Monthly Archives: January 2012

Beacons location film bites dust

Continuing the Broke Bond story, er, I mean the Budget Cut story from last week this item from the BBC seems to add credence to the earlier story. It appears Team EON once again were flirting with local leaders to get favors and permission granted only to walk away at the last moment. This has happening often enough in Spyfall to raise more than few questions about the production.     A movie production firm has pulled out…

Bond faces criticism over ‘cynical’ funeral scenes

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Some understandable criticism for Bond 23′s mimicking of a real life funeral ceremony has erupted. Not to treat this situation too lightly, we do not know how it will appear in the movie, and after this public drubbing it may well never see the light of day. Discuss this in our forum: Bond faces criticism…

Fans shocked over Sean Connery snub in Bond extravaganza

  New controversy has fans upset with the 50th anniversary Blu-ray advisement, namely the lack of Sean Connery who defined the role of James Bond 007. To answer your question first, yes we did notice the lack of Connery the other Bonds in the advert when we first posted the Blu-ray set news. However as…

Burt Reynolds on his shot at Bond & Criag

Movie icon Burt Reynolds weights in on James Bond. Once considered by the studio & Guy Hamilton as a replacement for Sean Connery. Burt talks to GQ about Cubby Broccoli approaching him for the role, his refusal and later regret. In Bond lore there is another legend about Cubby resisting the studio’s pressure to hire…

50th Anniversary Bond Blu-ray Set Coming October 2012

  As reported earlier MGM/FOX will be release an anniversary set containing all 22 of the EON Bond series. So far only the complete set has come up for pre-order on Amazon.com ($199) and Amazon.co.uk (£89.99 ) The UK release data according to Amazon.UK is October 1st. Presumably information about the single movies release will…

Thomas Newman Might Score The Next Bond Movie

New Rumour is that David Arnold is out for Bond 23 composer (AKA Spyfail ) , Thomas Newman is rumoured to be Arnold’s replacement. We had wondered how Arnold would balance his duties at the 2012 Olympics with his previous commitment to Bond, apparently he can not, or was not asked back. Discuss this in…

Fiennes to be New “M” ?

Ralph Fiennes will replace an iconic 007 character

Perhaps the second worst  kept secret of Bond 23 since the title is Ralph Fiennes role allegedly as the new “M”.  Suspected by fans since he was cast, apparently confirm by MovieWeb. No secret Judi Dench (who we do love) has been keen to leave the series for quite some time now, and Bond 23…