The Curse of the Bond Girl: Why All Interesting Women Must Die

“You think of women as disposable pleasures, rather than meaningful pursuits,” Vesper Lynd tells James Bond in Casino Royale (2006). Vesper, played by Eva Green, is describing the character of James Bond, the person. But she could as easily be discussing the ethos of the franchise. For decades, women in Bond films have become a brand: […]