Tag Archives: James Bond

Skyfall IS an Energy Movie

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Looks like we’re going to need a DeLorean and 1.21 gigawatts of power for this post to correct the mistake written earlier by Michael! As it turns out, Skyfall IS an energy movie — sort of. (link to Michael’s original Skyfall blog post here) … Read More

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Quantum of Solace: An Energy and Water Film

2008, MGM & Columbia Pictures

Quantum of Solace (2008) is both an energy film and a water film. Oil makes an appearance when the CIA makes a deal with the bad guys to keep Bolivian oil flowing to the USA.  Keep in mind that in … Read More

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James Bond Saves the World from an Oil Crisis

1983, Warner Bros.

In Never Say Never Again (1983) Sean Connery makes his triumphant return to the role he made famous (or was it the role that made him famous?) in a self-parody about coming out of retirement to save the day.  What … Read More

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Skyfall: NOT an energy movie

Skyfall Poster 2012

While Skyfall (2012) is many things—a fun movie, a Bond thriller, and a blockbuster—it is not an energy movie. But, for me, it does raise the question of which Bond movies have energy or resource themes.  And, in spirit of … Read More

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