Monthly Archives: April 2012

Are You Ready for Jimmy Bond Beer?

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The internet is awash with people outraged by EON selling out Bond to Heineken. So much so EON is dedicating valuable time and energy to try and put down these open acts of rebellion. So far the lukewarm rebuttals have only added to the aggravation, the mainline of defense (or chief excuse) is the ballooning…

Maud Adams Unhappy With 007′S Beer

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The Bond Heineken controversy refuses to ‘just be a good boy and die’. While we have not had a lot to say about this issue… yet (problems with consume rental and hiring  a marching band for the press conference), Maud Adams (Octopussy) has weighed in. She like many other fans have a big problem with…

Environmental “Massacare” Committed For Skyfall in Istanbul

Ah, jeez right after we got done defending the Bond team in the last story this story comes up. Team Bond took to chain saws chopping down two old trees meeting with protest from local residents.  No obvious defence suggests itself other than pointing out 100 year old tree can mean just about anything, doesn’t…

Skyfall Stuntman Crashes in Istanbul Bazaar

  Like bulls in a china shop the Skyfall team come to town. While shooting a chase scene for the upcoming Bourne Redux..errr.. we mean Skyfai.l..err.. Spyfall..er..Skyfall, a stuntman riding a motorcycle crashed through the store front of 330 year old shop in Istanbul. The stuntman lost control after swerving to avoid extras on set.…

William Boyd New Bond Author

Yes we are all about the books today. Ian Fleming Publications announced William Boyd as the new Bond novelist. Boyd will be taking Bond back to the sixtys, supposedly with they style and flare of Ian Fleming. OK, at this point a lot of you are wondering a.) haven’t we already been down this road…

Fleming Bond Elimination Game Final Results

  The Classic Bond forum had an elimination game featuring everybody’s favorite author and his alter ego. The final results: 21 – Agent 007 in New York 20 – Quantum of Solace 19 – Live and Let Die 18 – The Hildebrand Rarity 17 – The Man With the Golden Gun 16 – Casino Royale…

No Skyfall Novelization

Oh noes! The sky is falling!!! No Skyfall novelization. What has the world come to!?!?!  Not that this should come as much of a surprise, the current neo-Bourne reboot has not had novelizations for either entry. The last Bond movie to have a tiein book was Die Another Day ten years ago. There are various…

SPOILER: A Farewell To? and other possible spoilers

It’s a  M related spoiler which most paying attention to the development of Bond 23 have suspected for a long time. Fist a little bit of casting news The Daily Mail reports the lovely Tonia Sotiropoulou is being touted as a new Bond Girl, she had tired out for the role of Severn, for which…

Another Adele Bond Theme Rumour

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Historically the Bond producers leave the theme until the last minute so it is very hard to tell if there is anything to these rumours in the first place. After the April Fools Day gag by the Sun about Craig supposedly opening the Olympics was taken so seriously by the rest of the medial blindly…

Turkish News Paper Claims Bond Movie Set Being Used To Smuggle Arms

File this one under strange next to the tinfoil hats. Besides the idea of Ms Broccoli’s EON Productions cooperating with the CIA on anything like this being extremely unlikely bordering on insane, the activities described sound like average goings on at a movie set. A shocking allegation hit Turkish media about the new James Bond…