Poetry can unite people when all seems lost. The Conversation US has pulled together four articles from its archives that speak on the power of poetry.
For six decades, this quintessentially British character has forged a strong relationship with the continent.
Epic poetry tends to be seen as highbrow, while action films are regarded as puerile and brutish. But the two share an affinity for dressing up brutal deaths with rhetorical flair.
James Bond is a character reinvented with every new incarnation – why is his misogyny still dated back in the 60s?
A sign of evil? A look at the use of facial disfigurement in James Bond films.
With No Time To Die pushed back for the third time, the timeliness that has contributed to the brand’s success could be its downfall.
Sean Connery is widely thought of as the “best Bond”. A film expert ranks his top five films in the role.
The working-class lad from Edinburgh rose to become a screen icon and one of the world’s most instantly recognisable stars.
The cinema release of No Time to Die has again been delayed but like the ancient Greek god Dionysus, James Bond is immortal.
A battle is raging between distributors with expensive blockbusters and cinemas with empty seats.
From Diamond’s Are Forever to The World is not Enough, James Bond theme songs are an opportunity for women to thrive.
Killing Eve may seem like an ultra-modern take on the spy genre but it is more traditional that it seems.
The former boss of British intelligence has lashed out at spy novelist John le Carré. The novelist is rather pleased.
To celebrate National Vodka Day, a food historian debunks myths and highlights unknown facts about one of America’s favorite liquors.
Rumour has it British actress Lashana Lynch will play 007 in the next Bond film. If true, the move will be a welcome change to a franchise that has long remained the epitome of conservatism.
Why can’t fiction’s most famous secret agent be played by Idris Elba? Just use your imagination.
Together, Bond and Boyle will be tackling Brexit Britain.
Britain has always been good at projecting its values to the world. It’s going to need that soft power once it leaves the EU.
Intelligence agencies must be incorruptible and ‘speak truth to power’ to be of any benefit to policymakers and the communities they serve.
With its first ever recruitment advert, MI6 is reaching out to women and minority groups. But like their fictional counterparts, will they still end up doing desk work?