It’s officially the 90s, and it’s time to talk about metrosexuality, Michelle Yeoh, and torture scenes as we dive into Pierce Brosnan’s take on James Bond.
Warnings: The section on torture scenes is, uh, adult-oriented. It’s not our fault that Madonna said “Sigmund Freud, analyze this!”
Some Sources You Might Find Interesting:
Licence to Thrill: A Cultural History of the James Bond Films by James Chapman
The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity by Olivia Khoo
The Politics of James Bond by Jeremy Black
Paradoxical Masculinity: James Bond, Icon of Failure by Toby Miller
Market Forces: James Bond, Women of Color, and the Eastern Bazaar by Lorrie Palmer