“When I was 25, I walked in on my grandma’s killer. She was already dead. Her breasts were cut off. He was still on top of her, raping her, when he heard me come in that night. He tried to get away, but I wrestled him to the ground. I put my hands around his throat and strangled him to death. I looked into his eyes as he struggled. Then his body just stopped wiggling around. The state of New Jersey wound up giving me 35 years. C’mon, man, It wasn’t my fault. What would you do if someone was raping your grandma?” (photo by Donato DiCamillo)
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In 2023, the Bond franchise celebrates its 70th anniversary. Very few franchises, with the exception of the Universal Classic Monsters and Godzilla series have enjoyed such a long life in popular media like film. Like them, the Bond franchise has seen many new beginnings which continually restart the property, which perpetually reset it, and which are bound to do so again.