Articles tagged james bond

On the Artifice, Ostentatiousness and Camp in James Bond Songs

Every time a new song is premiered ahead of the film, well, plus ça change. Then again, perhaps that makes a Bond song the perfect metaphor for the music industry.

READ more
Daniel Craig’s James Bond Doesn’t Break a Sweat in ‘Spectre’

The 24th (official) James Bond film delivers with sleek, sexy cool and better realism, to the degree that Bond can really be "real".

READ more

6 Nov 2015 // 10:07 AM

Is ‘Spectre’ the End of the Road for 007?

“You can feel this, in one way, as an end to a quadrology,” said Neal Purvis, who with screenwriting partner Robert Wade has cowritten all four of the Craig movies.

READ more

4 Nov 2015 // 11:15 AM

Do We Still Need James Bond?

But who should play Bond shouldn’t be the primary concern. The bigger question is whether there even needs to be another Bond. Is it time for the Bond franchise to end?

READ more

8 Oct 2015 // 12:30 PM

Sam Smith - “Writing’s on the Wall” (Singles Going Steady)

Remember when 007 themes were sleek 'n' saucy and draped in debonair derring-do?

READ more
Watch a Sneak Peek of the New James Bond Flick, ‘Spectre’

If this little teaser is any indication, the James Bond series is continuing to live up to its reputation on the matter of sleek cars and thrilling chases.

READ more
Vienna Ditto - “Oh Josephine” (audio) (Premiere)

Bond theme chords and seductive vocals merge on the retro "Oh Josephine", the newest number by the UK duo Vienna Ditto.

READ more
What James Bond Can’t Teach You About British Music History

If you want lessons in womanizing, dressing to the nines, or ordering martinis, James Bond is your man. If, however, you’re looking for a review of British music history over the last 50 years, the world’s favorite secret agent has no idea what he’s doing.

READ more
The Non-Bonds: James Bond’s Bitter, Decades-Long Battle… with James Bond

While the James Bond film franchise remains one of the most acclaimed, successful, recognizable and marketable movie series in history, there was a time when the mighty Mister Bond had some stiff competition at the box office: himself.

READ more

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

READ more
iPhone 4: Wherein Science Fiction Once Again Becomes Sad Fact

Aside from lightsabers, proton packs, warp drive and teleportation, many of my favorite sci-fi gadgets have become a reality. The latest: iPhone 4.

READ more
Does the Suit Make the Iron Man, or Vice-versa?

Tony Stark has a big personality that far outsizes his Iron Man 2 suit of armor, but sometimes our movie men are "made" by their suits.

READ more
Robert Culp: From ‘I Spy’ to ‘Hickey & Boggs’

Robert Culp and Bill Cosby's wit and warmth in I Spy also established a foundation of fragility and fatalism for Culp's despairing Hickey & Boggs.

READ more
Santa Claus: Super Hero Icon and Religious Figure

Kris Kringle has flesh-and-blood status and is a religious secular figure. He is Superman, Peter Parker, Bruce Wayne, Gandalf the White, James Bond, Dr. Who and James T. Kirk all rolled into one.

READ more
Quantum of Solace

The hybridization of Quantum of Solace's first person mechanics with gameplay styles more often found in third person action titles lends the Bond game a curiously more elegant and thoughtful approach to first-person shooting.

READ more

9 Dec 2008 // 9:00 PM

Quantum of Solace

What truly shines in Quantum of Solace is the single player mode, not the multiplayer that the series has become notorious for.

READ more

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.

READ more

14 Nov 2008 // 2:33 AM

“Quantum of Solace” Reviewed: Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 Also available: PC, Nintendo Wii, Playstation 2, Nintendo DS From: Treyarch/Activision ESRB Rating: Teen This is November, which

READ more

12 Nov 2008 // 5:47 AM

Mystery writer P.D. James once admitted that she had watched actor Roy Marsden play her most famous creation, Adam Dalgliesh, so many times -

READ more

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

READ more
More Recent Articles
//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Specter of Multiplayer Hangs Over 'Door Kickers'

// Moving Pixels

"Door Kickers is not a multiplayer game, but for a while there, I couldn’t tell the difference.

READ the article