The James Bond Pink Gin

May 31st, 2011 by

This article is by guest writer David T Smith of Summer Fruit Cup. The Pink Gin is an old navy drink, a mix of gin and Angostura Bitters. Gin was the Naval Officer’s drink of choice and the bitters were thought to have medicinal properties. Traditionally, the drink is associated with Plymouth Gin, a spirit […]

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Carte Blanche published in UK today

May 26th, 2011 by

Today sees publication of the latest James Bond book, “Carte Blanche”, written by Jeffery Deaver following its launch at St Pancras station yesterday

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Tomorrow Never Dies soundtrack

May 14th, 2011 by

After Eric Serra’s score for Goldeneye met with a less than positive response, the producers of the next instalment of the 007 series, Tomorrow Never Dies, once again had to search for a new composer.  And, thanks to a recommendation from the man whose name will forever be associated with the music for 007, an […]

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New James Bond title for 2011 confirmed by Activision [VG24/7]

May 10th, 2011 by

Activision has confirmed it is working on a number of new big franchise title for release late this year, including a new James Bond game. Without going into any detail, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg said: “For the balance of the year, we plan to launch games based on the best-selling X-Men and Spider-Man franchises, […]

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Sony lines up massive product placement for Bond 23. Is $45 million a step too far?

May 4th, 2011 by

A deal struck between MGM and Sony will see a third of the budget for Bond 23 to come from product placement deals, some $45 million according to The Australian. Of course, the James Bond films are no stranger to such deals, which in the past have included BMW, Brioni and Omega and a deal […]

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Roger Deakins confirms Bond 23

May 3rd, 2011 by

Cinematographer Roger Deakins has confirmed that he will be working alongside Sam Mendes on Bond 23. Deakins responded to a question on his own website in which he was asked whether a Hollywood Reporter article was correct in naming him as Director of Photography on Bond 23. “Yes, I can say that I am doing […]

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Luxury Limited Edition Of The New James Bond Book, Carte Blanche [Press release]

May 2nd, 2011 by

To celebrate the release of Carte Blanche, the new James Bond book by Jeffery Deaver, on may 26 2011, publisher Hodder & Stoughton has partnered with Bentley Motors to create an exclusive Bentley special edition. The ultimate luxury edition of the highly anticipated new James Bond adventure. The 500 limited edition copies are available for […]

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Pinewood Shepperton accepts improved takeover bid [BBC]

May 2nd, 2011 by

Pinewood studios, where most of the James Bond films have been shot and where production for Bond 23 is likely to be based has reached an agreement with Peel Holdings to be acquired for £96.1m. Peel already owns nearly thirty percent of Pinewood and was unanimously accepted by the board of directors. John Whittaker, the […]

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