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Code Name Banshee - Quick-Fire Review - No Spoilers

July 5th, 2022

14:39

Code Name Banshee is a new action movie starring Jaime King and Antonio Banderas, Join us as we take a no-spoiler look at this movie.

Code Name Banshee is available for streaming and is on a limited theatrical …

Spy Movie News - June 28 2022 - The Gray Man, Spy Kids, Slow Horses and more!

June 28th, 2022

17:10

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 …

James Bond's A VIEW TO A KILL - Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

June 21st, 2022

29:10

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 …

Interview with Del Singh the Turban Expert and Maker for James Bond's OCTOPUSSY!

June 7th, 2022

38:15

Octopussy! Faberge eggs, precious jewels, manhunts, floating palaces – and the first Bond movie filmed in India - that means . . . Gobinda and other …

Spy Movie News May 31, 2022: Sean Connery's DB5, Streaming Releases, More!

May 31st, 2022

14:45

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

ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE - On Location - Road Where Tracy is Killed

May 27th, 2022

11:19

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 …

Interview with author Tony Lee Moral on Alfred Hitchcock's NOTORIOUS

May 17th, 2022

25:00

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.   

 

Ideas?

OPERATION MINCEMEAT Quick-Fire Review - No Spoilers

May 10th, 2022

14:14

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 …

James Bond's OCTOPUSSY Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

May 3rd, 2022

40:21

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 …

Spy Movie News April 26 2022! Bond news, Slow Horses, Spy Kids, Streaming Service News!

April 27th, 2022

15:15

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 …

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE Gadgets in Ghost Protocol, Rogue Nation and Fallout!

April 19th, 2022

55:41

Gloves that let you climb walls! Sniper flutes! Magnetic suits! Poison rings, Contact lens imager, self-inflating airbags and a whole lot more! Here, …

ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE - On Location - Wedding Reception and Bull Ring

April 12th, 2022

11:07

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 …

ALL THE OLD KNIVES First Reactions - No Spoilers!

April 6th, 2022

39:14

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 …

Interview w/Director & Screenwriter for ALL THE OLD KNIVES!

April 4th, 2022

1:05:10

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 …

Spy Movie News March 29 2022 Bond Awards, MGM/Amazon, All the Old Knives, Red Notice 2 & 3, Agent Game More!

March 29th, 2022

16:02

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 …

James Bond's FOR YOUR EYES ONLY Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

March 22nd, 2022

48:25

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 …

Steven Saltzman – An interview with the Executive Producer of THE IPCRESS FILE 6-part series!

March 15th, 2022

44:18

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 …

THE IPCRESS FILE Series Launched! Is it worth your time?

March 14th, 2022

33:31

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 …

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - Gadgets in M:I 1, 2, and 3!

March 8th, 2022

45:30

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 …

James Bond's MOONRAKER Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

March 1st, 2022

32:14

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

Can shuttles fly? Is …

Spy Movie News February 22 2022 - New Spy TV Series, Operation Fortune, Bond, Mission Impossible, Awards More!

February 22nd, 2022

15:28

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 …

BLACKLIGHT - Quick-Fire No Spoiler Review

February 12th, 2022

14:51

NO SPOILERS!   Another Liam Neeson action movie called Blacklight just released.  Is it another sequel to the Taken series? 

Join us as we are Cracking the Code of the movie Blacklight.  We'll answer that question and …

THE IPCRESS FILE - ITV Series Briefing With Actors, Director

February 8th, 2022

28:08

The Ipcress File! No, we’re not talking today about the 1965 version with Michael Caine! We are talking about the ITV TV series, The Ipcress File …

THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (1934 & 1956 - Hitchcock) Decoded!

February 1st, 2022

1:34:03

THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH
Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Mistaken identities! World travelers! Mystery in the middle east! Secrets told, murder plots, …

Spy Movie News January 25 2022 - Bond, Mission: Impossible, Blacklight, Eraser: Reborn, Conmen, More!

January 25th, 2022

14:25

Spy Movie News for January 25, 2022!

Bond IMAX and VFX, Mission Impossible, really! Blacklight, The Bricklayer, Conmen, Eraser: Reborn, The 355, Miénteme , Red Notice, To Catch a Thief, and more!

Ideas:

THE SPY WHO LOVED ME Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

January 18th, 2022

32:32

Submarines in trouble, M looking for Bond, Cozy cabins, beautiful women you cannot trust, skiers, mountains, cliffs, rifles and pistols and …

THE 355 - Quick-Fire No Spoiler Review!

January 9th, 2022

13:09

Exploding planes, destructive computer devices, agents with families, an international spy team, plot twists and more make up the first spy movie released in 2022, THE 355.

Join us for our NO SPOILER review of THE 355, …

Brigitte Millar - Dr. Vogel in SPECTRE and No Time to Die!

January 4th, 2022

44:59

Join us for a charming talk with Brigitte Millar, who played Dr. Vogel in SPECTRE and in No Time to Die!

