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A James Bond Park in Canada's Frozen Nunavut: Nanook of the North on the Looney Front -- Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

There's a huge thick eiderdown on the sled and I burrow down under it, with only my head emerging, like a curious ninja turtle. But my feet are still freezing, my hands are frozen, my balaclava-ed face is stinging like old buggery, and, yes, my lashes have frozen over again.

Marvelverse at A Crossroads Leads the Way In A Big Year for Genre Franchises

William Bradley | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In a movie year marked by a raft of famous genre franchises, the Marvelverse is set once again to lead the way. What Marvel calls its interlocking "Marvel Cinematic Universe" features the return of the Avengers, and a quirky new title, Ant-Man, coming on July 17.

Idris Elba Puts An End To 'Black Bond' Rumors

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.16.2015 | Black Voices

In a recent interview, Yaphet Kotto, star of a 1970s James Bond film, blasted ongoing rumors that the popular franchise was casting its first black ac...

Bond Villain To Black Actors: 'Play 003 Or 006 But You Cannot Be 007'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.15.2015 | Black Voices

Despite former Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal expressing her interest to cast Idris Elba as the first “Black James Bond,” one ...

James Bond's Stages Of Grief For The Lost British Empire

Matthew Parker | Posted 04.09.2015 | Books
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Matthew Parker

For Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, the spectacular collapse of the British Empire after the Second World War was like a bereavement. It even foll...

Daniel Craig Undergoes Knee Surgery After Bond Film Injury

AP | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment

LONDON (AP) — James Bond may be indestructible, but the actors who play 007 are not. Daniel Craig has had arthroscopic knee surgery i...

Not Even James Bond Can Rescue Mexico's Image

Homero Aridjis | Posted 04.07.2015 | World
Homero Aridjis

MEXICO CITY -- While James Bond is cavorting in downtown Mexico City among giant skeleton props, leaping over rooftops and jumping into helicopters in an fictional exercise the government hopes will bolster Brand Mexico, Mexicans all over the country are clamoring for a new deal and real justice.

The First Trailer For James Bond's 'Spectre' Is Here

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment

"Welcome, James. It's been a long time." That's Christoph Waltz as the dastardly Oberhauser (Blofeld?) in the first trailer for "Spectre." Sony releas...

Chaos, Brian Williams, Vests and Other Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 03.24.2015 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

The need for chaos. That discordant, cluttered, messy and unsettling condition we call chaos is actually an important benefit for all of us. It doesn't matter how organized you are, how anal-retentive you may be, like millions of us, we have a place in our lives where chaos is not only accepted, it's welcomed.

James Bond Goes Casual In First 'Spectre' Poster

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

"Forget the jacket, go for the turtle neck," is something James Bond never said. But he should, based on his new look, which forgoes the tailored suit...

'The Assassin:' A Talk With Clive Cussler

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.02.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Clive Cussler is an adventure novelist and marine archeologist. His thrillers have reached The New York Times best-seller list more than 20 times. His books have been published in 40 languages in more than 100 countries.

Candy-Hauling Man Used 'James Bond' Device To Hide License From Toll Booth: Cops

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2015 | Weird News

Pablo Ortega (Reuters) - A trucker accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge has b...

The Real Star Of This New Bond Promo Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

Sony released a new video blog for the James Bond movie "Spectre" on Thursday, this one featuring director Sam Mendes and his awesome scarf. (Darren A...

Monica Bellucci Says She's A Bond Woman, Not A Bond Girl

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.24.2015 | Fifty

While we can see exactly why Monica Bellucci was picked to be the next Bond girl, the 50-year-old Italian actress reveals she was puzzled when called ...

The 20 Greatest Movie Songs Robbed of Oscar Nominations

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.24.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Fifty years ago, Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger, arguably the greatest James Bond theme of all, and one of the most explosive musical compositions in the history of cinema missed winning the Academy Award for Best Song -- in fact, it missed a nomination altogether.

Zaki's Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

When it comes to screen spies, 007 is the undisputed distance champion, and where the failed xXx franchise went wrong was in attempting to take the piss out of the old man without first earning that privilege.

Oscar History, Birdman's Hypnotic Score, and Grasping for Memories with Roots & Honey Herbs

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 03.28.2015 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

First, here's a big shout-out to Whitney Staeb and Brooke Smith of Roots & Honey Herbs for recently turning me onto a wonderful, homemade herbal tincture called Brain Bloom.

Star Trek's Troubling 50th Anniversary

William Bradley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

There was some heartening news over the holidays for those of us who are longtime Star Trek fans. And there was some alarming news, none of which has been mitigated since.

Mad About the '60s ... Goldfinger at 50 and Bond Beyond

William Bradley | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

There is no more quintessential product of 1960s movie culture than the James Bond franchise, and Goldfinger is the film that shot the series into the stratosphere of global entertainment.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Interrogating The Interview

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Between last episode and this one, The Interview went from a planned wide release to a cancelled release to a limited release to an online release. Phew!

Rush Limbaugh Saving the World From a Black James Bond

Galanty Miller | Posted 03.01.2015 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Rush Limbaugh thinks the next James Bond should be played by a white actor. It's not fair. White people get all the good roles -- like the actor who currently plays the comical Rush Limbaugh character.

Dear White People

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 02.28.2015 | Black Voices
Nicholas Ferroni

Before you start shouting that "blacks are destroying everything that is white" or that "political correctness is destroying America," here is some historical fact that will prove otherwise.

Idris Elba Thinks He Isn't Handsome Enough to Play James Bond

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment

Rush Limbaugh can't handle it, but Idris Elba has been discussing James Bond rumors since 2009. Here in 2014, Elba is still talking about the role. ...

Rush Limbaugh Can't Stand The Idea Of A Black James Bond

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.27.2014 | Media

Can James Bond be played by a black man? Absolutely. Just don't tell Rush Limbaugh, who devoted part of his radio show on Tuesday to fussing over a...

Why We Should All Be Applauding James Bond's New -- And Older -- Girlfriend

Renee Fisher | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

In the next James Bond movie, Bond will be played by Daniel Craig, 46. The Bond Girl? She will be Monica Bellucci, 50. It goes without saying that Bellucci is drop-dead gorgeous and sexy. But she doesn't look 20 or 30 or even 40. She simply looks like a gorgeous older woman.