing the end of the journey that started several hundred years ago, give or take an hour or two.  It has been a bumpy ride and I’m sure that most of you have forgotten the trials …

The 25 Or However Many Days of 007 DAY 21: Ian Fleming’s Jamaican Home? Really, That’s Your Title?

Well, here we are yet again to stroll into the park of James Bond and enjoy another lovely day.  The birds are singing, the sun is shining, the leaves are blowing gently in the breeze.  Ahh…oh, sorry!  What now?  I was miles away.  Anyway, thank you to all the wonderful readers as well as those …

The 25 Or However Many Days of 007 DAY 20: Nobody Does It Half As Good As You Do A Third Of The Time Every Quarter Hour

So we meet again for the first time, for the last time.  Well, not really.  I have a few more of these to go, but who would have believed that we could get this far?  I know that the Vegas bookmakers had odds that certainly weren’t in my favor.  But seeing as how hell froze over this past week, …

The 25 Or However Many Days of 007 DAY 19: No, This Royale Is Not With Cheese

Hey, it is currently 6 minutes past the hour here on our mega James Bond super secret agent weekend!  If you’re just tuning in, thanks for making us a part of your day.  It is a brisk 11 degrees this morning.  If you’re doing that last-minute Christmas shopping, be sure to bundle up!  Let us help you on your …

The 25 Or However Many Days of 007 DAY 18: If Everything He Touches Turns To Excitement, How Does He Go To The Bathroom?

A hale and hearty hello to you and yours from me and I!  Thanks for tuning your station to this wonderful blogpostsite!  If you’re just joining me, I have been exploring the wondrous cinematic world of James Bond 007.  Oh, it has been hard to traverse such a trying trail and we’ve lost many along …