James Bond is finally getting his gadget master back. Absent in the Daniel Crag films thus far, which opted for a grittier take on the character, we’ve missed the quip-filled character of Q. Akin to Batman’s Lucius Fox, the MI6 go-to man in technology has been portrayed by John Cleese, Peter Burton as well as Desmond Llewelyn, who racked up the most appearances in previous films. He’s now back, and taking the form of Ben Whishaw.
Much younger and most certainly geekier-looking than the previous incarnations, Entertainment Weekly has our first glimpse at the Bright Star and I’m Not There actor showing off some new tech, as Daniel Craig looks on in the background. The 31-year-old English actor is in for a strong year, as he also has a major role in the Wachowski‘s Cloud Atlas, which re-teams him with director Tom Tykwer, after working with him on The International and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. Check out this first look below and the trailer here if you missed it.
Sam Mendes‘ Skyfall arrives on November 9th in the US.
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
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