Cracking the Code of Spy Movies!

Cracking the Code of Spy Movies!

oin us in Cracking the Code of Spy Movies! We will look for inter-connections, relationships, unique concepts, and key scenes in all these genres so that we can all discover something new. We examine how spy films influence each other and how real world events impact spy movies! Join Tom and Dan on this continuous adventure, diving into spy movies like Bond, Bourne, Mission: Impossible and the best of the all the rest - from 1935 on! So, join us now and we’ll all become spy movie navigators! We will navigate our way through all these spy movie genres together through podcasts, videos, online discussions, submission by our Community and more! We will interview authors, movie personnel, and many others who are part of the spy movie community! We will have podcasts from cool locations too, and continue to visit spy movie location sites throughout the world! We're building a Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans, and you're invited!

Episodes

June 28, 2022 17 min

Join us for our Spy Movie News for June 28 2022. In this episode we look at spy movies being released in theater and on streaming platforms in July, 2022, including The Gray Man and Code Name Banshee. We'll also look at spy movies in production and some industry news. Oh, and we'll throw in a tidbit about the Glastonbury festival and a show coming to Broadway.

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A dead MI6 agent, Micro-chips, icy boats, Bond chased on skies, Beluga caviar and vodka shaken – all in the pre-title sequence of A VIEW TO A KILL!

Join undercover agents Dan, Tom and Vicky as they decode and uncover new discoveries and connections in this solid pre-title sequence!

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Octopussy! Faberge eggs, precious jewels, manhunts, floating palaces – and the first Bond movie filmed in India - that means . . . Gobinda and other characters need to have beautiful, authentic turbans . . .and today, we talk with Del Singh who was hired by Eon Productions to make sure Gobinda's turbans were perfect!

So much goes into making great movies and details like this are what enhance the films!

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Spy Movie News!  May 31 2022!  Be in the know!

June streaming releases for spy movies Sean Connery’s DB5 (how much will it go for?) Upcoming movies The Gray Man Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One Freegard The Good Spy The Hunt The Black Kaiser and more! And In Memoriam

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Join Dan and Tom as they continue their search for more ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE filming locations in Portugal - this time, the road where Tracy is killed right after they leave their wedding reception!

Come on the road with us to Portugal for this on-location podcast episode!

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Dan and Tom talk about Hitchcock's classic spy movie, NOTORIOUS, with Tony Lee Moral, author of three Alfred Hitchcock books, with a fourth, "Alfred Hitchcock: The Storyboards" available September 2022.   

 

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Website Episode Page: https://spymovienavigator.com/podcast/interview-with-author-tony-lee-moral-on-hitchcocks-notorious/

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Deception: As spy movie fans, we know that deception is a key ingredient in espionage.

In World War II, the British tried many different forms of deception.  One of the most impactful deceptions from that war has inspired plot points in James Bond movies and was a key driver to the creation of the Hitchcock classic North by Northwest. 

Deception also is the basis of the just-released movie OPERATION MINCEMEAT.

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Bond in Latin American – again – women, impersonations, horses, min-jets, explosions, mustaches, a horse’s butts and more Moore quips in the Pre-Title Sequence to, Octopussy!

Is that micro- jet a real jet?

A Dirty Dozen reference? Goldfinger? Take a listen and see how the fake Colonel Toro does!

Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as they decode and take apart the pre-title sequence!

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Spy Movie News!  April 26, 2022!

Today we will get some updates on upcoming spy movies, James Bond birthday fun, Eon awards, the Slow Horses wind machine, a Spy Kids reboot, new and old spy movies coming to streaming services, and more!

Be in the know in 15 minutes!

Website Episode Page: https://spymovienavigator.com/spy-movie-news-april-26-2022/ 

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Gloves that let you climb walls! Sniper flutes! Magnetic suits! Poison rings, Contact lens imager, self-inflating airbags and a whole lot more! Here, we decode the gadgets in the Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol, Rogue Nation and Fallout – this series is serious stuff!

