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Before Daniel Craig could show off his train-hopping, cuff-tugging, martini-swiggin' James Bond magic in "Skyfall" to China's movie audiences, censors employed a few not-so-creative adjustments to the film's final cut.
As detailed by The Hollywood Reporter, "Skyfall" — which was partially set in Shanghai and Macau — was trimmed and tweaked quite a bit in order to avoid political and/or cultural rife with notoriously free speech-inhibited nation before being introduced to its theaters. Get More »
He may have made some of the most iconic and successful films of the 20th century ("Indiana Jones," anyone?) but there's one cinema standby that director Steven Spielberg says he'll never get a shot at: James Bond.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but in the James Bond universe, a facial expression may be worth even more.
Stephen Wildish, of the UK art agency Wildish&co, created this helpful graphic to help the everyday viewer recognize the eyebrow flexibility of each Bond, letting movie watchers understand the range of eyebrow emotions available to each actor. As you'll see, Roger Moore is the bendiest Bond and the current 007, Daniel Craig, rounds out the bottom of the list with his straight-across scowly emoticon eyebrows.
Adele's "Skyfall," the title theme for the newest James Bond movie, has dominated the radio for months. Now comes a whole new way to listen to the songstress under-enunciate her consanants ("skyfowwww"?): in context!
The (much raved-about) complete opening credit sequence of "Skyfall," which hit theaters last week and earned a franchise record $87.8 million on its opening weekend, is now online on Vimeo. Get More »
There are mortal women ... and then there are Bond Girls.
Truly, is there an all-female exclusive club in pop culture more capable of inspiring such lust and adoration? 007's many lovely colleagues are the ultimate fantasy women: gorgeous, resourceful, dangerous and more than willing to indulge any secret agent's other favorite kind of undercover "work."
Get briefed with our gallery, which covers every Bond Girl from the past 50 years, from Severine (Berenice Marlohe) in "Skyfall" (2012) all the way back to Honey Ryder (Ursula Andress) in "Dr. No" (1962). The former opens Nov. 9.
It looks like Lord Voldemort could be bringing his badness to the next James Bond movie. Actor Ralph Fiennes is reportedly in talks to play a "darkly complex" character in director Sam Mendes's upcoming "Bond 23."
"It's the first of a new generation of Bond films, and the ideas Mendes has push the film into darker territory where the characters are modern, mature, and challenging," a film exec told Britain's Daily Mail, according to SlashFilm. Get More »