Review: Being James Bond – Volume One

December 28th, 2010 by

One of the big appeals of James Bond is the way in which he can seemingly handle himself in whatever situation he finds himself and possesses the social skills to get by anywhere. Whether he’s playing the high stakes gambling tables of Montecarlo, Montenegro or Las Vegas, or at a gypsy camp near Istanbul he […]

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MGM Restructuring Plan Becomes Effective [Press release]

December 21st, 2010 by

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. (“MGM”) today announced that the company’s restructuring has become effective, with exit financing of $500 million in place. The company’s “pre-packaged” plan of reorganization (the “Plan”) was confirmed on December 2, 2010, by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. “MGM is emerging from one of the most challenging […]

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The Living Daylights soundtrack

December 20th, 2010 by

Having become the first film series to reach its 25th anniversary, the Bond franchise had to yet again reinvent itself after Roger Moore’s decision not to return for the fifteenth 007 adventure.  Whilst Timothy Dalton became the fourth actor to take on the role of James Bond, after the series’ recent success the producers were […]

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Doctor No: a ‘holiday’ in Jamaica

December 5th, 2010 by

In this article we continue our look at Jamaica, where every winter Ian Fleming sat down to write his next James Bond adventure. In Live And Let Die: The Jamaica Version we followed 007 on a road trip across the island. This time we take a look at what happened when he returned a few […]

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Work to resume on Bond 23?

December 2nd, 2010 by

MGM’s plan to emerge from bankruptcy was given the green light today, the final roadblock to progress on Bond 23. The studio expects to emerge from bankruptcy in a few weeks after Judge Stuart Bernstein approved the plan at a hearing in Manhatten. According to an article in Variety: The Chapter 11 plan will eliminate […]

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