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The Next James Bond Movie Will Not Be Written by Matthew Weiner

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The U.K.'s London Daily Mail, waxing imaginative about the future of the James Bond franchise in the wake of Daniel Craig's post-"Spectre" reluctance to return to the long-lived series, has reported that "Mad Men" creator Matt Weiner is working on a 60s-era 007 reboot. Of course Ian Fleming's original Bond was brought to the movies during the 60s, as Sean Connery starred in "Dr. No" and "From Russia with Love," among the strongest entries in the series until Sam Mendes brought it back to its former glory. A rep for Weiner stated that the writer is working on several other projects that have nothing to do with Bond.  »

- Anne Thompson

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Giveaway – Win Tomorrowland on Blu Ray with the Flickering Myth Movie Show

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The martinis are shaken. The cufflinks are on. The black tie has been smartly adjusted while riding through Moscow on a tank. That’s right, it’s finally time for a new James Bond movie!

October sees the release of what is estimated to be the most expensive 007 film ever made. In a preview of Spectre, Oli, Becky, Luke and Kat talk about all things Bond, including:

-the growing similarities between the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the James Bond franchise.

Spectre facing off against Daniel Craig’s 007.

-Luke’s favourite Bond (which he brings up at every avaliable opportunity).

-Which character Christoph Waltz is playing.

-With Sam Mendes undecided over whether he’ll return, who will direct the next Bond movie?

-And who are the front runners to be cast as 007 once Craig hangs up the tuxedo after Bond 25?

If that wasn’t enough Bond, Oli also lists not »

- Oli Davis

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New TV spot for Spectre explores The Organization

10 October 2015 6:41 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With less than a fortnight to go until its UK release, a new TV spot has arrived online for Spectre entitled ‘The Organization’, and you can watch it right here after the official synopsis…

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as Spectre.

Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh (Andrew Scott), the new head of the Centre for National Security, questions Bond’s actions and challenges the relevance of MI6, led by M (Ralph Fiennes). Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Q (Ben Whishaw) to help him seek out Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux), the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White (Jesper Christensen), who may hold the »

- Gary Collinson

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Which Bond movie is best? The definitive 007 film ranking - from awful to awesome

10 October 2015 1:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

22 best and worst Bond theme songs ranked: Do you agree?

Ah, Mr Bond! We've been... inspecting you. Yes, ahead of Spectre's release on October 26, Digital Spy has attempted the impossible: ranking all 23 films of the 007 franchise. From 1962's Dr No all the way to 2012's Skyfall, we've graded which films were 00-heaven - and which were, well, something of an oddjob.

Ok, we've ignored unofficial outing Never Say Never Again and that weird original Casino Royale with Woody Allen. Plus the radio version of Moonraker, starring Blockbusters' Bob Holness. But otherwise, read on for your definitive guide through a minefield of gadgets, girls and shaken martinis, starting with the abject worst. Violently disagree? Be sure to let us know...

23. Die Another Day (2002)

An invisible Aston Martin, a tsunami surfing Pierce Brosnan and an excruciating Madonna theme song - this was Bond at his blundering worst. Released to coincide with the spy's 40th anniversary, »

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Today in Movies – James Bond Spectre preview! The Top 5 Horror Movies Of All Time!

9 October 2015 10:44 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

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The martinis are shaken. The cufflinks are on. The black tie has been smartly adjusted shile riding through Moscow on a tank. That’s right, it’s finally time for a new James Bond movie!

October sees the release of what is estimated to be the most expensive 007 film ever made. In a preview of the movie, Oli, Becky, Luke and Kat talk about all things Bond, including:

-the growing similarities between the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the James Bond franchise.

Spectre facing off against Daniel Craig’s 007.

-Luke’s favourite »

- Oli Davis

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Oscars: Modern Gadgetry and Dusted-Off Technology Highlight Cinematography Race

8 October 2015 2:23 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

It seems like we say it every year, but the Oscar race for best cinematography is as heated as it has ever been this season.

