Skyfall’s London locations [video]

August 16th, 2012 by

Director Sam Mendes talks about the challenges of shooting in London, while Daniel Craig says that being a Bond film meant they were able to access places that would be out of bounds to other films. Craig goes on to say that he and Mendes wanted to make the film very British.

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Little Nellie – the Wallis WA-116 autogyro

August 14th, 2012 by

A look at Little Nellie from You Only Live Twice. After identifying the area in Japan where the Ning-Po was unloaded in You Only Live Twice (1967), James Bond plans on scouting the mountainous area by air and tells Tiger Tanaka, head of the Japanese secret service, to “contact M. Tell him to send Little […]

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Coca-Cola Zero releases Skyfall campaign continuing its partnership with the James Bond franchise [The Drum]

August 14th, 2012 by

Coca-Cola has revealed artwork for its Skyfall campaign for Coke Zero that includes the Skyfall logo and a silhouette of James Bond standing in front of a gunbarrel while apparently staring at a huge bottle of Coke Zero. Coke’s campaign will rolled out across cinema and television, as well as outdoor advertising, a social media campaign […]

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Sony Xperia T is James Bond phone in Skyfall [CNET UK]

August 13th, 2012 by

James Bond will be using at Sony Xperia T in Skyfall, according to a news report on CNET UK. The phone has a 4.3 inch screen at 720 pixel resolution and 16 GB RAM for music and videos, as well as accepting a Micro SD card. Read “Sony Xperia T is James Bond phone in […]

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Designing 007 – a review [James Bond Memes]

August 10th, 2012 by

Edward Biddulph who is behind James Bond memes and has contributed to this website recently visited “Designing 007”, the exhibition currently taking place at the Barbican in London celebrating 50 years of cinematic James Bond. He comments that Ian Fleming has not been left out of the exhibition, although the area devoted to him and […]

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Individual character posters for Skyfall

August 9th, 2012 by

Earlier I posted a new Skyfall poster released by Sony, but it turns out there were four more individual character posters too. They are the same shots as the ensemble character poster but each is backed by the 007 logo and release details below.

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New Skyfall poster

August 9th, 2012 by

This afternoon a new poster for Skyfall has been released, which you can see above. One of the things that strikes me about it is how the cast is presented as an ensemble, rather than just James bond on his mission, perhaps with a girl at his side. The girls are there should, sure, but […]

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James Bond as a lone operator

August 9th, 2012 by

One of the issues I have with the more recent James bond films, say since Goldeneye onwards, is now rather than 007 operating as a lone agent out on his mission – just like in the books – he instead has come to rely upon his boss, M, much too often.

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Skyfall: Bond On Set

August 9th, 2012 by

The official 007 website has an interview with photographer Greg Williams, who is returning for “Skyfall: Bond On Set”, his fourth book of behind the scenes photographs from the James Bond films that started with Die Another Day. In the interview he discusses how his work differs from the unit photographer, working with Sam Mendes […]

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Sky announces new 007 channel in HD

August 8th, 2012 by

Sky Movies recently grabbed the rights to show all the James Bond films in HD, breaking ITV’s monopoly on the franchise going back to 1975. However, Sky has just announced that it will launch a dedicated 007 channel in October to show all 22 films without breaks. Sky has secured the rights for just a […]

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