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From Gangnam Style to Nick Clegg’s apology song: The top viral videos of 2012, Notebook

From Gangnam Style to Nick Clegg’s apology song: The top viral videos of 2012

George Arnett gives a rundown of the top viral videos of this year.

By | Notebook | Friday, 14 December 2012 at 4:00 am

Video: Take the 70-second James Bond challenge, Arts

Video: Take the 70-second James Bond challenge

To celebrate the release of Skyfall, Coke Zero decided to test commuters with a 007-style assignment. In order to win exclusive tickets to the film, people were asked to run to platform six in 70 seconds however, it’s harder than it sounds with several testing obstacles being put in the way to stop Bond fans from beating the clock.

By | Arts, Film | Friday, 9 November 2012 at 10:16 am

Product placement in ‘Skyfall’ is nothing new to James Bond films, Arts

Product placement in ‘Skyfall’ is nothing new to James Bond films

The recent release of Skyfall has led to many disgruntled fans expressing their frustration at the sight of James Bond electing to drink a Heineken beer rather than his signature vodka martini. Many were annoyed by the Bond franchise ‘selling out’ to the point of altering a well-loved character’s trademark drink in order to suit the highest bidder (in this case a Dutch lager).

By | Arts, Film | Thursday, 8 November 2012 at 12:40 pm

A brief history: 50 years of James Bond films, Arts

A brief history: 50 years of James Bond films

With the release of Skyfall this week superbly marking the 50th anniversary of the James Bond franchise, Kieran Turner-Dave takes a brief look back at the most iconic, influential and inventive British franchise of the last half-century

By | Arts, Film | Friday, 26 October 2012 at 12:54 pm

50 years of James Bond in trailers, Arts

50 years of James Bond in trailers

James Bond turns 50 this year after making his big screen debut in 1962’s Dr No. Who would have thought that the fictional British spy would become an enduring national treasure? Bond is an iconic figure, from the gadgets and the women to the cars and the catchphrases, the spy has become entrenched in cinema history. The character has been reinvented through the generations for a new audience each time with success.

By | Arts, Film | Wednesday, 24 October 2012 at 2:59 pm

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Underwater Menace’ (Series 4), Arts

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Underwater Menace’ (Series 4)

‘The Underwater Menace’ was the fifth serial in the fourth series and saw the Doctor and his companions captured by a mad scientist who planned to blow up the world.

By | Arts | Tuesday, 17 April 2012 at 11:00 am

Caught & Social: Scorsese gives 3D top billing, Notebook

Caught & Social: Scorsese gives 3D top billing

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 29 November 2011 at 1:18 pm

Moviewatch: James Bond, Pixar, The Expendables 2 and One Day, Film

Moviewatch: James Bond, Pixar, The Expendables 2 and One Day

We bring you all the hottest Hollywood gossip and the latest and greatest movies heading your way.

By | Film | Saturday, 27 August 2011 at 6:00 am

Daniel Craig’s new job leaves James Bond in limbo, Arts

Daniel Craig’s new job leaves James Bond in limbo

Today’s announcement that Daniel Craig is to star in a Hollywood film of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is great news for fans of Stieg Larsson. But it represents a rather less exciting development for those who prefer Craig’s other alter ego, James Bond.

By | Arts, The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 27 July 2010 at 7:18 am

New James Bond 007 announced…by Activision?, Games

New James Bond 007 announced…by Activision?

‘James Bond 007: Blood Stone’ has been officially announced and will star the likes of Daniel Craig, Joss Stone and Judi Dench, just don’t expect to be heading to your local movie theatre to see it.

By | Games, Notebook | Friday, 16 July 2010 at 3:59 pm

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