Bond production designers to be awarded by Art Director Guild

December 20th, 2012 by

Ken Adam, Peter Lamont, Allan Cameron and Dennis Gassner are to be jointly awarded the Art Director Guild’s Cinematic Imagery Award according to Hollywood Reporter, for their work on the production design of the 23 James Bond films. The award is given to those who have visually enriched cinema and past recipients have been Steven […]

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007 Legends reviewed

December 18th, 2012 by

The latest James Bond game 007 Legends has exploded onto PS3, XBox360 and will soon make an appearance on the Wii U but to cut a long story short, it’s a mixed effort. Fans of the long running spy franchise are bound to love parts of this game but for those die hard Call of Duty fans, […]

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Skyfall set to pass Thunderball’s inflation adjusted record

December 17th, 2012 by

Skyfall has now passed $951 million and on its way to break the billion dollar mark, according to figures provided by Box Office Mojo. In the US the film is estimated to have reached $272.3 million by the end of the weekend, while reaching $678.7 million in the rest of the world. The figure puts it […]

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Picks of the week – 14 December 2012

December 14th, 2012 by

Going over the content I shared via social media during this week I simply picked out the most popular items by the number clickthroughs from Twitter. The links below all really stood out: Sam Mendes: ‘I did Skyfall to wake myself up. It has certainly done that’ Skyfall breaks box office records (but is it […]

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James Bond Walking Tour of London launched by Brit Movie Tours

December 14th, 2012 by

A new walking tour of London featuring locations from the James Bond films is being launched by Brit Movie Tours, a company that specialises in visits to movie and TV locations in Britain. The James Bond Walking Tour takes fans on a two hour tour to sites associated with the film series as well as […]

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Sam Mendes Talks Skyfall [Video]

December 13th, 2012 by

In this short (5 minute) video interview Sam Mendes talks with AMC about Skyfall.

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How to Dress Like James Bond [Infographic]

December 13th, 2012 by

Learn about infographics software.

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James Bond Theme guitar & OHMSS Rolex coming under the hammer this month

December 12th, 2012 by

Musical Bond fans have the chance to own a piece of ciematic history when the guitar played by Vic Flick when recording the James Bond Theme comes up for auction on December 15th, according to an article on MI6. The guitar, which dates from 1939, is an electric/acoustic instrument manufactured by London baswed Clifford Essex Paragon. The original company […]

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A music masterclass with David Arnold

December 11th, 2012 by

Earlier this year I found myself surrounded by spectacular architecture whilst on a James Bond mission in sunny Salford.  A Bond related trip to Newcastle proved to continue this theme – from the vantage point of the County Court buildings I gazed across the Tyne to Gateshead at the Baltic contemporary art gallery and Sage […]

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Skyfall reclaims box office top spot

December 10th, 2012 by

Skyfall is still going strong in the USA, with it reclaiming the number 1 position at the box office after several weeks in second place following the release of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. The LA Times reports that Skyfall has now grossed $261.6 million in North America, making it the biggest earning […]

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