Daniel Craig was widely reported to have ended his tenure as the suave Brit super spy James Bond after the release of Spectre in 2015. Daniel Craig was criticised and presumed to fail as James Bond when the trailer of Casino Royale was released back in 2006, but, has since garnered great response across the board for his portrayal of our beloved Bond, James Bond. All hope of seeing him as Bond again were quashed when Craig stated in an interview that ‘I would rather slash my wrists than play Bond again.’
He later did clarify that he was really tired during the interview and he would consider the role if an opportunity arises. And it looks like the [...]
It’s only legit to get super-excited about all the technological advancements happening today. Smartphones are getting thinner, laptops are getting lighter, watches can make calls, and all that jazz. But nothing can match the level of badassness when it comes to technology in James Bond movies.
As far back as 50 years, James Bond films have been synonymous with gadgets and cars, among other things. Speaking about gadgets, Bond does nothing less than a Walther PPK, a watch that’s never quite a simple watch, an Aston Martin with ejector seat and machine guns, to name a few courtesy Q Branch. One wonders why no one before Burger Fiction ever thought of making [...]
A James Bond movie is a hotbed for product placements. That’s because Bond himself has a rich taste when it comes to cars, watches and everything else and only prefers the luxurious side of life. Bond films are characterized by Aston Martin cars, Rolex and Omega watches and the latest in Q technology. So, there is no way that Bond would be caught with a phone that does not keep with his image.
However, too much product placement can damage the image of the character as well. Which is why the latest James Bond flick, Spectre, has cut down on endorsing products. This also included not giving Bond a smartphone. Both Bond star Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes refused [...]
The full-length version of the new film ‘Spectre’ directed by Sam Mendes, that is part of the James Bond franchise, has been released. The film is rumoured to be the biggest and most expensive Bond movie till date. The trailer opens with M (being played by Ralph Fiennes aka Lord Voldemort) questioning Bond about his unofficial and controversial trip to Mexico City for which he gets a typical Bond-like response “I was on a vacation”.
Instantly, one gets the new Bond vibe that Daniel Craig has so effortlessly created.