Tag Archives: James Bond

The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling!

Me and Skyfall have a strange relationship. I loved the movie. I really did. But it’s not a good BOND movie. It’s a great spy movie. Great action movie. But there is so much about it that isn’t Bond . … Continue reading

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Bound for Bond

If you’ve been around here for a bit, you’ll know I was getting nervous about the next James Bond movie, what with MGM’s financial troubles and all. It turns out, everything is going to be all right. Bond 23 (insert … Continue reading

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And the Bond Played On . . .

As MGM begins to come to terms—legally and economically—with its financial situation, good news is seeping out. First we learned the Hobbit was finally going forward. Now there’s word that not only is the next James Bond film set to … Continue reading

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Bond Bouncing Back?

With the MGM having filed for bankruptcy, projects can begin production (or not, I really have no fucking clue about financial stuff), and it seems that there is some hope that the next Bond movie might be out as early … Continue reading

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MGM Off Life Support?

Rumours are afoot that Spyglass Entertainment’s work to clear up MGM’s debt (and, I would assume, takeover the company) means that both the Hobbit and the next Bond movie will begin production next week. Sir Ian McKellan has mentioned in … Continue reading

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Bond. Super Clint Bond

In an interview, Clint Eastwood has said that he was offered the roles of Superman and James Bond. Apparently, the Superman offer was when the idea was first surfacing, so it would have been well before Christopher Reeves involvement. The … Continue reading

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MGM: Next Step? Busking!

The MGM bankruptcy fiasco continues, as its creditors have provided it with a further extension, meaning the deadline for a resolution is now September 15th. This means that the deadline for a resolution on things like the Hobbit and the … Continue reading

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Delayed Bonding

As much as I was tepid on Quantum of Solace, it was a heck of a lot better than most of the scripts Brosnan got. Now, because MGM is going tits up, we don’t know when we’ll see the next … Continue reading

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Mendes. Sam Mendes

If you could have pretty much any director on your all but immortal action franchise? The guy who directed American Beauty, of course! I kid, I kid. Sam Mendes also directed Road to Perdition, so having him on board for … Continue reading

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