Yet few resources exist that examine the movies from the cinema lover’s perspective. The Bond films are more than just entertainment. They represent a collection of ever-evolving filmic styles stretching over half the history of cinema.
BOND FOREVER is presented as a tour through the James Bond films in order to heighten one’s appreciation of these extraordinary movies, but also as a way to introduce film lovers to the language and expression of cinema through one of its most famous icons. The book takes readers beyond the glitz and action scenes, and dives into all the elements of cinema that help tell the story – from writing and directing to cinematography, production design, and music.
Readers will sharpen their powers of observation and discover elements of the Bond movies they have never considered, providing original insights into the development of James Bond as a character, an icon, and the most successful movie series of all time.
Whether you are a film buff, cinema geek, or Bond fanatic, BOND FOREVER will give you a new way of looking at the Bond films – as true works of popular art unlike any other.