Alan was recently invited back to join the Rogue Agents crew to discuss the excellent Dynamite Comics one-shot Solstice by the talented Ibrahim Moustafa. So what did the crew think of this Christmas special Bond comics story? – Tune in to find out.
Alan and Jarrod revisit the Bond soundtracks as we discuss the work of the ninth Bond composer, Thomas Newman, and Adele’s award-winning theme song. Join us for another fun discussion on the music of Bond. Tune in here.
In the latest episode of the Bond Music: Six of the Best series Jarrod and Alan infiltrate a secret meeting at the opera to discuss the soundtrack from QUANTUM OF SOLACE (or is that “Something of Boris”?) – Does David Arnold depart on a high note? Will there be a new record for shortest track? Will Alan get out of the boot? — Tune in & find out!
In the latest Bond Music; Six of the Best episode we move on to the Daniel Craig era as Jarrod and Alan discuss David Arnold’s score for CASINO ROYALE. David Arnold slows things down for a this reboot of the franchise. Is it too slow? Does it need more Barry? Is it just Barry enough? — Tune in & find out!
On the latest episode of the On Her Majesty;s Secret Podcast Van and Alan take a look at half a dozen of Roger Moore’s non-Bond movie outings, plus a discussion of his early pre-Bond TV career.
The movies we covered included:
- The Fiction Makers
- The Man Who Haunted Himself
- The Wild Geese
- Escape From Athena
- ffolkes (aka North Sea Hijack)
- Cannonball Run
And Alan tells the story of why he doesn’t remember meeting Sir Roger. – Check it out here.
The latest Bond Music: Six of the Best episode’s session is all about DIE ANOTHER DAY. It’s not a fan-favorite film in the Bond community, but is the soundtrack shaky as well? How about that Madonna tune – club jam awesomeness?…good Bond song?…. And just where did Jarrod get his CD from? — Tune in & find out!
On the latest episode of Bond Music: Six of the Best we discuss the sounds of Tomorrow Never Dies. Will Alan & Jarrod fawn all over David Arnold’s initial entry into Bond film scores? (probably) And the debate will be decided: Sheryl Crow vs KD Lang: the lads will decide which one they prefer! — Tune in & find out!
Over on the Her Majesty’s Secret Podcast network we took a look at Sir Sean Connery’s extensive movie career outside the world of 007, coming up with a list of 14 different movies to discuss from his earliest roles in the late 1950s up to his last movie in 2003.
The movies covered were:
- Hell Drivers (1957)
- Marnie (1964)
- The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
- A Bridge Too Far (1977)
- The First Great Train Robbery (1978)
- Outland (1981)
- Highlander (1986)
- The Name of the Rose (1986)
- Untouchables (1987)
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
- The Hunt For Red October (1990)
- Rising Sun (1993)
- The Rock (1996)
- League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Tune in to see if you agree with our assessments and recommendations on which from the list are worth a watch.
The GoldenEye soundtrack is an easy target for us to point fingers at as the worst 007 movie score. But why did it turn out that way, and is there a few actual golden nuggets in there? – Join Jarrod and I as we discuss these and many other aspects of Eric Serra’s contribution to Bond’s musical history.