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    The Best James Bond Films

    Back in 2012, our staff decided to group together and come up with a list of the best films in the 007, James Bond franchise. With Spectre rolling out this weekend, we decided to republish the article. Let us know which is your favourite, and be sure to check out our review of Spectre here. #1: […] More

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    Too many cooks spoil the dish in ‘Casino Royale’ (1967)

    Casino Royale Directed by John Huston, Val Guest and co. Written by Wolf Mankowitz, John Law and co. U.S.A., 1967 With the mad success of the James Bond films as produced by partners Albert ‘Cubby’ Broccoli and (Canadian) Harry Saltzman, which had run from 1962’s Dr. No to 1965 Thunderball, it was only natural for […] More

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    100 Essential Action Scenes: Foot Chases

    Sound on Sight undertook a massive project, compiling ranked lists of the most influential, unforgettable, and exciting action scenes in all of cinema. There were hundreds of nominees spread across ten different categories and a multi-week voting process from 11 of our writers. The results: 100 essential set pieces, sequences, and scenes from blockbusters to cult […] More

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    Cinema’s Greatest Villains: The 2000s

    Villains are an essential part of genre cinema.  Though scores of filmmakers have attempted to create truly great villains throughout the history of film, only a few have succeeded in achieving this difficult goal. This article will take a look at the great film villains of the 2000’s. The criteria for this article is the […] More

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    Train Wrecks: My Favorite Stinkers

    [one_half] As he has before, Edgar Chaput has inspired me with one of his pieces, this one – part of SOS’s recent Bond Fest — concerning the loopy 1967 Casino Royale. As I commented on Edgar’s piece, I didn’t disagree that Royale was a royal mess after having passed through the hands of one director […] More

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    To Toronto With Love: 007 at TIFF Bell Lightbox

    [vsw id=”Z8aK9GX2BvA” source=”youtube” width=”525″ height=”345″ autoplay=”no”] Toronto – Whether you know him best as Sean Connery, Roger Moore, or Daniel Craig, we all know him as Bond; James Bond. Tall, dark, and handsome, yet devilish, armed, and dangerous, Ian Fleming’s MI6 secret agent is the definition of iconic, influential, and indelible. Starting October 26th, TIFF Bell Lightbox presents the […] More

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    Michael Gillette Art Work for the famous Bond girls

      Artist Michael Gillette created a series of images for some of the more famous Bond girls featured on the covers of Ian Fleming‘s James Bond novels released back in 2008. Made to celebrate the centenary of Ian Fleming’s birth in 2008, Gillette’s designs were an instant iconic classic. Much requested, they are now available […] More

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    ‘Supercut – Spoiler Alert’

    Well it’s a new day and here is yet another montage, the second in two days. Lucky for us, it’s just as great. Yesterday we showed you A Brief History of Title Design. This time however, it’s the work of youtuber Hatinhand. He brings us a montage sequence of  amazing movie ending spoilers. Overall there […] More

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    A Brief History of Title Design

    Put together to compete in the SXSW Title Design Competition, Ian Albinson has edited a large mix of some of the greatest film and television titles ever made. Slashfilm reports that the websites mission is: A compendium and leading web resource of film and television title design from around the world. We honor the artists […] More

  • BETTER BY DESIGN: A DECADE OF GREAT MOVIE TITLE SEQUENCES

    Opening credits: are they witty, colourful, innovative, or just the cinematic equivalent of wallpaper? A barrage of production company logos is all very well, but there’s something about a clever combination of words, images – animated or photographic – and music, all condensed into a few minutes of screen time, that heightens your sense of […] More