She's also played Emmeline Vance in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, she won an award for her …

Spy Movie News - Dec. 29 2021 - Kingsman, Red Notice, MI, Argylle, Operation Fortune, More

December 29th, 2021

15:03

Spy Movie News for December 29 2021! Spy movies coming in 2022, The Kingsman series, Argylle, Red Notice, Mission: Impossible, Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre, The Duke and more!

Start the New Year off right - …

The King's Man - QuickFire Review

December 23rd, 2021

14:21

NO SPOILERS!

Intrigue, honor, duty, violence, poisons, World War I, upper-class privilege, Rasputin and other real-world people, a sinister …

88 Influences - KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE

December 22nd, 2021

1:01:22

A Virus, An Antidote, Elton John, Whiskey, Cannibalism, robot dogs, and Butterflies are some of the things we’ll look at as we are Cracking the Code of 88 influences of and on the 2017 movie, KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE!

79 Influences on KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE

December 17th, 2021

1:03:14

Exploding heads, prosthetics that cut, halo dives, and Samuel Jackson playing a deranged megalomaniac. We’ll look at all of these and more as we are Cracking the Code of the influences of the 2014 movie, KINGSMAN: THE …

ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE On-Location - Formal Gardens (Love Montage)

December 14th, 2021

9:49

We searched for and found the formal gardens from ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE - near Lisbon, Portugal!  Come with us as we intro our podcast recorded on-location in Portugal!

The gardens, which appear in the love …

A Real CIA Spy Decodes Real vs Movie Spies!

December 7th, 2021

58:14

Andrew Bustamante, an ex-CIA spy, talks with us about the differences between real spies and movie spies!   This is one cool dude!  You must hear …

Spy Movie News Nov. 30 2021: James Bond, Craig, Mission Impossible 8, The King's Man, The Night Agent, More!

November 30th, 2021

12:04

Here’s our Spy Movie News for November 30 2021!
Find out what you need to know fast!

  • No Time To Die
  • The King's Man is coming
  • Christmas gifts
  • No Time …

NO TIME TO DIE Decoding the Pluses and Minuses!

November 23rd, 2021

1:18:42

NO TIME TO DIE - we look at some of the pluses and minuses of the movie as we decode certain scenes.   "For Whom the Bell Tolls," "A  Farewell to …

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

November 16th, 2021

24:03

Oceans, Beaches, oysters, champagne, a man in a suit on the beach – what? A funhouse that’s not so fun, and . . . a Golden Gun! 

Join us as we …

RED NOTICE: A Quick-Fire Review - No Spoilers!

November 8th, 2021

10:30

Red Notice – A Quick-Fire, No-spoiler Review 

Cleopatra’s Eggs, Deep Fakes, call outs to Indiana Jones, Mission: Impossible and James Bond, Ryan …

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER Filming Location Revealed with Matt Sherman!

November 2nd, 2021

17:48

Who is buried in the mausoleum niche in Diamonds are Forever?  And where exactly is it?  We recall Bond placing the urn in the crypt and removing an …

Spy Movie News October 26 2021 - James Bond, No Time to Die, Red Notice, The King's Man, more!

October 26th, 2021

20:16

Here’s our October 26, 2021 edition of Spy Movie News with latest updates on James Bond and No Time To Die, Red Notice, The King’s Man, and more in another special edition of Cracking the Code of Spy Movies! Let’s get …

James Bond's Walther PPK w/ Firearms Expert, Tom Whiteman

October 19th, 2021

38:46

James Bond!  Weapons! Berettas!  Walther PPKs, Silencers and more!  Today we talk with a weapons expert, Tom Whiteman of Legacy Collectibles – all …

NO TIME TO DIE –Theater Viewing Formats Guide: 2D, 3D, 4DX, IMAX - NO SPOILERS

October 14th, 2021

12:46

SpyMovieNavigator.com has seen NTTD in most available formats! Tom discusses here: 2D, Dolby Cinema, 3D, 4DX (that has seat movement etc.), and IMAX!

James Bond’s SPECTRE Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

October 12th, 2021

48:13

The living dead! Skeletons on parade, assassin shots ringing out, a rogue Bond?, foot chases, and of course a fight aboard a helicopter! Join us as we decode the pre-title sequence of James Bond’s SPECTRE!

Join Dan and …

James Bond's SKYFALL Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

October 5th, 2021

31:10

Aliens? An agent dies?  A twin-drummed magazine on a pistol, motorcycles on rooftops, an inexperienced agent, a fight on a train (oh, really?!), an …

NO TIME TO DIE No Spoilers First Reactions and Fan Reactions!

October 1st, 2021

42:07

NO TIME TO DIE is playing on the big screen! And our Agent Tom Pizzato joined Agent Vicky Hodges in England to see the movie!

Tom and Vicky have sent in their NO SPOILERS report on their viewing on NO TIME TO DIE  And …

Spy Movie News September 28 2021 NO TIME TO DIE, M:I7, THE KING'S MAN, More!

September 28th, 2021

17:16

Here is our Spy Movie News for September 28, 2021. 

Today, we look at NO TIME TO DIE,  other James Bond news, big Mission: Impossible news, and other upcoming spy movies!

