If the success of multiple lousy “franchises” is any indication, moviegoers can be conditioned to salivate on cue—and nothing made us drool like the James Bond theme of John Barry, who died yesterday at age 77. Official credit went, of course, to Monty Norman, the contracted Dr. Show More Summary
Postmodern Jukebox has already transformed Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” into a cabaret steamer, added a big-band swing to Bell Biv Devoe’s ubiquitous romp “Poison,” interpreted an Ariana Grande ballad as a James Bond theme and made a sad clown with a booming voice a viral sensation.
Over the weekend, we were in Mexico City on the set of the next James Bond outing "Spectre." This film marks the fourth time that Daniel Craig has inhabited the role of 007 and the second collaboration between Craig and his "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes. Show More Summary
Cue up the Bond theme, because the Spectre teaser trailer is here! Daniel Craig is back as our beloved blond James Bond in the 24th Bond movie, and the first brief look has us convinced that we might need to rewatch Skyfall before seeing this new installment. Show More Summary
The former Oasis star was linked to the 'Skyfall' theme in 2011 but branded the then rumors "bizarre." read more
The owner of Lottie the African grey parrot has trained it to not only do an impression of James Bond’s classic introductory line, but to whistle the theme song afterwards. Also, this parrot has a license to kill.
This is a video of Lottie the African Grey impersonating Sean Connery's version of James Bond. Plus whistles a little bit of the James Bond theme. Then sort of clicks and squeaks and coos and whatever the hell else because it's a bird and birds make weird noises. Show More Summary
(YouTube link) Lottie the African grey parrot has been watching a few James Bond movies! She’s got the voice down, the phrase, and even the theme song. But does she understand the implications of channeling the world’s greatest spy? Maybe not. She has to ask: “What’s that all about?” -via Tastefully Offensive
The latest edition of “Lucky Peach” is dedicated to the theme of obsessions. For its 14th issue, LP compiled profiles of chefs who are obsessed with their craft alongside original features that truly highlight the magazine’s love of… The post Lucky Peach Documents Every James Bond Meal in its “Obsession” Issue appeared first on Selectism.
Fifty years ago, Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger, arguably the greatest James Bond theme of all, and one of the most explosive musical compositions in the history of cinema missed winning the Academy Award for Best Song -- in fact, it missed a nomination altogether. Show More Summary
Rock star cellists Luka Šuli? and Stjepan Hauser connect with rock star pianist Lang Lang for an epic cover of Paul McCartney & Wings’ awesome James Bond theme, conjuring images of flaming skulls in the deepest recesses of our minds...
Scalextric is producing a themed set for the coming James Bond film Spectre that looks to include the Aston Martin DB10 and Jaguar C-X75 concept car. Continue reading Look for Jaguar C-X75 in your new James Bond Scalextric set Look for Jaguar C-X75 in your new James Bond Scalextric set originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:01:00 EST. Show More Summary
A list that should leave you shaken and maybe stirred.
I don’t know about you guys but I’m a huge James Bond fan. I grew up watching all the movies and when my dad used to drive me to school in the morning we’d listen to the movie themes on cassette. The films and the character have been a part of my life for as […]
Scott Bradley's Postmodern Jukebox is back and this time serving up a sultry James Bond-esque version of Ariana Grande's "Love Me Harder." Cristina Gatti lends her vocals and channels the legendary Shirley Bassey. Watch it, AFTER THE JUMP... And in...
British singer Sam Smith has reportedly beat out Lana Del Ray to sing the theme song for the next 007 adventure, 'Bond 24'. [...]
If you know anything about James Bond, it's that the theme song is one of the most iconic parts of the film franchise, and it really sets the mood for the film as a whole. There are some classics out there from films like Live and Let...Show More Summary
The next installment of Daniel Craig as British Secret Service agent James Bond is set for November 2015, and it looks like our newest 007 theme song diva will be Sam Smith. Unconfirmed reports indicate he edged out Lana Del Rey for the job. It’ll make him the first openly gay singer to provide a Bond song. Fun. […]
Lana Del Rey was reportedly in the running to record the theme song to director Sam Mendes’ upcoming sequel James Bond 24. Unfortunately for the dark and dreary songstress, she lost the gig to another highly-acclaimed performer. Rumors...Show More Summary
Goldfinger? More like bold singer! [ Photos: Grammy 2014: Best New Artists From The Last 15 Years! Where Are They Now?! ] AH-Mazing news! According to sources, Sam Smith will be singing the next theme song for the upcoming James Bond movie that has Daniel Craig attached to reprise his role as 007. Apparently, Sam beat out Lana [...]