Event alert: The BFI in London has planned a big celebration of the James Bond film series between September 30-October 2! Fans will be treated to big-screen anniversary showings of Dr. No, The Spy Who Loved Me, The Living Daylights, as well IMAX screenings of three of the Daniel Craig films. Also in the program are a number of special-interest presentations, including a conversation with the series producers and a look into Bond stunts and special effects. Another attraction will be the screening and Q&A around a new documentary about the history of Bond music, which really sounds interesting! From the press release: "Mat Whitecross’s new documentary, The Sound of 007 (Saturday 1 October), reveals the history behind the music of Bond, from the genesis of 1962’s Dr. No iconic theme, through to Billie Eilish’s Academy Award-winning song for 2021’s No Time To Die. Director Matt Whitecross will take part in a Q&A with lyricist Don Black, who wrote the theme songs for Thunderball, Diamonds Are Forever, The Man with the Golden Gun, Tomorrow Never Dies and The World Is Not Enough, and composer David Arnold, who wrote the scores for Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. " More info at BFI with program scheduling here. I hope some Spy Vibers in the London area are Abe to attend!
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