Articles Tagged 'Timothy Dalton'

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WATCH: Billie Piper Returns in ‘Penny Dreadful’ Trailer

The second series of the spook-fest Penny Dreadful is on the way, and to double check the adrenal glands and the creeped-out cortex of the brain, so everyone is ready, Showtime have released a trailer. If you want to play a little game, try and spot how many British actors appear in the trailer alone. […]

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A Brit Watcher’s Guide to ‘Penny Dreadful’

Showtime’s highly erotic and bloody Penny Dreadful is spilling over with British actors. Based in Victorian England, the story is a mashup of classic literary characters like Dr. Victor Frankenstein, his Creature and the never aging Dorian Gray, all existing in one realm. The Brit-heavy ensemble cast is led by French actress Eva Green (Casino Royale), who […]

Personality Quiz: Which James Bond Are You?

While lots of people fancy themselves as a bit of a Bond, there are subtle shades of personality in each movie depiction of 007, enough to represent a broad selection of humanity. But the question is, which one are you? You don’t have to be a super-spy to notice there are six movie Bonds (not […]

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James Bond Says James Bond Should Win An Oscar

With the usual caveat that all awards ceremonies are a silly business, and therefore not really worth getting too het up over, it’s nice to see Timothy Dalton, former Bond, speaking passionately about James Bond being ignored by the judging panel at the Academy Awards, and demanding that this year, with Skyfall leaving box offices ravaged […]

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8 American Bond Locations Worth Visiting

He may have trekked the globe and saved it many times over, but some of 007’s most famous fist fights, soirees and sex scenes took place right here in the U.S. Put these sites at the top of your Bond bucket list.    1. City Hall and the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco When deranged […]

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50 Years of James Bond: Timothy Dalton Gets His ‘License to Kill’

When Timothy Dalton first identified himself as “Bond. James Bond” in The Living Daylights (1987), he tossed the signature line off casually while on the phone, as if he could just as easily have called himself “Blow. Joe Blow.” After only one more outing as Agent 007, in License to Kill (1989), he threw off […]

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10 ‘Doctor Who’ Actors Who Were Also in Bond Movies

Note: for reasons of canonical purity we’re excluding spoofs, even the 1967, Bond-mocking Casino Royale. Sadly this means the list can’t include Jonathan Pryce, Joanna Lumley, Ronnie Corbett, Bernard Cribbins or Rowan Atkinson but at least we’re pure. 1: Timothy Dalton 007 Status: James Bond, in Licence To Kill and The Living Daylights (see picture […]

As the New ‘Jane Eyre’ Opens, Ghosts of Rochesters Past Haunt Us

When it comes to tortured, self-loathing, sarcastic heroes, it’s hard to beat Mr. Rochester. That would be Edward Rochester, the brooding master of Thornfield Hall, the gloomy manor house in the English countryside where Jane Eyre arrives as the newly-hired governess. Jane Eyre, the classic 19th century romantic novel by Charlotte Brontë, may be named […]

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