Ian Fleming

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Patriotic Cocktails, Part 3: The Americano

    This Independence Day, set yourself free from garish red-white-and-blue cocktails by mixing up some patriotic drinks whose taste as well as appearance honors the spirit of the holiday. In this series, I will explore some off-the-beaten-path adult beverages for your July 4th party. Though invented ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2012

    James Bond, Out of Time

    Fifty years in, the spy is ever less relevant - and still beloved. Why?

  • Music

    October 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Is Adele's "Skyfall" the Worst Bond Theme of All Time?

    Fifty years after the release of the very first Hollywood adaptation of Ian Fleming's superspy, James Bond returns to make his 23rd appearance on the silver screen this month in Skyfall, Daniel Craig's third crack at the character. The media blitz for the film's premiere is already in full effect, l ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Who Else Would Make A Good Bond Villain?

    Jeez, when are they going to stop casting ugly actors in these Bond movies?​So it turns out Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men, Vicky Cristy Barcelona) is going up against 007 in Bond 23: After months of speculation about who would play the villain in the next James Bond installment, we fi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    A Warm Welcome for Flora & Muse

    ​"I'm surprised at how many people have already been coming on a regular basis," Hayri Gurbuz told me with a huge smile on his face yesterday afternoon. Part owner of Flora & Muse (12860 Queensbury), the newest addition to CityCentre's growing ranks of high-end, high-concept restaurants, the T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Bob Marley: Think You Know Him, Mon?

    ​Bob Marley: The Untold Story By Chris Salewicz Music journalist Chris Salewicz hasn't been afraid to tackle the big names in print. In addition to his work as a features writer at NME from 1974-81 and active freelancer, he's previously penned biographies on Paul McCartney, Jimi Hendrix, Mick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Bono, Gaga And ZZ Top Write Like Raymond Chandler? Who Knew?

    ​Ask anyone who really knows Rocks Off, and they'll probably tell you we can be a little slow on the uptake sometimes. We proved this once again earlier this week, when we updated our Facebook status with a plea for someone to explain to us what in tarnation a "meme" is. We should have waited ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 16, 2008

    Balls...Hair Balls: The Five Best Bond Movies

    Everyone has their own criteria for answering the all-important question: Which of the 22 (official) James Bond movies is your favorite? For example, I was never a huge fan of the gadgetry and thought Lazenby, though underrated, never was a good fit. Your mileage may vary according to your toler ... More >>

  • Film

    November 13, 2008

    Quantum of Solace Is Neither Shaken Nor Stirred

    Marc Forster has a license to confuse and bore

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008
  • News

    March 29, 2007

    Mail Call


  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    Royale Flush

    The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy, and comes up aces

  • Film

    August 8, 2002


    Bond is reincarnated -- sort of -- as a shaved-head punk in xXx

  • Culture

    March 14, 2002

    Confess, Greg

    For years, Fletch was out of print. Now, his father explains why.

  • Film

    April 19, 2001

    Crazy from the Heat

    Boorman and Le Carré lose touch with their thrill-seeking personae in Panama