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Seth Meyers’ Breakdown of Every Bond Movie Ever Made

22 hours ago | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Director Sam Mendes is currently filming Spectre, the follow up to his highly successful James Bond film Skyfall. As you’ve likely heard by now, thanks to the Sony hacks, the script for the new film has already leaked online. If you’re tempted to find it and read it, Late Night host Seth Meyers saves you a lot of time and trouble with his breakdown of every Bond film ever made. His beat for beat breakdown is hilariously accurate, and it takes less than two minutes to watch. Enjoy!

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- Eli Reyes

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Christoph Waltz Says He Isn’t Playing Blofeld In Spectre

16 December 2014 10:56 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

From the very moment that Christoph Waltz was rumored to be involved in Sam MendesSpectre, many had assumed that the celebrated actor would take on the role of one Ernst Stavro Blofeld — a supervillain held up as James Bond’s true archnemesis. However, when Mendes formally revealed the 24th installment in the long-running franchise a fortnight ago, it turned out that Waltz’s character was instead named Oberhauser. Still, that hasn’t quelled those Blofeld rumors.

When asked the question by Collider at a press event for Big EyesTim Burton’s eclectic period drama — the Oscar winning actor ruled out the possibility of Blofeld’s involvement as the head of Spectre…or did he?

“No. No. It’s more interesting than that,” Waltz said.

It’s hardly one to stop the presses, but Waltz’s quote does bring up some intriguing possibilities. Could it be that Mendes and »

- Michael Briers

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Is Christoph Waltz Playing Blofeld Or Not? Here's What He Had To Say

16 December 2014 10:15 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Benedict Cumberbatch swore he wasn.t playing Khan. Except he totally Was playing Khan. So now, whenever an actor swears up and down in the press that he isn.t playing an iconic character (mainly a villain), a small B.S. alert pings in the backs of our collective mind. This time out, it.s Christoph Waltz, who is promoting his turn in Tim Burton.s Big Eyes, but also answering questions about his mysterious role in Sam Mendes. next James Bond thriller, Spectre. Two outlets caught up with Waltz on this press tour and asked him if, instead of the announced character, he was actually playing Ernst Stavro Blofeld, the despicable head of Spectre. Waltz told ScreenCrush: The character is called Franz Oberhauser. F-r-a-n-z, Oberhauser, and I don.t need to spell that." In a separate interview, Christoph Waltz was asked the same basic question by Collider, and was »

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"Spectre" - 'James Bond' Set Footage

16 December 2014 5:29 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek UK set footage, plus images from director Sam Mendes' next 'James Bond' movie, "Spectre", currently shooting a scene on the Thames River, with actor Daniel Craig as '007' alongside actor Roy Kinner as 'Tanner' in a moving speedboat:

"...a cryptic message from the past of 'Bond', sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organisation. While 'M' battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind 'Spectre'..."

Additional cast includes Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci and Andrew Scott.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Spectre"......

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- Michael Stevens

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Christoph Waltz says his Bond character is not head of Spectre

16 December 2014 4:49 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Since before his casting in the latest James Bond movie Spectre, actor Christoph Waltz has been rumoured to be playing the classic Bond villain Blofeld.

However, during the official casting announcement, it was revealed that Waltz will play the character Oberhauser who was Bond’s mentor in the Ian Fleming novels. Stil,l, fans are still not buying this and believe this is all misdirection from the fact Waltz will play Blofeld.

In an interview with Collider whilst promoting his latest movie Big Eyes, Waltz was asked if he was playing the head of Spectre in the latest Bond film, to which he responded: “No.  No.  It’s more interesting than that.”

Check out his reaction to the question below…

Do you think Waltz is telling the truth? Let us know…

Spectre is set for release in the UK on October 23rd 2015 in the UK and November 6th 2015 in the States. »

- Thomas Roach

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Spectre: Belvedere Vodka announces James Bond movie partnership

16 December 2014 4:38 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Belvedere Vodka has announced a collaboration with new James Bond movie Spectre.

The company will release two limited edition bottles in celebration of the company's partnership with the upcoming film.

Belvedere's Silver Sabre bottles will also feature a new 007 twist as part of the campaign, which will be launched in February 2015.

Professor James Chapman, author of the cultural history of James Bond Licence to Thrill, said: "Bond's drinking habits have always been a central aspect of the James Bond lifestyle.

"Fleming's Bond famously invented the 'Vesper' martini in Casino Royale, and the vodka martini was there for special occasions such as his dinner at M's club Blades (Moonraker) and his sumptuous dinner with American millionaire Mr Du Pont (Goldfinger). And of course, a world-class super villain such as Dr No would not dream of serving anything else.

Spectre: First look pictures as Bond movie films in Central London

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Bond 24 news: Christoph Waltz not playing Spectre boss & 1st set video

16 December 2014 1:46 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Some Bond fans were bummed to see Christoph Waltz will star as Franz Oberhauser in Spectre, since the rumor was he would be playing iconic Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld. But even if Waltz isn't playing Blofeld, many have assumed his Oberhauser will be the head of Spectre in the Sam Mendes film. But when Collider asked the actor if his character is the boss of Spectre, Waltz responded with "No. No. It’s more interesting than that.” Now, maybe »

- Jesse Giroux

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Bond Takes To The Thames In First Spectre Set Video; Script Reportedly Leaked In Sony Hack

15 December 2014 10:02 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Following up on last week’s formal unveiling, we knew that Sam Mendes and Co. were due to enter production today as filming began on Spectre, and now, we have the first unofficial set video, which has appeared online along with a few screenshots.

