Me Too Killed James Bond

Michele Koh Morollo
6 min readOct 19, 2021

Why Bond can no longer hack it as a hero for our age. *spoiler alert

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Growing up, my dad wasn’t a big cinemagoer, but he was always first in line at the box office whenever a James Bond movie came out. The first Bond film I watched was “Octopussy” with the debonair Roger Moore as 007; it was also the first time I discovered the meaning of the word “harem”. I must have been about eight at the time, and I remember…