November 15, 2012 | Vol. 116 -- No. 30

50 years of James Bond’s enduring legacy

We all have our own ways of moving on from an election like we saw last week. My way? See a James Bond movie.

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I’m not a diehard James Bond fan, but the latest movie, Skyfall, is by far one of the best in the franchise.

Over the last 50 years, 23 Bond films have entertained audiences and made millions of children wish they were secret agents. After all this time, the franchise has an entrenched legacy that has endured through the good, bad and slightly weird entries.

In order to remain relevant, the franchise has had to change with time. Many of us remember the gadgets supplied to Bond o...

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