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WDAM-TV(BOEING/FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION/CNN) – It’s a smartphone that would make James Bond jealous. Aerospace manufacturer Boeing unveiled a new “self-destructing” smartphone this week, called the “Boeing Black.” The company says …Boeing going, GONE: Black mobe will SELF-DESTRUCT in 30 secsRegisterNew cell phone will...

BBC NewsThe News of the World’s ex-editor, Andy Coulson, said “brilliant” when a reporter played him a hacked voicemail in the newsroom, a court has heard. Dan Evans told the Old Bailey he played a message left for James Bond star Daniel Craig by actress Sienna …Coulson ‘knew of Daniel Craig hacking’The AustralianReporter tells trial...

Business StandardClancy who has fascinated and enticed Hollywood over the years. But unlike the suave and fashionable James Bond, Jack has never attained the popularity he deserved simply because he is presumably a timid geek introvert. “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” is …Chris Pine transforms into the new Jack RyanMiamiHerald.com“Jack Ryan: Shadow...

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – James Bond’s creator had first-hand knowledge of spy work. Fleming, the creator of the iconic secret agent, immersed himself in espionage as a British Naval Intelligence officer during World War II, a story told in BBC America’s Fleming: …‘Fleming’ Director on the ‘Quite Misogynistic’ 007 Creator...

Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Fayetteville, GA has reached several major construction milestones on its way to an anticipated January 2014 opening. The sprawling entertainment production complex, the latest in a group of new buildings the UK-based makers of the James Bond movies have built around the World, and which takes up 300 acres of land just next to Piedmont Fayette...

On Thursday, I paid a second visit to the site of what will be the first US home of Pinewood Studios, and located in Fayetteville, Georgia, about 50 miles outside of Atlanta. The objective was to see how far construction on the facility had progressed. The answer: a fair degree! When I first went over to the land at the intersection of Sandy Creek Road and Veterans Parkway,...

Pinewood Studios, the UK-based home of the James Bond movie series, which is the longest running in film history, is poised to move production of its latest entry, tentatively called “Bond 24,” out of Britain, and to a new home: Fayetteville, Georgia. The signs for such a move are clear and very real. First, Pinewood Studios has invested in the construction...

Sam Mendes, the critically acclaimed director of the hit James Bond movie Skyfall, and the 23rd installment in the most-successful movie franchise in history, is back to direct “Bond 24,” due for release in the UK on October 23, 2015 and in the US on November 6, 2015. Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said “Following the extraordinary...

James Bond. Sure you enjoy the movies based on Ian Fleming’s character and have your favorite James Bond actor, but do you have what it takes to actually be Bond? Well, there’s an online test you can take to find out. The test is called “Intelligence Officer Challenge” and is at the website of SIS, or Secret Intelligence Service, the real life...

Daniel Craig will definitely be back as James Bond. After some consternation that the star of SkyFall, the highest grossing Bond film in history earning $1.1 billion, may want to call it quits, Mr. Craig will be back as Ian Fleming’s British agent. In a conference call with investors on March 19th, MGM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary Barber said that...

Mads Mikkelsen’s name is rapidly becoming a house-hold one. Thanks to a number of juicy roles that all fit the bill of someone who’s morally challenged, the Danish actor’s Google Insight for Search ranking is rising to a pattern of behavior that is typical for A-list celebrities. But before we look at his chart, let’s check out the trailer for...

Sam Mendes has told the news website of the magazine Empire that he’s backing out of directing the next James Bond movie, or what’s referred to as ‘Bond 24′ for the 24th installment in the iconic spy series. Mendes told Empire: “It has been a very difficult decision not to accept Michael and Barbara’s very generous offer to direct the next...

The British Academy Of Film And Television Arts, or BAFTA, held it’s annual version of The Academy Awards, called ‘The BAFTA’s’ earlier today at 7:30 PM UK time. The results of the event are in, so what appears is a list of all of the 2013 BAFTA nominees, with the winners in each category noted. Best picture Winner: Argo Argo Les Miserables Life...

Adele’s scoring again! The amazing British singer has been invited to perform the hit, Oscar nominated song “Skyfall” from the James Bond movie of the same name at the 85th Academy Awards! Here’s the full press release, and congratulations to Adele, and to Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, the producers of the 23rd Bond, Skyfall. ADELE...

Jodie Foster Speech At Golden Globes Awards 2013 – I Get It http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxEH1ufnSC0 I get Jodie Foster’s Golden Globes Awards speech, because it’s about turning 50, and not being old, losing people you love, and losing touch with what really matters most – all to be reminded of that when you hit 50. Jodie Foster, James Bond,...

Seth MacFarlane, Emma Stone, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards at 5:30 PM PST. Again, this marks the first time the Oscar Nominations have been named by the host of the Academy Awards. The last time that was done was in 1972, and by Charton Heston. The livestream, hosted by YouTube, already...

James Bond will get an Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, sort of. The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Oscars producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have announced that the presentation ceremony will have a celebration of the 50th Birthday of James Bond. “We are very happy to include a special sequence on our show saluting the Bond films on their...

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences reports that there are 75 original songs up for “Best Orignal Song” at the 85th Academy Awards. Among them is Adele’s amazing, haunting song “Skyfall” from James Bond’s Skyfall is up for consideration. Here’s that song: Nominations will be announced January 10th; here’s...

Skyfall is an amazing work of a film, let alone a great James Bond movie – arguably it’s the best Bond film ever. The best, in this blogger’s view, since Goldfinger. What makes Skyfall so good is that, first, it’s the tightest Bond film I’ve ever seen.   There’s very little wasted scene space.  No place that makes me wonder ‘why...

This video blog in the James Bond Skyfall Movie Series is about costumes and the thought process that went into the selection of them – specifically the suits produced by famed UK clothing designer Tom Ford. Jany Temine is the costume designer for Skyfall, and says that she “Always wanted to work on a James Bond film,” but that it’s also difficult...

Ian Fleming’s James Bond and this blogger have something in common: we’re both 50 years old. Since I grew up as Bond’s brother, for all practical purposes, I have a unique view of why the character is popular: James Bond represents the Western Industrialized idea of what a man should be. Confident, decisive, intelligent, stylish. A connoisseur of...

Were GOP operatives – people who either give money to or politically support the objectives of the Republican Party – the real people behind the making of the movie Innocence Of Muslims? Consider this: There’s mounting evidence to support this seemingly dramatic claim. First, Steve Klein. Mr. Klein is an outspoken Anti-Islam and Anti-Muslim insurance...

SKYFALL: Sony Pictures just released one of the best trailers in James Bond movie history. In fact, it was issued this morning, July 31st 2012. But in...

Skyfall the 23rd James Bond movie to be released and the third featuring Daniel Craig in the lead roll, has a trailer that seems to point to a new direction for the series; it’s the first without an obvious James Bond Music reference. Why this is, I do not know, but I suspect it’s in the same area of reasoning that led the producers to have Bond drinking...

50 years to the day, November 3, 1961, Sean Connery was introduced as the first James Bond. On November 3, 2011, James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli introduce the cast of the 23rd Bond Film, called Skyfall. The event was held in London at The reason for that name, as Ms. Broccoli said, will be evident in the film as it unfolds. It’s the...

Over the 4th of July Weekend, USA Network had a three-day James Bond Movie Marathon, where such classics as Dr. No, and Live And Let Die were presented, along with the modern classic Casino Royale. But Goldfinger, perhaps the most iconic of all James Bond movies, reminded me of Steve Donziger, the man who sparked the years-long lawsuit against Chevron. A legal blast...

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