Ian Fleming recycled: literary Bond moments in Skyfall

February 28th, 2013 by

In a previous article I discussed how the screenwriters for the James Bond series have, particularly in recent years, sometimes plundered Ian Fleming’s books for ideas that have been integrated into original stories.

>> read article

Skyfall DVD/Blu-Ray goes straight to top of UK charts

February 28th, 2013 by

Since being released on DVD and Blu-Ray last week in the UK, Skyfall has sold nearly 2 million copies according to the Official Charts Company. A total of 1.986 million copies were sold in the first week, representing 45% of all DVD/Blu-Ray sales, of which 544,000 were sold on the high definition Blu-Ray format, giving […]

>> read article

Skyfall picks up Oscars for best original song and sound editing

February 25th, 2013 by

Skyfall had been nominated for the original song (Adele and Paul Epworth), cinematography (Roger Deakins), original score (Thomas Newman), sound editing (Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers), and sound mixing (Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson), but in the end  walked away with just two, and one of those was shared. Adele received […]

>> read article

Download Skyfall gun barrel app for iOS for free

February 23rd, 2013 by

With Skyfall released on DVD and Blu-Ray recently the publicity machine is in overdrive to push as many units into our homes as possible despite most Bond fans not needing much encouragement anyway. Perhaps curiously, given that Skyfall was once again lacking the traditionally place gun barrel sequence, the home release is being promoted on […]

>> read article

Unboxing the Skyfall Steelbook Edition Blu-Ray and DVD

February 21st, 2013 by

A video showing the unboxing of Skyfall Steelbook Edition Blu-Ray/DVD after delivery by Amazon.co.uk

>> read article

Skyfall wins more gongs

February 21st, 2013 by

Adele won the award for Best British Single at the Brit Awards last night, although the singer was unable to attend in person due to being in Los Angeles to rehearse for the forthcoming Oscars and instead a video message was played. In the message she thanked her fans and, and jokingly referred to her […]

>> read article

Ben Whishaw expects Bond 24 to start filming at end of year

February 19th, 2013 by

Ben Whishaw has said that he expects be start filming with Daniel Craig in just ten months time, according to a report on Digital Spy. And if that information is correct it looks like Bond 24 is due in 2014, which also means that the producers will be looking to get the script into good […]

>> read article

Ian Fleming Publications announce dates for new James Bond novel

February 19th, 2013 by

Ian Fleming Publications used the release of Skyfall on Blu-Ray and DVD yesterday to piggyback some news of their own. The literary copyright holders announced the release date for William Boyd’s continuation novel and launched a new website and a dummy cover image to the book’s Amazon listing was also added, although they did not […]

>> read article

Skyfall released on DVD/Blu-Ray in UK today

February 18th, 2013 by

It seems like only yesterday that Skyfall opened on the big screen, but after being released last week in the United States on DVD, Blu-Ray and download it has now hit UK stores too. The home release of Skyfall has been huge, with a train painted up in the Skyfall livery used to promote the […]

>> read article

Sam Mendes looks set to return for Bond 24

February 15th, 2013 by

Sam Mendes is likely to return to directing duties on Bond 24 if an article published by the Daily Mail is to be believed. He is waiting to see a completed script before committing, which currently exists as two plot outlines by screenwriter John Logan. The only people to have seen this, says the article, […]

>> read article