When Jimmy O'Connell took a job as chauffeur for 007 producers Eon Productions, it would not just be Cubby Broccoli, Roger Moore and Sean Connery he would drive to James Bond his grandson Mark swiftly hitched a metaphorical ride too. In Catching Bullets: Memoirs of a Bond Fan, Mark O'Connell takes us on a humorous journey of filmic discovery where Bond films fire like bullets at a Thatcher era childhood, closeted adolescence and adult life as a comedy writer still inspired by that Broccoli movie magic. Catching Bullets is a unique and sharply-observed love-letter to James Bond, Duran Duran title songs and bolting down your tea quick enough to watch Roger Moore falling out of a plane without a parachute.Repair and renovation arekey themes in Royale and Solacesister filmscut from the same tuxedo cloth. Royalepaved ... aClose your eyes, a he asks asthe flames, the echoedcries ofherlong dead siblings and the Walther PPK all risewith ill intent .
|Author||:||Mark O’Connell, Mark Gatiss, Barbara Broccoli|
|Publisher||:||Splendid Books Limited - 2012-09-03|