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Daniel Craig turned down $5m Spectre deal because Sony phones aren't cool enough for James Bond

Daniel Craig reportedly rejected a product placement deal from Sony for the upcoming James Bond film because he didn’t think their phones were good enough for 007. 194 more words


Marvel Studios and the Cubby Broccoli playbook

The Wall Street Journal, in a story by Ben Fritz, takes a look at how Marvel Studios operates. While it doesn’t come up in the story, it sounds like Marvel has read the old Albert R. 420 more words

James Bond Films

Shakespeare History Plays Uncovered

From executive producer Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) comes a stunning adaptation of four of Shakespeare’s most celebrated history plays: Richard II, Henry IV (Part 1 and Part 2), and Henry V. 59 more words

Skyfall (2012)

For such a successful franchise of movies, there is no denying that of the 23 James Bond installments, a handful of the movies are nothing special on their own. 987 more words


Trailer- Spectre

The James Bond franchise is probably the longest running franchise in film history (don’t quote me on that) and it has been through it’s ups and downs over the years. 188 more words


Film #137: Skyfall (2012)

Director: Sam Mendes
Language: English
Length: 137 minutes
Watched on: 31 Dec 2012

I was never into James Bond as a kid, to be honest. I think this is the first time I’ve basically watched a whole one, except even then, I didn’t find it interesting enough to retain any details in memory about the plot. 201 more words


"Spectre" teaser trailer: promising, but risky

A teaser trailer for Sam Mendes’s Spectre (2015), the twenty-fourth James Bond flick, was uploaded on Friday, with an appearance from two-time Academy Award-winning superstar Christoph Waltz as the villainous Franz Oberhauser. 744 more words