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  • Junk Bond (review of Spectre)

    11/07/2015 5:56:15 AM PST · by Perdogg · 41 replies
    Below the fold is a review of Spectre. Read at your own risk. This has nothing to do Black Bond, Gay bond, LGBT Bond, any combination thereof, Barry Bonds, Junk Bonds, Gary US Bonds, tax free municipal bonds, Gold Bond powder or Bread, Caitlyn Jenner, Tarquin Fim Bim Lim Bim Wim Bim Bus Stop Ftang-Ftang Ole Biscuit Barrel, CGI, or Peter Jackson.
  • Daniel Craig says he's done with James Bond: 'All I want to do is move on'

    10/08/2015 9:16:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/08/2015
    Maybe he had one too many martinis but Daniel Craig was in full-on truth mode when he seemed to indicate in an interview with the UK’s Time Out that his time as Britain’s favorite spy was over. When asked if the actor, who plays the iconic James Bond for a fourth time in the upcoming "Spectre," would do another 007 film, the answer was salty, to say the least. “I’d rather break this glass and slash my wrists,” said Craig. “No, not at the moment. Not at all. That's fine. I'm over it at the moment. We're done. All I...
  • Spectre: first official image of Daniel Craig on set

    02/14/2015 4:49:06 AM PST · by Perdogg · 38 replies
    BBC ^ | 12 February 2015 Last updated at 05:18 ET
    The first official image of Daniel Craig filming the new James Bond film Spectre has been released. The image shows Craig in dark glasses on top of a mountain, during one of the movie's major action sequences. Associate Producer, Gregg Wilson called the sequence "amazing", "spectacular" and a "jewel in the crown" of the film.
  • The Next James Bond Movie Will Be Called 'Spectre' — Here's The Full Cast

    12/04/2014 7:36:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12/04/2014 | Kirsten Acuna
    The cast and name of the next James Bond movie was announced Thursday morning by director Sam Mendes at an event in London at Pinewood Studios. Bond 24 will be called "Spectre" and will be released in theaters Nov. 6, 2015. Daniel Craig will return as James Bond, Ralph Fiennes as M., and Rory Kinnear will reprise his role as Tanner. Naomie Harris will also be back as Moneypenny. Here are the new members of the cast:
  • 'Spectre' is title of next James Bond film

    12/04/2014 4:52:14 AM PST · by Perdogg · 88 replies
    CNN ^ | 12.04.14
    The past is new again for agent 007: The next James Bond film will be called "Spectre." Director Sam Mendes announced the name of the 24th official Bond film Thursday at England's Pinewood Studios. Austrian actor Christoph Waltz will join Daniel Craig in the cast. Craig makes his fourth appearance as the rugged British secret service agent.
  • James Bond 24 & 25 Will Build on ‘Skyfall’

    01/21/2014 3:55:01 PM PST · by Perdogg · 59 replies
    The fifty-year-old James Bond franchise is one of the most durable movie properties in existence, having reinvented itself with a new lead actor and new creative direction for each generation since Sean Connery originated the role in 1962′s Dr. No. Current franchise star Daniel Craig’s first outing, in 2006′s origin-story/reboot Casino Royale, was a critical and commercial success and for the first time in Bond history was followed by a direct sequel, Quantum of Solace, which was commercially successful but seen as a disappointment by many fans and critics (but not us).
  • John Travolta Wants To Play Bond Villain

    07/27/2013 6:31:25 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 49 replies
    Starpulse.com ^ | 7/26/13 | Joe Bowers
    Renowned Hollywood actor John Travolta is hoping to land a role opposite Daniel Craig in the next James Bond film as he has long fantasized himself playing a villain in the 007 franchise. The 59 year-old actor admits he is a big fan of the movie series and hopes to eventually follow in the footsteps of actors including Christopher Walken, Christopher Lee and Javier Bardem who have all previously played Bond's rogues. The Saturday Night Fever star tells Britain's Daily Telegraph, "I'd love to play a bad guy in James Bond." He adds of the films' lead actors, "I have...
  • Pierce Brosnan Backs First Black James Bond [Why Not P-Diddy?]

