james bond

  • Music

The Man Who Created the ‘Sinister’ “James Bond Theme”

In 69 years of books and 60 years of movies, seven actors became James Bond, and over two dozen composers created 25 songs to support the opening atmosphere of each one of them – that moment, the dramatically dangerous intro when Bond walks across the screen and shoots at us in the audience. One man, however, has left his signature on all of them – Monty Norman, composer of the "James Bond Theme" that announces how fierce, smart, cool, and indomitable 007 is.
  • Industry

Car Stars: Where Movies and Automobiles Come Together

Think fast: is there any film you had seen that didn’t have a car? Difficult, isn’t it? Cars and movies were born and developed at the same time, from the late 19th century to the early 20th, a moment when movement and speed fascinated new generations and opened opportunities for new horizons. The first moving picture – The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Gare, in 1895 -  showcased a protagonist from the previous century – the locomotive.