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Tag Archives: Skyfall
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 28th, 2014
The trailer for Terry Gilliam’s latest movie The Zero Theorem has been released, and, like his previous triumphs Brazil and 12 Monkeys, it throws a mundane reality against a fantastical dream, set in a futuristic dystopia. Only ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 27th, 2013
One of the reasons Skyfall was such an enormous hit as a film was the way it cleverly brought together the best themes of the 50 year long James Bond franchise, without spending too much time pointing at its own face in a mirror and ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 26th, 2013
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.
Wait, what’s this? Sam Mendes is directing the next installment of 007? We thought that was off the table.
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on April 1st, 2013
We can see the advance publicity for the next James Bond movie now: “Coming soon to a Parliament near you.”
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 25th, 2013
Empire Magazine, the journal of note for the British film buff, has done what the Oscars failed to do, what the Golden Globes failed to do, and what the Brit Awards failed to do (principally because it does not have any categories that ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 4th, 2013
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 ...
I’m pretty sure if a well-known British actor had tried his hand at directing, delivered a well-liked and unthodox thriller, starring himself, then taken it to an awards ceremony in America and walked off with two of the largest ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on February 1st, 2013
Let’s start at the beginning, with a simple question to the world’s most famous spy.
Do you fancy a drink, Mr Bond?
I’m confused. This possibly will not end well for everyone concerned, but we’ll press on regardless, and take what is coming to us when the fallout hits.