#MM007 makes a grand return

Highlights 14 January 2021

Generations of Bonds are here on a top-secret mission to entertain and amuse you on the M-Net Movies 007 James Bond Pop-Up Channel (DStv 111).

Prepare to shake, not stir, the January blues in 007 fashion.

Owing to the massive success of the M-Net Movies Presents 007 James Bond pop-up channel early last year, and the forthcoming instalment in the James Bond film franchise, M-Net is once again casting its spotlight on the suave, debonair and smartly dressed secret service agent, James Bond.

M-Net Movies Presents 007 James Bond Pop-Up Channel returns to DStv on Friday, 22 January, and runs until Sunday, 31 January 2021. The channel will be open from 10:00 to 00:00 daily and all films will also be made available to watch on Catch Up until Sunday, 2 February 2021.

This time, however, the thrilling pop-up channel will not only be open to DStv Premium, but DStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact subscribers as well. DStv Family and DStv Access viewers can join in the fun by linking DStv's ADD movies offering to their existing DStv subscription. This add-on service gives viewers access to M-Net Movies Presents 007 James Bond Pop-Up Channel 111, as well as M-Net Movies 1 (DStv 104), M-Net Movies 2 (DStv 106) and fliekNet (DStv 149).

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The 10-day Bond film marathon, featuring all seven charming actors who have played the iconic 007 role – from Pierce Brosnan to Sean Connery, Roger Moore and current Bond Daniel Craig – will showcase every 007 film ever made in this highly popular film franchise.

The movies will be screened chronologically, starting with the first film in the series released 59 years ago, Dr. No (1962), to the latest Bond film and box office hit, Spectre (2015).

Viewers can watch this pop-up channel from any device at any time via the DStv app.

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James Bond action flicks have made being a globetrotting spy and assassin look cool since 1962. And now 3 or 4 generations can share what makes “their” Bond the best Bond, pick the gadgets they’d like in real life and take in around 60 years of incredible Bond fashions (if you think menswear doesn’t change much, just wait ’til Bond hits the 1970s and Roger Moore parades about in a powder-blue leisure suit). And don’t forget the cars! Plus, above all, we can goggle at some of the most incredible stunts ever made for film.

There are also behind-the-scenes Bond features to enjoy:

  • Watch Bond Girls Are Forever on Friday, 22 January, at 22:53
  • Watch Everything Or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 on Saturday, 23 January, at 22:30

Check your TV Guide to see when your favourite Bond movie will air and set a reminder today!

On with the show!

Confused about which Bond is which, and which ones you’ve seen to death or barely seen at all? For your eyes only, we’re prepared a little dossier to jog your memory.

Dr No

Dr.No

The Year: 1962.
The Bond: Sean Connery.
The Baddie: Dr. No (Joseph Wiseman).
The Bond Girl: Shell collector Honey Ryder (Ursula Andress) in her white bikini.
The Plot: Spectre agent and mad scientist Dr. No plots to disrupt a space launch with his atomic-powered radio beam.
The Stunt: Bond wakes up to a tarantula walking over him.
The Gadget: Flamethrower tank disguised as a dragon.
The Quote: “Tell me, does the toppling of American missiles really compensate for having no hands?” – James Bond to Dr. No.
The Theme Tune: The original James Bond Theme by John Barry & Orchestra.

Screening Friday, 22 January, at 10:00, Monday, 25 January, at 14:20, Thursday, 28 January, at 20:40 and Saturday, 30 January, at 14:10

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From Russia With Love

The Year: 1963.
The Bond: Sean Connery.
The Baddie: Spectre Agent 3 Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya).
The Bond Girl: Istanbul’s Soviet consulate clerk Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi), a honey trap.
The Plot: Spectre plots to assassinate Bond while stealing a Lektor cryptographic device from the Soviets.
The Stunt: Bond and assassin Red Grant’s (Robert Shaw) close-quarters brawl aboard the Orient Express.
The Gadget: Shoe with a poisoned knife in the tip.
The Quote: “Do you see the headlines? ‘British Agent Murders Beautiful Russian Spy, then Commits Suicide.’" – Red Grant, revealing too much plot.
The Theme Tune: From Russia With Love by Matt Monro.

