Spectre – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 63% (Critics) / 67% (Audience)
Directed By: Sam Mendes
Written By: John Logan, Neal Purvis, and Robert Wade
Starring: Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes and Christoph Waltz
Studio: Sony Pictures
Synopsis: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE. – (Source)

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R.I.P. Richard “Jaws” Kiel

TMZ has reported that Richard Kiel, best known for playing the villain Jaws in several James Bond movies, has passed away at the age of 74.
Jaws is one of my favorite Bond villains and Kiel was great in the role. Click behind the cut to see a really cool video of all of the awesome that was Jaws.
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My 5 Favorite Gender Swapped Characters In Movies & TV

With all the hubbub over the apparent gender swapping of Superman’s pal Jimmy Olsen into Jenny Olsen in the upcoming MAN OF STEEL movie (and man are the more emotional geeks having major fits), it got me to thinking about other examples of gender swapping in TV and film that I really enjoyed. Aside from the realization that BATTLESTAR GALACTICA did gender swapping better than any other property, it also became apparent that no one ever gender swaps a female into a male in anything. What’s up with dat?!?!?
So with that being said click away to see my list of favorite gender swapped characters.

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Skyfall

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91% (Critics) / 91% (Audience)
Directed By: Sam Mendes
Written By: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and John Logan
Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Judi Dench
Studio: MGM

Synopsis: 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. (Source)

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My Favorite Things: James Bond

With the latest (and hotly anticipated) James Bond film, Skyfall, debuting in theaters tomorrow it has got me to thinking about my own love of the Bond franchise. Not just Favorite Bond Actor or Favorite Song but favorite in all areas of the Bond movie annals. So click on through to see where my personal 007 affections lay.

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Shuffling On My iPod: Adele – Skyfall

Being Global James Bond Day it was just fitting that Adele’s title tune for the upcoming Bond film Skyfall would be released today. And unsurprisingly this tune is amazing. This may be the first modern Bond theme that can proudly take its place beside the classic Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones highly dramatic tunes. I don’t think a marriage of current pop star and movie theme fits together any better than Adele and the Bond franchise.

Adele – Skyfall

Is The World Ready For A Black James Bond?

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No, no, hell to the no! Bond is not for you, Mr. P Diddy Puff Daddy Puff Combs!

There have been rumors circulating for a while now that actor Idris Elba could be up for the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig leaves the franchise. Now I know that there will be those who consider a black Bond to be the greatest affront to life, liberty and the Queen since the rise of the Spice Girls. This is especially borne out by the alarming racist reactions to the casting of black actors in the HUNGER GAMES movie. I personally say balderdash to the naysayers because there are 3 black Brit actors that I think have all the necessary joie de vivre to pull off the role of Bond successfully.

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