James Bond

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Daisy May Cooper as M: does that mean James Bond is turning into a comedy?
Would the Am I Being Unreasonable actor make a great M? Sure. But not if it means the 007 franchise is turning into Austin Powers

Stuart Heritage

23, Mar, 2023 @11:52 AM

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Dormant volcanoes and working monorails: the grand designs of Ken Adam, master of the Bond-villain lair
A new book celebrates the late production designer whose elaborate concepts for films from Bond to Dr Strangelove influenced the likes of Norman Foster – and it all started with a felt-tip

Oliver Wainwright

16, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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The disabled villain: why sensitivity reading can’t kill off this ugly trope
The long read: For centuries, fictional narratives have used outer difference to telegraph inner monstrosity. As someone who uses a wheelchair, I’ve learned you can’t just edit out a few slurs or bad words to fix this – it’s often baked deep into the story

Jan Grue

14, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Chaim Topol obituary
Israeli actor of stage and screen who made Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof his own

Michael Coveney

09, Mar, 2023 @3:21 PM

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From Ghostbusters and Aliens to Lego Star Wars: 10 great video games based on movies
As Oscars night approaches, we pick out some of the video game film tie-ins that don’t make you want to throw popcorn at your screen

Keith Stuart

03, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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James Bond novels to be reissued with racial references removed
The changes to the spy novels include the removal of the N-word and omitting references to the ethnicity of minor characters

Sarah Shaffi

27, Feb, 2023 @12:28 PM

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Ben Whishaw: ‘Maybe Hugh Grant and I could fight in Bridget Jones: The Musical’
The actor on his grandfather’s mysterious life as a spy, the revolutionary nature of Shakespeare – and the hours he spent studying a horse

As told to Rich Pelley

16, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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GoldenEye 007: the beloved classic that reshaped video games
The N64 shooter was one of the most innovative games in history – and the myths around its creation still intrigue

Keith Stuart

27, Jan, 2023 @12:28 PM

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Post your questions for Ben Whishaw
Whether you want to know about kitting out James Bond or sinking his claws into Paddington Bear, Britain’s most likable actor is here to tell all

Rich Pelley

26, Jan, 2023 @4:36 PM

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Latex, severed legs and fake erections: why is a whole new generation obsessed with DVD menus?
Games, gags, hidden treasures, extra films and clips of the director cooking aloo gobi … is it any wonder the hashtag #DVDmenu has 15m views? We look back on an explosively creative era

Amelia Tait

11, Jan, 2023 @4:19 PM

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Live and let fly: the tall tale of Paul McCartney’s 007 theme song is revealed
Newly discovered archive material shows former Beatle was always producers’ choice to sing during credits for Live and Let Die

Dalya Alberge

18, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Daniel Craig’s 20 best film performances – ranked!
With Craig about to return as Benoit Blanc in Glass Onion, we take a look through the blond Bond’s action-packed filmography

Andrew Pulver

24, Nov, 2022 @12:22 PM

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