Screening Friday, 22 January, at 12:00, Monday, 25 January, at 16:10 and Saturday, 30 January, at 16:00

Goldfinger

Goldfinger

The Year: 1964.
The Bond: Sean Connery.
The Baddie: Auric Goldfinger (Gert Fröbe).
The Bond Girl: Stunt pilot leader Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman).
The Plot: Gold magnate and smuggler Auric Goldfinger plots to corner the market by contaminating the US gold supply in Fort Knox with radiation.
The Stunt: Bond forcefully ejects a baddie from his Aston Martin using the car’s ejector seat.
The Gadget: Henchman Oddjob’s (Harold Sakata) steel-rimmed bowler hat that can decapitate a statue.
The Quote: “No Mr. Bond, I expect you to die!” – Goldfinger while aiming a laser into Bond’s no-no zone.
The Theme Tune: Goldfinger by Shirley Bassey.

Screening Friday, 22 January, at 16:00, Tuesday, 26 January, at 10:00 and Saturday, 30 January, at 20:10

Spectre

Spectre

The Year: 2015.
The Bond: Daniel Craig.
The Baddie: Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Christoph Waltz).
The Bond Girl: Chilly psychiatrist Dr. Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux).
The Plot: Evil terrorist organisation Spectre plots to get the world’s intelligence agencies to use the Nine Eyes intelligence network, which they secretly control.
The Stunt: Bond runs over the rooftops of Mexico City to set up an assassination during a spectacular Day of The Dead Parade, ending in the franchise’s most jaw-dropping helicopter stunts.
The Gadget: Q (Ben Whishaw) injects Bond with nanoparticles that will allow him to track Bond’s every move.
The Quote: “Did you think it was a coincidence that all the women in your life ended up dead?” – Oberhauser/Blofeld.
The Theme Tune: Writing’s On The Wall by Sam Smith.

Screening Friday, 22 January, at 18:00 and Friday, 29 January, at 23:00

Skyfall

Skyfall

The Year: 2012.
The Bond: Daniel Craig.
The Baddie: Raul Silva (Javier Bardem).
The Bond Girl: Silva's mistress, Sévérine (Bérénice Marlohe).
The Plot: Raul Silva, a former MI6 agent bent on revenge, plots to ruin Bond’s boss M’s (Judi Dench) reputation before killing her.
The Stunt: Bond uses a construction digger to attack a henchman aboard a train before running up the arm of the digger to board the train himself.
The Gadget: M’s improvised lightbulb grenades.
The Quote: “A gun and a radio… not exactly Christmas, is it?” – Bond to Q (Ben Whishaw), sad over a lack of gadgets.
The Theme Tune: Skyfall by Adele.

Screening Friday, 22 January, at 20:30 and Friday, 29 January, at 20:30

On Her Majesty S Secret Service

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

The Year: 1969.
The Bond: George Lazenby.
The Baddie: Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Telly Savalas).
The Bond Girl: Mobster daughter Countess Tracy di Vicenzo (Diana Rigg), who becomes Bond’s first and only wife.
The Plot: Blofeld has set up a brainwashing institute disguised as a clinic. He plots to send his young female “patients” back into the world with a virus to make plants and animals around the world infertile.
The Stunt: A mook falls during a ski chase with Bond and is promptly minced up by a passing snowplough in a shower of blood and guts.
The Gadget: A homing device made of radioactive lint.
The Quote: "There's always something formal about the point of a pistol." – Bond to Blofeld on the etiquette of formal invitations.
The Theme Tune: A synth-driven version of the classic Bond theme by John Barry, but also, We Have All The Time In The World by Louis Armstrong.

Screening Saturday, 23 January, at 10:00, Tuesday, 26 January, at 16:10 and Sunday, 31 January, at 14:10

Diamonds Are Forever

Diamonds Are Forever

The Year: 1971.
The Bond: Sean Connery.
The Baddie: Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Charles Gray).
The Bond Girl: Diamond smuggler Tiffany Case (Jill St John).
The Plot: Blofeld needs to get his hands on massive amounts of diamonds to construct a satellite that can destroy targets from space.
The Stunt: Bond drives a Mustang around the Las Vegas strip and tilts the car onto two wheels to squeeze down a narrow alleyway to dodge the cops.
The Gadget: La Bombe Surprise – an explosive dessert.
The Quote: “I was just out walking my rat and seem to have lost my way…” – James Bond, charming workers in an oil pipe.
The Theme Tune: Diamonds Are Forever by Shirley Bassey.

