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'Skyfall' and the Mystery Behind James Bond's Family

When you spend your weekdays riding motorcycles across European rooftops, engaging in fisticuffs atop moving trains, downing every glass of liquor you can find, bedding random women without so much as a "So what do you do for a living?", and killing everyone who gets in your way without so much as a quaver, you're probably trying to make up for some longstanding mommy or daddy issues. Read more

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Is 'Skyfall' the Improved Version of 'Die Another Day'?

There are many earmarks that tend to recur with the appearance of a new James Bond movie. Outside of theme songs, martinis, and beautiful women, new Bond films are typically marked by the revisiting of previous entries by franchise fans. Read more

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'Skyfall' Stuntman Reveals How They Devised and Pulled Off the Movie's Big Set Pieces

After honing his skills as a stuntman on GoldenEye, The World Is Not Enough, and Tomorrow Never Dies (among a variety of non-Bond blockbusters), Gary Powell returned to the 007 franchise as the mastermind of all things action. Read more

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Where to Find Seven of James Bond's Coolest Gizmos Today

The Bond franchise may not place as much importance on gadgets these days. Ben Whishaw’s Q put it best in Skyfall when he said that MI6 isn’t really into “exploding pens” anymore. Read more

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Why Isn't There a Female Equivalent of James Bond?

In the realm of big-time big screen heroes, the most well-known names tend to fall into one of three categories: superheroes, action heroes, and James Bond. Read more

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Adele, 'Skyfall,' and the State of the Movie Soundtrack

There are certain elements of the James Bond films that are just as iconic as the suave super spy himself: Bond girls, well-tailored suits, fast cars, martinis that are shaken, not stirred, and of course, the Bond theme. Read more

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'Skyfall' Star Judi Dench on Her and Daniel Craig's 'British Phlegm'

Holding on to Dame Judi Dench between Pierce Brosnan's Die Another Day and Daniel Craig's Casino Royale was a risky move on the part of James Bond producers, but a risk that paid off, with the British thespian's character only growing in importance as the series evolved. Read more

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James Bond's Drink Choice: What's It Say About Him?

A vodka martini — shaken, not stirred. The drink is as synonymous with James Bond as tuxedos and cleavage-bearing women. While a vodka martini hints that Read more

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Dr. No Is My Favorite Bond Movie

When Sean Connery puts down his cigarette lighter, takes a puff of smoke while sitting at a card table playing Chemin de Fer, then purrs the words that would immortalize him—“Bond…James Bond”—it’s like 007 emerged fully-formed, Athena-like from Ian Fleming’s brain. Read more

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The Price of Being a Bond Villain

"We've been expecting you, Mr. Bond." We've all heard that before. Read more

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Steamy Romance or Crazy Action: Which Was Harder for the 'Skyfall' Bond Girls?

Back in May of this year, Hollywood.com visited the set of the latest James Bond adventure, Skyfall, where the leading ladies of the film, Naomie Harris and Bérénice Marlohe, told us that everything we knew about "Bond Girls" was out the window. Read more

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How Many Miles Has James Bond Traveled in Total?

After the President of the United States and the Queen of England, and maybe even the Pope, James Bond seems to be one of the most well traveled people out there. Read more

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'Die Another Day,' The Novel: We Try Our Hand at Ian Fleming's Book Series

Ever since the start of the character's big screen prowess with Dr. No in 1962, James Bond has taken many forms. Read more

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Why 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' Is My Favorite Bond Movie

Most Bond movies begin with some sort of excitement. We see 007 engaged in saving the day, a villain perpetrating some disaster on the world, or some poor girl added as another notch to his bed post. Read more

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'Skyfall' Stuntman Gary Powell Reveals His Four Most Difficult Bond Challenges

Gary Powell is the guy you call when a movie stunt enters "death-defying" territory. Powell has worked steadily in the world of stunts since the '90s, with credits ranging from Braveheart to Titanic to 101 Dalmatians. Read more

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'Skyfall' Producer Barbara Broccoli on 'Serious Bond' and 9/11's Impact on the Series

2012 will end with two major James Bond milestones: the 50th anniversary of the series (Dr. No was released on Oct. 5, 1962) and the release of the franchise' 23rd entry, Skyfall. Read more

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What Your Favorite James Bond Says About You

I'm here to tell you about yourself. What does your favorite Bond say about you? Yes, each Bond attracts a type, and based on your selection of which secret agent you would like to guard your secrets, we can learn a lot about you. Read more

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'The Living Daylights' Is My Favorite Bond Movie

With 23 different entries, the Bond series offers something for everyone. Different Bond attitudes, varying scales of action, unique approaches to humor and charm — like a blockbuster Mad Libs, the 007 formula has its blueprints, but leaves plenty of room to play. Read more

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What Is the World's Most Evil Country, According to Bond?

Dr. No, Goldfinger, The Man With the Golden Gun — the villains that threaten James Bond are so vital to the 007 franchise their names (or descriptions) are often put right in the title. Read more

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'Live and Let Die' Allowed Bond to Live, Making It My Favorite Film in the Franchise

Goldfinger might be solid cinema gold, and Casino Royale may have dealt Bond fans a brand-new hand, but Live and Let Die was the first film in the franchise to prove that Bond, James Bond, would never die. Read more

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A Non-Fan's Guide to James Bond

This week sees the release of Skyfall, the 23rd outing for one of blockbuster cinema's most famous characters: James Bond. Read more

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Red, White, and Bond: Why the American Spy Genre Struggles While 007 Thrives

The agent designation: 007. You already know the name. The Bond franchise has been in existence for half a century, with Skyfall marking its twenty-third official entry. Read more

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Meet James Bond's Dream Woman

From Europe to Asia to North America, James Bond has had a girl on practically every continent. Read more