Most eyes, certainly, are on Emmanuel Lubezki. The reigning champ joined a very exclusive group of back-to-back winners in the category upon claiming the prize for “Birdman” last year (He also won for “Gravity”). With Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s best picture follow-up “The Revenant,” Lubezki shot on brand new Arri Alexa 65 cameras, even freezing a few of them in Alberta, Canada, while using only natural light. The stitching technique that was employed to make “Birdman” appear as one unbroken take was used in a number of sequences as well. No one has even seen the film and you’d be forgiven for thinking it the frontrunner sight unseen.

But three-time Oscar winner Robert Richardson had his own box of toys to play with on Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight. »

- Kristopher Tapley

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Final Spectre Trailer Reveals Much Of The Bond Spectacle

8 October 2015 10:44 AM, PDT | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

The Bond franchise has obviously taken a turn with the last few efforts, but one of the most fascinating twists seems to be in the marketing for the films. Spectre has released a final trailer, and we finally get a real feel for “Bond-ness.” The film seems much more interested in making sure that everyone knows the song is out, than getting people into theaters. Maybe it’s just me, but it doesn’t seem that the one absolutely follows from the other.

It’s an especially curious mix of marketing, because those who follow film aren’t anything like flooded with ads and clips for the film, as though there is only so much sell that will do anything. I can relate to giving up at a certain point, because I think you can pick where the line of diminishing returns is in a case like this. Once you »

- Marc Eastman

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8 Reasons Mission Impossible Is Better Than James Bond

8 October 2015 5:56 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Any comparison that places Ethan Hunt over James Herbert Bond feels sacrilegious. Bond is cooler, more prestigious, and more iconic and, on top of that, he’s the greater box office titan. But after seeing Mission:Impossible – Rogue Nation, before which has been playing a trailer for Spectre, there’s an inescapable feeling that M:i has finally unseated Bond at the top of the superspy genre. And really, when you stack the last three M:i films against the last three Daniel Craig Bonds, the winner is clear.

One can only guess about the impending Spectre of course – which looks to be a worthy continuation of Skyfall director Sam Mendes’ wonderful vision – but, even so, film fans the world over should be 10x more excited for the barely-confirmed sixth Mission: Impossible film than for the next Bond outing. Let me tell you why. »

- Nathan Hastings

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Trailer Trashin’: James Bond Returns in the Final Spectre Trailer

8 October 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

Hello again, dear readers. We’re now firmly into October, the days are getting shorter, and Halloween is on the way. But there’s still some cool movies coming out this year, including the subject of today’s column. With that, let’s take a look at the latest (and final) trailer for the new James Bond movie, Spectre.

Premise: In the aftermath of the attack on MI6, a cryptic message sets in motion events that will see James Bond (Daniel Craig) come face-to-face with the sinister organization known as Spectre. While Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the newly appointed M, continues fighting political pressures that threaten the future of MI6, Bond discovers that the only way to unravel the web of conspiracy is to protect the innocent daughter of a powerful enemy. Following a trail from Mexico to Italy, Austria, and Morocco, he is forced to operate outside his purview »

- Timothy Monforton

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Daniel Craig says he will only play 007 again “for the money”

7 October 2015 6:49 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Spectre is just around the corner, with new TV spots, and images debuting all the time, and with speculation running wild as to the possibility of a new actor taking over as 007, Daniel Craig has been discussing his future as Bond.


Speaking to Time Out London, Craig has shed some light on his career as Bond and what the state of play is regarding his contract. Early in pre-production, news broke that Spectre was to be filmed back-to-back with Bond 25, but Craig wasn’t keen on the idea.