Feedback/Idea: info@SpyMovieNavigator.com

James Bond's QUANTUM OF SOLACE Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

September 26th, 2021

28:21

Car chases! Aston Martins! Alfa Romeos! Land Rovers! Lake Garda Italy and Carrara marble – all part of the pre-title sequence in James Bond’s QUANTUM OF SOLACE!

We even have a piece from Roberto Schaeffer, ASC, AIC - …

James Bond's CASINO ROYALE Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

September 21st, 2021

35:12

Aces!  Spades! Clubs! Hearts! Diamonds! Death! And OO status revealed all in the Pre-Title and Title sequences of Casino Royale! 

Join us today as we take a gamble getting Daniel Craig’s first outing as Bond in as we …

Gadgets in James Bond's YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE Decoded!

September 14th, 2021

25:05

Space capsules,  poison-dart-firing cigarette, Little Nellie, safe-crackers, flash paper, slides, closed-circuit cameras, micro-dots, collapsing …

James Bond - The Daniel Craig Arc from CASINO ROYALE to SPECTRE and Beyond!

September 7th, 2021

41:04

Join Dan Tom and a special guest, our agent in Montreal "Eddie," in looking at the Daniel Craig arc - get ready for NO TIME TO DIE!

We look at what …

Spy Movie News August 24 2021: Bond, MI7, The Gray Man, Argylle more!

August 24th, 2021

12:48

Here’s our Spy Movie News for August 24 2021!    Amazon and MGM,  Fast and Loose, Argylle, Mission: Impossible 7,  James Bond – say what?,  Martin Campbell, The Gray Man, and industry news!

Join us and "Be in the Know" …

THE PROTEGE - a Quick-Fire, No-Spoilers Review!

August 21st, 2021

14:52

Michael Keaton, Maggie Q. and Samuel L. Jackson headline the just released (August 2021) espionage move, The Protégé.

Lots of relationships to other spy movies are highlighted including tropes, dialogue, style and more. 

THE LAST MERCENARY - A Quick-Fire No-Spoilers Look!

August 17th, 2021

10:47

Jean-Claude Van Damme is an old ex-secret agent, car chases, bullet-proof tuxedos, child/parent issues, a Big Mac, and a fun ending fight scene round …

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE II Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

August 10th, 2021

35:54

Chimera!  Bellerophon! Viruses, antidotes, scientists, the black plague, kids playing and singing, airplanes, and multiple kinds of masks, and who is …

Second Anniversary Show!

August 3rd, 2021

20:04

We’re celebrating our second anniversary!  Thanks for being on this journey with us – you make it a vacation for us! 

Well, wow!  We have just passed our Second Anniversary for our website, SpyMovieNavigator.com, our …

Spy Movie News July 27 2021 Black Widow, M7, No Time to Die+

July 27th, 2021

19:16

Here’s our July 27, 2021, Spy Movie News with news
on

 - Black Widow
 - Mission: Impossible 7
 - No Time To Die
 - Daniel Craig
 - Red Notice
 - …

Gadgets in James Bond's THUNDERBALL Decoded!

July 20th, 2021

27:07

Hidden maps, hidden tape recorders, rocket-firing motorcycles, rocket belts, water cannons and underwater rebreathers – whew let’s take a breath as we decode the gadgets in Thunderball!

Join Dan, Tom and Vicky diving …

BLACK WIDOW - a Quick-Fire , No Spoiler Reaction!

July 13th, 2021

24:25

Join Tom and Vicky as they talk about the major release from Marvel, BLACK WIDOW which is out in theaters now, and steaming through Disney+ for subscribers who pay extra to see at release time.


Tom and Vicky will give …

LIVE AND LET DIE Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

July 6th, 2021

44:54

Murder at the UN!  Murder in New Orleans!  Murder in San Monique!

Funerals, coffins, knives, and snakes!  Ambassadors, jazz, heroin, and voodoo rituals!  And where is Bond??  Let’s dig in and decode the pre-title …

Spy Movie News June 29 2021: Amazon, 007, Fleming, Gray Man, Black Widow More!

June 29th, 2021

16:14

Here’s our June 29 2021 Spy Movie News with news on Amazon & 007, other industry news,  Ian Fleming’s golf course,  The Gray Man, No Time to Die …

Billion Dollar Brain - Decoded!

June 22nd, 2021

56:00

Harry Palmer, a cold Helsinki winter, virus-filled eggs, outdoor festivals, evil computer programs, a maniac billionaire, a double-cross - make up …

Cracking the Code of Spy Movies - What Our Podcasts & Videos are About! In 35 Seconds!

June 17th, 2021

0:37

Cracking the Code of Spy Movies is all about . . . spy movies!   Not just Bond, but from the classics to current releases!

Take a quick listen - 35 seconds!

Please . . . give us a 5 star rating on your favorite podast …

Harry Palmer, Len Deighton, Billion Dollar Brain with Rob Mallows!

