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007 Attends A Long Way Down Movie Screening In NYC

Tom Murro | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

City Cinemas 123 in NYC hosted the VIP movie screening of the film A Long Way Down last Monday night starring Pierce Brosnan, Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul, Toni Collette and Imogen Poots.

Former Bond Star Slams 'Humorless' Franchise

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment

We've all decried Hollywood's increasing dependence on foreign markets (aka franchise blockbusters) for years, and we now know it's done more than dis...

The Unbearable Lightness of Prague

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

If Prague were a planet, circling and spinning past the sun, it would be one that sends back light to those who take the time to look. A Mercury or Mars, let's say. Rich and purple and alert for steps upon its soil.

Paul Haggis Speaks in Third Person

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Third Person, which stars Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, Adrien Brody and Mila Kunis, among others, is yet another attempt by writer-director Haggis to subvert the expectations of the people who come to see his films.

Greece's Rock-Pinnacle Churches: Suspended in Mid-Air on the Looney Front, Part I

Mike Arkus | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The red-roofed complexes with their Byzantine churches in their lofty aeries are indeed pretty, but it's their incredible perches atop the pinnacles that make the place -- and not the hordes upon hordes of tourists taking selfies.

This Floating Palace Hotel Is All We Ever Wanted And 'Moore'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel

This floating palace has hosted its share of swanky visitors, but the palace's most famous guest was Bond... James Bond. Bond, played by Roger Moo...

9 Film Franchises That Made It To 9 Installments

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

Many film franchises carry on and on and on, well past presumed sell-by dates. These franchises rake in millions and sometimes billions of dollars, mo...

"Russia with Love": Alaska Gas Scandal is Out-of-Country, Not Out-of-State

Steve Horn | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog A legal controversy — critics would say scandal — has erupted in Alaska's statehouse over the ...

Jewish James Bond Changes The Game

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 04.16.2014 | Comedy

Just in time for Passover, here's a look at what the next James Bond movie might look like -- if Mr. Bond were Jewish. Keeping in mind that Hollywo...

Teen Asks Netflix To Prom Via Twitter, Netflix Says Yes

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.11.2014 | Teen

How to become the coolest, most popular guy in high school? Ask Netflix to prom. Muthana Sweis, a 17-year-old from Chicago, asked Netflix via Twitt...

Chiwetel Ejiofor May Play The Villain In Next James Bond Movie

Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment

It looks like it may be Daniel Craig vs. Chiwetel Ejiofor in the 24th James Bond film. The Oscar-nominated "12 Years a Slave" actor is being eyed t...

Death Defying Father Mike Tells of Hell Rider Days

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 06.01.2014 | Religion
Michael Sean Comerford

Freak Show owner Chris Christ, left, and Father Michael Juran talk at the IISA Trade Show last month. This video is brought to you by HoldtheMayoMe...

James Bond's Best Toys Are On Display In London

Gregory Fink | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment

Are you a James Bond junkie? Then get your butt over to London for "Bond In Motion," an exhibition currently on display at the London Film Museum. ...

Mysterious 'James Bond' Trailer Fools Internet

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment

James Bond will return, but it probably won't be in "Come and Dive." That, however, didn't stop someone from posting a fake trailer for Bond 24 to You...

Liam Neeson Turned Down James Bond For Natasha Richardson

Posted 03.08.2014 | Entertainment

Liam Neeson seems like an obvious choice to play James Bond: He's searing but likable, rugged but dapper -- everything we associate with the likes of ...

The Deceptively Simple Pattern in Popular Songs and Speeches That Makes Them So Catchy

Peter Watts | Posted 05.05.2014 | Books
Peter Watts

Sarah Palin, James Bond, and Austin Powers walk into a bar. What they do in the rest of the joke is anybody's guess, but what they might do is raise a toast to the darned clever writers who created their catchphrases.

Marveling: With Resistance Quite Evidently Futile, What Might Marvel's Cinematic Universe Mean?

William Bradley | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

With producer Kevin Feige and the other folks at the helm of Marvel Studios delivering a master class in franchise management, the Marvelverse is cruising ahead this year towards the end of its Phase Two.

Will John Travolta Play The New Bond Villain?

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment

John Travolta isn’t going to let turning 60 stop him from achieving some serious acting goals. In a recent interview, the former "Saturday Night Fev...

The Cutest Hollywood Re-Enactments You'll Ever See

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Well this is too stinking cute! Proving you're never too old to live your dreams, a group of German retirees suited up to recreate famous movie scenes...

Jack Ryan Reboot Points Up Problems of Franchise Management

William Bradley | Posted 01.21.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

While Paramount says the next movie will be released in 50th anniversary year 2016, it still has no director attached and no release date. But why worry after seeing how well the Jack Ryan franchise is being handled?

5 Reasons America is the Villain Hollywood Needs

Elford Alley | Posted 03.19.2014 | Comedy
Elford Alley

You know what's missing from the latest James Bond films, or any of our recent action movies? A villain. With the Cold War over and the Soviet Unio...

(R)evolution in Academia: Laurence Rickels and the James Bond Spectre

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 03.15.2014 | Books
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

"My name is Bond... James Bond." Just why are we so bonded to that line and the world's longest running film franchise sourced in the Ian Fleming novels?

Doctor Who's Imperfect 50th Anniversary Nonetheless Sets a Challenge for Star Trek

William Bradley | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The verdict on Doctor Who's 50th anniversary year? Good, but too sparse. The final season for Matt Smith's Doctor got short-shrift by being cut in half, with the first half shown in 2012 and the second in the anniversary year 2013.

Idris Elba Settles James Bond Rumor Once And For All

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Some of the Internet really wants Idris Elba to play James Bond. Sadly, the "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" actor says those people will just have to ...

Weighing in on Wonder Woman

Graham Milne | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

Too often in the past, we've seen them screw it up...by refusing to invest female action heroes with humanizing nuance, by writing them as archetypes instead of as people. Broad caricatures who have to lose what makes them women in order to compete on the same playing field as men.