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Review: A 'Cabaret' with fresh ways to make us squirm

The toast of Mayfair is back in town, and she's looking a little desperate. Sally Bowles, I mean — not "Cabaret." The touring version of the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2014 revival of Sam Mendes' 1998 revival (got that?) of Fred Ebb and John Kander's portrait of Weimar-era weltschmerz and excess...

‘Spectre’ Honest Trailer: Just Watch ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Again

Though James Bond fans were excited to see what director Sam Mendes did with Spectre after knocking Skyfall out of the park back in 2012, plenty were disappointed when the film finally hit theaters last fall. While this writer didn’t...Show More Summary

'Cabaret' national tour will play Chicago with Shannon Cochran

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall's production of "Cabaret," including Chicago actress Shannon Cochran. The tour of John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning Kit Kat Klub musical will play the PrivateBank Theatre for a limited engagement...

West End’s ‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory’ Coming To Broadway Without Its Director

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Sam Mendes – best known in the US as a film director (American Beauty and the James Bond films Spectre and Skyfall) – said, “I knew I couldn’t marry the time commitment to make a Broadway production with the development of my next projects.”

Sam Mendes Leaves ‘Chocolate Factory’ on Its Way to Broadway

Mr. Mendes will leave as the director of the musical, which has been showing in London's West End since 2013, but will remain on the production team bringing it to New York.

‘Spectre’ Master Sam Mendes Bows Out Of Broadway’s ‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory’ Move

Sam Mendes’ pull-out-all-the-stops production of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory — which overcame mixed reviews to become a hit at London’s Drury Lane Theatre — is on schedule to arrive in New York next season. But Mendes (whose second...Show More Summary

Why Sam Mendes Thinks It's OK For Him To Walk Away From James Bond After Spectre

Spectre continues to  lead the box office in its second week of release and while it doesn't look like it will be another Skyfall, the movie will certainly do some solid business. Where the James Bond franchise will go from here is now a question of debate. Show More Summary

We’re Not Like Everyone Else: Ranking the Films of Sam Mendes

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Director Sam Mendes had plenty of experience in theater before directing his first film. The skills he acquired from the stage, like his eye for performances, was evident even in his debut feature American Beauty, which won him his first Oscar. Show More Summary

Newswire: Spectre sets record for biggest movie explosion, Vin Diesel is probably pissed

Completing Sam Mendes’ slow transformation from a helmer of quiet dramas like Revolutionary Road into the British Michael Bay, the Spectre director and his special effects coordinator, Chris Corbould, have earned the new Guinness World Records record for the largest explosion ever staged for a film. Show More Summary

Spectre Makes the Case for Bond Girls Over Bond

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

There are a number of reasons the latest James Bond movie has been buzzed about: the return of director Sam Mendes, the speculation whether Daniel Craig will continue to portray Bond, the death of Judy Dench’s M in Skyfall, and the further establishment of Naomie Harris as Moneypenny and Ben Wishaw as Q. Show More Summary

Will Christoph Waltz Return For Future Bond Movies? Here's His Answer

WARNING: The following article contains massive spoilers for director Sam Mendes's Spectre. If you haven't had a chance to see the film yet, we recommend clicking away to another one of our awesome stories on the site. Daniel Craig's James Bond may have a license to kill, but it was not a power that he utilized in the final moments of Spectre. Show More Summary

Sam Mendes Reveals His Evil Plan for Leaving the James Bond Franchise After Spectre

With audiences tied up watching his latest James Bond picture, now is the perfect time for Sam Mendes to prepare an elegant dinner where he spills all the intricate details of his secret plan to Deadline. So, please, have a seat. Lovely wine, isn't it? The 1846 Amontillado, from my... More »

Bond 25 Updates: Daniel Craig’s License to Kill Awaits Renewal as Sam Mendes Bids Adieu to James Bond

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Spectre has literally just opened in theaters and here we are, already talking about the next 007 movie. Then again, this comes with the territory James Bond – when you’ve been around for 53 years and 24 movies, the series itself becomes bigger than a single entry. Show More Summary

'Spectre' Might be Sam Mendes' Final 'James Bond' Film

"Spectre" director Sam Mendes says there is a finality to the James Bond story he was telling in "Spectre," and that it might be his last Bond film.

SPECTRE: The Classic Bond Movie I Was Definitely Not Expecting

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

SPECTRE is the 24th James Bond movie, with Daniel Craig back as Bond and Sam Mendes, (in)famous for 2012’s Skyfall, back to direct what is ultimately the best possible result for a follow up film to the Daniel Craig era of James Bond. The trailers were wrong. This movie is so much fun. Read more...

Sound Off: Sam Mendes' 'Spectre', the 24th Bond Movie - Thoughts?

Now that you've seen it, what did you think? Bond is back! Now playing in theaters everywhere is the 24th Bond movie, titled Spectre, from Eon Productions, directed once again by Sam Mendes. Daniel Craig returns for his fourth Bond movie as Agent 007, this time chasing after a mysterious Oberhauser. Show More Summary

Video: Sam Mendes Describes The Complex James Bond Juggling Act

Spectre, the 24th official James Bond film (25th if you count the non-canon Sean Connery-starring Never Say Never Again, which should always be counted, God bless you Kim Basinger), is coming out in theaters across the country tomorrow. Show More Summary

Sam Mendes accepts Britannia Award

The director of 'Spectre' shares a list of tips for aspiring directors before taking home the Britannia Award for Directing. (WARNING: The clip contains harsh language.)        

Daniel Craig Gets Denied A Car In Hilarious James Bond 'Late Show' Sketch - Watch Now!

Daniel Craig poses alongside director Sam Mendes while attending their Times Talks Presents: Spectre panel held at The New School on Wednesday (November 4) in New York City. The 47-year-old actor then made his way to the Ed Sullivan Theatre to make an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to promote the flick, [...]

His Exit Interview? ‘Spectre’s Sam Mendes On His Role In The Dramatic Transformation Of James Bond

Beyond the “is it as good as the last one” debate that greets every James Bond film, the media narrative around Spectre has been all about whether Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes are done. There is also a preoccupation over theShow More Summary

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