June 15th, 2021

19:32

Rob Mallows of DeightonDossier.net joins Dan and Tom as our prelude to our Billion Dollar Brain podcast!  We talk about Deighton, The Ipcress File,

Diamonds Are Forever Pre-Title Sequence Decoded

June 8th, 2021

37:06

Japan!  Cairo, a tropical oasis, mud baths, finger-snappers, cloning, a "new" Bond, and Blofeld’s finally dead!  Let’s decode the pre-title sequence to Diamonds are Forever!

Join Dan and Tom in a lively discussion - …

Spy Movie News - June 1 2021: Amazon/MGM, Broccoli, Bond & Marvel More!

June 1st, 2021

11:05

Here’s our Spy Movie News for June 1 2021!  

  • Hot industry news as Amazon gobbles up MGM
  • Barbara Broccoli speaks out
  • James Bond and Marvel
  • Black Widow

On Her Majesty's Secret Service Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

May 25th, 2021

34:54

On Her Majesty's Secret Service Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

A car chase, a fight on the beach, guns, knives, suicide, a new Bond, a different Aston, a time machine, a Queen with a trident, and more in the pre-title …

8 James Bond Movies Discussed by Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans!

May 18th, 2021

1:27:22

4 of our Facebook Group discuss 8 James Bond Movies!  This is fun!

Scott Winterroth: (Chicago)

  • The Spy Who Loved Me
  • Tomorrow Never Dies

 David …

Cliff Walkers - A Quick-Fire Look - No Spoilers!

May 11th, 2021

9:11

Join us as we take a no-spoiler, quick-fire look into the latest spy movie, CLIFF WALKERS.

Set in the 1930's, CLIFF WALKERS is an espionage movie about four Chinese agents trying to extract a prisoner from Japanese …

Spy Movie News May 4 2021

May 4th, 2021

10:39

Here’s our Spy Movie News for May 4, 2021!  So, May the Fourth be With You.

Cliff Walkers, Mission Impossible, Tom Cruise, Robert Pattinson as the …

James Bond Filming Locations Around the World - with Johannes Eklund

April 27th, 2021

59:54

Visiting James Bond movie locations is fun, and we have the expert with us today - Johannes Eklund who runs http://www.JamesBondLocations.com !  …

YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE Pre-Title Sequence Decoded

April 20th, 2021

19:27

Space capsules swallowed up in Earth orbit!  Bond shot dead!  International tension & intrigue!  Another World War coming?

Join Dan, Tom & …

Spy Movies For Kids - behind the PG rating of SPIES IN DISGUISE!

April 13th, 2021

7:22

In this 7 1/2 minute podcast, we look into the 2019 spy movie for kids, Spies in Disguise. This is a fun, family-friendly spy movie with a PG rating.

We know parents are always trying to understand the appropriateness …

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 1 Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

April 6th, 2021

23:01

Mission: Impossible (1) 1996:

Join us as we unmask and decode the pre-title sequence in Mission Impossible (1) from 1996!

- Masks!
- The big con
- Potions and injections!
- Dead or alive?
- The M:I team
- One of the …

Spy Movie News March 30 2021

March 30th, 2021

11:03

This March 30 2021 edition of Spy Movie News covers

- Billie Eilish
- Mission Impossible 7 cast
- The Courier
- Kandahar
- Black Widow
- The Gray Man
- Lift
- Disney
- Theater & Industry news
- In Memoriam

THE COURIER - A Quick-Fire Look at the Greville Wynne-Oleg Penkovsky Cold War spy thriller

March 27th, 2021

10:49

Join us as we take a quick-fire look at the spy thriller, THE COURIER, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Merab Ninidze!

NO SPOILERS!!!!

This movie is …

THUNDERBALL - Pre-Title Sequence Decoded

March 23rd, 2021

37:04

Thunderball!  James Bond!  Sean Connery in a gun barrel, A Rocket Jet pack? A fake funeral, James Bond punching “a woman”, Bond’s French connection, cryptic Latin inscriptions etched on a chapel wall, water cannons …

GOLDFINGER - Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

March 16th, 2021

28:52

Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as we dig for the gold in the pre-title sequence of Goldfinger!

Drug Lords! Latin America!  Miami Beach! Seagulls! Nitro!  …

Spy Movie News - March 9 2021 Mission Impossible, James Bond, The Gray Man, Agent Game & More

March 9th, 2021

14:15

Here’s our March 9th, 2021 edition of Spy Movie News with updates on:

  • Mission: Impossible 7 and 8
  • No Time to Die
  • Ana de Armas
  • The Gray Man
  • Agent Game

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE - Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

March 2nd, 2021

17:15

Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as we kick off our series into the pre-title sequences of spy movies, with From Russia With Love!

We'll dive into the statuary in the garden, the importance of every sound we hear and lots more.

You Only Live Twice - Scene and Title Song Analysis

February 23rd, 2021

50:27

You Only Live Twice is Sean Connery's 5th outing as James Bond - join Dan, Tom & Vicky in a scene analysis with connections to other movies, and …

Spy Movie News Feb 16 2021 No Time To Die, M:I 7, Disney, Streaming, Black Widow More!

