Director Sam Mendes may be done with James Bond, but now he’s in early talks to take on another familiar James from the pages of literature. The Skyfall and Spectre director is currently negotiating with Disney to develop and directShow More Summary
US skydiver Luke Aikins, 42, set a free jump record by landing on a special net from a height of 7.6 kilometers (25,000 feet) without a parachute!
After a small summer break, GeekScholars Movie News is back! The crew returns with some interesting developments to report on including a possible Pokemon movie, Saw 8, Community getting its own movie, and will Javier Bardem (Skyfall)...Show More Summary
I'm not gonna lie. When I first started writing this, it was intended to be just a rant about my love for Adele (that comes later), in hopes that she would read it and invite me on stage to sing with her at her second show in Denver (July 17th, 10th row, stage right). Show More Summary
The James Bond movie Skyfall appears to have had an error that would have cost millions to reshoot. Apparently, it has to do with leather gloves, according to Slash Film. The issue basically is that in order to operate James Bond’s high-tech gadget, which in this case is a pistol, Daniel Craig who plays 007... Show More Summary
Daniel Craig might be completely done with the idea of ever playing James Bond again, but two of his performances in particular (Casino Royale and Skyfall) certainly did the storied character justice in many fans' eyes. Of course, the...Show More Summary
It’s hard for anyone except the producers and accountants of a blockbuster movie to know what the million-dollar budgets are spent on. Recently we learned roughly how much the crew of a hypothetical $200 million movie makes, but there are plenty more costs than the salaries of those working on the movie. Show More Summary
Continuity is a hard mistress. It’s about small details. But if you miss something it can really ruin a movie. The reason for that is that instead of focusing on the story, the viewer is suddenly busy trying to figure out the things that don’t make sense. Take this (alleged) story from the production of [...]Show More Summary
Sometimes, it is literally amazing that movies get made at all. The random stuff that can go pear shaped should really doom every film that's ever attempted.
A tale about a costly goof on SKYFALL prompts some digging. Read more...
Genuine leather is always a pricey good, but Daniel Craig allegedly bought a pair of leather gloves that almost cost the Skyfall production millions of dollars. Take the following with the necessary dose of salt, but journalist and filmmaker Charlie Lyne took to Twitter to share a slap-to-the-forehead that he ... More »
Skyfall and Spectre director Sam Mendes reveals he will not be back to direct the new 007 adventure James Bond 25.
While fans of the James Bond franchise continue to wonder whether Daniel Craig will return to the role of 007 or if another actor will replace him, Skyfall and Spectre director Sam Mendes, a key contributor to the revitalization of Bond, has firmly announced that he won't helm the next film in the...
After directing two instalments of the franchise back to back, Sam Mendes is stepping back from James Bond. The director of Skyfall and Spectre confirmed his departure earlier today at the Hay festival, according to the Guardian. More »
After directing "Skyfall" and "Spectre," the Oscar-winning filmmaker ays, " I think it’s time for somebody else.”
James Bond is in need of a new actor and director, it seems. For one, director Sam Mendes (who previously directed Skyfall and Spectre) no longer wants to be apart of the franchise, according to The Guardian, and says it’s time for some new blood to begin helming the 007 series. Show More Summary
Saturday is the 108 th birthday of Ian Fleming, and the Guardian reports that director Sam Mendes marked the occasion by telling the world he won’t be directing any more James Bond films. Mendes, who directed both Skyfall and Spectre, was speaking at the Hay Festival in small town/delicious sandwich Hay-on-Wye, Wales when he made the announcement. Show More Summary
After directing two installments of the franchise back to back, Sam Mendes is stepping back from James Bond. The director of Skyfall and Spectre confirmed his departure earlier today at the Hay festival, according to the Guardian. Read more...
The Associated Press is reporting that Sam Mendes is officially finished with 007. The director—who helped inject some much-needed life and character into a post-Quantum Of Solace James Bond with 2012’s Skyfall (and then admittedly kind of coasted for its follow-up, Spectre)—has said that it’s time to move on from the franchise. Show More Summary
It looks like the producers of the James Bond films might need to look for more than just a new star as director Sam Mendes doesn’t plan on returning to the franchise. The director helmed the previous two movies, Skyfall and Spectre, to great acclaim. “I’m a storyteller and at the end of the day [...]