Screening Saturday, 23 January, at 12:20, Tuesday, 26 January, at 18:30 and Sunday, 31 January, at 16:35

Live And Let Die

Live And Let Die

The Year: 1973.
The Bond: Roger Moore.
The Baddie: Kananga (Yaphet Kotto).
The Bond Girl: Fortune reader and psychic Solitaire (Jane Seymour).
The Plot: Kananga is plotting to corner the heroin market in the US by distributing the drug through his restaurants.
The Stunt: Bond crosses a river of (very real) crocodiles by using their backs as stepping stones.
The Gadget: The gun that fired pressured CO2 pellets to explode things… and people.
The Quote: “A man comes. He travels quickly. He has purpose. He comes over water. He travels with others. He will oppose. He brings violence and destruction.” – Solitaire predicts Bond’s arrival.
The Theme Tune: Live And Let Die by Paul McCartney and Wings.

Screening Saturday, 23 January, at 14:20, Tuesday, 26 January, at 20:30 and Sunday, 31 January, at 12:05 & 18:35

The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me

The Year: 1977.
The Bond: Roger Moore.
The Baddie: Karl Stomberg (Curt Jürgens).
The Bond Girl: Soviet KGB Agent XXX, Major Anya Amasova (Barbara Bach).
The Plot: Stomberg plots to spark World War 3, then start a new civilisation from his underwater city.
The Stunt: The opening sequence ski jump off a mountaintop leading to the opening of Bond’s Union jack parachute.
The Gadget: Agent XXX’s knockout cigarettes.
The Quote: “Observe, Mr. Bond, the instruments of Armageddon.” – Stomberg, monologuing
The Theme Tune: Nobody Does It Better by Carly Simon.

Screening Saturday, 23 January, at 16:20, Wednesday, 27 January, at 12:05, Saturday, 30 January, at 12:05 and Sunday, 31 January, at 22:40

Quantum Of Solace

Quantum of Solace

The Year: 2008.
The Bond: Daniel Craig.
The Baddie: Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric).
The Bond Girl: Bolivian agent Camille Montes (Olga Kurylenko).
The Plot: Greene is plotting to take control of Bolivia’s water supply and use it to manipulate political decisions, as well as making a fortune by charging outrageously for it.
The Stunt: After a low-altitude dogfight in his Douglas DC-3 aircraft, Bond sends it into a vertical climb until the engine seizes, then parachutes the heck out of there with Camille and their one and only chute.
The Gadget: Bond’s phone that allows him to access the MI6 database and identify suspects even from a profile angle.
The Quote: “Hello, we're teachers on sabbatical and we've just won the lottery.” – Bond upgrades his hotel stay.
The Theme Tune: Another Way To Die by Jack White and Alicia Keys.

Screening Saturday, 23 January, at 18:25 and Friday, 29 January, at 18:40

Casino Royale

Casino Royale

The Year: 2006.
The Bond: Daniel Craig.
The Baddie: Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen).
The Bond Girl: No-nonsense treasury employee Vesper Lynd (Eva Green).
The Plot: In this reboot to the start of Bond’s career, he makes his mark by locating and taking down terrorist financier Le Chiffre in a high-stakes poker game.
The Stunt: Bond’s Parkour sequence across a construction site with Sébastien Foucan playing the bomber he’s chasing.
The Gadget: The full-on field medical kit, complete with defibrillator, in Bond’s Aston Martin DBS.
The Quote: “Three measures of Gordon's; one of vodka; half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it over ice and add a thin slice of lemon peel.” – Bond gives his drinks order.
The Theme Tune: You Know My Name by Chris Cornell.

Screening Saturday, 23 January, at 20:10, Tuesday, 26 January, at 14:00, Friday, 29 January, at 16:30 and Sunday, 31 January, at 01:00

Moonraker

Moonraker

The Year: 1979.
The Bond: Roger Moore.
The Baddie: Hugo Drax (Michael Lonsdale).
The Bond Girl: NASA scientist, astronaut and CIA Agent Holly Goodhead (Lois Chiles).
The Plot: Much like The Spy Who Loved Me, but with Drax’s new master race civilisation starting in space instead of underwater… after mankind has been wiped out on Earth, of course.
The Stunt: Bond jumps out of a plane without a parachute and steals one from Jaws the henchman (Richard Kiel) on his way down.
The Gadget: Bond’s wrist-mounted dart gun.
The Quote: “Mr. Bond, you defy all my attempts to plan an amusing death for you. You're hardly a sportsman, so why did you break off the encounter with my pet python?” – Hugo Drax, speaking fluent Villainese.
The Theme Tune: Moonraker by Shirley Bassey.