February 16th, 2021

13:48

Here’s our February 16, 2021 edition of Spy Movie News with updates on spy movies and TV series, Black Widow, Mission: Impossible 7, No Time to Die, …

Terence Mountain interview - He was in ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE & DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER!

February 9th, 2021

47:46

Tom, Dan and Vicky interview a mountain of a man - Terry Mountain who was in two James Bond movies:  On Her Majesty's Secret Service (as Rafael, one of Draco's guys fighting Bond on the beach, and other scenes) and

Gadgets in James Bond's Diamonds are Forever - Can You Believe it?

February 2nd, 2021

27:21

Join Dan, Tom, Vicky, and our special guest, Joe Pappalardo as we crack the code of the gadgets in Diamonds are Forever!  We ask, Can you believe it?  Gadgets in spy movies!

From fake fingerprints, to lasers and …

Spy Movie News 1/26/21: No Time to Die, M:I, Black Widow, The King's Man, More

January 26th, 2021

9:25

Join Cracking the Code of Spy Movies with a new episode of Spy Movie News - all in one place - "Be in the know in under 10 minutes!"

Today

 - No Time To Die
 - Mission Impossible
 - The King's Man
 - Black Widow
 - Five …

BONDage in Space - Tying Up the Gadgets in Moonraker!

January 19th, 2021

52:31

Blast off with Tom, Dan, Vicky and Joe Pappalardo as we dismantle the gadgets in Moonraker!

All of the gadgets, from the poison pen, the Bondola, and …

Spy Movie News Jan 12 2021 No Time to Die Delay? Mission Impossible 7, James Bond and 007, The 355 and more

January 12th, 2021

9:57

Spy Movie News!  Get the latest news on your favorite upcoming spy movies!  In this episode, Dan covers:

  • Another No Time to Die Delay?
    Mission: …

Spy Movie News Dec 29 2020 MGM for Sale, NTTD, Mission: Impossible rant, The Survivalist, Tenet Costumes & More!

December 29th, 2020

9:58

Spy Movie News Dec 29 2020

Covering

  • MGM Holdings Inc might be for sale
  • No Time to Die Billie Eilish song reaction
  • Mission: Impossible rant, and …

Gadgets FRWL & Goldfinger - Can You Believe it?

December 22nd, 2020

36:16

Join Tom, Dan and Vicky as they take apart the gadgets in From Russia With Love and Goldfinger - and determine whether we can believe in the gadget …

Spy Movie News Dec 8 2020: NTTD, WarnerMedia, Women Spies, M:I, a Real James Bond, Black Widow, The 355

December 8th, 2020

9:58

December 8, 2020 edition of Spy Movie News with lots of theater news as WarnerMedia drops a bombshell, Women as leads in Spy Movies in 2021, James …

Derek Lyons - 4 Bond movies, Star Wars, Indiana Jones - tells Back Stories!

December 1st, 2020

53:35

Derek Lyons joins Dan, Tom & Vicky on Cracking the Code of Spy Movies!

Derek has made appearances in:

  • Octopussy
  • A View to a Kill
  • The Living …

Spy Movie News Mid-November: NTTD, Red Notice, M:I, a real James Bond

November 24th, 2020

9:50

Spy Movie News Mid-November 2020 edition covers more news on

  1. No Time to Die,
  2. Mission: Impossible 7 and 8
  3. Red Notice
  4. a real James Bond
  5. FBI Spy Movie

International James Bond Trivia Marathon - Nov 14 2020

November 20th, 2020

54:01

Play along!  Join Steven Jay Rubin, author of the newly released The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia in this international James Bond Trivia Marathon!  The entire event took about 4 hours and was streamed Live on Zoom and …

Steven Jay Rubin - The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia

November 17th, 2020

41:54

A great talk with Steven Jay Rubin, author of The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia - available for order now!

  • Great Behind-the-Scenes and back stories

Sir Sean Connery Tribute - 2020

November 10th, 2020

30:50

Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as we salute Sir Sean Connery and remember his passing on October 31 2020.

  • Dr. No
  • From Russia With Love
  • Goldfinger

Dalton As Bond With Film Prof/Author Dr. Cary Edwards

November 3rd, 2020

52:51

Today we are thrilled to talk with Dr. Cary Edwards who wrote the book on Timothy Dalton’s 2 Bond films called, “He Disagreed With Something That Ate Him” arguing that both films are a unique contribution to the series …

Spy Movie News October 27 2020 - M:I7, NTTD Soundtrack,. Jet Packs!

October 27th, 2020

9:54

Spy Movie News for October 27 2020 includes new info on:

  • Mission: Impossible 7 and 8
  • No Time To Die sound track
  • Cary Fukunaga
  • The Next James Bond?

