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Bonding Before Spectre: Thunderball at 50

William Bradley | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The latest Bond extravaganza will be upon us in just a few weeks. Following on the massive commercial and critical success of the 50th anniversary Bond film, 2012's Skyfall, the new film promises to tie the previous three films of the Daniel Craig incarnation of the timeless British superspy into the sort of continuity seldom seen in the venerable franchise.

The Avengers' Nuclear Villain

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.18.2012 | Entertainment
Joe Cirincione

The blockbuster problem in The Avengers is the writers' desire to turn a nuclear weapon into a golden bullet that can save the day -- even if this bomb is more likely to ruin it.

Dad's Books

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.16.2012 | Books
Nigel Hamilton

They'd stood there, in those distinctive dust covers, gathering dust, for so many years. By rights they should have comprised a complete set of first editions, each one inscribed and signed by Ian Fleming to my father. And now they are all gone!

A Look Back: Claudine Auger's Red Outfit

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of actress Claudine Auger wearing a red sweater...

James Bond Aston Martin For Sale

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — The Aston Martin driven by Sean Connery in the James Bond movies is going on sale at a London auction in October. The silver 1964 Asto...

Does Thunderball Still Hold Up?

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

As a kid I never let plot holes get in the way of a good James Bond yarn. On the side of one hydrogen bomb in Thunderball it says (and this is absolutely true, you can see for yourself) "handle like eggs." But I didn't care.

Another '60s Anniversary: The Ur-Action Blockbuster Goldfinger

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Though Goldfinger looks almost sedate compared to today's jittery, mashed-up action pictures, editor Peter Hunt's work 45 years ago, emphasizing fast hard cuts, was an innovation.