James Bond 22 disc Blu-ray box sets now available

September 24th, 2012 by

Special 50th anniversary box sets containing all 22 of the James Bond films digitally restored on Blu-ray are now available. This is the first time that all the films are available on Blu-ray after the initial release was aborted thanks to the bankruptcy of MGM. As well as the films, the discs include additional featurettes […]

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Daniel Craig makes brief appearance in new Heineken ad

September 21st, 2012 by

Daniel Craig makes a couple of fleeting appearance in the new Heineken ad, which used the James Bond theme and many familiar 007-related elements. A CGI Joseph Wiseman appears as Dr No. It took a number of viewings to understand what was going on at the beginning – originally I thought that Craig morphed into […]

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Naomie Harris and Bérénice Marlohe in Skyfall video blog

September 20th, 2012 by

The two new Bond girls are the centre of the new video blog uploaded to YouTube this afternoon on the official James Bond channel. Naomie Harris says that it’s not enough for a Bond girl simply to be pretty any more, something that we’ve heard many times in the last few years from Bond girl […]

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Second international Skyfall trailer now available to watch online

September 20th, 2012 by

A new international trailer for Skyfall was released yesterday and is available to watch on YouTube. It appears to be for the Japanese market, and lasts for just a second more than one minute. While most of the scenes contained within the trailer have been seen before, there are a few new bits and pieces […]

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Daniel Craig poses in dinner jacket with PPK in latest Skyfall poster

September 17th, 2012 by

A new poster of Skyfall was released this morning, announced via the official 007 twitter account. The poster,  above, shows Daniel Craig wearing a blue dinner suit and holding a Walther PPK against the background of the gunbarrel and a London skyline that includes the union flag. This is the best Skyfall poster released so […]

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Heineken teaser ad staring Bérénice Marlohe

September 17th, 2012 by

Earlier in the year there was some controversy when it was announced that for the first time ever, James Bond would drink Heineken on screen. The huge debate was wildly overdone as 007 drinks beer on several occasions in the books and memories are short, as he was seen drinking a bottle of beer in Quantum of Solace. And anyway, rather than ditching his vodka martinis, rest assured that he’ll be drinking both in Skyfall when released next month.

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Unlock The 007 In You – Coke Zezo

September 17th, 2012 by

Last week Coke Zero launched their 007 tie-in promotional video. While the product is a bit of a stretch as far has benefiting from the 007 halo effect, the ad is at least mildly amusing.

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Ian Fleming recycled: literary Bond moments in the films

September 12th, 2012 by

There is a scene in the book Casino Royale when Bond is about to place a bet that has the potential, if luck favours him, to wipe out Le Chiffre at baccarat, the reason he’s been sent by M to Royale-les-Eaux. Changes are always made when bringing a book to the big screen, and Casino Royale was no […]

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Bond inspired jewellery by Swarovski to celebrate anniversary

September 12th, 2012 by

It has been reported that Swarovski has teamed up with designer Stephen Webster to create a James Bond 50th anniversary collection for this year’s anniversary. Launching in October the items will range from $50 up to $300 and include cufflinks in a golden gun design, an earring and pendant set with a Casino Royale inspired […]

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Tabloid reports suggest Adele has recorded Skyfall theme

September 12th, 2012 by

British tabloid The Sun has published an article this morning suggesting that Adele, who has long been rumoured to be the singer for the Skyfall theme, visited historic Abbey Road Studios earlier this month to record the theme for Skyfall. The article mentions that the rumours started when she appeared on Jonathan Ross’s chat show […]

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