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    Pierce Brosnan on Faking His Way Through 'Love Is All You Need' and Why 'Skyfall' Marked the First Time He Saw Daniel Craig as Bond

    Pierce Brosnan gained global fame as James Bond, and earned his best critical kudos as an unraveling hitman in "The Matador," but the actor's fans may well find his turn in "Love Is All You Need," a Danish film set in Sorrento, Italy, to be their favorite Brosnan performance. Directed by Dogme 95 ve...

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    Trailer Watch: Bondian 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Is Shaken, Not Stirred

    The latest "Star Trek Into Darkness" international trailer is shaken, not stirred, echoing both "Skyfall" and "Licence to Kill" (fittingly on Timothy Dalton’s birthday).

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    You Might Be Waiting 3 Years For The Next James Bond Film

    So, remember about a year ago when it was announced that "James Bond 24" aka the followup to "Skyfall" would be released in 2014? While that still could possibly happen, it's looking increasingly like a longshot as the latest update from MGM suggests we might be waiting much longer for the next 007 ...

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    Who Should Direct Bond 24? Take Our Poll

    Now that Sam Mendes has dropped out of directing "Bond 24," who should helm the follow-up to the billion-dollar "Skyfall"? The new MI6 table's been set with M (Ralph Fiennes), Q (Ben Whishaw), and Moneypenny (Naomie Harris), and with no more rites of passage or existential crises to deal with, Danie...

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    6 Directors Who Could Helm The Next James Bond Film

    Somewhat shocking (to fans), but not completely surprising news this AM. Sam Mendes, the director of "Skyfall," the highest grossing -- by a large margin with $1.1 billion -- and arguably most popular James Bond film ever decided to pass and won't be directing "Bond 24." While the "American Beauty" ...

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    Watch: This Is What The Oscar Tribute Should've Been; Film Student Celebrates 50 Years Of Bond In 4 Minutes

    We've already run down our highlights and low points from Sunday night's Oscar ceremonies, but one thing we failed to mention was what a colossal missed opportunity the tribute to 50 years of Bond was. Highly publicized before the broadcast, the segment flopped, presenting a poorly cobbled-t...

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    Oscar Watch: 'Skyfall' Builds Academy Support, Composer Thomas Newman Overdue for Oscar

    "Skyfall" could land a surprising number of Oscar nominations when they are announced on January 10. James Bond films, while they have been popular over the decades with Academy voters as popcorn entertainment, have not been Oscar contenders except for the occasional technical or song nomination. (T...

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    85th Oscars to Include a Tribute to James Bond Franchise

    The 85th Oscars ceremony (February 26) will include a tribute to the James Bond franchise, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012. 007 may have more of a presence at the Academy Awards than initially predicted, with the recent Producers Guild Award nominations -- often a bellwether for Oscar ...

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    Immersed in Movies: Production Designer Dennis Gassner Talks 'Skyfall'

    One of the great pleasures of doing a Bond movie for Dennis Gassner is that he gets to be 007 before Daniel Craig. On "Quantum of Solace," his first, the Oscar-winning production designer ("Bugsy") created a pattern language based on the actor's blue eyes and craggy face. But on "Skyfall," he went f...

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    Immersed in Movies: Costume Designer Jany Temime Talks 'Skyfall'

    Jany Temime effortlessly transitioned from dressing Harry Potter to James Bond because 007 has always been a part of her life. Temime knew exactly what she was getting into when she got the call from director Sam Mendes: "When you get to do a Bond, you take with you all that makes Bond," she proclai...

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