“I was contracted to do another one….That was all set up. But at the studio, there was a real keenness to get it done as soon as possible. In fact, there was a conversation at one point that went: ‘Let’s film two movies back to back.’ I just went: ‘You’re out of your fucking minds.’ In the nicest possible way. »

- Scott J. Davis

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10 Blunt And Brilliant Daniel Craig Quotes About The New James Bond

7 October 2015 2:24 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Daniel Craig.s ready for a holiday. His work on the latest James Bond adventure, Spectre, is finished. All that.s left is the promotion, which should take Craig and his 007 compatriots to the corners of the globe where they can market Sam Mendes. effort to the masses. As part of that endeavor, Daniel Craig sat down with Time Out for a spectacularly candid interview about all things Bond, and if you are a fan of the agent with a license to kill . in particular, in Craig.s take on the timeless spy . then the entire interview is a must read. The type of honesty that Craig brings to the conversation is refreshing and appreciated. Not that Craig has ever been one to pull punches or protect his opinion when speaking with the press. But his thoughts on Skyfall, Spectre, and the present and future state of James Bond are »

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After Spectre, Daniel Craig Says He Would Only Play James Bond Again “For The Money”

7 October 2015 1:17 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Much like any tentpole blockbuster, there are a lot of moving parts beneath the sharp suits and eye-popping stuntwork of Sam MendesSpectre. Is Christoph Waltz really playing Franz Oberhauser, or the gleefully evil Blofeld? Can the spy sequel possibly emulate the critical and financial success blazed out by Skyfall? And what does the future hold for Daniel Craig’s status with the license to kill.

Lately, it’s the latter lingering question that has been getting the most traction, with the actor himself seemingly indicating that he is on board for another installment, only to backpedal on his comments in a recent interview with Time Out London. Ever the one to give a frank assessment on matters, Craig shot down any suggestions that he would pick up the Walther Ppk and jump straight back into the James Bond role, even claiming that if he were to do another one, »

- Michael Briers

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London’s in the Spotlight of Spectre in this new Behind the Scenes Featurette

7 October 2015 6:46 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

VisitBritain have put together this smart new featurette on the making of the 24th Bond film, Spectre, which is out in UK cinemas on the 26th of October. Anticipation for the film is building ahead of its release, with Skyfall setting the bar very high for Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes to meet. This new

The post London’s in the Spotlight of Spectre in this new Behind the Scenes Featurette appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

- Jon Lyus

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Spectre: 5 Theories For Who Andrew Scott’s Denbigh Really Is

6 October 2015 8:05 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Eon Productions

While the world has obsessed over who Oberhauser is and how Sam Mendes is going to introduce Blofeld (rather than if), nobody seems to have noticed that Andrew Scott is playing a very intriguing role in Spectre.

It’s probably easiest to suspect that Scott – who was excellent as Moriaty in Sherlock – will be playing a villain. He has the look of a deranged psychopath, and a defiantly evil forehead, and now the last trailer has shown him very briefly fighting M, so that’s enough for some to accept that he’s a wrong’un.

But even that suspicion doesn’t answer who the hell he is. And it does feel like the studio are purposefully being evasive when it comes to showing anything of his character. It’s very much a case of his being conspicuous by his absence, which suggests all sorts of possibilities; every »

- Simon Gallagher

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Dave Bautista Promises “A Lot More Drax” In Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

5 October 2015 9:59 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Upon doing the rounds for his role in Sam Mendes’ soon-to-be-released Spectre, Dave Bautista has teased much more screentime – and perhaps a new look – for Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Now that director James Gunn has assembled quite the emotional script for Guardians 2, it’s only a matter of time before Marvel’s galactic sequel enters production in earnest, and the fighter-turned-actor can hardly wait to reprise the role of Drax the Destroyer in time for 2017’s sequel.

