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Join us in Cracking the Code of Spy Movies - Uncovering connections & influences from spy movie to spy movie, and how real world events find their way into spy movies. Bond, Mission: Impossible, Bourne, Classics and Current Spy Movies!

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Here’s our September 24th 2020 edition of Spy Movie News with latest updates on Black Widow, Tom Cruise in space, Mission Impossible 7, Mission: Impossible theme, Red Notice, No Time to Die, Pinewood Studios news, and Lashana Lynch.  Join us for this special edition of Cracking the Code of Spy Movies!  Let’s get to it!

Sep 22nd, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 12:42 pm

Join Dan and Tom as they spy on Mission: Impossible II, looking for interesting facts, scenes and connections!  It actually makes Mission: Impossible II fun!   Viruses!  Antidotes!  Masks!  Hunt!   Luther!  Nyah!  Yeah!   

This is Part 1 of a 2 Part podcast!  Tell us what you think!  Leave us a message on our website, SpyMovieNavigator.com 

Here’s our September 15 2020 edition of Spy Movie News with latest updates on Mission Impossible 7, Red Notice, Five Eyes, Tenet, The Duke, No Time to Die - and some Idris Elba and spy industry news!  Dan of SpyMovieNavigator.com does this another special edition of Cracking the Code of Spy Movies!  Let’s get to it!

Sep 8th, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 10:32 am

Join Tom and Dan & special guest host Vicki Hodges (from the UK) as we discuss the gadgets in On Her Majesty's Secret Service and Live and Let Die - and some Bond movie locations that have been visited and celebrities met!  

Vicki joins us as a co-host on the show, and is an avid Bond memorabilia collector and knowledgeable James Bond and spy movie fan!  She's great! 

Subscribe to our show, Cracking the Code of Spy Movies!

Sep 3rd, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 9:36 pm

Join Dan and Tom and Vicki as they dive into the new No Time to Die trailer released September 3 2020!  

The focus is "perspective" and how that works when dealing with "good" and "bad" here in the film, and how that could be handled.

So tune in now!

Sep 1st, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 11:42 am

 

Spy Movie News for September 1 2020 includes updates on Tenet as it opens in Europe, Mission: Impossible 7, No Time to Die, The King's Man and industry news!

Be ion the know!  Always listen to Spy Movie News from SpyMovieNavigator.com and their podcast & YouTube show, Cracking the Code of Spy Movies!

Here is the current release schedule for TENET:

Wednesday, Aug. 26:
Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Holland, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Thursday, Aug. 27:
Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Lebanon, Malaysia, Middle East, New Zealand, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates

Friday, Aug. 28:
East Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Norway, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Vietnam

Aug 28th, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 10:37 pm

NO SPOILERS!  SpyMovieNavigator's co-host, Vicki Hodges, lives in the UK and she saw Tenet on opening day there, August 26 2020.  

Here is a Quick-Fire look at the movie, with NO SPOILERS!

So, join Dan, Tom and Vicki for this fun quick-fire look at Tenet!

Aug 25th, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 8:22 am

Join Dan and Tom and they take a fresh look into one of the more significant spy movies of the 1960s, The IPCRESS File.

Starring Michael Caine as Harry Palmer, this movie has a lot of Bond connections in staff, including Harry Saltzman as producer!  Great acting, great, gritty spy adventure and based on Len Deighton's novels.   

Harry Palmer's character revealed! Keep scenes examined!  Looking at what was happening in the world at the time, and key scenes.  Is Harry Palmer at all like James Bond?  Let's see! 

Part 2 of a 2 Part podcast.  

Updates on Mission: Impossible 7 and No Time to Die as of August 1st 2020.   The news is a moving target and when there is something to report worthwhile, we will do a short and quick podcast on it.

Blowing up a real bridge?  Moving release dates UP?  Tune in.

Aug 18th, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 10:12 am

Join Dan and Tom and they take a fresh look into one of the more significant spy movies of the 1960s, The IPCRESS File.

Starring Michael Caine as Harry Palmer, this movie has a lot of Bond connections in staff, including Harry Saltzman as producer!  Great acting, great, gritty spy adventure and based on Len Deighton's novels.   

Looking at what was happening in the world at the time, and key scenes.  Is Harry Palmer at all like James Bond?  Let's see! 

Part 1 of a 2 Part podcast.  

This 10 minute podcast will look at the pandemic's impact on Tenet, The King's Man, Black Widow and Red Notice.

We also look at changes the studios are making that may impact things to come. Namely, the recent announcements by Disney, Universal, & AMC have the potential to shake up the industry. They are using the pandemic as their excuse. We'll talk about possible impacts of their announcements on spy movies to come. Subscribe! 

 

Aug 4th, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 9:00 am

Join Dan and Tom as they launch a new series on the Cracking the Code of Spy Movies show called Gadgets in Spy Movies - Can You Believe it?  

Each episode will cover different spy movies, here, Dr. No and Skyfall, with a special guest to discuss some gadgets in Skyfall, Joe Pappalardo, author and magazine contributor to "Smithsonian Air and Space," and "Popular Mechanics."

Join the fun!  A twin drum pistol magazine that fires over a 100 rounds? What?  

Updates on Mission: Impossible 7 and No Time to Die as of August 1st 2020.   The news is a moving target and when there is something to report worthwhile, we will do a short and quick podcast on it.

Blowing up a real bridge?  Moving release dates UP?  Tune in.

Jul 28th, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 10:19 am

From Listeners of Part 1:

  • “Really Loved it !  You guys do a Good Job Explaining the film in Detail I even love Tom talking about the original No Time to Die in the UK in 1958 wow!!!!”

  • "I loved your podcast about Thunderball.  The connection to real events and the clips from “the silent enemy “  I always thought that Bond’s movies were mostly original ideas.
    Thanks for “cracking the code’." - Frank

Join Dan and Tom as they take a deep dive into the James Bond 1965 film, THUNDERBALL, starring Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi.  This is Part 2 or a 2 part podcast!

Part 2 picks up with the flight of he Vulcan with the nukes! 
Interesting trivia facts & insights!

Jul 21st, 2020 by SpyMovieNavigator at 11:43 am

Join Dan and Tom as they take a deep dive into the James Bond 1965 film, THUNDERBALL, starring Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi.

They dive into things that surround key scenes, and events that really happened in the world that influenced this film, including the 1958 movie, THE SILENT ENEMY.

Join the fun in Cracking the Code of THUNDERBALL - some interesting reveals!  Part 1 of a 2-part podcast. 

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