Funeral in Berlin (1966) - Scene Analysis & Connections - Part 2

October 20th, 2020

34:04

Join Dan and Tom as they head to Germany to attend the Funeral in Berlin!   This 1966 movie is the second installment after The Ipcress File, with Michael Caine as Harry Palmer, based on Len Deighton's novels.  Part 2 …

Funeral in Berlin (1966) - Scene Analysis & Connections - Part 1

October 13th, 2020

29:31

Join Dan and Tom as they head to Germany to attend the Funeral in Berlin!   This 1966 movie is the second installment after The Ipcress File, with Michael Caine as Harry Palmer, based on Len Deighton's novels.  Part 1 …

Spy Movie News: Oct 3 2020 - NO TIME TO DIE Delay & Fan Reactions

October 3rd, 2020

9:23

Spy Movie News October 3 2020 Special Edition - as MGM, Universal and Eon announce another delay for No Time To Die's release - not until April 2021.

Quick talk about it and fan reactions as well!

In under 10 minutes, …

Spy Movie News Oct 1 2020 - NO TIME TO DIE!

October 2nd, 2020

9:48

Lots of news on No Time to Die this period, so this entire episode is devoted to it - looking release date strategies, The Official James Bond Podcast launch Billie Eilish, Ana de Armas and more!

In under 10 minutes, …

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE II - Part 2

September 29th, 2020

36:05

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!  …

Spy Movie News Sept 24 2020 : Black Widow, Mission Impossible, No Time To Die, Pinewood Studios, Red Notice, More!

September 24th, 2020

8:57

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

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE II - Part 1

September 22nd, 2020

34:35

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!  …

Spy Movie News Sept 15 2020: RED NOTICE, FIVE EYES, M:I 7, THE DUKE, TENET, NTTD

September 15th, 2020

9:50

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 …

Gadgets - OHMSS & LIVE AND LET DIE - Can you Believe It?

September 8th, 2020

28:42

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

NO TIME TO DIE Sept. 3 2020 Trailer - Analysis & Perspective!

September 4th, 2020

25:25

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 …

Spy Movie News - Sept 1 2020: NO TIME TO DIE., M: I 7, TENET, THE KING'S MAN

September 1st, 2020

8:03

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 …

TENET (2020) - A Quick-Fire Look (NO SPOILERS)

August 29th, 2020

8:45

NO SPOILERS!  SpyMovieNavigator's co-host, Vicky 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 …

THE IPCRESS FILE (1965) - Part 2

August 25th, 2020

30:20

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, …

THE IPCRESS FILE - Part 1

August 18th, 2020

32:32

Join Dan and Tom as 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 …

Spy Movie News -- Tenet, The King's Man, Black Widow, & Red Notice - 8/11/2020

August 11th, 2020

10:26

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused upheaval for the movie industry. In the US, the major theater chains are planning to reopen by the end of August. …

Gadgets in Spy Movies - Dr. No & Skyfall - Can You Believe It?

August 4th, 2020

29:11

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 …

Spy Movie News: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 7 & NO TIME TO DIE Updates August 2020

August 2nd, 2020

4:08

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 …

THUNDERBALL - A Deep Dive - Part 2

July 28th, 2020

37:31

From a Listener or 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!!!!”

Join Dan and Tom as they take a …

THUNDERBALL - A Deep Dive - Part 1

July 21st, 2020

33:48

From a Listener: “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!!!!”

Join Dan and Tom as they take a deep dive …

THE SILENT ENEMY (1958) - a THUNDERBALL Inspiration?

July 7th, 2020

52:35

Dan and Tom dive into The Silent Enemy, a 1958 World War II spy movie, that has lots of connections with the 1961 novel and 1965 film, Thunderball!  Explore this great film and all the connections to Bond movies!  

All …

MY SPY (2020) - A Quick-Fire Look

June 29th, 2020

42:31

Join Dan and Tom in Cracking the Code of My Spy - the first spy movie released by a major studio in 2020 - and it's not in theaters!  It's on Amazon Prime!

The Quick-Fire Look will not giveaway the movie, but we will …

Part 2: A Talk with QUANTUM OF SOLACE Director of Photography, Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC

June 23rd, 2020

47:53

Join Dan and Tom as they spend a couple of hours with Roberto Schaefer, Director of Photography for Quantum of Solace!  Roberto has been the Director …

First Anniversary Show!

June 16th, 2020

36:01

Join Dan and Tom as they celebrate their First Anniversary of SpyMovieNavigator.com and their podcast and video shows, Cracking the Code of Spy …

A Talk with QUANTUM OF SOLACE Director of Photography, Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC - Part 1

June 9th, 2020

57:09

Join Dan and Tom as they spend a couple of hours with Roberto Schaefer, Director of Photography for Quantum of Solace!  Roberto has been the Director …

Q PLANES (1939) - Historical Influences on the Movie!

May 26th, 2020

49:18

Join Dan and Tom as they Crack of Code of the history that surrounded & impacted directly the making of the 1939 movie, Q Planes (Clouds Over Europe).

Our first podcast on Q Planes called, Q Planes (Clouds Over …

Q PLANES (1939) aka CLOUDS OVER EUROPE

May 19th, 2020

54:49

Q Planes, also known as Clouds Over Europe for the USA release, is a spy comedy, treating a top-secret invention the British were testing just prior to World War II and what they had to do to keep the invention and …

Team Fukunaga and Waller-Bridge - Will This NO TIME TO DIE Team Work?

