Posts tagged with "SPECTRE"

VIDEO: James Bond SPECTRE Breaks Explosive World Record

VIDEO: James Bond SPECTRE Breaks Explosive World Record
The latest James Bond blockbuster, SPECTRE, has broken yet another world record, and this one has nothing to do with box office grosses. SPECTRE has been awarded a Guinness World Record for the Largest Film Stunt Explosion. The big bang in question (cue Roger Moore raising an eyebrow) was filmed for a pivotal scene in the film and took place on 29 June 2015 in Erfoud, Morocco, and used 8,418 litres of fuel and 33kg of explosives. The effect was... 

SPECTRE Crosses $300 Million International Box Office

SPECTRE Crosses $300 Million International Box Office
While in North America the box office for the latest James Bond blockbuster, SPECTRE, is lagging slightly behind Skyfall at the equivalent stage of release, in the rest of the world the Sam Mendes-directed film is breaking all sorts of records. SPECTRE opened to  $73 million in North America over the weekend, the second-biggest opening for any Bond film, and one of the best US box office debuts this year. Skyfall made $88.4 million at the US box... 

Bond Goes Peanuts: Charlie Brown Posters Go Spy-Fi

Bond Goes Peanuts: Charlie Brown Posters Go Spy-Fi
We may have been enjoying the latest James Bond spectacular, SPECTRE, for over a week now here in the UK, but it’s only just opened in the States, and one of the films it’s opened up against is The Peanuts Movie. It’s a box office battle that hasn’t gone unnoticed by Charlie Brown and the gang, as you can see in this great bit of poster lampoonery…          Read More →

SPECTRE Breaks UK Box Office Records

SPECTRE Breaks UK Box Office Records
From the moment it opened, it was obvious that the latest James Bond blockbuster SPECTRE was going to generate this headline after its first week. After breaking the records for the most money earned at the box office ever on a Tuesday and a Wednesday last week, it had a bonanza first weekend to beat Skyfall and become the fastest grossing movie in the UK ever. SPECTRE, the second Bond directed by Sam Mendes and the fourth to star Daniel Craig,... 

BUZZ News Shorts: The Muppets, Guardians Vol 2, American Gods & More

BUZZ News Shorts: The Muppets, Guardians Vol 2, American Gods & More
••• ABC has ordered three more episodes of The Muppets, bringing its first season run to a total of 16 episodes, which seems an odd amount. Still, it’s a sign of the network’s confidence in the show which has been a moderate ratings hit. [via The Hollywood Reporter] ••• In a US TV season in which networks have been ruthlessly cutting back on episode orders for underperforming shows, FOX has gone one step further: it’s cut the episode... 

BUZZ News Shorts: The Discovery, Paddington 2, SPECTRE

BUZZ News Shorts: The Discovery, Paddington 2, SPECTRE
••• Rooney Mara (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network) and Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: First Class, Warm Bodies, Mad Max: Fury Road) are set to star in The Discovery, a sci-fi love story set in a world where the existence of the afterlife is scientifically proven. Charlie McDowell (The One I Love) will direct. Hoult plays the son of the man responsible for this discovery, and Mara plays a woman he falls in love with whose life... 

BUZZ News Shorts: Nightmare Cinema, Rocky Horror, Bond & More

BUZZ News Shorts: Nightmare Cinema, Rocky Horror, Bond & More
••• Having seen the preview screenings last night, critics are confirming that SPECTRE is the longest James Bond film ever. Apparently it clocks in at 148 minutes, just shy of two and a half hours. That truly is Bond and beyond. [via ComicBook.com] ••• Mark Garris, the writer/producer behind dozens of Stephen King TV adaptations and the anthology series Masters Of Horror, is now set to make a horror anthology film. “It’s called Nightmare... 

James Bond SPECTRE Video-Fest: Clips, Documentaries & Music

James Bond SPECTRE Video-Fest: Clips, Documentaries & Music
Are you ready for some extreme James Bondage? With SPECTRE set to hit UK cinemas next week the PR drive goes into overdrive and we have not not one, not two, not three, but four new vids for you to enjoy. First up there’s a featurette on the film’s theme music with Sam Mendes chatting to Sam Smith: Next there’s a new TV spot: Here’s a clip from the BBC’s The One Show, with M (Ralph Fiennes) and Denbigh (Andrew Scott): Finally, for when... 

SPECTRE’s Spooky IMAX Poster

SPECTRE’s Spooky IMAX Poster
The new IMAX poster for SPECTRE is the perfect image for the season, what with Halloween coming up in a couple of weeks. Do you reckon James Bond goes out trick or treating on the night? With this mask he could certainly leave a few of the kids shaken and stirred. Click on the image for a larger version. Directed by Sam (Skyfall) Mendes, SPECTRE stars Daniel Craig, Monica Bellucci, Christoph Waltz,Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Andrew Scott, Ben... 

SPECTRE – Final Trailer Released

SPECTRE – Final Trailer Released
Back in the Roger Moore days, if a villain asked James Bond, “Why did you come?” that would have been a cue for smutty sniggers. With Daniel Craig, he replies with a chilling, “I came to kill you.” But then director Sam Mendes inserts one of those sly Bond references that made Skyfall such a treat for fans: “And I thought you came here to die.” Sweet. This is, apparently, the “final” trailer for SPECTRE (though we’re bound to see... 
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