BondCast : James Bond 007 News and Commentary

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Laird Malamed returns to BondCast with Jimmy Mac for an in-depth review of the music from "For Your Eyes Only". We review the whole soundtrack from Sheena Easton's hit theme song, through all of composer Bill Conti's soundtrack. We talk about what …
The second part of our “For Your Eyes Only” discussion focuses on the cast of characters that surround 007 including the women, especially Carole Bouquet’s Bond Girl Melina Havelock. And who could forget Lynn Holly Johnson as Bibi Dahl! Plus, we lo…
We begin our look at the fifth Roger Moore 007 film "For Your Eyes Only". This episode focuses on the overall vibe of the film including Roger Moore's ability to make the role more his own and the impact of 80's style on the movie. And of course, w…
Laird Malamed brings us an amazing discussion with musician Warren Ringham from the 007 inspired UK band Q THE MUSIC. On this special edition of For Your Ears Only, Laird and Warren talk about the evolution of the band and the music itself, along w…
The "Moonraker" soundtrack gets the "For Your Ears Only" treatment in the final part of our look back at Roger Moore's fourth outing as 007. We go through the most important John Barry compositions from the film including Shirley Bassey's return as…
In the second of our two-part review of "Moonraker", we talk about the antagonist Drax and his motivational drive to kill 007 and create a master race in space. We also review the Bond Girls of "Moonraker", including the lovely scientist Dr. Holly …
BondCast is back for 2018 with our breakdown of 1979’s “Moonraker”, Roger Moore’s fourth outing as 007. It’s Bond in space! Cashing in on the space craze of the seventies fueled by Star Wars, “Moonraker” sends James Bond to the stars. From the exci…
We review the music from the tenth film in the James Bond series, "The Spy Who Loved Me", including the popular title track by Carly Simon and the upbeat and funky "Bond '77". Plus, we take a deep dive into Marvin Hamlish's official movie soundtrac…
It’s part 2 of our look at THE SPY WHO LOVED ME and this time around, we dive deeper into the plot and the character that puts everything in motion, the villain Stromberg. We get critical talking about the web-fingered bad guy, from his dialog to h…
BondCast is back with our review of 1977's "The Spy Who Loved Me", a film many consider to be Sir Roger Moore's best Bond film. We talk about the Moore's passing and discuss some of the things that made him such a great Bond. Jonathan recently saw …
Laird and Jimmy Mac return to BondCast to review the score for "The Man With The Golden Gun". From the new take on the gun barrel sequence, to Lulu's title track, to Alice Cooper's scrapped opening number and more, we dig deep into the score for th…
We continue our discussion about THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN. In this episode, we talk about Herve Villechaize's evil Nick Nack and the other henchmen. We also talk about the Bond Girls from GOLDEN GUN including Maud Adams and Britt Ecklund, the pl…
The Moore-era continues as we take a deep look at 1974's THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN. We discuss Roger Moore's evolution as 007 and the similarities and differences to Sean Connery. Plus, Bond's motivations in this story, Christopher Lee as the sop…
Paul McCartney's main theme for "Live and Let Die" has become a staple on Classic Rock radio, but that is just scratching the surface of this amazing 007 soundtrack. With music arranged by the legendary Beatles producer George Martin, the score for…
We continue our review of LIVE AND LET DIE with more analysis from the first 007 film of the Roger Moore era. We talk about the lovely Solitaire, Jane Seymour, and how she ranks amongst the best of the Bond girls. Plus, conversation about the evil …
BondCast is back from special assignment with our top field agents reporting for duty.  Serving Queen and Country once again are BondCast hosts Jason Swank, Jimmy Mac and Jonathan Wilkins and the topic of conversation is the 8th 007 film from EON P…
We wrap up our deep dive into Diamonds Are Forever by shining the spotlight on the soundtrack composed by John Barry and the memorable title track sung by Shirley Bassey. Join Laird Malamed and Jimmy Mac for a close examination of the music from th…
BondCast is back with the second part of our "Diamonds Are Forever" discussion. This time, we talk about the henchmen Mr. Wint & Mr. Kidd, the alluring Tiffany Case and the big Blofeld himself. Plus, SPECTRE talk and more. 
1971's Diamonds Are Forever takes James Bond and the action to Las Vegas in an attempt to foil a jewel smuggling ring.  The first 007 film of the seventies features Sean Connery's return to the role of Bond and yet another actor as Blofeld (Charles…
We've analyzed the film, now it's time to get into the music as BondCast bring you the latest edition of For Your Ears Only.  Blofeld is back as Bond hits the slopes in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" and Laird Malamed joins Jimmy Mac to discuss …
BondCast is back for more discussion about George Lazenby's take on 007 in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service".  We are talking about some of the major plot points from the film including the romance between James and Tracy, Bloifeld's evil plot, and…
 BondCast is back for a close-up look at the sixth 007 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. It's a time of transition for Bond fans as Sean Connery relinquishes his signature role to unknown Australian model George Lazenby. We share our thoughts, …
Laird Malamed and Jimmy Mac are back with BondCast's latest edition of For Your Ears Only. This time around Laird and Jimmy are talking about the fifth entry into the EON Productions 007 canon, 1967's You Only Live Twice. Hear highlights from the J…
BondCast is back with our second part of our discussion about Sean Connery's You Only Live Twice. We discuss the iconic villain Blofeld, his amazing volcano headquarters, and more! Join Jason, Jimmy and Jonathon for this look back at the fifth 007 …
James Bond travels to Japan as Sean Connery returns as the famous 007 in You Only Live Twice. Released in 1967, this is the fifth Bond film produced by EON Productions. Join us as we discuss the impact of Japanese culture on the series as well as t…
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Podcast Details
Started
Nov 13th, 2012
Latest Episode
Feb 25th, 2019
Release Period
Monthly
No. of Episodes
38
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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