May 5th, 2020

35:37

Join Dan and Tom as they dive into how and if screenwriter Phoebe Waller-Bridge and director Cary Fukunaga will work together on No Time To Die.    Two very different backgrounds have to merge together to create some …

The Spy Next Door (2010)

April 28th, 2020

38:00

Join Dan and Tom on their Cracking the Code of Spy Movies show as they uncover some hidden connections in this fun comedy/spy movie for the whole …

Drinking With Bond - Literally!

April 21st, 2020

57:50

Join Dan and Tom and they literally mix some Bond cocktails as they discuss the wide variety of drinks that James Bond 007 imbibes in , throughout the Ian Fleming's James Bond novels.

Old fashioneds? Irish coffee?  …

North by Northwest Part 2

April 8th, 2020

49:39

Join Dan and Tom as they dive deeply into Alfred Hitchcock's 1959 "monumental" spy thriller, North by Northwest.  Some have called this the first Bond movie!  From New York City to Chicago to Mount Rushmore, the thrill …

North by Northwest - Part 1

April 1st, 2020

1:03:24

Join Dan and Tom as they dive deeply into Alfred Hitchcock's 1959 "monumental" spy thriller, North by Northwest.  Some have called this the first Bond movie!  From New York City to Chicago to Mount Rushmore, the thrill …

C2E2 Show Chicago: What Do Real Spy Movie Fans Think?

March 24th, 2020

16:20

Tom and Dan head down to the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo in Chicago top try to find some real spy movie fans!

In as new segment, Opinions of Real Spy Movie Fans, we talk to a bunch of real people who talk about …

All That Glitters - the Gold in GOLDFINGER - Part 2

March 8th, 2020

30:26

Goldfinger was one of producer Cubby Broccoli’s favorite Bond films – top 3 of the 17 he produced.  

Join Tom and Dan as we go gold mining for the …

All That Glitters - the Gold in GOLDFINGER - Part 1

March 1st, 2020

29:54

Goldfinger was one of producer Cubby Broccoli’s favorite Bond films – top 3 of the 17 he produced.  

Join Tom and Dan as we go gold mining for the …

Reel Art Collectibles - Movie Collectibles Galore!

February 16th, 2020

35:07

Movie Collectibles: Join Dan and Tom as they go on-sight to a fabulous move collectibles shop and warehouse and interview the owner, Cory Glaberson, …

NO TIME TO DIE Title Song by Billie Eilish - Reactions & Lyrics Analysis

February 15th, 2020

42:50

James Bond No Time To Die Billie Eilish Podcast: Join Dan and Tom as they dive into the lyrics of the title song for No Time To Die by Billie Eilish!  

Looking at the tune from the key it is written in & what the …

NO TIME TO DIE Oscars Trailer Reaction!

February 12th, 2020

18:13

James Bond - No Time To Die Oscar's Trailer Podcast: Join Dan and Tom as they dive into the latest No Time To Die trailer that appeared as an ad on the Oscars, February 9, 2020!

We examine the new scenes that are in the …

In NO TIME TO DIE, It IS Time for SOMEBODY To Die!

February 9th, 2020

32:14

James Bond - No Time To Die Podcast: We’ve watched the No Time To Die trailer a lot.  We are intrigued.  The photography, special effects, lighting – all so enticing and yet – not all that revealing.   Or is there …

NO TIME TO DIE Official Game Day Spot 2020 - Trailer Discussion!

February 4th, 2020

31:21

James Bond No Time To Die Super Bowl Trailer Podcast: Join Dan and Tom as they dive into the No Time To Die trailer # 2, which aired during the Super Bowl (American) football broadcast!

Here, we look at the trailer …

SECRET AGENT- Secret Agents Were Not That Secret Even in 1936!

January 26th, 2020

39:22

Secret Agent – 1936

Join us as we're cracking the code of spy movies!  Here, we're taking a close look at the 1936 Hitchcock movie, Secret Agent, its influence on future spy movies, and how sometimes being a secret …

James Bond Spy Movie Collectibles

January 19th, 2020

14:34

Join Dan (Tom's was on vacation during recording!) as he looks at some of the collectibles that SpyMovieNavigator owns from some of the James Bond …

Spyscape Spy Museum New York Tour With Ian Oldaker!

January 12th, 2020

29:17

Join Dan and Tom - as Dan details the fascinating Spyscape Spy Museum in New York City and interviews Ian Oldaker, the museum GM, as they tour the museum.   This is an interactive museum, not just exhibits, with lots of …

James Bond is Like Coca-Cola Which is Why for Bond, This is NO TIME TO DIE!

