All posts tagged james bond

REVIEW: Blood, White and Blue by James Silvester

“A present-day political thriller with a strong heroine in her abilities and identity” – this month’s must-read! Britain is a melting pot of racial tensions and economic uncertainty. Sir Geoffrey […]

Empire & Espionage: Why Some Couldn’t Face a Black Bond

I don’t think there was any doubt that the possible inception of a black Bond would cause controversy, especially when one considers the backlash against a female Doctor Who, but […]

Mission Impossible: Fallout – A franchise not yet ready to bomb

Mission Impossible is one of the most definitive spy-action franchises, perhaps second only to James Bond. The franchise started as a one-off adaption of a television series and quickly became its […]

Black Panther Review – Ryan Coogler’s Contribution to the Marvel Canon is a Cultural Milestone that Challenges and Satisfies in Equal Measure

With a total of eighteen features to its name since 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become something of a cultural phenomenon with its grand narrative, interlinking an array of comic book […]

Why The Doctor Can Be Anyone, Especially a Female.

When I first started editing the film section of CUB Magazine – almost a year ago now, when Britain was in the EU, America did not have a carrot cake […]

Why the World Obviously Needs Another White James Bond (Not).

What is it that makes James Bond so appealing to the mass audience? Is it how debonair he looks in a Tom Ford suit? Is it his ability to drink […]