Sony smartphone campaign to coincide with Skyfall

June 28th, 2012 by

Mobile Today published an article yesterday in which they claimed, somewhat unsurprisingly, that Sony plans on a promotional campaign tied in to Skyfall  to push its new smartphone in conjunction with a (presumably) UK network operator:  Sources claim that the manufacturer has linked up with Sony Pictures and inked an exclusive deal with a network operator that could see the new […]

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Skyfall: the clapperboard cut

June 27th, 2012 by

During principal photography for Skyfall a number of clapperboard photos were shared via the official 007 social media channels. In fact, unless we’ve missed any, Bond 23 had a total of 23 clapperboard photos released either intentionally, or (more likely) by coincidence. Anyway, we haven’t seen anyone else do this, so I thought it would be […]

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EON Productions looking to sign writers for next two movies

June 27th, 2012 by

According to an article in Variety (Savvy lawyers rock the biz), EON Productions is already working on signing writers for Bond 24 and Bond 25, which may tie in with Sony Pictures desire to release new films every two years from now on. The article takes a look at “50 attorneys whose recent deals and […]

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Corgi to release 50th anniversary Aston Martin DB5

June 23rd, 2012 by

The official 007 website has announced that Corgi will be releasing a new version of its famous model Aston Martin DB5 to coincide with both the 50th anniversary of Dr No and the release of Skyfall later in the year. The 1:36 scale replica has remained a constant favourite with collectors since the original version, […]

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CineEurope: 4 minutes of Skyfall footage shown in Barcelona

June 21st, 2012 by

Bérénice Marlohe appeared in Barcelona yesterday while attending CineEurope, where new footage of Skyfall was shown. The Hollywood Reporter writes: Marlohe, who described landing the role as Bond girl Severine as “a dream come true” introduced four minutes of specially-prepped footage from Sam Mendes’ Skyfall during this year’s CineEurope. Skyfall is billed as the first […]

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Beyond Carte Blanche – The Other Drinks from the New Bond Book

June 21st, 2012 by

We’ve already covered the signature drink from the latest Bond book, Carte Blanche, but, in true Fleming style, the story is packed full of the finer details on a host of other drinks; some enjoyed by Bond and some by other characters. A few of these drinks are Stolichnaya Martinis; further details on these can […]

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A 007 tie-in that really stinks: James Bond gets his own fragrance

June 16th, 2012 by

A video above released via 007.com last night showing photographer Greg Williams behind the scenes on a shoot for the “official James Bond fragrence for men” to be produced to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films.

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Ian Fleming’s 007 novels to be released unabridged by BBC in September

June 14th, 2012 by

For Your Ears Only… Bond is back with an all-star cast from the cream of British acting talent

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5 Reasons Why Skyfall Might Be The Best James Bond Film Ever [What Culture]

June 14th, 2012 by

When the film is released on October 26th in the UK and November 9th in the US all will finally be revealed but I am confident that this will be the best of the series so far and a hell of a way to celebrate the momentous 50th Anniversary. That’s the conclusion made by a […]

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The Gillette Slim Adjustable Razor from Goldfinger

June 14th, 2012 by

How product placement in the James Bond movies is not a modern phenomenon

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