Quantum of Solace

Casino Royale exec producer Anthony Waye to speak in London this November

November 8th, 2017 by

Anthony Waye was executive producer on Daniel Craig’s first two Bond films. See him speak in London at an event organised by the Production Guild of Great Britain later this month. The Production Guild of Great Britain kicks off a brand new series of events this month, designed to take the public behind the scenes of film […]

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Tim Pigott-Smith dies at 70

April 18th, 2017 by

Earlier in the month it was announced that actor Tim Pigott-Smith has died at the age of 70. Pigott-Smith played the Foreign Secretary in Quantum of Solace (2008), but his best known role was Ronald Merrick in 1984 television series The Jewel in the Crown. It earned him the 1985 British Academy Television Award for […]

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Teasing Craig: 007 teaser posters from the Daniel Craig era

April 1st, 2015 by

March 2015 saw not only the first teaser trailer for SPECTRE, but a new teaser poster as well. For this Bond fan, the release of the upcoming movie’s official marketing has always held a great deal of excitement. Trailers and posters are a perfect time capsule of the moment a new 007 thriller is released […]

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Paul Haggis to receive Writers Guild Award

December 15th, 2014 by

Paul Haggis, who cowrote the screenplays for Casino Royale and then Quantum of Solace, will receive an award from the Writers Guild of America at an ceremony in New York on Valentine’s Day. The Ian McClellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement was established in 1992 to honour a guild member for his or her entire […]

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Defending Quantum of Solace

August 26th, 2014 by

Quantum of Solace, the 22nd of EON Productions’ James Bond adventures, was released in late 2008. Hot on the heels of Casino Royale, it broke opening records in the UK and went on to $168 million in the US, which made it the second highest grossing in the series, a million more past the prior […]

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Update your summer wardrobe with 3 style tips from James Bond

July 9th, 2014 by

The arrival of July finds many of us counting down the days to our summer holidays and so in this article we look at some simple ways to update your summer wardrobe with some 007-style panache.

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James Bond holiday destinations #2 – Italy

June 20th, 2013 by

Although Italy hardly appeared in the books at all, James Bond has visited the country a number of times in the films, most recently with Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. In the short story Risicco, James Bond visits first Rome and then Venice while trying to break up a heroin smuggling operation, meeting Kristatos […]

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Learning the art of James Bond’s cocktails

October 19th, 2012 by

One element strongly associated with 007 is his drinking, with “shaken, not stirred” almost guaranteed to recall the world’s most famous secret agent in the mind of anyone  in the English speaking world. While his vodka martinis have become something of a cliché, at least Daniel Craig got to drink something else in Casino Royale, with […]

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Quantum of Solace soundtrack

January 18th, 2012 by

After the excellent reaction to Daniel Craig’s first outing as 007 in Casino Royale, much was expected of the follow-up, Quantum of Solace.  An original story following on directly from the end of the previous instalment, the 22nd James Bond movie once again turned to an old hand to provide the soundtrack. Unlike the accelerated […]

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Daniel Craig exclusive interview [Time Out]

December 8th, 2011 by

Time Out has an exclusive interview with Daniel Craig to promote ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’, but naturally they also quiz him on his role as James Bond, his relationship with the press and some of the issues with Quantum of Solace. When the journalist comments that big budget films often don’t seem to […]

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