Join Dan and Tom as they decode more Mission: Impossible gadgets!

Check out our podcast on the gadgets in Mission: Impossible 1 – 3 too. Let’s go!

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Dan and Tom search & find two more ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE filming locations - two of the best - in Portugal:  Draco's mansion where the Bond/Tracy wedding reception takes place, AND the bullring where Draco's birthday party happens, and Bond & Tracy begin to fall in love!

Come with us to Portugal, as we present our on-location podcast!

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The espionage movie ALL THE OLD KNIVES, was released April 8, 2022, in the US on Amazon Prime Video.   In this movie, two CIA agents and ex-lovers (Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton) are brought back together years after a failed rescue attempt - and forced to blur the lines between profession and passion in this deeply riveting tale of global espionage, moral dilemma, and deadly betrayal.

Worth a watch?   We discuss our preview of th...

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The new espionage movie ALL THE OLD KNIVES, has a release date of April 8, 2022, in the US on Amazon Prime Video.  

This episode features the Director of the film, ALL THE OLD KNIVES, Janus Metz, and the Screenwriter and also the author of the novel of the same name, Olen Steinhauer!  

In this movie, two CIA agents and ex-lovers (Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton) are brought back together years after a failed rescue attempt - and for...

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Here’s our March 29 2022 edition of Spy Movie News! Today we will get some spy movie updates, some James Bond award news, more spy movies and old spy movies coming to streaming services, new Bond villains?,  the MGM and Amazon deal, Agent Game, Red Notice 2 and 3, The Outfit, Faceoff 2 and more!

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Website Episode Page: https://spymovienavigator.com/podcast/spy-movie-news-march-29-2022-bond-awar...

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A cemetery, a special grave, a Universal Exports helicopter being flown by remote control, chasing down a bald man in a wheelchair and down he gooooooooes!

Fly with us through the Pre-Title and Title sequences of the James Bond movie, FOR YOUR EYES ONLY!

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Website Episode Page: https://spymovienavigator.com/podcast/james-bonds-for-your-eyes-only-pre-title-sequence-decoded/ 

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Steven Saltzman, the son of Harry Saltzman who co-produced the first 9 Eon Productions James Bond movies and who in the mid 1960s, also produced the first three Harry Palmer movies based on Len Deighton’s books, THE IPCRESS FILE, FUNERAL IN BERLIN  and BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN -  Steven is now an Executive Producer of the 6-part TV series, THE IPCRESS FILE, that is out now - and Steven joins us today to tell us the exclusive inside sco...

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The Ipcress File 6-part series has launched in the UK through ITV as of March 6, 2022!

Our Cracking the Code of Spy Movies team has had the opportunity to view all 6 episodes of this monumental series, & we share our no-spoilers insights here!  We don't always agree & we let you know what we liked and what we wish was different. Take a listen.

The Ipcress File will be released in many other countries soon:

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    Masks and real disguise expert! Exploding gum! Eyeglasses with cameras, liquid nitrogen? Bombs in your head, microdots, eye scanning devices and more!

    Join Dan and Tom as they decode the gadgets in Mission: Impossible 1, 2 and 3!

    Subscribe to our show, Cracking the Code of Spy Movies in your favorite podcast app - please do it now!

    Look for additional podcasts on Ghost Protocol, Rogue Nation, and Fallout!

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    Space shuttles! Airplanes! Parachutes! Skydiving! Circuses! Jaws! Explosions! Plans to kill Bond . . . and a beautiful woman!

    Can shuttles fly? Is Bond really on his last leg? Whatever happened to that leg?!

    Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as we get a leg-up on the pre-title sequence of MOONRAKER! And Philip Latchford and John Cork weigh in too with us!

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    Here’s our Spy Movie News for February 22 2022!

    Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre, Awards nominations, upcoming spy movies like, Heart of Stone, Cold Sun, The Bricklayer, Kompromat, new streaming spy series, The King’s Man and historical accuracy, and Mission: Impossible 7!

    Subscribe to our show right now!

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