Skyfall hits $1 billion worldwide

December 30th, 2012 by

Skyfall has finally exceeded the one billion dollar mark at the box office this weekend, according to a tweet by the official 007 twitter account. While I am not personally a huge fan of the film, it has certainly been a hit with the majority of 007 fans and the wider cinema going public, and […]

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James Bond 50th anniversary mind map [Infographic]

December 27th, 2012 by

by DrawMeAnIdea. Browse more data visualization.

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Skyfall DVD & Blu-Ray release brought forward to February

December 27th, 2012 by

It seems no time at all since Skyfall landed, but already we are looking forward to its release on DVD and Blu-Ray. Originally planned to be released in March, Bond fans will be able to own the latest Bond blockbuster on February 18th and can pre-order it now from Amazon. Order DVD from Amazon.co.uk Order DVD […]

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Skyfall box office pre-Xmas

December 24th, 2012 by

Skyfall is just short of taking $975 million worldwide according to the latest estimates from Box Office Mojo. According to the figures Skyfall had taken $974,272,000 by the end of the weekend, with $279,972,000 from the United States and $694,300,000 from all other territories. The big question now is when ans if the film will […]

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You Only Live Twice proof doubles auction estimates

December 24th, 2012 by

A proof copy of You Only Live Twice, first published in 1964, was auctioned earlier this month for £43,250, double the estimate. The same copy, which has been marked up for serialisation in Playboy, was last sold in 2003 for $17,925 at Christies in New York according to an article on MI6. Via: MI6

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007 documentary to be released on DVD in January

December 23rd, 2012 by

Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007, the documentary made to celebrate the half centenary of cinematic James Bond, will be released on DVD at the end of January. The documentary received limited cinema release in the UK and on cable TV in the United States, with television airing in some other territories. Click […]

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Diamonds Are Forever manuscript tops estimate at auction

December 22nd, 2012 by

A manuscript of Diamonds Are Forever with hand marked corrections by Ian Fleming that we reported on earlier this month went under the hammer on December 12th at Sotheby’s, where it raised £97,250, according The Book Bond. Until 2008 the manuscript had remained in the family of Fleming’s typist, Ulrica Knowles, but the identities of […]

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Picks of the week – 21 December 2012

December 21st, 2012 by

This week’s picks of the week as judged by the number of clicks, likes, comments and retweets on The James Bond Dossier’s social media channels, is listed below: How ‘Skyfall,’ ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘Life of Pi’ Used Digital to Dazzle 10 Iconic Things We Miss From Classic James Bond Films 007 creator Ian Fleming selected […]

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Vintage to publish Ian Fleming non-fiction titles in 2013

December 21st, 2012 by

While Ian Fleming is best known for writing James Bond, as well as the children’s book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, he also published a couple of non-fiction books. Both Thrilling Cities, Fleming’s exploration of fourteen cities that was commissioned by the Sunday Times, and The Diamond Smugglers, his investigation of an African diamond smuggling operation, […]

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Are You More Travelled Than James Bond? [Infographic]

December 20th, 2012 by

by NikolaM and AnitaS. Browse more data visualization.

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