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    Homophobe Much? What’s With All The Effeminate, Fey (And Often Blonde) Villains In Hollywood?

    Effeminate, campy, queenish villains in Hollywood aren't exactly a new thing. Examples go as far back as say, Claude Rains' bad guy in "The Adventures of Robin Hood” (1938), Peter Lorre as the delicate Mr. Cairo in “The Maltese Falcon,” (his business cards are gardenia-scented for crying out loud), ...

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    How Jaws Influenced Silva, Answering "What Is The Point Of Bond?" & More From The 'Skyfall' Press Conference

    This weekend the latest James Bond entry "Skyfall" opens nationwide and will be rocking people's socks off from coast to coast. Directed by Sam Mendes (read our interview here) and starring Daniel Craig in his third outing as the super-spy, it's a very different movie than the previous two installme...

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    Interview: Sam Mendes Talks Directing 'Skyfall,' Pursuing Javier Bardem For The Villain & Misconceptions About The Bond Producers' Control

    This weekend, "Skyfall" is unleashed on cinemas nationwide. Almost from the very first sequence you will realize this is a very, very James Bond movie, and although it's the third in the Daniel Craig series, "Skyfall" almost feels like a hard reboot of the entire franchise, with winking nods to the ...

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    Weekend Reel Reads: Reporters, Villains and History On-Screen

    Romanticized reporters, Javier Bardem and E.T. are all on display in this week's edition of Reel Reads.

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    'Skyfall' Early Review Round-Up: Mendes, Craig, and Bardem Rise to the Occasion

    Early reviews for Bond 23 are glowing. Directed by Sam Mendes, "Skyfall" features Daniel Craig in his third Bond film and showcases Javier Bardem as the sinister villain and Judi Dench's M. Reviewers report that under Mendes' guidance, this James Bond might be the best of them all...

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    Watch: Javier Bardem Shows Off His Latest Toy To James Bond In A New Clip From 'Skyfall'

    "Skyfall" is hitting theaters soon which means Sony and MGM are ramping up the marketing effort, which means....more clips! Yet another brief snippet from the movie, and another moment from the trailer with a few more beats added on.

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    Review: Sam Mendes' 007 Film 'Skyfall' Sees James Bond Back To His Best

    Christopher Nolan is, famously (like many British directors), a big fan of the James Bond franchise. He said that he approached "Batman Begins" more like a Bond flick than a superhero movie, he directly nodded to one of 007's high watermarks in "Inception," and has publicly expressed interest in, at...

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    Daniel Craig Boxes, Javier Bardem Plays Dress Up In New Pics From 'Skyfall'

    Can you tell that "Skyfall" is opening (overseas) in about four weeks? We'd reckon that another trailer is likely just around the corner -- probably on or around James Bond Day on October 5th -- but until then, we have some new pics that offer up eye candy for both the dudes and l...

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    Denzel Washington Turned Down 'Seven' & 'Michael Clayton,' Javier Bardem Passed On 'Minority Report'

    Guess who read their latest issue of GQ this morning? And like you may have heard recently, making the rounds is a bit of what-might-have-been, movie-related casting news with two heavyweight actors revealing roles they turned down. Let's get to it, shall we?

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    Javier Bardem on Making 'To the Wonder': "When you work with Terrence Malick, you don't expect anything"

    Javier Bardem was one of the few actors to work on "To the Wonder" and make it to the finish line of Terrence Malick's latest opus (Rachel Weisz, Jessica Chastain, Michael Sheen, Amanda Peet and Barry Pepper, did not). But he along with co-star Ben Affleck have been noticeably absent on the press ci...

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