Oct 16, 2021
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Bond theme music from Connery to Craig has always been reinvented

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In 1995’s GoldenEye, Dame Judy Dench’s M stings James Bond with a fitting description: “A sexist, misogynistic dinosaur and a relic of the cold war.” Of course, she was right.

Author Ian Fleming published Casino Royale, the first novel that described Agent 007’s exciting exploits in espionage, in 1953, right at the beginning of a period of tension between the USA and Britain and the Soviet Union, while the release of Dr. No in 1962 was mere days before the Cuban Missile Crisis threatened the world. And while Bond’s aesthetic has changed with the times, the question has always been about whether he can really change as a man, or even if he should.

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