Articles Tagged 'Sam Mendes'


Ranking the James Bond Directors

In the five decades since James Bond first hit movie screens in 1962, 11 different directors have had the honor of stepping behind the camera for his adventures. Some of them only directed one film, while the most prolific managed to do five. Each brought something distinctive to the 007 table, however, and in ranking them […]

Daniel Craig in ‘Spectre’ (Pic: MGM/Columbia)

WATCH: Bond is Back in Full-length ‘Spectre’ Trailer

After everything that happened in Skyfall, you’d think the top brass at Mi5 would cut James Bond a little slack from time to time. He did stop that fella who blew up their office building, after all. Well it seems not. According to the new, full-length trailer for Spectre, he’s once again on the wrong […]

Daniel Craig as James Bond (Pic: MGM/Columbia Pictures)

Sam Mendes Thought Daniel Craig was a “Terrible Idea” for Bond

We’re all getting geared up for the release of the latest James Bond movie Spectre, the fourth to star Daniel Craig in the lead role and the consolidation of his hard-bitten and growly version of that character. So it’s interesting to note that the movie’s director Sam Mendes wasn’t entirely sure that Daniel would make […]

Daniel Craig in ‘Spectre’ (Pic: MGM)

Daniel Craig on Spoilers and the ‘Spectre’ Teaser Trailer

At the end of last week, a teaser trailer for the new James Bond movie Spectre was released, one that suggests that the film not only continues where Skyfall left off, but also offers a shadowy hint as to who exactly he’ll be doing battle with this time around. But if you imagine that anyone […]

Stephanie Sigman

Say Hello to Stephanie Sigman, James Bond’s Latest Flame

It seems faintly odd, in the mid-twentytenties, to still be referring to actresses taking on a part in a well-loved movie franchise as Bond girls, but what other term would fit the bill? Love interests implies perhaps a deeper romantic bond (pun intended) than the women in the franchise tend to normally get, and actress […]

Daniel Craig as James Bond in ‘Spectre’ (Pic: Facebook)

First Look: Behind The Scenes at the New James Bond ‘Spectre’

Bond fans! Put down your exploding pens, lock the Aston Martin and leave the Walther PPK tucked in your armpit. The Facebook feed for the new James Bond movie Spectre has released a video from the set, showing scenes of snowy drama from the mountains of Austria: And as a special heartstopping extra, they also […]

Andrew Scott

Who’s The New Bond Villain: Andrew Scott or Stephen Hawking?

Tomorrow (December 4) sees the first official announcement of the cast and title of the 24th James Bond movie, the sequel to the incredibly successful Skyfall. And with that comes a couple of intriguing rumors (well, one intriguing rumor and one moment of distracting possibility) that would be well worth getting excited about if they […]

Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, II

Update: Judi Dench and Steve Coogan Win Ratings Battle for ‘Philomena’

Stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, with a little help from the James Bond franchise, won their fight to have the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) lower the rating of their new film, Philomena, from R to PG-13. Coogan personally attended a meeting with the MPAA’s Classifications and Ratings Board in Los Angeles yesterday (Nov. 13) to appeal […]

Sam Mendes and Daniel Craig

Sam Mendes Confirmed to Direct James Bond 24

Wait, what’s this? Sam Mendes is directing the next installment of 007? We thought that was off the table. Well, in our defense, we don’t think Mendes even knew what the plan was up until recently. Sony films has officially confirmed that Mendes will be returning for the unnamed 24th film. Mendes had bowed out […]

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