Quantum of Solace

James Bond & Friends – Episode 0050: Watchalong with Quantum of Solace

May 7th, 2020 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Join us as we watch 2008’s Quantum of Solace together as a group experience. For this episode, don your ripped suit, grab some bronzer, and cue up your copy of Quantum of Solace as the panel chats over the […]

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Teasing Craig: 007 teaser posters from the Daniel Craig era

October 30th, 2019 by

Javier E Trujillo looks back at the teaser posters from the Daniel Craig era. 5 October 2019 once again commemorated Global James Bond Day. Whilst many fans were eager for EON to release a teaser trailer for the upcoming 25th film, No Time to Die, it was not meant to be. Instead, @007 revealed the […]

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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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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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