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What did we learn from the Spectre teaser trailer?

28 March 2015 3:21 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The first teaser trailer for James Bond 24 has been released, but what did it tell us about the upcoming movie, Spectre?

After letting the sky fall when it crum-balled to the tune of a billion dollars at the global box office, Spectre may be the most anticipated James Bond movie since the last one. Daniel Craig's fourth feature as 007 won't arrive in UK cinemas until October, but the response to the teaser trailer released over the weekend has been very positive.

Four is hardly a magic number for Bond actors. Sean Connery's fourth outing was the less-than-stellar Thunderball, Roger Moore's was the all-too-interstellar Moonraker and Pierce Brosnan closed out his four-movie tenure with the infamously poor Die Another Day.

That makes Craig the fourth actor to rack up four turns as Bond, and if you're superstitious about this sort of thing, maybe that's why this looks to be the combo breaker. »

- simonbrew

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James Bond 007: revisiting Diamonds Are Forever

22 March 2015 5:43 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Sean Connery returns to play James Bond in Diamonds Are Forever. It is not 007's finest outing.

A strange offering this one, sandwiched between two considerably more significant films. Undoubtedly a lightweight outing, despite featuring a heavyweight star in more ways than one. The cartoonish tone is sharpened by lashings of violence and a surprisingly high body count. A moribund Connery and garish Las Vegas add to the sense of a series going to seed. Implausibilities abound through Diamonds Are Forever. Yet its dysfunctional parts create a film that, while far from a classic, has a certain battered panache – and a wry smile throughout. I rather like it.

The Villain: Like buses, Blofelds come in threes. After Donald and Telly, here’s Charles – utterly estranged from his predecessors in appearance and manner. This Blofeld has hair, a penchant for crossdressing and a rather winning air of bonhomie. Plus there’s three of him. »

- simonbrew

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James Bond 007: revisiting Goldfinger

22 February 2015 10:06 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Sean Connery as Bond. Honor Blackman as Pussy Galore. Auric Goldfinger. Oddjob too. Our 007 lookbacks arrive at the iconic Goldfinger...

For many this is the Bond film. The quintessential Bond facing the ultimate villain who utters the greatest line midway through the most iconic scene. Plus you have the coolest henchman, the best car, the most memorable death, the loudest song, and the Bond girl with the silliest name. Plus Honor Blackman could easily lay a claim to being the premier leading lady. While Goldfinger can’t claim all the aforementioned categories, there’s little doubt that the film is a peak, a marrying of critical acclaim and popular appeal rarely achieved since.

The Villain: Monumental. A hugely charismatic figure and the most jovial of baddies, the Big Man utterly dominates the film. He interacts with Bond perhaps more than any other antagonist: over golf, cocktails and, immortally, beneath a laser. »

- simonbrew

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Of Human “Bond”-age: Top Ten Actors That Had Played James Bond

20 February 2015 2:59 AM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Sure, there have been countless articles detailing the debonair men that portrayed the world’s most famous superspy in Ian Fleming’s creation of Agent 007 (a.k.a James Bond). And of course there have been many debates arguing who is considered the best Bond of them all (yes…I concur with the majority of the Sean Connery census that he is the ideal licensed to kill Lothario of them all). Plus, the listing of who’s the better Bond from top to bottom is always a lively discussion among Agent 007 aficionados.

Well, here is one more list to join the fray in terms of examining the actors that carried the action-packed load in bringing Fleming’s dashing Danger Man into the forefront of adventure, mystery, travel and romance. In Of Human “Bond”-age: Top Ten Actors That Had Played James Bond we will take a look at the actors »

- Frank Ochieng

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Roger Moore has an eyebrow-raising suggestion for James Bond: Spectre

6 February 2015 6:37 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Daniel Craig may have been a surprise choice for James Bond but has reinvigorated the franchise since his debut in Casino Royale.

Unfortunately, Craig has apparently sprained his knee on the set of upcoming movie Spectre, and with every day of shooting costing a fair whack, there's no time to waste.

Fortunately, Roger Moore has a particularly eyebrow-raising proposition...

Sorry to hear Daniel Craig has sprained his knee on set #Spectre. Being 007 is not without its hazards. I'm available to step in if needed.

Sir Roger Moore (@sirrogermoore) February 6, 2015

Moore played James Bond in 007 films between 1973 and 1985 - more than any other actor to date.

Replacing Sean Connery, he was Bond in Live and Let Die, The Man with the Golden Gun, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy and A View to a Kill, before Timothy Dalton took the role.

Moore recently described Craig and »

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Is Adele Recording the New James Bond Song?

22 January 2015 10:05 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Does Adele have a new mission to sing for James Bond again? The British songstress, 26, who won an Oscar for her theme song for the franchise's last installment, Skyfall, is rumored to be working on Spectre. According to The Daily Mirror, she was flown to Los Angeles to record potential new music for the film. Daniel Craig, who has begun filming in Europe, has lauded the singer's talent. "I cried," Craig said about Adele's work on Skyfall. "From the opening bars I knew immediately, then the voice kicked in, and it was exactly what I'd wanted from the beginning. »

- Simon Perry, @SPerryPeoplemag

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Is Adele Recording the New James Bond Song?

22 January 2015 10:05 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Does Adele have a new mission to sing for James Bond again? The British songstress, 26, who won an Oscar for her theme song for the franchise's last installment, Skyfall, is rumored to be working on Spectre. According to The Daily Mirror, she was flown to Los Angeles to record potential new music for the film. Daniel Craig, who has begun filming in Europe, has lauded the singer's talent. "I cried," Craig said about Adele's work on Skyfall. "From the opening bars I knew immediately, then the voice kicked in, and it was exactly what I'd wanted from the beginning. »

- Simon Perry, @SPerryPeoplemag

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