While brief in length, the footage showcases Bond riding along the River Thames in London with Rory Kinnear’s MI6 agent as the pair head towards the company’s secretive headquarters, which was the subject of a terrorist attack during the events of Skyfall. It’s understood that London is but one of many locations that will host the 24th installment in the long-running spy franchise, with Spectre also set to shoot in Rome, Mexico City, Tangier, Sölden and Obertilliach.

However, as with all Sony properties of late, Mendes’ continuation proved to be the victim of a mammoth hack, which revealed that the budget for Spectre had ballooned past $300 million. »

- Michael Briers

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Eon Productions issues statement over Spectre script leak

15 December 2014 8:53 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It has been reported that the script for the upcoming Bond film Spectre has leaked as part of the massive Sony hack. Eon Productions, the producers of the James Bond series have now released a statement about the script leak, as well as a warning…

Eon Productions, the producers of the James Bond films, learned this morning that an early version of the screenplay for the new Bond film Spectre is amongst the material stolen and illegally made public by hackers who infiltrated the Sony Pictures Entertainment computer system.

Eon Productions is concerned that third parties who have received the stolen screenplay may seek to publish it or its contents. The screenplay for Spectre is the confidential information of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Danjaq, LLC, and is protected by the laws of copyright in the United Kingdom and around the world. It may not (in whole or in part) be published, »

- Thomas Roach

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James Bond: Christoph Waltz is not the head of Spectre

15 December 2014 8:42 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Christoph Waltz has said that he will not be playing the head of Spectre in the next James Bond film.

The comments by the actor go against the rumour that he would play the iconic Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld, head of the Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion.

When asked if he would head the organisation in director Sam Mendes's Spectre, Waltz told Collider, "No. No. It's more interesting than that."

The Django Unchained star was rumoured to be taking on the role of a villain in the movie.

He was announced as playing a character called 'Oberhauser', which many took to be a misdirection similar to Benedict Cumberbatch's 'John Harrison'/Khan in Star Trek into Darkness.

Ernst Stavro Blofeld appeared as the head of Spectre in seven Bond films.

The script for Spectre was leaked during the recent Sony hacking.

Daniel Craig will return »

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Spectre: First look pictures as Bond movie films in central London

15 December 2014 8:11 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Daniel Craig was back as James Bond as he filmed scenes for the upcoming movie Spectre in London today (December 15).

The actor, who returns as Bond for the fourth time, was pictured in a black speedboat as they sailed across the Thames with Rory Kinnear, who reprises his role as Tanner from Skyfall.

Craig was looking slick in brown sunglasses, a navy overcoat with matching scarf, a grey suit and black leather gloves as he waved and gave fans the thumbs up.

Kinnear donned similar attire in a black jacket, black suit and leather gloves while holding on tightly to the boat.

They were also seen zipping past the MI6 headquarters as they were being filmed by the production crew in a separate boat.

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First 'Spectre' Video Features Daniel Craig as James Bond

15 December 2014 7:23 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Over the weekend, false rumors began to spread that Sony had shut down production on Spectre, the 24th adventure in the James Bond franchise. Those reports were proven to be false, and now we have our first look at the set. This video features Daniel Craig reprising his role as the iconic spy James Bond.

Spectre began shooting in London last week after Sony, Eon and MGM officially announced the title and full cast. Now we get to see Daniel Craig as 007 as he hits the River Thames in a speed boat. Standing alongside him is actor Rory Kinnear who plays Bill Tanner, M's Chief of Staff. The scene was shot in front of the Sis building, MI6 headquarters in reality and in the Bond film series.

This first video also arrives with the first images from the set. In Spectre, a cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on »

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First Spectre Set Video & Photos Feature James Bond On The Thames

15 December 2014 4:27 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

It's been a tough couple weeks for Sony Pictures Entertainment and their new James Bond film Spectre. An early draft of the script along with detailed studio notes and shooting locations were leaked online by the hacker group Guardians of Peace. These leaks have ruined many of the film's surprises. So, these images and videos from today of Daniel Craig and Rory Kinnear filming Spectre scenes on the Thames must be a breathe of fresh air. Spoiler! The two actors were seen on a speedboat having an intense conversation. Yup, that's it. That's a nice old-fashioned spoiler for all of you. A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organisation. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind Spectre. Spectre - Directed by Sam Mendes ("Skyfall »

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James Bond Spectre Script Leak Drops Majors Spoilers, Could Lead To Rewrites

