Articles tagged daniel craig

14 Apr 2011 // 6:59 AM

New James Bond movie coming to theaters next year

LOS ANGELES — James Bond fans holding their breath about the fate of the superspy franchise can exhale a little. MGM and Sony have announced a

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8 Feb 2011 // 10:00 AM

Super Spots or Big Blunders

A lot of production, distribution, and marketing companies spent a lot of time and a lot of money to air ads for movies that are six months away. Which ones will make them a lot of money instead of costing exactly that?

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‘Defiance’ Can’t Help But Feel Derivative

The Holocaust remains, for all intents and purposes, the ultimate expression of evil in our lifetime. Outside the obvious elements of genocide and the organized

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‘Defiance’ survivors remember Bielskis’ strength, courage

Not all Holocaust stories end in death. For more than 1,200 Jews hunted in the forests of Belarus, life - extraordinarily difficult and dangerous - was

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18 Jan 2009 // 8:58 PM

Flashbacks of a Fool

Let’s blame it on his lack of experience but Walsh presents a movie completely vacuous and uncaptivating.

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‘Defiance’ co-stars had to endure cold, primitive conditions to play WWII rebels

Think Holocaust movie. What do you see? Lines of weary men, women and children being herded to their deaths? That’s the conventional view. But

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OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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‘Defiance’ director Edward Zwick wants to be the Ken Burns of the multiplex

Things didn’t have to work out this way for Edward Zwick. The “thirtysomething” and “My So Called Life” co-creator broke into the movies with “

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31 Dec 2008 // 2:00 AM

Defiance

Defiance's tendency to melodrama drags the rest of this ostensibly historical saga into a decidedly middling territory.

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9 Dec 2008 // 8:26 AM

Holo-Cost

All across the web this past week, it’s been the subject of much metaphysical ink. As awards season slowly winds down, Hollywood is dragging

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2 Dec 2008 // 9:00 PM

Hughes Oughta Know

The British Library bought Ted Hughes' literary archive, further inspiring film and literary speculation into his life with Sylvia Plath.

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20 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Cut to the Whatever

Marc Forster's Quantum of Solace slices away nearly every element of the old Bond, and leaves nothing in its place.

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14 Nov 2008 // 3:00 AM

Quantum of Solace

Bond (Daniel Craig) seems done in by the notion that M is indeed his maternal superior, and so he must please her, or at least pretend that he's playing by rules that he and she and all the rest of us know he disrespects from jump.

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12 Nov 2008 // 10:39 PM

Bonding

He’s that old friend we hardly recognize anymore, that middle aged idol that’s, apparently, going through a bit of a creative and cultural

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MIAMI - It took Sean Connery decades to escape his James Bond baggage. Roger Moore never did. Pierce Brosnan may slip the tuxedo shackles, providing

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When “Casino Royale” opened in theaters around the world in November 2006, producer Barbara Broccoli - daughter of original James Bond producer Albert R. Broccoli and

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Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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22 Jul 2008 // 10:59 PM

Anglo-Saxon Attitudes

An acid-tongued humor, playing towards a number of stuffy British stereotypes.

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12 May 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Golden Compass

Scruffy and unpolished in the open casting call, Dakota Blue Richards shines in her role as the gutsy heroine.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

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"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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