1. The BOND 50 Blu-ray Set Review

    By Athena Stamos on 2012-10-04

    To buy, or not to buy? If you’ve already grabbed the 13 out of James Bond movies that have previously been released on Blu-ray, that is the question. Because now one can buy all 22 films in one very handsome box. Is it worth the upgrade, when most of these discs are exactly as they appeared before? There’s a lot here that’s been ported over from the old discs, so let’s focus on what’s new for this release.

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  2. The 007 Days of Bond – Launching the Blu Ray Box Set

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-09-27

  3. Sir Roger Moore launches Bond50 Blu Ray Celebrations.

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-09-12

    James Bond legend Sir Roger Moore today set the digital timer on a golden briefcase containing the first boxset of all 22 Bond 007 films on Blu-ray, which will travel the length of Great Britain from Monday 17th to Monday 24th September.

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  4. Bond50 – A Look Inside the Blu Ray Set

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-09-03

    As the Bond50 Blu Ray set draws ever closer, HMV have teased us even more with a look inside the boxset. The pages, taken from the exclusive Blu Ray case, shows pages from ‘Octopussy’ right up to Bonds last outing, ‘Quantum of Solace’.

    The page can be viewed here. The official Bond50 Blu Ray set will be available on the 24th September.

    Special thanks to ‘lechero’ for the alert.

  5. Bond50: Blu Ray Update.

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-08-29

    I’m sure many of you are wondering about the Special features contained on the upcoming James Bond Blu Ray Boxset? Well, digitalbits have gave us a major update regarding the apparent lack of extras on the new boxset. It seems that all the special features from the previous DVD releases will be carried over to this set, with a few exceptions.


    We’ve confirmed with our sources at 20th Century Fox that nearly all special feature content from the previous Special Edition Blu-rays and DVDs will carry over to the new BD releases. The only exceptions are the Mission Control menu-based content from the previous DVDs, many items from Charles de Lauzirika’s original 2003 Die Another Day: Special Edition and 5 items from the 2008 Casino Royale: Collector’s Edition BD (The Art of the Freerun, Catching a Plane: From Storyboard to Screen, Storyboard Sequence: Freerun Chase, Filmmaker Profiles and Bond Girls Are Forever). So if you have those discs and want to retain all the bonus content, definitely keep them.

    We’ve also confirmed that the 11 classic Bond titles previously released on Blu-ray will be available widely again on 10/2, the same day as the box set. We already know that Walmart will have 3 of the never-before-released titles as BD exclusives that day: Diamonds Are Forever, Octopussy and GoldenEye. We’ve now OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED exactly what we suspected, which is that BestBuy will have On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, You Only Live Twice and The Spy Who Loved Me as BD exclusives on 10/2, and Target will have A View to a Kill, The Living Daylights and Tomorrow Never Dies as BD exclusives. So that’s our Bond news for today. Again, that’s official.

    You can read the article here.


    That’s all for now folks. The Blu Ray Boxset will be released on September 24th, and the new James Bond adventure ‘Skyfall’ will hit cinema screens a month later.


    Special thanks to ‘clublos’ for the alert.

  6. BOND50 Blu Ray boxset reviewed in Total Film.

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-08-28

    Along with a free Skyfall poster, the current issue of Total Film (October 2011), have rated and reviewed the James Bond 50th Anniversary Blu Ray Boxset, as well as the individual films in the set. Released late September, the Blu Ray boxset has received a 5 star review for both in presentation and extras. Read on to reveal what Total Film have rated the first  22 James Bond films.

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  7. GoldenEye to get Steelbook Exclusive

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-08-28 have confirmed via Facebook that Goldeneye is getting an exclusive steelbook. In a competition to win the Bond 50 Blu Ray Boxset, have also asked fans to vote for their favourite steelbook artwork, the first being a new edit of Pierce Brosnan standing behind the gunbarrel, and the latter being the theatrical poster artwork. You can vote for your favourite here, as well as entering for a chance to win the Boxset.

  8. Michael G Wilson & Barbara Broccoli: Bond 50 Interview

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-08-24

    Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli discuss Bond on Blu Ray, the pressure of taking over an extremely popular franchise, the involvement of Martin Campbell, the Bond formula and Cubby Broccoli, as the Bond 50 Blu Ray release set gets nearer.

  9. 20th Century Fox Blu Ray Re-Release

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-08-20

    20th Century Fox are planning a re-release for 11 already available Bond Blu Rays (Excluding Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace) and have supplied  new cover artwork, with no new special features, as far as we can tell.

    Availble October 2nd, Dr No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, Live And Let Die, The Man With The Golden Gun, For Your Eyes Only, Licence To Kill, The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day are available to pre-order now, from the FOX Website. Click here to Pre Order and see the individual artwork.

    Thank you very much to CBn Member ‘lechero’ for the alert.

  10. Bond50 – HMV Exclusive.

    By Matthew Harkin on 2012-08-20

    As the Blu Ray Boxset is a mere few weeks from release, HMV customers are in for a treat. As well as the 23 stunning high definition discs, HMV have also listed exclusive individual art cards for each Bond film, from 1962’s Dr No, right up to this years highly anticipated ‘Skyfall’, which will be supplied with the set. You can pre-order the set here, which is released on September 24th.