‘Shoot To Kill’ by Steve Cole: Anatomy of the Young Bond Adventures

January 14th, 2015 by

Reluctant as I am to admit it, Ian Fleming’s Bond novels were not terribly interesting when I first attempted to read them as an eleven year old. Fleming’s detailed verisimilitude – one of his key virtues when I returned to the books a few years later – and his interest in arcane research proved interminable. […]

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Rome says no to SPECTRE stunt at historic fountains

January 8th, 2015 by

Authorities in Rome have reportedly denied film makers permission to perform a stunt at the Quattro Fontane (Four Fountains) crossroads. Instead cultural and heritage officials in Rome have requested the scene be created in post-production  in order to protect the fountains from being damaged during filming. The baroque fountains, each of which depicts a figure believed to […]

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Daniel Craig and co-stars at SPECTRE photocall in Sölden

January 7th, 2015 by

Image: Courtesy of 007.com Daniel Craig posed with SPECTRE co-stars Léa Seydoux and Dave Bautista in front of the spectacular Tyrolean backdrop today after a two day shoot at Lake Altaussee. After the first day was hampered by poor weather, yesterday’s weather was more favourable but today saw the actors and crew arrive by road.They are expected to […]

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SPECTRE: first day back on set [clapperboard]

January 5th, 2015 by

The second clapperboard photo to be released from the set of SPECTRE has this evening been uploaded via the official 007 social media channels. The photo follows the news that little filming took place due to adverse weather conditions at Lake Altaussee in Austria.

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Bad weather plays havoc with first day of SPECTRE shoot in Austria

January 5th, 2015 by

The first day of the location shoot in Austria on SPECTRE saw little filming after most of the day was a write-off due to poor weather. After morning rehearsals, Daniel Craig was due to film on Lake Altaussee but the high winds made filming impossible except for a narrow window in the afternoon prior to […]

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Preparations underway in Austria for SPECTRE location shoot this week

January 4th, 2015 by

After shooting at various locations across London in December, including the Thames, Notting Hill, and Camden Lock, Sam Mendez will move the cast and crew of SPECTRE to Austria next week to shoot in various locations. The film crew has been preparing the area in anticipation of the arrival of the main unit, while the […]

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Designing 007 headed for Spain

January 3rd, 2015 by

Designing 007, the exhibition originally at the Barbican and curated in partnership with Bronwyn Cosgrove and Lindy Hemming, will move to Madrid from 6th May 2015 and run until the end of August. In the past the exhibition has visited Toronto, Shanghai, Melbourne, Moscow and is currently in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The organisers were […]

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