Bond On The Run: A Close Look At Daniel Craig's Form

Spectre is dropping soon at a theatre near you, so it’s time to talk about Bond, James Bond. Since I don’t know good sprint form from a Moonraker, I brought in special agent Phoebe Wright for this assignment. An 800-meter professional, Wright has acted in some excellent chase scenes herself, knows what various body… »11/08/15 3:40pm11/08/15 3:40pm


The Cheesy Spectre Suggests That James Bond's Darker, Grittier, Better Days Are Over

1. There was a time not so long ago when the very notion of James Bond seemed ridiculous—as anachronistic as making a movie about Betamax players or pay phones. There were actual thinkpieces 10 years back about whether James Bond could exist in a post-Austin Powers world. Even Daniel Craig worried about it: “We had to… »11/06/15 11:14am11/06/15 11:14am

Skyfall Isn't The Best Bond Flick, But It Does Kick The Most Ass

There's no good answer to the "What's the best James Bond movie?" question, since the best James Bond movie will always be the first one you saw when you were a kid. (I ride for Live and Let Die until death.) And there's no good answer as to which James Bond is the best James Bond, since everyone just seems to rank… »4/02/15 2:44pm4/02/15 2:44pm

The 5 Best And 5 Worst "I Wanted to Get Caught" Villain Schemes

Villains sure do like to be captured on purpose, don't they? We've seen it again and again as a trope, but it's not always a bad thing. Sometimes, it does show just how brilliant our bad guy is. And sometimes, it shows just how stupid our heroes are. Here are the best — and worst — times a villain got sent to the… »2/05/15 2:38pm2/05/15 2:38pm

New Bond Script Leaks: Execs Scrambling to Fix Awful Ending

According to emails leaked in the Sony hack, the new James Bond movie, Spectre, which began filming this week, will likely clock in among the most expensive movies ever made, with a current projected budget "in the mid $300Ms." Why? Possibly because the script—which leaked in full alongside copious, desperate notes to… »12/12/14 7:35pm12/12/14 7:35pm

Bill Murray As FDR! Anchorman 2! Opulent Melancholy! Your Authoritative Rundown Of All The New Movie Trailers

In the days before a major holiday, movie news dries up completely. (Unless it's something that's actually genuinely important, like that fact we're gonna have to wait until next year for The Rock and Bruce Willis to be in a movie together.) But before Memorial Day, studios start unveiling a ton of new trailers, which… »5/24/12 5:38pm5/24/12 5:38pm