Posts Tagged ‘James Bond’

The Man with the Golden Gun – James Bond

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

So this is how the last energy crisis looked, in spy fiction anyway. The James Bond film The Man With the Golden Gun, 1974, which unfortunately starred Roger Moore rather than Sean Connery, revolves around the capture of an innovative solar energy device funded by the villain Scaramanga and coveted by MI5, which desires the world-dominating powers it confers for itself.

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Architecture in the movies, part 1.

Monday, May 11th, 2009

This list,  inspired by an interesting thread on pushpullbar, is a small selection of great modern buildings that have appeared in 20th C film. Above, Charles Deaton’s Sculpture House, which appeared in Woody Allen’s 1973 film Sleeper. All photos gratefully borrowed from Flickr.

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