Elon Musk – the guy is a super-achiever, and there seems to be nothing that will halt his imagination. This time, Musk is planning to go one-up on James Bond. Remember the Lotus Esprit submarine that Bond had in The Spy Who Loved Me? Well, Elon Musk just bought it for $997,000, and he wants to turn it into a real-life submarine.
James Bond’s car from the 1977 classic, ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ has gone up for auction. But this is not just any car, it’s a fully-functional submarine car! Having racked up more screen-time than any other 007 car, this Lotus Espirt is a real collector’s item.
Mandela is watching TV, smiling and lifting arm. World celebrate’s Mandela’s 95th birthday. F1 Boss Ecclestone charged with bribery. Bond actor found dead. Independent TV station launched in Zim. Rolling Stone mag defends cover. Brangelina might get married on a boat.
Sixty years after the first publication “Casino Royale”, we finally have an African setting for a James Bond novel. The latest novel written by William Boyd is titled “Solo”, and will be set primarily on African soil
Oscar loses Nike/Oakley ad deals. Google launching retail stores. Reader’s Digest bankrupt. New Bond book coming soon. Pro-gay campaign drops Oscar. New Amplats mining clash. Russian mafia alive and well. Black Keys drummer thrashes Bieber.
The latest Bond movie iteration is about to make it across the R35 million line at the South African box-office. Skyfall is now not only the biggest Bond movie ever (internationally-speaking), but also the biggest film of all time for the local distributers, SPRI (Sony Pictures Releasing International). Skyfall kicked off with a record-breaking opening [...]
Skyfall is the third James Bond film starring Daniel Craig, an actor who has successfully managed to keep himself detached from his Bond status in Hollywood. This can be attributed to his mission, which has seen him play 007 in every anti-Bond formula film since Casino Royale.
Just south of Stockholm in Sweden, lies a renovated nuclear bunker called Pionen White Mountains. It was decommissioned nearly 20 years ago by Sweden’s Civil Defense, and at one point, it became the brief home of WikiLeaks.
If winning a Bond-inspired trip to London for you and three friends worth R1 million sounds like something you’d take a second sniff at, then you, my friend, need to read on.
I haven’t seen Skyfall yet, but now I have another reason to make sure I do. I’ve always enjoyed superyachts and there is something very special about a superyacht with sails. This yacht, ‘Regina,’ is no exception. It was used in the latest Bond film and is yours for $14 million.
It’s a year since British businessman Neil Heywood was lured to a hotel in Chongqing, south west China, and given cyanide by Gu Kailai, the lawyer wife of Bo Xilai – previously tipped to be a future leader of China.
It’s been a week since Heineken announced that they will be bringing the Skyfall Bond girl – Bérénice Marlohe – to South African shores for the South African premiere of the film on 22 November. Apart from being delightfully French, Bérénice is also the face of Heineken’s Crack the Case campaign. Bérénice, who plays the [...]
Although the latest James Bond instalment, Skyfall, is still over a month away from its premiere, yesterday fans were treated to a sneak preview of the new film’s theme song, sung by Adele. This came shortly after she confirmed her involvement with the movie via a Twitter picture.
The hotly anticipated third outing for Daniel Craig’s 007, Skyfall, dropped its first teaser trailer at the Cannes Film Festival.
I found myself in London the weekend before last, attending my first “press junket.” It was for the remake of the Swedish film The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. Rooney Mara is the girl at the beginning of The Social Network, who breaks up with Mark Zuckerberg. She basically [...]
I leave in a couple weeks for London, where I will be interviewing Daniel Craig on behalf of Ster-Kinekor for his new movie – a remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. These ‘junkets’ as they’re called, feature journalists from around the world who come in, one after the other, to interview the actors for [...]
Soulful UK songstress, Adele is heading in to the studio to record the theme for the upcoming 23rd Bond film, according to reports from music industry insiders (read: pizza, flowers, and cocaine delivery people).
James: Doesn’t take hints well Every now and then Bond movies get a little bit carried away with themselves, and throw the baby out with the bath water. The baby would be logic, and the bath water would be narrative. Remember Quantum of Solace? Or the airport scene from Live and Let Die? Remember any [...]