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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

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

It’s Mendes, Sam Mendes. Or is it?

So what’s really going on between Sam Mendes and the producers of the new James Bond film?
The superstar director (above) is widely reported to be “in talks” to take the helm of the so-called “Bond 23” project, which will star his old mate Daniel Craig, is being co-written by Peter Morgan, and is due to [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Wednesday, 6 January 2010 at 7:14 pm

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