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Roger Moore, RIP

Roger Moore, RIP

Actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond in seven films, succumbed to cancer in Switzerland at the age of 89. His family made announcement was via Twitter. Besides acting, Moore was a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF and an advocate for children’s causes and animal rights. In 1999, he was given title Commander of the [...]

James Bond at 50: Vesper Lynd and Vodka Martinis

James Bond at 50: Vesper Lynd and Vodka Martinis

Long-time fans of the James Bond films know that the secret agent enjoys a good vodka martini, shaken not stirred. But what is a vodka martini? Why should it be shaken rather than stirred? And come to think of it, is there even such a thing as a vodka martini? Readers of the Ian Fleming [...]

SKYFALL: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:45.1

SKYFALL: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:45.1

If box office numbers are to be believed, we’ve been suffering a severe case of Bond withdrawal. SKYFALL, the newest film featuring secret agent 007, had its best opening of any Bond film as the franchise celebrates its 50th anniversary. And critical consensus has so far fallen into line with that of ecstatic audiences, contending [...]

Skyfall: film review

Skyfall: film review

The new 007 adventure reaches for the sky but falls short. The down-slide, though disappointing, is not enough to prevent SKYFALL from being a good James Bond film. It is, however, enough to flatten the film’s higher aspiration – which is to be something more than just a good Bond film. SKYFALL wants to rework the [...]

Skyfall: Bond 50th Anniversary Featurette

This promotional featurette takes a look at the 50 years of James Bond preceding the new release, SKYFALL.
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Skyfall Music Video

Brief promo video from the James Bond film, SKYFALL, featuring the song by Adele.

Sense of Wonder: James Bond at 50

Sense of Wonder: James Bond at 50

James Bond is 50.1 Wow, who thought the old boy would ever make it this long? After all, the “misogynistic dinosaur” should have been irrelevant after the end of the Cold War, right? Apparently not. In fact, James Bond is probably the longest running franchise in the history of cinema: beginning way back in 1962 [...]

Skyfall opens November 9

Skyfall opens November 9

Sony Pictures releases the 23rd adventure in the long-running James Bond franchise. In SKYFALL, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.Daniel Craig returns  as Ian Fleming’s 007.
Director: Sam Mendes. [...]

'Skyfall' — Bond 23 Teaser Trailer

‘Skyfall’ — Bond 23 Teaser Trailer

James Bond returns, laying it all on the line as MI6 is in crisis.

Bond 23 & Harry Potter 7, Part 2: CFQ Roundtable Podcast 2:43.2

Bond 23 & Harry Potter 7, Part 2: CFQ Roundtable Podcast 2:43.2

This week’s Round Table focuses on  ”James Bond 23″ (a.k.a., the 23rd 007 film, titled SKYFALL, which began production this week) and on HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 2, which makes it home video debut on Tuesday, November 8. As always, Cinefantastique Podcasters Lawrence French, Dan Persons, and Steve Biodrowski offer their [...]