    04/13/2013 8:28:26 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 86 replies
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | James Lachno
    Pierce Brosnan Backs First Black James Bond Former 007 Pierce Brosnan says black British actor Colin Salmon would make an "outstanding" James Bond, but there is no rush to replace Daniel Craig. The first black Bond?: British actor Colin Salmon By James Lachno 13 Apr 2013 Pierce Brosnan has suggested that Colin Salmon would be his pick to become the first black James Bond. The Irish actor, 59, who is about to appear in a Danish romantic comedy called Love Is All You Need, was asked who might replace current 007 Daniel Craig in the film franchise. He said: "I've...
  • Bonding Fifty Years Later

    12/08/2012 5:08:19 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 8, 2012 | Bill O'Reilly
    If you really want to understand the vast changes that have occurred in America over the past 50 years, all you have to do is watch James Bond. Back in 1962, the first Bond movie, "Dr. No," was released, catapulting Sean Connery to international stardom. Even President Kennedy expressed admiration for Ian Fleming's fictional British secret agent. Connery's Bond was ultra-suave but amazingly politically incorrect. The guy smoked constantly, drank, gambled and womanized without remorse. He was a rogue and couldn't care less what anyone thought. He was also brutal, liberally exercising his license to kill in the cause...
  • James Bond Press Conference Confirms ‘Skyfall’ Is Finally Coming, With a New Bond Girl

    11/03/2011 3:35:01 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 30 replies
    Yahoo Movies ^ | 11-3-2011 | Will Leitch
    This morning in London, Sony Pictures had a big press conference about the next James Bond movie, the one that has been rumored and delayed and speculated about for months upon years.
  • Sunday afternoon thread: Who played the best James Bond and what is your favorite 007 movie?

    08/14/2011 12:56:24 PM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 157 replies · 1+ views
    Me | 8/14/11 | GeorgiaDawg32
    Sittin here waitin for the race to start, (doesn't look good) and started thinking about all the different actors who played 007. Question, who, in your opinion, played the best Bond and what was his best movie?
  • Daniel Craig: Bond 23 Script Is Better Than Casino Royale

    08/01/2011 8:06:27 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 23 replies
    gigwise.com ^ | 07.28.11
    James Bond actor Daniel Craig has recently admitted he believes the script for the latest Bond film is far better than Casino Royale. The Cowboys & Aliens actor said he was excited to reunite with Road to Perdition director Sam Mendes for the upcoming Bond 23, where he will be reprising his role as secret agent James Bond. During an interview, the actor told Cowboys & Aliens director Jon Favreau: "I think it's a great choice because Sam has a fervour and energy to really direct a Bond movie, with a capital B."
  • Daniel Craig Wins Battle for Tribeca Home

    05/31/2010 8:20:02 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 28 replies · 1,028+ views
    Wsj ^ | 05.27.10
    Daniel Craig, best known as secret agent James Bond on the silver screen, used a fistful of cash to prevail in a battle for a Tribeca penthouse The 42-year-old English actor and American film producer Satsuki Mitchell, who is Mr. Craig's longtime girlfriend, have bought the one-bedroom penthouse apartment on Warren St., which is expected to close next week. They relied on an all-cash offer to seal the deal on the $1.9 million-listed apartment that had received multiple bids.
  • Mendes’ publicist comments on 007 reports

    01/06/2010 6:09:33 PM PST · by GSP.FAN · 12 replies · 418+ views
    CommanderBond ^ | Jan 7 10 | Matt Weston
    Sam Mendes’ British publicist Sara Keene has confirmed to guardian.co.uk that the director is indeed in talks to helm the 23rd James Bond film.
  • Daniel Craig Says Bond 23 To Start Shooting Late 2010

    10/24/2009 12:31:15 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 57 replies · 1,414+ views
    Screen rant ^ | 10.24.09
    Yesterday, a snippet of info from James Bond himself, Daniel Craig, made its way online about the upcoming sequel to Quantum of Solace, referred to as simply Bond 23 for the time being. A Bond fansite called Commanderbond.net picked up on the info which came from when Craig was signing autographs after a performance of his stage play, A Steady Rain, with Hugh Jackman.
  • Movie Review: Quantum of Solace

    03/25/2009 12:02:13 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 26 replies · 1,594+ views
    By some tortured, objective filmmaking standard it might be possible to make the case that Quantum of Solace isn’t the worst James Bond film of all time, but I defy anyone to argue that it isn’t the least satisfying. After all, a bad James Bond film is still a James Bond film. There is that going for it. Invisible cars and Grace Jones have done no small amount of damage but in the smoking, campy wreckage there still lies a James Bond film. Unfortunately, in the smoking, plodding wreckage of Quantum of Solace that scrap of comfort is nowhere to...
  • The Metrosexual Bond (Debbie Schlussel Thumbs Down On "Casino Royale" Alert)

    11/10/2006 6:55:46 AM PST · by goldstategop · 30 replies · 1,219+ views
    Debbie Schlussel.com ^ | 11/09/2006 | Debbie Schlussel
    Just got back from seeing, "Casino Royale," the new James Bond movie, the 21st installment. My reaction: Bring back Sean Connery . . . . Bring back Roger Moore . . . . Bring back George Lazenby . . . . Bring back almost anybody (but not Timothy Dalton or Pierce Brosnan). This new dude, Daniel Craig, just doesn't cut it. He's DULL. No charisma, no charm, no suavity and debonaireness. Too old and haggard looking. And he's way too thin (scrawny) and small (hair's too short and ears stick out, too--like Alfred E. Neuman). Very blah. Not sexy. Nice...
  • "My books are about killing God!" An athiest's 'Narnia' knockoff

