Tag: James Bond

The World of Bond Girls

One of the recurring motifs in the James Bond movies are the so-called Bond girls. According to Wikipedia there is a point in every Bond movie when James Bond meets the principal…

Venues and restaurant chain product placement

As we all know, product placement can range from subtle to more direct, in-your-face approaches. The placement of different type of venues and restaurant chains is no exception, and interestingly enough, venues…

Product placement in pictures: Spectre

Spectre is 24th James Bond movie and one of the biggest, most anticipated movies of the year. Daniel Craig is still agent 007 and Christoph Waltz is the main villain Ernst Stavro…

Interview with Curtis MacEachern of ScotchCinema.com

When I first heard about product placement, that was some 15 years ago, I found the fact that the first product placement was Jack Daniels whisky in Mildred Pierce, a movie from…

Product placement slideshow: Skyfall

I published a lengthy piece on product placement in the latest Bond movie a couple of months ago in the blog post Product placement in pictures: Skyfall. At that time I could…

Product placement in pictures: Skyfall

A lot has been written about excessive and blatant product placement in the latest Bond movie Skyfall. But let me say somethingdifferent: product placement in Skyfall wasn’t excessive and wasn’t blatant. Actually…

James Bond Crush chapter 2: James Bond Island, Thailand

Phang Nga Bay, depending on the day you go, can be either an eerie otherworldly obstacle course of unforgiving rocks shooting dramatically out of choppy, swirling waves, or an awe-inspiring landscape of…

James Bond Crush chapter 1: Café Martinique, Bahamas

The helicopter skims over the waves of the translucent aqua waters, as James hovers precariously at the open door, binoculars trained unerringly on the sea bottom. The missing nuclear-missile equipped plane is…

Pitbull instead of James Bond

In 1995 BMW made history with its deal with the producers of James Bond movies. It was a three-movie deal which gave BMW a chance to include its car models in GoldenEye,…

Famous cocktails: from silver screen to bars and clubs

If you think about famous cocktails from movies or TV shows which one springs to mind: vodka martini from some James Bond movie, Cosmopolitan from Sex and the City, White Russian from…

Does the worst product placement exist?

On Friday, 19th November, an interesting debate started on social news website Reddit: What Movies Have Had the Worst Product Placement? The user, who opened the topic, presented his/her idea: “Here’s mine:…