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Filming is set to take place in Atlanta, Georgia at the turn of the year, when Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper will all return in their respective roles. In terms of Bautista, though, the actor revealed that he pitched his own ideas to Marvel about potential changes to the character’s visual appearance – tattoos, mainly – adding that even if Drax »

- Michael Briers

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'Spectre' Music Video Has Sam Smith Serenading James Bond

5 October 2015 8:35 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

'Writing's On The Wall' by Sam Smith, the official theme song from Spectre, gets a sexy music video featuring scenes from the movie. The Grammy Award-winning singer is seen serenading James Bond as the super spy embarks on his greatest adventure yet. The moody ballad has 007 stalking Lucia Sciarra through dark corridors as he prepares for his finally showdown with an evil organization that could change his life forever. But that doesn't stop him from stripping off the clothes of this new Bond girl as they make out against a mirrored wall in a seedy hotel room. Then, just seconds later, Bond is seen trying to seduce Madeleine Swann. And it looks like 007 is breaking more hearts than he has time for.

Albert R. Broccoli's Eon Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment in early September that Sam Smith had recorded Writing's On The Wall, »

- MovieWeb

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Daniel Craig Confident Of James Bond Future Beyond Spectre

5 October 2015 7:21 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Throughout the build-up to the release of Sam Mendes’ spy sequel Spectre, speculation has been rife regarding which actor would succeed Daniel Craig in the role of James Bond. From Damien Lewis to the much-touted addition of Idris Elba, the Internet has deliberated over the next Bond for months at this point, though it seems in this case, the simplest answer happens to be the right one a la Occam’s Razor.

That’s right, rather than pass on the torch and Walther Ppk after the release of Spectre, actor Daniel Craig remains confident that he’ll reprise the role of the famed super spy for Bond 25 – he is contractually obliged for one more film, after all – stating that he will continue to embark on globe-trotting adventures as the legendary agent for “as long as [he’s] physically able.”

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But Craig remains realistic when it comes »

- Michael Briers

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Watch: Everyone Is Sad And Moody In Sam Smith's 'Spectre' Video "Writing's On The Wall"

5 October 2015 7:05 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

The current Bond era finds our hero broken, damaged, and pretty moody. He may have an arsenal of one liners, but he's not likely to crack a smile very often or look like he's having a good time doing his job. And so the vibe continues with "Writing's On The Wall," the official theme song for "Spectre," performed by Sam Smith. The music video for the track has dropped, and the only explosions it has are sad explosions. Moody and grim, with people looking into the distance, or walking around stoically masking their feelings, this doesn't make the upcoming Bond movie look particularly exciting. Even with Smith belting his heart out, none of the actors seem to have any of their icy resolve melted. Man, maybe 007 needs a comic sidekick to join him next time around. Read More: Sam Mendes Says 'Spectre' Will Be His Last James Bond Movie, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Watch Sam Smith’s James Bond Theme Song “Writing’s On The Wall” From Spectre

5 October 2015 5:56 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Here’s a first look at the new James Bond/Spectre theme song, “Writing’s On The Wall,” from Sam Smith.

The 24th James Bond adventure will be released in the UK on October 26 and in the Us on November 6.

Multi-platinum selling artist Sam Smith has co-written the title song, “Writing’s On The Wall,” with fellow Grammy Award winner Jimmy Napes. It is the first James Bond theme song recorded by a British male solo artist since 1965.

The 23 previous James Bond theme songs make up some of the most memorable movie music of all time.  The previous Bond theme song, “Skyfall,” was performed by Adele, and was honored with the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, the Brit Award for British Single of the Year, and the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media.

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond »

- Michelle McCue

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Watch the ‘Spectre’ Music Video For Sam Smith’s “Writing’s on the Wall”

5 October 2015 5:46 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

You’ve had a little over a week to listen to Sam Smith and Disclosure‘s theme song for the latest James Bond film, Spectre. While the responsive seems to be divisive — and certainly not an immediate of a hit as Adele‘s Skyfall ballad — “Writing’s on the Wall” has grown on me somewhat, but the true test will be to see if/how it fits the themes of Sam Mendes‘ film.

While we won’t know the specifics until just about a month from now, today brings some better clues as the official music video has arrived. Packed with new footage from the film, it also features Smith seemingly on some of the same sets used in the film. Check it out below and if you missed it, see Spectre‘s final trailer here.

What did you think of the music video?


- Jordan Raup

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