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MOVIE REVIEWS: SKYFALL

November 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

When the last 007 movie, Quantum of Solace, opened in 2008, critics railed at the decision to turn Bond into an action hero. “He is too good for that!” remarked Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times. “He is an attitude. Violence for him is an annoyance.” Peter Howell commented in the Toronto Star: “This is […]

NEXT BOND MOVIE TO BE TITLED SKYFALL

November 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With a title that evokes the tradition of James Bond movies like Goldfinger, Thunderball, Moonraker, and GoldenEye — but not Quantum of Solace — the long-delayed 23rd 007 movie was officially launched at a London news conference today (Thursday). It will be called Skyfall, director Sam Mendes announced, and its stars will include Daniel Craig […]

007 TO RETURN TO SCREEN IN 2012

January 12, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

It still doesn’t have a title and only a few months ago rumors were flying that the script was not up to snuff, but the producers of the James Bond movies said Tuesday that “Bond 23” will hit the screen on Nov. 9, 2012. (The first Bond film, Dr. No, starring Sean Connery, hit the […]

DEVELOPMENT WORK HALTED ON NEXT BOND FLICK

April 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With MGM increasingly facing the possibility of bankruptcy now that efforts to sell the studio have apparently come to naught, the producers of the James Bond movies, arguably MGM’s most bankable asset, announced Monday that they have suspended development of the next Bond flick, No. 23. In a statement, producers Michael Wilson and Barbara Broccoli […]