James Bond News

Watch SPECTRE’s opening title sequence [Video]

February 2nd, 2016 by

SPECTRE opening title sequence

Sam Smith’s Writing’s on the Wall is the first ever Bond theme song to make the number 1 spot in the UK charts and so far picked up the Golden Globe for the best original song. Presumably as part of Sony’s campaign for the song to pick up an Oscar the title sequence of SPECTRE has […]

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DB10 among SPECTRE memorabilia for sale at charity auction in February

January 22nd, 2016 by

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Bond fans with deep pockets get the chance to own an Aston Martin DB10 in an exclusive auction of SPECTRE props.  To celebrate the home entertainment release of SPECTRE, 24 lots of James Bond memorabilia, including SPECTRE’s Aston Martin DB10, will be auctioned off for charity at Christie’s in February. The online-only sale will offer […]

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Designing 007 headed for Paris

January 20th, 2016 by

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Following a spell in Mexico City it has now been revealed the next destination for the Designing 007 exhibition is Paris.  Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style will open in Paris on 16th April 2016. The exhibition first opened in London in 2012 and since then has toured cities that include Toronto, Shanghai, Melbourne, Moscow, Rotterdam, Madrid, […]

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SPECTRE nominated for Best Original Song Oscar

January 14th, 2016 by

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Despite hopes for more SPECTRE received a single Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song. Sam Smith performed the SPECTRE theme song, Writing’s on the Wall, which he co-wrote with  Jimmy Napes. The pair recently picked up a Golden Globe for the song. Smith and SPECTRE are up against the following for the award: Earned It by The Weeknd (Fifty Shades of Grey) Simple Song […]

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SPECTRE at $872M worldwide

January 11th, 2016 by

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The latest box office figures for SPECTRE put its worldwide takings at $872 million, up from $864 million at end of the first weekend of 2016. Adding just $400,000 domestically, the film added another $3.2 million internationally over the weekend. That puts its cumulative take at $198 million in the US and Canada and $673 million internationally. […]

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Sam Smith wins Golden Globe for SPECTRE theme song

January 11th, 2016 by

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Last night British singer Sam Smith and co-writer Jimmy Napes picked up a Golden Globe for Writing’s on the Wall, the theme song for SPECTRE, at an award ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The duo beat off artists such as Ellie Goulding and Brian Wilson to take the award for Best Original Song.  Writing’s on the Wall is […]

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SPECTRE home release dates announced

January 5th, 2016 by

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The official 007 website and social media channels today announced dates for SPECTRE to be available via HD download and DVD/Blu-Ray. Order online from Amazon: UK: DVD | Blu-Ray | Amazon Instant Video US: DVD | Blu-Ray | Amazon Instant Video In the US SPECTRE will be available to own on Digital HD from 22nd January, with […]

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Radiohead’s theme for SPECTRE

January 4th, 2016 by

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Just before Christmas Radiohead singer Thom York confirmed his band had in fact written a theme song for SPECTRE that was rejected in favour of Sam Smith’s song Writing on the Wall. While it is not really news any more, you can listen to Radiohead’s song above. What do you think?

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Update on SPECTRE box office

January 4th, 2016 by

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In December the big news was the latest Star Wars movie and its colossal box office take. While SPECTRE finished its North American run, it continues to play internationally.  While I didn’t provide an update last week due to taking some time off over Christmas and New Year, here are the figures for the last fortnight. For […]

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Christoph Waltz to reprise Blofeld role?

January 3rd, 2016 by

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British broadsheet The Independent is reporting that Christoph Waltz is contracted to return as Ernst Stravro Blofeld in two more Bond films under one condition. The article quites the usual unnamed sources speaking to The Star, saying Waltz will return in Bond 25 and Bond 26 provided Daniel Craig returns as 007. While The Star […]

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