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Danny Boyle won’t direct the next – or any – Bond film

In a wide ranging conversation with The Playlist, Danny Boyle revealed he definitely has no interest in directing a Bond film. Skyfall director Sam Mendes has been unwilling to confirm or deny his interest in directing the next instalment, and the internet has jumped at the chance to speculate on who would be a good […]

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With a bullet – Skyfall review

Skyfall – Starring Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, and Judi Dench. Directed by Sam Mendes. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. There are good Bond films. There are bad Bond films. They’re all ‘Bond’ films, however, and that is both their best attribute and a burden. The much-vaunted reboot Casino Royale jettisoned a lot of the series’ […]

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Daniel Craig set for two more Bond movies

Daniel Craig will not bow out as Bond with Sam Mendes‘ Skyfall, Deadline reports. Craig will return for two further adventures at least, seeing him play 007 in the 24th and 25th instalments of the ongoing saga. This will make him the third-longest serving Bond actor in the franchise’s history. Sony Pictures and MGM will continue to […]

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Ben Whishaw set to play Bond’s gadget man Q in Skyfall

Ben Whishaw will play gadget whiz Q in the upcoming Bond film Skyfall, according to The Hollywood Reporter. While Whishaw (Bright Star) was listed amongst the film’s cast at the start of November, it has now been revealed he will take on the role last played by John Cleese in 2002’s Die Another Day. Q […]

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The Hobbit to shoot in January?

We should know better than to trust any Hobbit news from Ian McKellen. The last we heard from him, the two films were to begin shooting in July of this year. Yeah, how did that work out Ian? Of course, since that optimistic declaration, the Smaug well and truly hit the fan. Director Guillermo del […]

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James Bond has been deactivated

Production on the next instalment of the James Bond franchise has been put on indefinite hold due to the uncertain financial situation of distributor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, according to Business Week. The future of the Bond series (and indeed, the future of MGM) has been in doubt for much of the past 12 months. Michael G. Wilson […]

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The bond identity – Quantum of solace review

Quantum of Solace – Starring Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric and Judi Dench. Directed by Marc Forster. Rated M for action violence. 106 mins. After all those months of anticipation, I wish I had walked out of the cinema with more to tell you than … ‘meh’. Anything more than that would simply be […]

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Quantum of Solace – Teaser Trailer Debut

source: http://www.youtube.com, http://www.slashfilm.com If you’re heading to see Hancock this weekend, rumours are you may catch a glimpse of the new James Bond flick Quantum of Solace. Or you could just watch it right now. Say what?! Yes, here it is in all it’s glory – the very first teaser trailer for Bond 22. Unfortunately […]

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Sequel Mania!

As anyone who visited the cinema in the last twelve months clearly saw, 2007 was a bumper year for movie sequels. The next few years will be no exception, with some of the biggest installments not the 2nd or 3rd chapter, but in some cases 6th, 11th and 22nd! There are some high quality releases […]

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