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Screentime: Spectre

The cars, the exotic locations, the action scenes, the gadgets, the women … even the most casual moviegoer is familiar with the world of James Bond. But what is Bond's place in the world today? We review Spectre, the latest in the franchise, with a movie critic, a tech inventor and a travel enthusiast.


  • Russ Simmons, KCUR's resident movie critic
  • Rachel Murphy Leimkuehler, Bond fan and travel enthusiast
  • Reza Derakshani, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at UMKC and Chief Scientist at EyeVerify
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer, Media Training Manager and now the Community Engagement Manager at KCUR. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter @MLMIndustries.