“This truly wonderful Roger story is soothing my aching soul”

TV and radio writer Marc Haynes captured the nation’s mood today, when following the terrible news in Manchester we also learned that Roger Moore had sadly passed on. Marc wrote a story on Facebook about meeting Moore a couple of times: once as a child, and once as an adult. And in the words of…

Chris Cornell, YOU KNOW MY NAME, has died

Chris Cornell, lead singer of American hard rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died aged 52. In a statement to the Associated Press, his representative, Brian Bumbery, said Cornell died on Wednesday night in Detroit.Bumbery called the death “sudden and unexpected” and said his wife and family were shocked. The statement said the family would…

Clifton James, sheriff in two James Bond films, dies

Clifton James, best known for his indelible portrayal of a southern sheriff in two James Bond films but who was most proud of his work on the stage, has died. He was 96.  His daughter, Lynn James, said he died Saturday at another daughter’s home in Gladstone, Oregon, due to complications from diabetes. «He was…

007: The resume

The expectations were high because Spectre was the world’s most expensive movie ever made costing over $300 million. The newest James Bond is played by Daniel Craig again. This British actor has quite some experience with 007 movies. We have seen him in Casino Royale for the first time following with Quantum of Solace and Skyfall. In…

M: Ralph Fiennes

In Skyfall (2012), Mallory (Ralph Fiennes) is introduced as the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee regulating MI6 and overseeing the transition between M’s “voluntary retirement” and her unnamed successor. He is initially sceptical about Bond’s capability for fieldwork and suggests he think about retirement. When cyber-terrorist Silva attempts to kill M, Mallory takes…

The Biography: Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes was born in Ipswich (England), on 22 December 1962. He is the eldest child of Mark Fiennes (1933–2004), a farmer and photographer, and Jennifer Lash (1938–1993), a writer. He has English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. His surname is of Norman origin. His grandfathers were industrialist Sir Maurice Fiennes (1907–1994) and Brigadier Henry Alleyne…