The silly Bonds and the serious Bonds

Sean Connery, making a face during the filming of Goldfinger.

For many, it may seem there are two types of James Bond films.

One type consists of the the entries that focus on the spy stuff, the action or psychology of Bond. We may, in the interest of brevity, call these the serious Bonds.

The other type consists of the entries that instead are fun, adventurous and don’t take themselves too seriously. Here I’ll call them the camp