(Photo designed by Robert Brownjohn)

If you like your martini’s shaken, not stirred, your time is now.Get your Bond on for a James Bond movie celebration this month at the Jane Pickens Theater in Newport.

In addition to screening first-run movies like Belfast and The French Dispatch this month, Pickens is presenting a series of classic James Bond films in January. The series features Sean Connery in the original hits Goldfinger, From Russia with Love, Thunderball and Dr. No the way they were intended to be seen – on the big screen in a vintage theater, fully restored in 4K.

And, no kidding, martinis will be available at the theater, along with the usual concessions.

Check the schedule below for specific dates:

January 5: Goldfinger

January 12: From Russia With Love

January 19: Thunderball

January 26: Dr. No

For more on upcoming shows at Pickens, click here.

Ken Abrams

Lifestyle Editor Ken Abrams writes about music, the arts and more for What'sUpNewp. He is also a contributor to Providence Monthly, SO RI, Hey Rhody and The Bay magazines.
Ken DJ's "The Kingston Coffeehouse," a roots/folk/rock radio show every Tuesday, 6-9 PM on WRIU 90.3 FM. He is a former educator in the Scituate, RI school system where he taught Social Studies for over 30 years.
Ken is presently on the board of the Rhode Island Folk Festival and Newport Live (formerly Common Fence Music), a non-profit that brings diverse musical acts to the Newport area.