Shaking and Stirring James Bond: Age, Gender, and Resilience in Skyfall (2012)

  title={Shaking and Stirring James Bond: Age, Gender, and Resilience in Skyfall (2012)},
  author={Klaus Dodds},
  journal={Journal of Popular Film and Television},
  pages={116 - 130}
  • K. Dodds
  • Published 3 July 2014
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Popular Film and Television
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