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A Profile of Sheena Easton - At Davies Symphony Hall, July 23

Sean Martinfield | Posted 07.24.2015 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Sheena Easton returns to San Francisco Symphony with conductor Edwin Outwater on Thursday, July 23 for the premiere presentation of The Spy Who Loved Me - an evening of songs and themes from the uber-popular James Bond films and other secret agent-related movies and TV programs.

Bond Is On A Rogue Mission In New 'Spectre' Film

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.23.2015 | Entertainment

James Bond is back in the new "Spectre" trailer. According to the description on YouTube, a cryptic message from the past sends 007 (Daniel ...

Sam Mendes Hints 'Spectre' Will Be His Final Bond Film

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment

Sam Mendes has revealed "Spectre," the latest James Bond installment, may be his final project for the franchise.  Speaking to BBC Radio's ...

Great Conversations: Clive Owen

Alex Simon | Posted 07.11.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Owen was direct, perhaps a bit shy, and possessed of a dry, sardonic sense of humor. He continues to be one of the most interesting actors working today, never playing the same type of role twice.

The Most Iconic Jewelry in Movies

Alex Simon | Posted 07.13.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Precious jewels have provided fodder for drama practically since drama was invented, with precious stones and trinkets used as plot devices in plays written as far back as 100 B.C.

The Ten Coolest Cars in Movie History

Alex Simon | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Whether they're breaking land-speed records, flying through the air defying laws of aerodynamics, or driven by intrepid heroes pursuing bad guys, cars and movies go together like, well, like movies and popcorn.

James Bond Is Getting His Own Musical

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.07.2015 | Entertainment

James Bond has a new assignment, and it may take place on Broadway. According to Playbill.com, the musical adaptation craze is making its way to Ian ...

The Ten Most Stylish Guys in Movie History

Alex Simon | Posted 07.03.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

They say that clothes make the man. They also make the man in the movie and, sometimes, even make the movie itself live on in the annals of classi...

Great Conversations: Pierce Brosnan

Alex Simon | Posted 07.04.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

I interviewed Pierce Brosnan in conjunction with his third outing as James Bond, in Michael Apted's The World Is Not Enough, in 1999. Brosnan was alternately charming, erudite, thoughtful and intense during our two hour chat.

The Russians Are Back, DeMille Style, Unfortunately

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.24.2015 | Books
Tom Alderman

The Russians are coming -- again! From the 1950s through the '80s, on screen, in print, the very badest of baddies were always the Russians.

The New Trailer For James Bond's 'Spectre' Has A Little Of Everything

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

James Bond made a surprise appearance during Tuesday night's NBA finals in the form of a new "Spectre" TV spot. The new 60-second trailer for Sam ...

Archer Creator Adam Reed Imparts Professional Wisdom, Notes New Series Cassius & Clay

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 06.02.2015 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

What advice do you have for young creative people who are just starting out? "You know, I would say: Make whatever your idea is. Go ahead and do it as cheaply as possible. And put it on YouTube -- it has really changed the game."

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 06.09.2015 | 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 06.06.2015 | 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 05.31.2015 | 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 05.24.2015 | 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...