When it comes to birthdays, this week offers a bumper crop of famous Brits turning the page on yet another year.
The Sixties was such a creative time in London with Beatlemania raging, Ian Fleming‘s James Bond making it to the big screen in 1962 and the first episode of Doctor Who airing in 1963. Have you ever wondered what it was like …
Well first of all, despite the evidence of the picture above, since the London Olympic Games have finished, it has stopped raining fire from on high, so that’s a definite plus.
We can see the advance publicity for the next James Bond movie now: “Coming soon to a Parliament near you.”
Sam Mendes, director of the latest Bond installment Skyfall, will not be directing the next in the series, reports BBC News.
I’ll be honest, this isn’t automatically great news. Adele, the oscar-winning, golden globe-winning, Brit-winning singer and co-writer of the most recent Bond theme – Skyfall, of course – is reported to be first choice …
The biggest British-related award of the evening was the one that, as was widely expected, went to Daniel Day-Lewis as best actor in the title role of Lincoln.
After weeks of speculation that all six James Bonds might appear at the Oscars, the latest word is that there will not be a 007 reunion this Sunday.
You don’t have to wait until 2014 for the next film installment of James Bond to get some 007 action with a new novel being released in October, 2013, reports RadioTimes.com.
Just as bookies all over the world are taking bets on the next Pope, they’re offering wagers on who will win Oscars. British bookmaker William Hill even has a kind of movie version trifecta, a special Lincoln bet bundle.