“Brave New World”: The New Q, Masculinity, and the Craig Era Bond Films

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Abstract

This article examines the significance of the new Q in Skyfall (Dir. Sam Mendes, 2012) and Spectre (Dir. Sam Mendes, 2015). It explores some of the ways that the new take on Q in the Craig era has not only adapted the dynamic between Bond and the MI6 gadget-master by turning him into a young tech geek, but also speaks volumes about masculinity and the Bond franchise.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-55
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Popular Film and Television
Volume46
Issue number1
Early online date18 Apr 2018
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Publication statusPublished - 2018

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