Articles Tagged 'Skyfall'

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WARNING: Daniel Craig Wants To Bring ‘Irony’ Back To Bond

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 laughing with glee. But according to a recent interview Daniel Craig […]

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Five Ways Britain Changed After The London Olympics

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. Here are five other lasting legacies of a sporting event that took the country by surprise, in the most delightful way imaginable. Joining In […]

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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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‘Skyfall’ Finally Starts To Pick Up Some Awards Love…

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 relate to movies), they’ve given Skyfall a decent trophy-cabinet full of awards […]

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Bond Producers Approach Adele For A ‘Skyfall’ Sequel

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 to record the song for the next Bond movie. The Sun has the story, and quotes from a source, claiming “producers […]

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James Bond And The Argonauts: The 2013 BAFTAs

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 awards of the night, we’d be throwing around words like “invasion” and “landslide,” so in the […]

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The Enduring Legend (And Mockery) Of Bond’s Martini

Let’s start at the beginning, with a simple question to the world’s most famous spy. Do you fancy a drink, Mr Bond? Here’s how he notoriously (and rather grumpily) tends to answer that question: So, not only does he want a cocktail, rather than a beer or a coffee or even a nice glass of […]

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Adele’s Baby’s Name Is Finally ‘Revealed’

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. So, the Sun is reporting that Adele and her man Simon Konecki have decided upon a name for their son, one they can reveal publicly. She had been […]

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