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When Did the Bond Song Become So White? Why Picking Sam Smith for SPECTRE May Not Have Been a Good Idea

Adrian Daub | Posted 09.17.2016 | Arts
Adrian Daub

It wasn't ever going to be anyone but Sam Smith, but until last week's announcement that he'd be singing the theme song for SPECTRE (entitled "Writing's On the Wall"), there was at least hope.

See Every James Bond Title Card In One Place

Posted 12.10.2013 | Entertainment

Since "Dr. No" debuted in 1962, James Bond fans have been in love with one aspect of their beloved franchise: James Bond himself The Bond girls the ga...

Time For The Next 'Skyfall'?

Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment

Adele is reportedly continuing her relationship with James Bond. After Adele recorded the title theme song for 2012's "Skyfall," an unnamed (and p...

The Oscars: How the Women Saved the Show From Spiraling Downward

Greg Archer | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Sunday night's Oscars telecast proved one thing: perhaps women should be running the show -- figuratively and otherwise.

Chicken Little Was Right: Skyfall Falls With a Thud

Eliot Daley | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment
Eliot Daley

Skyfall is just one long, increasingly boring display of moviemaking tricks, without a hint of plot or drama or character to be had anywhere. I could only imagine poor Ian Fleming turning over in his grave.

Of Guns and (Not So Much) Glory: Jack, James and American and British Dreams

Susan J. Napier | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Susan J. Napier

"Agent down," the beautiful agent Moneypenny bleakly informs her spymaster M at the end of the opening scene in Skyfall, the magnificently self-aware ...

LOOK: 007's Legacy In Posters

Posted 01.16.2013 | Arts

Like many "Bondologists," Herring & Haggis got swept up in the days leading up to the release of "Skyfall." The Jacksonville, Florida based design com...

Looking Good, Adele!

Posted 01.13.2013 | Celebrity

New mom Adele stepped out on the red carpet at the 2013 Golden Globes Sunday night, wearing a black Burberry gown and Carter jewels. The 24-year-old G...

How Accurate Are Bourne and Bond? Ask an Ex-CIA Officer

Vaughn Sherman | Posted 01.10.2013 | Entertainment
Vaughn Sherman

Frequently, a new acquaintance will say, "I'd like to ask you to tell me what you really did for the CIA, but I know that you would then have to kill me." This is supposed to be funny, but it troubles me because it shows such a fundamental misunderstanding.

Billion Dollar Bond

Posted 12.30.2012 | Entertainment

Big news for Bond! Daniel Craig's "Skyfall" just became the first Bond movie to gross more than $1 billion during its theatrical run. "Skyfall" is ...

James Bond, M and Me

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 02.19.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

What's bugging our still handsome hunk is pure and simple middle-aged angst about losing his edge. Chalk up one more boomer whose investment is yielding diminishing returns. The man is slipping.

What James Bond Can Teach Us About Multigenerational Societies

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 02.10.2013 | Fifty
Levi Ben-Shmuel

A healthy society requires balancing the needs of all generations. At the end of "Skyfall," balance was achieved. We have our work cut out for us to find it off the screen.

What the Stones, Bond and Simpson-Bowles Teach Us About Aging

Michael Hodin | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

It seems that the industry of suntans and Botox is on the real front-lines of saving national entitlement programs.

Anne Hathaway's Got Nothing On Her Hair

The Huffington Post | Amanda McGowan | Posted 12.09.2012 | Style

Who knew Judi Dench was so ahead of the curve?

When Does Quoting Poetry in Movies Work?

John Lundberg | Posted 02.02.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

So when are poems used appropriately in movies? They tend to work in two cases: when the grandeur of a scene is already elevated, or when a scene brings the grandeur of a poem down to its level. I've collected a few of my favorite examples.

Meet Hollywood's New Gay Villains

The Wrap | Tim Molloy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Meet the new gay villains of television and film: If their wrists are bent, it's probably to cut someone's throat. Far from their limp-wristed, lis...

Shaken vs. Stirred: The Great James Bond Debate

Menuism | Posted 01.28.2013 | Taste

Bond's most memorable characteristic is his penchant for martinis 'shaken, not stirred.'

Skyfall and the James Bond Sartorial Tradition

Roger Stone | Posted 01.26.2013 | Style
Roger Stone

The problem in Skyfall in a nutshell? Daniel Craig's slim-cut suits are too tight, too narrow shouldered and too small. At 5-foot-10, they make him look smaller.

Skyfall: Boredom Overkill

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.25.2013 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

The overwhelming stench of nostalgia, regret, decay and desuetude in Skyfall -- perfectly symbolized by that grim Scottish manse -- made me wonder if this was supposed to be a eulogy. I hadn't come to bury Bond, but to cheer him on.

James Bond's Toughest Foe? The Great Recession

Tom Silva | Posted 01.21.2013 | Entertainment
Tom Silva

Necessity is the mother of invention and smaller budgets almost always beget more interesting films. For MGM and its fortunes going forward, Skyfall is the comeback it needed, the ultimate symbol of its recovery. Resurrection

Daniel Craig: The Biggest Bond Ever (Sean Connery Is Shaken, Stirred and Feeling Cheated)

Liz Smith | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

By now, the worldwide box-office take of Skyfall has most likely surpassed one billion dollars. So, who benefits from this bonanza?

A Luxurious Skyfall Itinerary | Posted 01.15.2013 | Travel

When it comes to your movie heroes, there aren't many whose shoes--when you really think about it--you'd actually want to fill. Indiana Jones? Ophi...

Skyfall Is the Best Bond? Not So Fast!

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

This is Daniel Craig's third Bond film. He hit a high with Casino Royale but was a letdown in Quantum of Solace. It seems the makers of these movies are still trying to decide exactly who Craig's James Bond is.

Biggest Bond Ever: 'Skyfall' Sets Records

Posted 01.10.2013 | Entertainment

The latest James Bond film is also the biggest. According to Sony, "Skyfall" -- which marks 50 years of James Bond onscreen over the course of 23 film...

Zaki's Review: Skyfall

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.09.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Mendes, who previously worked with Craig when the star had a key supporting role in 2002's Road to Perdition, brings a methodical, refined eye to the proceedings, helped along by the luxurious cinematography by Roger Deakins.