October 24, 2008
Bonding with Bond, Day 4: Thunderball
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. Today's entry focuses on some general observations on the franchise that were inspired by watching the fourth movie, Thunderball.
June 30, 2006
ANOTHER "Thunderball" Remake??
Movie producer Kevin McClory owns "some" of the rights to the old-school Bond classic "Thunderball," which explains why, several years ago, he was able to mount a Bond semi-remake called "Never Say Never Again" over at WB. Bond purists don't really consider it an actual part of the series, but hey, it brought Sean Connery back, so it can't be all bad. Anyway, looks like McClory is once again up to his old tricks.
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.