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    Early 'Skyfall' Reviews Suggest Sam Mendes' Bond is Not a Skyfail

    A few critics got to see the new Bond film over the weekend -- here's what they thought.

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    Limelight, James Bond, And More

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has offered L.A. movie lovers an abundance of riches over the past few weeks, with more events than I was able to attend—or write about, until now. Celebrating Charlie Chaplin’s Limelight on its 60th anniversary with his leading lady, Clair...

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    'Skyfall' Review: With Mendes at the Helm, Bond 23 is Best-Acted Ever

    The anticipation for "Skyfall" has been intense, combining curiosity as to what cerebral Sam Mendes would make of the franchise, with hope that the new film would erase "Quantum of Solace" from memory and put Daniel Craig’s 007 back on track. Mendes, Craig & Co. had to deliver. And deliver they ...

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    Adele-Theme 'Skyfall' Trailer, Plus Daniel Craig Visits SNL & Remembers Forgotten Bond Girls

    Daniel Craig and pseudo-Bond girl Adele (who sings the theme song) are doing their part in promoting the latest Bond film, Sam Mendes' "Skyfall." The song does add quite a bit to this latest trailer (below), reminding us just how dashing and badass 007 is (in case we've forgotten s...

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    SNL's Lost Bond Girls, From Annie Hall to Penny Marshall

    Daniel Craig was game as host of SNL, but he was seriously underused and put into some of the worst-written sketches in recent memory, including an excruciatingly long one in which he was a construction worker with a mangled vocabulary of cat calls. He had better material – but not much m...

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    The Daughters of James Bond: Barbara Broccoli and Hilary Saltzman on Their Producer Fathers, Their Films and 50 Years of 007

    October 5th, 2012 has been declared Global James Bond Day in honor of the 50th anniversary of the release of "Dr. No," the first film adaptation of Ian Fleming's series of novels about the legendary superspy. Directed by Terence Young and starring Sean Connery as the premiere...

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    Latest 007 Clips: 'Skyfall' Bond Babes Plus a Kinda Cool Bond-Themed Advertisement for Heineken

    Two teasers today for the upcoming 23rd Bond flick, "Skyfall," include a featurette revealing the Bond girls in bombshell dresses and a Bond-themed beer advertisement that is actually pretty delightful. Both are posted below.

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    From Young Viewers With Total Indifference

    The problem with some young viewers.

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    BAFTA LA Honors Tarantino, Craig, Parker and Stone

    One vital component of the award season is the British contingent, repped in large part by the BAFTA Awards. And BAFTA LA also mounts an annual award ceremony. This November 7 BAFTA LA returns to the Beverly Hilton to present awards to the current James Bond, Brit Daniel Craig, American auteur Quent...

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    FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE is not unsophisticated. You are.

    "From Russia With Love" was released almost 50 years ago.

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