Screening Sunday, 24 January, at 10:00, Wednesday, 27 January, at 14:10 and Saturday, 30 January, at 10:00

For Your Eyes Only

For Your Eyes Only

The Year: 1981.
The Bond: Roger Moore.
The Baddie: Greek gangster Aris Kristatos (Julian Glover).
The Bond Girl: Vengeful daughter Melina Havelock (Carole Bouquet).
The Plot: The KGB, working with assorted gangsters and assassins, including Kristatos, wants to get its hands on an Automatic Targeting Attack Communicator (ATAC) from a British spy boat.
The Stunt: Bond is kicked off a mountain while climbing and takes a massive fall, stopped only by his rope. He then uses his shoelaces to help him climb up the rope, as a henchman tries to knock out his pitons.
The Gadget: Q Branch’s deadly attack umbrella, perfect for the British climate.
The Quote: “You get your clothes on… and I'll buy you an ice cream.” – Bond rejects a teen ice skater’s attempt at seduction.
The Theme Tune: For Your Eyes Only by Sheena Easton.

Screening Sunday, 24 January, at 12:05, Wednesday, 27 January, at 16:15, Friday, 29 January, at 10:00 and Monday, 1 February, at 00:45

Octopussy

Octopussy

The Year: 1983.
The Bond: Roger Moore.
The Baddie: General Orlov (Steven Berkoff).
The Bond Girl: Rich jewel smuggler and cult leader Octopussy (Maud Adams).
The Plot: A circus troupe smuggles Russian artefacts to the West to finance a Soviet general’s ploy to encourage nuclear disarmament and push Soviet borders into Europe… and therefore Bond must dress as a circus clown.
The Stunt: Bond flies his Bede jet through an airplane hangar and out sideways through the closing doors to get rid of the pesky missile on his tail.
The Gadget: The deadly double-circular saw blade yo-yo used by an assassin.
The Quote: “007 on an island populated exclusively by women? We won't see him ’til dawn!” – Q (Desmond Llewelyn) on 007 in India.
The Theme Tune: All-Time High by Rita Coolidge.

Screening Sunday, 24 January, at 14:15, Wednesday, 27 January, at 18:25 and Thursday, 28 January, at 22:35

Never Say Never Again

Never Say Never Again

The Year: 1983.
The Bond: Sean Connery.
The Baddie: Maximillian Largo (Klaus Maria Brandauer).
The Bond Girl: Largo’s lover, Domino Petachi (Kim Basinger).
The Plot: Spectre hijacks two cruise missiles with live nuclear warheads, co-ordinated by Spectre’s Number One, Maximilian Largo (confusingly, this film was based on 007 author Ian Fleming’s novel Thunderball).
The Stunt: Bond and Domino are on horseback when he jumps the horse over the wall of a fort down into the sea. Stunt clothes seem to be involved too, as they come and go suspiciously.
The Gadget: A fountain pen decorated with a Union Jack that fires mini-missiles.
The Quote: “Good to see you Mr. Bond. Things've been awfully dull 'round here. Now you're on this. I hope we're going to have some gratuitous sex and violence!” – Q (Alec McCowen).
The Theme Tune: Never Say Never Again by Lani Hall.

Screening Sunday, 24 January, at 16:25 and Wednesday, 27 January, at 20:35

A View To Kill

A View To A Kill

The Year: 1985.
The Bond: Roger Moore.
The Baddie: Max Zorin (Christopher Walken).
The Bond Girl: Super powerful and chic villain-girlfriend May Day (Grace Jones) makes the film’s actual Bond girl, Stacey Sutton (Tanya Roberts), look like sawdust.
The Plot: Rogue KGB agent and millionaire industrialist Max Zorin plots to corner the market in manufacturing microchips by flooding Silicon Valley.
The Stunt: Bond chases after a paragliding May Day through the streets of Paris in a trashy taxi, breaking every single rule of the road and then some, including driving backwards down a huge flight of stairs and losing bits of the car along the way, including the entire back end.
The Gadget: The polarising sunglasses that Bond uses to see through Zorin’s office windows.
The Quote: “If you're the best they've got, they're more likely to try and cover up your embarrassing incompetence.” – Zorin, unimpressed with Bond.
The Theme Tune: A View To A Kill by Duran Duran.