January 5th, 2020

26:11

Join Dan and Tom as we explore No Time To Die and see why Bond will survive his next mission, looking back at how changing the Coca-Cola formula in …

Spies in Disguise - A Quick-Fire Look

December 31st, 2019

28:40

Join Tom and Dan, Cracking the Code of Spy Movies as they take a Quick-Fire look at the animated kids spy movie, SPIES IN DISGUISE, looking at how it relates to other spy movies, the plot, music and message!  And …

Cracking the Code of Spy Movies - a Look at 2019 and A Look Ahead to 2020

December 22nd, 2019

59:26

Join Tom and Dan in our 2019 wrap-up podcast of our Cracking the Code of Spy Movies show!  Here, we include clips from all of our 2019 podcasts - take a listen, find ones that interest you and subscribe (free) to our …

Examining Ian Fleming's Original James Bond Manuscripts - Part 2

December 15th, 2019

28:13

Dan and Tom of SpyMovieNavigator.com, had the privilege of examining 11 of Ian Fleming’s original James Bond manuscripts – his actual typed pages, with hand-written edits in the margins, crossed-out sections, add-ins …

No Time To Die Trailer Discussion December 2019

December 5th, 2019

33:30

Join Tom and Dan as we crack the code on the trailer for No Time to Die!

We'll talk about the key scenes in the trailer, if they create interest and intrigue, and we look at "the bell-" yep, there is a bell we think …

Examining Ian Fleming's Original James Bond Manuscripts - Part 1

December 1st, 2019

31:08

Dan and Tom of SpyMovieNavigator.com, had the privilege of examining 11 of Ian Fleming’s original James Bond manuscripts – his actual typed pages, with hand-written edits in the margins, crossed-out sections, add-ins …

Charlie's Angels (2019) - A Quick-Fire Look

November 20th, 2019

23:02

Join Tom and Dan in Cracking the Code of Spy Movies! Here we take a Quick-Fire look at the new 2019 movie, Charlie's Angels and analyze its originality, what movies influenced it and what the overall impression is.  …

The Spies Who Loathe Me - Why Bond is a Franchise Target!

November 17th, 2019

38:36

Join Tom and Dan as they investigate why Bond still tops Mission: Impossible, Bourne and what about George Smiley.  

Every other spy movie franchise loathes and despises James Bond 007 – and the EON Productions 50+ …

Spy Movies & Real World Connections - Part 2

November 3rd, 2019

44:12

Have you ever thought about how events in the real world and other movies could affect and work their way into some of our favorite spy movies?  …

Spy Movies & Real World Connections - Part 1

October 20th, 2019

41:40

Is the world enough?  Spy movies have always looked for real-world inspirations to incorporate into their spy movies!   The Duke of Wellington makes …

His World Never Dies - The Evolution of James Bond - in Movies

October 6th, 2019

56:11

Interview with: His World Never Dies: The Evolution of James Bond author, Dave Holcomb  - Book is a nice read and in this podcast we interview the …

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE - The United States was far FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE in 1963 - Part 2

September 22nd, 2019

47:05

Join Tom and Dan as they compare From Russia With Love to real world events and its relationship to other spy movies!  This is Part 2 or a 2 Part show on From Russia With Love.

When Ian Fleming wrote From Russia With …

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE - The United States was far FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE in 1963 - Part One

September 15th, 2019

49:13

Join Tom and Dan as they compare From Russia With Love to real world events and its relationship to other spy movies!  This is Part 1 of a 2 Part show on From Russia With Love.

When Ian Fleming wrote From Russia With …

Spy Movie Navigator visits LICENCE TO KILL Filming Locations in Key West Florida (USA)

August 21st, 2019

1:01:53

SpyMovieNavigator took a trip to Florida in the USA to visit filming location sites for Goldfinger (Miami) and for Licence to Kill (in Key West …

Spy Movie Navigator visits GOLDFINGER Filming Locations in Miami Florida (USA)

July 24th, 2019

33:41

SpyMovieNavigator took a trip to Florida in the USA to visit filming location sites for Goldfinger (Miami) and for Licence to Kill (in Key West …

THE 39 STEPS

July 1st, 2019

55:56

The 39 Steps, directed by Alfred Hitchcock is considered by many to be the first spy movie ever made!  If you came to our site as a Bond, Bourne, Hunt, Smiley, or other spy fan, you might not have seen this film.

James Bond is to Spies What Sherlock Holmes is to Detectives!

June 17th, 2019

42:54

Sherlock Bond?   James Holmes?  James Bond is to spies what Sherlock Holmes is to detectives!  Let’s journey into this dark London world together and …

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - Is It Impossible To Bring A Successful TV Show to Film? Mission Impossible Does it!

June 17th, 2019

50:14

Is it an Impossible task to bring a successful tv show to film?   Come with us as we dissect the first Mission: Impossible movie!

For the most part, …

Why DR. NO is Dr. YES For Spy Movie Fans!

June 17th, 2019

1:11:03

Dr. No, EON Productions first James Bond film based on Ian Fleming’s sixth James Bond 007 novel gets a big YES from movie-goers at the time of release in 1962, even more so now, and has been a staple of Bond films ever …

SpyMovieNavigator - All About Spy Movies!

June 12th, 2019

50:46

SpyMovieNavigator.com is The Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans - Spy Movie Podcasts, Videos, Discussions and more!

In this episode, we talk about why we started SpyMovieNavigator and how spy movie fans can get …

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