    10/26/2007 8:54:15 AM PDT · by SvdByFaith · 42 replies · 1,183+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | October 26, 2007 | Dr. Ted Baehr
    On Dec. 7, 2007, the movie "The Golden Compass," based on the first book in the fantasy trilogy entitled "His Dark Materials" by atheist Philip Pullman will be released in theaters throughout the world. Pullman wrote his fantasy trilogy because he was so upset by the Christian evangelism of C.S. Lewis in his wonderful series of Christian tales entitled "The Chronicles Of Narnia." Pullman is an avowed atheist who has dedicated his life to undermining Christianity and the Church among young readers. The film's release is only another example of a culture spiraling away from faith, a culture into which...
  • Anti-Christian Children's Novel Coming out as Time Warner Film in December starring Nicole Kidman

    08/23/2007 10:54:21 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 18 replies · 837+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | August 20, 2007 | Elizabeth O'Brien
    Anti-Christian Children's Novel Coming out as Time Warner Film in December starring Nicole Kidman By Elizabeth O'Brien LOS ANGELES, August 20, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The best selling novels of atheist author Philip Pullman, which were written specifically to indoctrinate children with anti-Christian values, have sparked the creation of a controversial new fantasy film to be released this December 7 by New Line Cinema - a Time Warner Company. Starring Nicole Kidman, "The Golden Compass," is based on Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy, which includes "Northern Lights" (re-titled "The Golden Compass" in the United States), "The Subtle Knife" and "The Amber...
  • The Golden Compass is pointing towards anti-Catholicism (starring Nicole Kidman - a Catholic)

    08/20/2007 1:02:12 PM PDT · by NYer · 87 replies · 1,890+ views
    American Papist ^ | August 20, 2007 | Thomas Peters
    CathNews alerts us to the potential problem: Nicole Kidman has denied that a new film she's making is anti-Catholic. The movie features an organisation known as "The Magisterium", which kidnaps children to remove their souls.The Brisbane Times reports that Kidman told a US magazine that her Catholic faith affected her consideration of the script for the film, which is titled The Golden Compass.The fantasy film is based on a novel by Philip Pullman called Northern Lights. It is already attracting attention in the US for avoiding much of the book's perceived anti-Catholic rhetoric.Kidman said some of the religious elements...
  • Critics Slam 'Golden Compass' Movie for 'Castrating' Anti-Church Themes

    10/16/2007 10:17:59 AM PDT · by NYer · 102 replies · 3,289+ views
    Christian Post ^ | October 15, 2007 | Joshua Kimball
    LONDON – A debate over a movie’s anti-religious antagonism – or lack thereof – is heating up ahead of its upcoming release, with some accusing Hollywood of “castrating” the anti-Catholic themes present in the novel from which it is based. The expected blockbuster, “The Golden Compass,” is named after the American title of best-selling author Philip Pullman’s novel “Northern Lights” and will star actress Nicole Kidman and James Bond star Daniel Craig. The original children’s novel, part of Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” series, rejects organized religion – in particular, the Catholic Church – and critics of the movie version say...
  • CRAIG WANTS GAY BOND SCENE

    11/29/2006 1:17:04 PM PST · by I_Love_My_Husband · 160 replies · 6,272+ views
    CBS47 ^ | 11/29/2006
    CRAIG WANTS GAY BOND SCENE DANIEL CRAIG is urging movie bosses to revolutionise the JAMES BOND franchise by including a gay scene involving the superspy in the follow-up to CASINO ROYALE. The heart-throb actor has also reportedly told studio chiefs he is prepared to film a full frontal nude scene to please both his male and female admirers. He says, "Why not? I think in this day and age, fans would have accepted it." "I mean, look at (British TV series) DOCTOR WHO - that has had gay scenes in it and no one blinks an eye." 29/11/2006 07:42
  • 'Bond' heralds the return of pure 'pecs' appeal (The Manly Man returns to the screen)

    11/23/2006 1:52:32 PM PST · by Stoat · 1 replies · 509+ views
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | November 23, 2006 | MARTIN NEWLAND
    'Bond' heralds the return of pure 'pecs' appealBy MARTIN NEWLAND Last updated at 00:15am on 23rd November 2006    The now ubiquitous image of a heavily muscled Daniel Craig emerging from the waves in the remake of Casino Royale has left many women gasping in appreciation. For the physique he spent six hours a day knocking into shape before filming, is more than just well made like, say, David Beckham's; it is chiselled, bulky, imposing, almost threatening. It is what body builders term 'ripped' - devoid of fat, and comprised of layers of toned, protein-fed muscle. As one who...
  • New James Bond 007 CASINO ROYAL Film Critique