Screening Sunday, 24 January, at 18:40, Wednesday, 27 January, at 22:50, and Thursday, 28 January, at 10:00

The World Is Not Enough

The World Is Not Enough

The Year: 1999.
The Bond: Pierce Brosnan.
The Baddie: KGB Agent Renard (Robert Carlyle), a man who can feel no pain.
The Bond Girl: Oil mogul’s daughter and businesswoman Elektra King (Sophie Marceau). Denise Richards as nuclear physicist Christmas Jones also stars.
The Plot: Some nefarious person is looking to increase world petroleum prices by triggering a nuclear meltdown in Turkey to compromise the Russians’ pipeline, which their own supply pipeline will work around, giving them the lion’s share of the market.
The Stunt: Bond nicks Q’s (Desmond Llewelyn) rocket-propelled Q-boat and zooms off down the Thames, at one point spinning into a barrel roll after ramping off another boat.
The Gadget: A bagpipe flamethrower courtesy of Q branch.
The Quote: “There's no point in living if you can't feel alive.” – Elektra, giving us a line from the theme song to the movie.
The Theme Tune: The World Is Not Enough by Garbage.

Screening Sunday, 24 January, at 23:10 and Friday, 29 January, at 12:05

Licence To Kill

Licence To Kill

The Year: 1989.
The Bond: Timothy Dalton.
The Baddie: Iguana-loving drug baron Franz Sanchez (Robert Davi).
The Bond Girl: Bad-guy wife and victim Lupe Lamora (Talisa Soto).
The Plot: Bond defies orders to take personal revenge on the drug lord Franz Sanchez who killed his CIA best friend, Felix Leiter (David Helison).
The Stunt: Bond escapes bazooka fire while driving a petrol tanker by tilting the tanker up onto its left-hand tyres.
The Gadget: The cleverly named dentonite explosive toothpaste with the cigarette packet receiver to set it off.
The Quote: “Launder it.” – Franz Sanchez on what to do with money that has a henchman’s remains splattered all over it.
The Theme Tune: License To Kill by Gladys Knight.

Screening Monday, 25 January, at 10:00, Tuesday, 26 January, at 22:30 and Thursday, 28 January, at 14:20

Golden Eye

GoldenEye

The Year: 1995.
The Bond: Pierce Brosnan.
The Baddie: Presumed-dead MI6 agent Alec Trevelyan (Sean Bean).
The Bond Girl: Computer programmer Natalya Simonova (Izabella Scorupco).
The Plot: Trevelyan steals control of the GoldenEye satellite, allowing him to destroy computer systems with an EMP (electromagnetic pulse), plunder the Bank of England and destroy its records and Britain’s economy.
The Stunt: The pants-wetting, extreme, one-take bungee jump from the top of the Verzasca Dam in Switzerland.
The Gadget: A ballpoint pen grenade. Be careful how many times you click this Bic!
The Quote: “I think you're a sexist, misogynist dinosaur. A relic of the Cold War, whose boyish charms, though wasted on me, obviously appealed to that young woman I sent out to evaluate you.” – M (Judi Dench) puts Bond in the naughty corner.
The Theme Tune: GoldenEye by Tina Turner.

Screening Monday, 25 January, at 12:10 & 22:15, and Thursday, 28 January, at 16:35

Thunderball

Thunderball

The Year: 1965.
The Bond: Sean Connery.
The Baddie: Emilio Largo (Adolfo Celi) and Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Eric Pohlmann).
The Bond Girl: Largo’s mistress, Domino (Claudine Auger).
The Plot: Evil organisation Spectre demands ransom for two stolen atomic bombs, stolen by Emilio Largo, Spectre’s Number Two.
The Stunt: The underwater fight scene, ending with Bond luring his pursuers into a shipwreck using his scuba tanks to make a bubble trail, then lobs a grenade down between them before closing the hatch.
The Gadget: The Bell Rocket Belt jetpack, one of the ultimate Bond flying gadgets.
The Quote: “My dear girl, don't flatter yourself. What I did this evening was for King and country. You don't think it gave me any pleasure, do you?” – Bond giving a snippier-than-normal version of his “so long and thanks for all the sex” speech.
The Theme Tune: Thunderball by Tom Jones.

