All About Bond review

January 11th, 2013 by

Just before Christmas I received a review copy of All About Bond, with contributions by a variety of people such as Godfrey Smith, who worked with Ian Fleming at the Sunday Times, Goldfinger actress Honor Blackman and GQ Editor Dylan Jones.

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Daniel Craig triple pack James Bond Blu-Ray collection available in February

January 10th, 2013 by

Daniel Craig’s three James Bond films are to be released in the UK as a Blu-Ray triple pack collection on February 18th, according to information on Amazon.co.uk.

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The 4-Hour 007?

January 10th, 2013 by

I’ve been a fan of Timothy Ferriss ever since he published The 4-Hour Work Week back in 2007, and while I can understand why he might not be to everyone’s taste, his books do actually make you stop and think about things that you may have been taking granted for years; that can never be […]

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Skyfall nominated for 5 Oscars

January 10th, 2013 by

Skyfall has been nominated for Oscars in five different categories it was revealed earlier today, which according to our friends at HMSS beats the previous Bond record; The Spy Who Loved Me was nominated in three categories. The Oscars website reveals that Skyfall was nominated in the following categories: Original song Adele  Cinematography Roger Deakins   […]

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Skyfall nominated for 8 BAFTA awards

January 9th, 2013 by

Skyfall has been nominated in nine categories for the BAFTA awards, which will take place at the Royal Opea House in London on February 10th. The categories Skyfall has been nominated are as follows: Outstanding British Film Sam Mendes, Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan  Supporting Actor Javier Bardem Supporting […]

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New book from Len Deighton examines Bond’s arrival on the big screen

January 8th, 2013 by

Amazon recently recommended to me a new book by The Ipcress File author Len Deighton, writing about the James Bond phenomenon from his own personal experince of knowing both Ian Fleming and Kevin McClory, which was a little bit of a surprise since its publication doesn’t seem to have been announced at all. The book, […]

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Skyfall box office update following first weekend of 2013

January 7th, 2013 by

Skyfall‘s latest figures are estimated to be $1,023,300,000 worldwide according to the latest update from Box Office Mojo. The update includes the first weekend of 2013, with the US figure now standing at $296,900,000 and the rest of the world contributing $726,400,000. When ticket price inflation is taken into account Skyfall falls into third place in […]

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007 to be celebrated at Oscars

January 5th, 2013 by

A sequence celebrating 50 years of James Bond on the big screen is to be televised during the Oscars show, according to a press release published on the Oscars website. The press release gives little else away, other than nominations being announced on January 10th, with the award ceremony on February 24th. Of course, this […]

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Activision’s licence revoked?

January 4th, 2013 by

Gamers have reported that Activision’s 007 titles are being pulled from online gaming sites across multiple platforms. The action has prompted the rumour that Activision has cancelled it’s licence that was due to expire in 2014. Given the poor reception of the recent games, the rumour does seem likely, especially after Eurocom closed its doors […]

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Picks of the week – 4 January 2013

January 4th, 2013 by

After taking a weeklong break from “Picks of the Week” due to the holidays combined with me simply forgetting, here are the best stories shared through social media: GQ names Daniel Craig the year’s most stylish man Javier Bardem on how he brought a personal touch to Skyfall villain Former Bond Timothy Dalton: ‘Skyfall Deserves […]

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