14 December 2014 12:56 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

This has been an exciting year thus far for fans of the James Bond franchise. After all, it was less than two weeks ago that the folks behind the production of the series' 24th installment not only announced the official start of filming, but also revealed a talent-stacked cast and a very exciting title: Spectre. All of this, along with the fact that Skyfall helmer Sam Mendes is back in the director's chair, has generated a great deal of optimism in the air for 007 aficionados - but now the Sony Pictures hack is here to suck some joy out of the atmosphere. As a result of the aforementioned studio leak, Gawker has not only gotten their hands on a copy of the Spectre script, but also a great deal of notes and emails about the project - and not a lot of it sounds good. In a completely spoiler-filled break »

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Screenplay for New James Bond Film Spectre Stolen in Sony Cyberattack

14 December 2014 10:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The producers of the James Bond films say an early version of the screenplay for the new movie Spectre is among the material stolen in the massive cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Eon Productions said Sunday it is concerned that third parties who received the screenplay might seek to publish it. The film's cast, including Daniel Craig returning in the role of the famed agent 007, was announced by director Sam Mendes in April and December. The company warned the screenplay is subject to copyright protection and that "all necessary steps" would be taken to protect the rights of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Danjaq LLC, »

- Associated Press

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Screenplay for New James Bond Film Spectre Stolen in Sony Cyberattack

14 December 2014 10:45 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The producers of the James Bond films say an early version of the screenplay for the new movie Spectre is among the material stolen in the massive cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Eon Productions said Sunday it is concerned that third parties who received the screenplay might seek to publish it. The film's cast, including Daniel Craig returning in the role of the famed agent 007, was announced by director Sam Mendes in April and December. The company warned the screenplay is subject to copyright protection and that "all necessary steps" would be taken to protect the rights of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Danjaq LLC, »

- Associated Press

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Spectre: Bond movie's producers confirm script leak after Sony hacking

13 December 2014 2:04 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The producers of the new James Bond movie Spectre have confirmed that an early version of the screenplay was among material leaked in the Sony hacking.

Sony Pictures' Entertainment's servers were breached on November 25, with numerous confidential emails and information about major Hollywood movies, deals and stars leaked in subsequent weeks.

"Eon Productions, the producers of the James Bond films, learned this morning (Saturday, December 13) that an early version of the screenplay for the new Bond film Spectre is amongst the material stolen and illegally made public by hackers who infiltrated the Sony Pictures Entertainment computer system," reads a statement on the movie's official website.

Eon Productions is concerned that third parties who have received the stolen screenplay may seek to publish it or its contents.

"The screenplay for Spectre is the confidential information of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Danjaq LLC, and is protected by the laws of copyright in the »

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9 Things Spectre Needs To Satisfy Diehard Bond Fans

13 December 2014 1:45 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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The James Bond franchise is the UK’s cinematic gift to the world. Like its titular hero, the franchise has remained death-defying over the course of five decades and 24 feature films. Daniel Craig’s tenure as 007 has been a stellar run, bringing the series roaring back to life.

The first two Craig features revitalized Bond for a modern audience that pined for a grittier, more realistic super spy franchise in the vein of Jason Bourne and Batman Begins. Craig’s third Bond outing, the excellent Skyfall, retained the grit, but also restored the flare and panache that had been a hallmark of the Bond series since its inception.

Skyfall director Sam Mendes seems to be hearkening back to the classic Bond era with his next entry in the franchise, Spectre. For fans familiar with old school Bond, the title promises 007 squaring off against his most legendary adversaries, a nefarious »

- Travis Earl

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How Cinematographer Roger Deakins Achieved His Most Beautiful Work on 'Unbroken'

12 December 2014 10:21 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Utilizing Oswald Morris' work on Sidney Lumet's 1965 "The Hill" as a searing benchmark for World War II melodrama, Deakins achieves a classical look, packing the frame with intensity. From the ethereal opening of Zamp's B24 ascending the clouds to the bleached out claustrophobia of surviving 47 days in a raft in the Pacific, to the agonies of enduring Pow torture porn in the Omori and Naoetsu camps, Deakins creates a masterful dance of light and dark that serves as the primary metaphor of miraculous survival and spiritual transcendence. The contrast between the two camps, for instance, couldn't be more visually striking: the wooden Omori has a warm, dustiness while Naoetsu is draped in black coal and snow.  "I liked doing hand-held work, which I did a lot of with Sam Mendes in the war film, 'Jarhead,' but the script, as I saw it, was not that kind of movie, »

- Bill Desowitz

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Leaked Sony emails - Spectre has exceeded its budget by $50 million

12 December 2014 8:41 AM, PST | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Leaked Sony emails - 'Spectre' is already over budget by around $50 million. Leaked documents from the recent cyber attack on Sony have revealed some of the financial details of the much-anticipated new James Bond film, showing that the budget was originally ''in the mid $300 millions'', but has been reduced to $250 million by the studio. In a series of emails sent by MGM president Jonathan Glickman, he says: ''We recognise that this movie needs to build on the past few films - and there are expectations we must meet for the audience. Still, we must find further cuts. ''This is not about 'nickel and diming' the production.'' Barbara Broccoli, the producer, responded angrily to the messages. What's more, a leaked email from Sony's Amy Pascal revealed her disappointment over 'Spectre'. She wrote: ''It's insane and you know with no script this movie is gonna go over budget. »

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