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'Casino Royale' Is My Favorite Bond Movie

Before 2006, my answer to the question “What’s your favorite James Bond movie?” would have been simple: Goldfinger. It’s a typical answer. Read more

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Daniel Craig, Sam Mendes, and More: How 'Skyfall' Regenerates James Bond

When Skyfall — the 23rd installment of the acclaimed James Bond franchise — was finally on the brink of moving forward, series mastermind Barbara Broccoli recalled the wise words of her father, Albert R. Broccoli (who brought Dr. No, the very first Bond movie, to screen). Read more

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Naomie Harris and Berenice Marhole: The New Bond Girls Dish on 'Skyfall'

While on the Istanbul set of the latest James Bond adventure, Skyfall, leading lady Naomie Harris made it clear that the days of Bond's female costars as arm candy are pretty much over. Read more

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'Skyfall' Continues to Rock International Box Office!

Sony Pictures’ and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s SKYFALL, the 23rd film in the James Bond series, grossed an extraordinary $156 million this weekend, bringing the overseas total to $287 million after just 10 days. Read more

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'Skyfall' Kills Overseas Box Office!

Sony Pictures’ and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s SKYFALL, the 23rd film in the beloved James Bond series, opened overseas in 25 markets and grossed a staggering $77.7 million, #1 everywhere. Read more

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Willow Smith Covers 'Skyfall' Theme Song — VIDEO

Wonder what Will Smith will have to say about this? Despite getting her start in dad's 2007 film, I Am Legend, Willow Smith paid tribute on her YouTube page to a musical superstar other than her pops. Read more

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'60 Minutes: James Bond' Teases 'Skyfall' and Looks Back on 50 Years of 007

In honor of James Bond’s onscreen 50th anniversary, 60 Minutes aired a special last night toasting the success of the man who coined the unconventional martini order: shaken, not stirred. Read more

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'Skyfall': A Breakdown of All the Bond Emotion in the New Trailer

Over the summer, fans received a Skyfall trailer that offered a glimpse into the action-packed sensibilities of the upcoming James Bond movie: heavy with explosions, gunfire, all-terrain travel, and a whole lot of anatomical exploration betwixt Daniel Craig's 007 and his leviathan of female compatriots. Read more

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Adele's 'Skyfall' Released in Full: That's Not a Bond Theme, THIS is a Bond Theme

James Bond purists will tell you that Sean Connery is the Bond to Beat All Bonds. And many of those same folks will tell you Shirley Bassey's title songs are the Sean Connery(s) of Bond themes. Read more

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'Skyfall': Dive in with Daniel Craig for Bond's Underwater Action Scene — VIDEO

Acting is hard. Acting while performing an enormous action sequence is... really hard. Acting while performing an enormous action scene that takes place completely underwater? Read more

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Daniel Craig Drops in for New 'Skyfall' Poster

The new poster for Skyfall is much like James Bond himself: straight-forward and sleek. Read more

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'Skyfall': James Bond... Back from the Dead — TRAILER

Not long after the official website for the new James Bond movie Skyfall released its high-octane, rapid-fire Olympics TV spot, the site comes out with a trailer detailing the forthcoming film's story. Read more

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'Skyfall': Daniel Craig Turns James Bond Into a Hell's Angel — PIC

What do you think about when you think "James Bond?" As vivid as the character is, there have been so many movies and so many different Bonds that there are bound to be a variety of images borne by the character among his boundless fan base. Read more

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'Skyfall': Hollywood.com Visits the Set of Bond's Latest Mission

The square in front of Istanbul's Yeni Camii mosque is bustling with locals and tourists. As people trek across walkways and bridges, more pedestrians leak out of the nearby Spice Market — an equally dense and colorful strip of shops. Read more

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Rumor Had It, But Now Adele Is Officially Singing the 'Skyfall' Theme

The last few James Bond movies have delivered unconventional theme songs, when you consider the history of slinky songs like "Goldfinger" and "Diamonds Are Forever." Read more

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'Skyfall' Video Diary: When James Bond Met Tom Ford

Every girl's crazy for a sharp dressed man, even award-winning costume designer Jany Temime. Read more

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'Skyfall': Daniel Craig is Classy, Sleek, and Deadly as Blond — POSTER

You can almost hear the music starting up. The new poster for Skyfall is as classic Bond as you can get, with Daniel Craig marching down a silver-toned vessel, gun in hand, face cold and suit perfectly pressed. Read more

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'Skyfall' Trailer: What James Bond Learned From Harry Potter

When Hollywood.com visited the set of the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall, director Sam Mendes made it clear that he had a deep love of the old school 007 movies, and that the goal for his entry was to "go back to the Fleming." Read more

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'Skyfall': Bond Arrives in Breathtaking China — VIDEO

James Bond has been around. He's gone all over Europe, several places in Central America, and has a big chunk of Asia under his belt. Read more

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'Skyfall' Recruits a Third Bond Girl: 5 Things to Know

UPDATE: There are several elements that are essential to any Bond film: Action, martinis, and of course, "Bond girls." Skyfall, the latest installment in the franchise, has already toyed with this formula by having Daniel Craig sip Heineken, but thankfully Bond will still have plenty of glamourous lady friends. Read more

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New IMAX Poster Proves that James Bond Is Cooler Than You

Remember back in high school when you got your first car? You thought, "Finally, a way to look cool!" Read more

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'Skyfall' Writer John Logan to Return for Bond 24 — REPORT

Just how hotly anticipated is the release of Skyfall, the 23rd film in the James Bond franchise? So anticipated that even two weeks before the film's release date (November 9) there's already talk of what's to come, for the yet-to-be-titled 24th installment in the Bond franchise. Read more

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