James Bond poster app now available for iPhone and iPad

October 31st, 2012 by

Dorling Kindersley has released a version of its recent book of James Bond posters as an app on the iTunes store. Available for iPhone and iPad, the app 105 posters, including rare and previously unpublished posters from all over the world. The app also includes a slideshow facility, with the option to select your favourite posters. Click here to […]

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Behind the scenes with Honda on Skyfall

October 31st, 2012 by

A new video blog has been released by Honda, who supplied the bikes used in Skyfall’s pre-title sequence. The video goes behind the scenes to look at how the stunt team prepared for the chase in Istanbul. Stunt coordinator Gary Powell explains how they practiced prior to heading for Istanbul, while second unit director Alexander Witt and some of the stunt team discuss some of the challenges faced in filming the rooftop sequence.

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Skyfall’s opening UK box office take confirmed

October 30th, 2012 by

Eon Productions and partners have confirmed that Skyfall earned £20.1 million up until Sunday, making it the most successful opening weekend for a Bond film ever. The film went on general release accross the UK and Ireland on Friday, opening in 587 cinemas. Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive and it is also the first 007 film to […]

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The Spy Who Loved Me, Ian Fleming’s literary experiment

October 29th, 2012 by

British newspaper The Guardian ran an interesting story on Friday regarding The Spy Who Loved Me, which saw Ian Fleming abandon his tried and tested formula for the James Bond novels in favour of writing a story from the point of view of the heroine. The article argues that the book demonstrates some of Fleming […]

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Follow in James Bond’s footsteps in the City of Spies [Mail Online]

October 29th, 2012 by

Following the city’s appearance in Skyfall, the Mail Online were guided around Istanbul by local film producer Ali Akdeniza, who coordinated the Turkish location shoot. Filming in Istanbul included a rooftop motorbike chase, and additional scenes were filmed in Adana, eastern Turkey, and Fethiye on the south coast. The article mentions both the book and film versions of […]

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Skyfall smashes UK box office records

October 29th, 2012 by

According to an article published yesterday by Deadline Hollywodd, Skyfall is estimated to have grossed $77.7 million in its first weekend, hitting the number one spot in all markets it has been released in, 76% more than Casino Royale and 30% more than Quantum of Solace. IMAX is thought to have accounted for $3.5 million of […]

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Screenwriter John Logan signed for Bond 24 and 25

October 27th, 2012 by

John Logan has reportedly signed for the next two James Bond films according to reports, and has already begun work on Bond 24. This does fit in with the news from early summer that Eon were looking to sign a writer or writers imminently and, earlier this week, that long time writers Purvis and Wade […]

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John Logan hired to pen Bond 24 as Purvis and Wade reportedly move on

October 26th, 2012 by

The Mail Online claims in an article published earlier this morning that Bond 24 will start filming around this time next year for a 2014 release. The article also claims that Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who have been screenwriters of the Bond films since The World Is Not Enough (1999), have decided to call […]

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MI6 Confidential #18 now available

October 25th, 2012 by

To celebrate the release of the 23rd adventure, MI6 Confidential takes you behind the scenes of the shoot with an exhaustive account of the production. Also in this issue, Daniel Craig gives MI6 a candid interview about his role both on screen and off and Sam Mendes comments on the return of some of the classic Bond […]

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Report from Skyfall’s Royal World Premiere

October 25th, 2012 by

On Tuesday night the cast and crew of Skyfall were joined by celebrities and other guests to walk the red carpet for the film’s Royal World Premiere. Prince Charles attended the event at London’s Royal Albert Hall with the Duchess of Cornwall with procedes going to charities supporting past and present members of the UK’s intelligence agencies, of […]

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