Screening Monday, 25 January, at 18:05 and Saturday, 30 January, at 18:00

Tomorrow Never Dies

Tomorrow Never Dies

The Year: 1997.
The Bond: Pierce Brosnan.
The Baddie: Elliot Carver (Jonathan Pryce).
The Bond Girl: Chinese MSS spy Wai Lin (Michelle Yeoh).
The Plot: Media mogul Elliot Carver starts stealing military technology as part of his mission to provoke war between Britain and China – all to give his media organisation a ratings boost.
The Stunt: Bond and Wai Lin jump a motorbike through one building over onto the rooftop of the next… passing over a helicopter.
The Gadget: Mobile phone that allows Bond to drive his car via remote control.
The Quote: “Warning! Unsafe driving will void warranty!” – Bond’s high-tech new car has some complaints.
The Theme Tune: Tomorrow Never Dies by Sheryl Crow.

Screening Monday, 25 January, at 20:15 and Thursday, 28 January, at 18:45

You Only Live Twice

You Only Live Twice

The Year: 1967.
The Bond: Sean Connery.
The Baddie: Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Donald Pleasance).
The Bond Girl: Japanese SIS agent Aki (Akiko Wakabayashi).
The Plot: Bond goes to Japan to look into the theft of a spacecraft and the kidnapping of astronauts by Spectre’s Number One, Blofeld, who’s looking to spark World War 3 by attacking both the US and Russia’s space programmes.
The Stunt: A massive squad of ninjas rappels down into Blofeld’s evil lair and command centre inside a dormant volcano.
The Gadget: Blofeld’s bridge which, opened with a foot pedal, drops unwanted guests down into a pool of piranhas.
The Quote: “First, you become a Japanese. Second, you train hard and quickly to become a ninja – like us. And third, to give you extra special cover – you take a wife.” – Bond’s ally, Tiger Tanaka (Tetsurô Tanba), prepares him for a glam makeover.
The Theme Tune: You Only Live Twice by Nancy Sinatra.

Screening Tuesday, 26 January, at 12:00 and Saturday, 30 January, at 22:00

The Man With The Golden Gun

The Man With The Golden Gun

The Year: 1974.
The Bond: Roger Moore.
The Baddie: Francisco Scaramanga (Christoper Lee).
The Bond Girl: Mary Goodnight (Britt Ekland), a tragically stupid British agent
The Plot: Bond tracks down stolen solar technology while also trying to find the assassin who’s been sent to kill him.
The Stunt: In Bangkok, Bond jumps a red AMC Hornet over a river, spinning the car 360 degrees in the air before landing upright and safely on the other side of the river.
The Gadget: A golden gun that can be smuggled through security by breaking down into its parts, which look like a gold cigarette lighter, a gold cigarette case, a gold cufflink, and a gold pen.
The Quote: “Jealous husbands! Outraged chefs! Humiliated tailors! The list is endless!” – M (Bernard Lee) lists just some of the people who’d pay to see Bond dead.
The Theme Tune: The Man With The Golden Gun by Lulu.

Screening Wednesday, 27 January, at 10:00 and Sunday, 31 January, at 10:00 & 20:35

The Living Daylights

The Living Daylights

The Year: 1987.
The Bond: Timothy Dalton.
The Baddie: KGB officer General Georgi Koskov (Jeroen Krabbé).
The Bond Girl: KGB “sniper” and cellist Kara Milovy (Maryam d’Abo).
The Plot: A defecting KGB agent claims that the new head of the KGB has sent out a kill order on all spies, but the agent is really working hand-in-hand with an American arms dealer, embezzling KGB funds to buy drugs.
The Stunt: Bond and Kara escape gunmen by tobogganing down a mountain on her cello case with Bond steering, using the endpin of her priceless cello.
The Gadget: Q’s (Desmond Llewelyn) sheer delight in demonstrating the Ghetto Blaster rocket-launching tape deck makes this one a winner.
The Quote: “Kara, we're inside a Russian airbase in the middle of Afghanistan.” – Bond moaning that they’re not exactly free following their jailbreak.
The Theme Tune: The Living Daylights by A-ha.

Screening Thursday, 28 January, at 12:10

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