…licopter skids and blowing up secret bases for almost sixty years and he isn’t slowing down either. The British Empire may be long dead but Bond is a reminder that once upon a time, the world was ruled by smirking, booze-guzzling laddies like James Bond, bending colonies to their will on behalf of the Queen, God save her.
I wondered why I never like James Bond movies, even as a child in the Caribbean. I remembered the excitement generate amounts the locals by the open-air showings of the film. I always thought that there was something colonial about a British man going around the world on her majesty’s service.