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Sam Mendes speaks about ‘Skyfall’ and Bond 24

July 11th, 2014 by

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Sam Mendes attended an event at Windsor Castle on Tuesday night organised by Films Without Borders, in which he spoke about how the Olympics changed his approach to editing Skyfall, as well as Bond 24. Interviewed by Films Without Borders supporter Prince Edward, Mendes spoke about his first experience of Bond in Live And Let […]

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John Logan talks to Empire about ‘Skyfall’ and Bond 24

June 3rd, 2014 by

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The latest issue of Empire Magazine looks at the 301 greatest movies of all time, placing Skyfall in 45th place. Empire spoke to John Logan about his involvement in the Bond films, describing Skyfall as “the best time I’ve ever had working on a movie” and saying that he had wanted to be true to Ian Fleming’s […]

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Skyfall picks up Grammy Awards for soundtrack and title song

January 27th, 2014 by

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Last night saw the Grammy Awards take place in Los Angeles, the annual ceremony to recogise outstanding achievement in the music industry. Althout it seems forever since Skyfall was on our screens, the 23rd James Bond film still managed to pick up two more awards for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media (Thomas Newman) and […]

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John Logan speaks briefly about ‘Skyfall’ and Bond 24

January 18th, 2014 by

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Skyfall and Bond 24 screenwriter John Logan has spoken briefly about the next James Bond film while on a press tour for forthcoming TV show Penny Dreadful. Apart from saying that he can’t reveal too much (no surprise there), he told IGN that he hopes to build on the work done on Skyfall in updating […]

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Adele awarded MBE at the Palace

December 20th, 2013 by

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Skyfall singer Adele was yesterday awarded an MBE at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The Prince of Wales made the award for services to music (which since she is a singer amounts to showing up for work). She has enjoyed massive success with her first two albums and knocked Madonna off her pedestal for the the […]

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Skyfall special effects specialist awarded BAFTA for lifetime contribution

December 6th, 2013 by

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Steve Begg has recently received a BAFTA award for lifetime contribution to the craft. Having entered the industry from school, in his 31 years in the industry he has worked on special visual effects for blockbusters that include Skyfall and Batman. His work on Skyfall included the shot of Silva, played by Javier Bardem, removing […]

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Skyfall suit to be auctioned this week

November 30th, 2013 by

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Auction house Christie’s is to offer a suit worn by Daniel Craig in Skyfall as part of an online only auction of items from film and music. The auction, titled Pop Culture, will feature 100 lots that include costumes and props, as well as photos, original artwork and other items and expected to range in […]

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Daniel Craig hopes for “old irony” in Bond 24

August 26th, 2013 by

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Daniel Craig and wife Rachael Weisz, who are appearing together on Broadway in Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, were recently interviewed (separately) by Vulture.com and, naturally, one of the subjects that came up with Craig was James Bond. He talks briefly about Skyfall, in particular the use of humour, and says that he’d like more of the […]

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Skyfall becomes UK’s biggest earning film

July 24th, 2013 by

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Skyfall has become the UK’s biggest earning film ever after taking £102.8 million at the UK box office, overtaking previous top earners Avatar and Titanic on £94.0 million and £80.1 million respectively. 2012 turned out to be the third best year for box office admissions in forty years according to British Film Institute figures, which […]

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Daniel Craig drives DB5 for Aston Martin centenary celebrations at Nurburgring

May 20th, 2013 by

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Daniel Craig made a surprise appearance at the Nurburgring at the weekend where he drove the Skyfall Aston Martin DB5 on a lap to celebrate Aston Martin’s centenary. Craig reportedly climbed into the DB5, with licence plate BMT 216A, after arriving by helicopter and joined a parade of 100 Aston Martins for a lap of […]

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