    11/17/2006 3:01:32 PM PST · by Jmouse007 · 95 replies · 4,226+ views
    I just returned from Casino Royal, all I can say is O U T S T A N D I N G! Don't miss seeing this on the silver screen. It was nice for the franchise to get back to basics after all of the gimmicks, bad one liners and predictable plots/scripts. The action is intense, Bond gets "shaken not stirred". He actually bleeds and has scars for quite a while after his encounters with people bent on his destruction (I don't even want to tell you what the other guys look like) and there are enough twists and turns...
  • Daniel Craig contracted as 007 until 2012 according to BBC

    03/19/2006 3:59:15 PM PST · by Panerai · 39 replies · 805+ views
    MI6.co.uk ^ | 03/17/2006
    According to a video report from BBC News, Daniel Craig is under contract to play James Bond until 2012. With an average gap between films of two years, that could mean Craig shoots at least a further three 007 movies after "Casino Royale". Sean Connery squeezed in 5 movies in 6 years in his initial run as 007, Roger Moore bonded 7 times in 13 years, and Pierce Brosnan managed four films in 8 years.
  • Daniel Craig demands beauty products for pampering

    03/01/2006 7:07:47 PM PST · by Panerai · 11 replies · 369+ views
    MI6.co.uk ^ | 03/01/2006
    You'd never catch James Bond having a manicure, but actor Daniel Craig certainly likes to pamper himself - reports ITN. While Bond is fast cars, guns and girls, Daniel Craig is nail files, baby lotion and wet wipes. Dan has shocked workers on new 007 movie Casino Royal by asking for beauty products to be delivered to his trailer. While these demands are slightly feminine, there is nothing ladylike about Dan's body - according to two women who broke into his trailer when he was naked! Dan is sure to have got the fright of his life when the pair...
  • Daniel Craig has problems driving Bond`s classic DB5 during shooting

    02/24/2006 10:49:20 AM PST · by Panerai · 150 replies · 2,656+ views
    MI6.co.uk ^ | 02/23/2006
    Daniel Craig stunned James Bond bosses when he couldn't drive 007's classic car - reports LSE. Filmmakers had transported Bond's original Aston Martin DB5 to the Bahamas to shoot new movie 'Casino Royale'. But the star confessed he didn't have a license to drive the manual car, which Sean Connery drove when he played the dashing spy. The 39-year-old reportedly said: "Er... I don't do gears." An insider is quoted in Britain's Daily Star newspaper as saying: "They've started shooting here and are using the old DB5, which is absolutely sensational. It was shipped over and was ready to go...
  • Daniel Craig does his bit for international relations

    01/12/2006 3:23:10 PM PST · by Panerai · 1 replies · 142+ views
    MI6.co.uk ^ | 01/11/2006
    Daniel Craig prepared for his role as superspy James Bond by playing peacemaker on the set of new movie Munich. The British actor achieved what world leaders have been attempting for years - bringing together Palestinians and Israelis - reports Contact Music. Craig, who plays a member of a gang of terrorists hired to track and kill the Palestinians responsible for the deaths of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, insisted actors who would otherwise be on opposite sides joined together for the duration of the movie. He says, "It was very inspiring. We did one scene in Beirut...
  • According to Ian Fleming, James Bond resembled a young Hoagy Carmichael

    10/12/2005 7:33:27 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 22 replies · 627+ views
    Many years ago I actually read the James Bond stories by Ian Fleming. I remember him describing Bond as looking like "a young Hoagy Carmichael." When I heard about the new Bond, Daniel Craig, I did a search and came up with this: Carmichael CraigSourceHoagy Carmichael official site
  • It's James Blond (New Bond is Daniel Craig)

    10/11/2005 9:51:52 AM PDT · by Callahan · 119 replies · 1,734+ views
    ThisIsLondon ^ | 10/11/2005 | Nicole Lampert
    He has just proved his ladykilling credentials by seducing Sienna Miller from under the nose of his friend, Jude Law. Now Daniel Craig is about to become the biggest seducer of all - Ian Fleming's James Bond. The actor, who found fame as Geordie in the BBC series Our Friends in the North in 1996, got the job after an 18-month mission to replace Pierce Brosnan. Scores of others, including Law himself, Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell and Orlando Bloom, were considered but rejected. In the end a shortlist of two emerged - Craig and newcomer Henry Cavill. The pair were...
  • Daniel Craig beats Clive Owen for the chance to be Bond.

    04/06/2005 11:32:04 AM PDT · by timtoews5292004 · 88 replies · 1,417+ views
    IC Southport ^ | 4-6-2005 | none listed
    Actor Daniel Craig is to be the next James Bond, it has been reported. He has been offered a three-film deal by producer Barbara Broccoli, according to The Sun......