October 22, 2009
Joseph Wiseman: 1918-2009
Actor Joseph Wiseman, who famously portrayed the titular villain in the James Bond film "Dr. No," has passed away at the age of 91.
October 21, 2008
Bonding with Bond, Day 1: Dr. No
Community Manager RT-Ryan has never seen a single James Bond film, except for 2006's Casino Royale. To rectify the situation, he decides to watch every Bond film and write about his reaction as a 007 novice. Read what he thought of Dr. No, the 1962 film that started it all.
July 24, 2008
Further Reading: Dark Knight is Unforgettable, but Who Remembers James Batman?
The Dark Knight is setting cinemas alight all over the world, but, as Kim Newman discovers, there are other Batman movies that aren't quite so well known... James Batman - which crosses the caped crusader with suave spy James Bond - probably didn't attract much Oscar buzz, nor was the word "masterpiece" mentioned in its reviews, but for completists, is it worth seeing? Does the Filipino film industry's flouting of international copyright law deliver a treat?
July 25, 2006
James Bond Works for Smirnoff Vodka
Well, "movie marketing" certainly has something to do with "movies," so why not share a press release from Smirnoff, one that clearly shows how cinema and consumerism can sleep together so soundly.
November 11, 2005
Sean Connery Earns AFI's Highest Honor
Thanks to ComingSoon.net for sharing a press release from the American Film Institute: Sir Sean Connery has been selected by the American Film Institute's (AFI) Board of Trustees to receive the 34th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film, it was announced today by Sir Howard Stringer, chair of the AFI Board of Trustees.
October 14, 2005
It's Official: Daniel Craig is 007
ComingSoon.net shares with us the long-in-coming announcement, and it's one that shouldn't stun any of the astute movie geeks: British actor Daniel Craig has been signed to play everyone's favorite superspy, James Bond. The next 007 adventure, "Casino Royale," goes before the cameras early next year.
October 13, 2005
The New 007 Will (Finally) Be Announced ... Tomorrow
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony Pictures will hold a press conference on 10/14 to announce the name of the actor who'll be stepping into the role of James Bond. Early buzz indicates that it will be Daniel Craig ("Layer Cake"), but we won't know for certain until Friday afternoon.
October 13, 2005
WB Readies Ian Fleming Biopic
If you thought all the 007 buzz was focused on the new James Bond hired for "Casino Royale," think again. According to Variety, Warner Bros. & Sony are planning a biopic of Bond creator Ian Fleming.