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  1. Writing’s on the Wall secures Golden Globe 2016

    Now awarded with the Golden Globe

    Now awarded with the Golden Globe

    Entirely unexpected and mostly out-of-the-blue Sam Smith’s main title song for SPECTRE, The Writing’s on the Wall, earned itself a Golden Globe yesterday evening. Smith himself said at the occasion he “genuinely didn’t think” he’d get this – and he certainly wasn’t alone in this belief. Be that as it may, CommanderBond.net crew and members hereby congratulate on this surprising turn of events. Here’s to you, Mr Smith!

    Helmut Schierer @ 2016-01-11
  2. SPECTRE explosion sets world record

    SPECTRE has officially set a Guinness World Record for the Largest Film Stunt Explosion. Barbara Broccoli, Daniel Craig and Léa Seydoux collected the award in Beijing on behalf of special effects supervisor Chris Corbould. The explosion was filmed near Erfoud in Morocco, and used 8,418 litres of fuel and 33kg of explosives.

    Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said: “It is absolutely tremendous that the Guinness World Records have recognised Chris Corbould’s incredible work in SPECTRE in which he created the largest explosion ever in film history.”

    Kenny Stewart @ 2015-11-10
  3. TODAY!

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    Helmut Schierer @ 2015-10-26
  4. SPECTRE new TV spots

    With just a week to go until the SPECTRE premiere at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the pace of promotion is picking up. Here are a few more of the most recent TV spots from around the world:

     

    Kenny Stewart @ 2015-10-19
  5. Christopher Wood dies aged 79

    According to a tweet from Roger Moore’s official twitter account (@sirrogermoore) it seems that Christopher Wood, script author of The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker, as well as author of the novelisations to these two, has died, aged 79. While the exact amount and nature of his influence on the scripts of these productions starring Roger Moore remain a topic of debate for fans and cineastes for years, there can be little doubt that his film novelisations still remain favourites with many fans of the literary James Bond; a remarkable achievement in its own right.

    Christopher Wood was a prolific writer, both under his real name and under a number of pseudonyms, and he also worked on the scripts for a number of adaptations of his ‘Confessions’ series. Another noteworthy work of his is the script for the 1985 Hollywood production Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins.

    Team and members of CommanderBond.net hereby wish to express our sincere condolences to Mr Wood’s family and friends.

    Helmut Schierer @ 2015-10-19
  6. SPECTRE video blog on UK filming

    The tourism board VisitBritain has posted an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at some of the SPECTRE action filmed in the UK – including London and Blenheim Palace.

    Kenny Stewart @ 2015-10-07
  7. ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ official video released

    The official music video for the SPECTRE theme track ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ has just been released (just under two hours later than the planned time of 0:07 in the UK, apparently prompting “a lot of angry emails going round”). It features new footage from the film interspersed with Sam Smith singing at various locations, including what appears to be Museo della Civilta Romana, a museum in Rome which is also the setting for a key scene in the movie itself.

    Kenny Stewart @ 2015-10-05
  8. Sam Smith SPECTRE theme is UK number 1

    He’s faced a week of mixed reviews, but Sam Smith has succeeded where Shirley Bassey, Duran Duran and even Adele failed. His theme for SPECTRE, ‘Writing’s on the Wall’ has gone straight to number 1 on the UK singles chart, with 70,000 streams and sales. Its the first time a Bond track has topped the charts in Britain.

    Kenny Stewart @ 2015-10-03
  9. SPECTRE – The final trailer is here!

    Heiko Baumann @ 2015-10-02
  10. SPECTRE latest TV spots

    A couple of new TV spots for SPECTRE have been revealed over the past week or so, and are now available online courtesy of Sony Pictures. A final minute-long trailer is expected in the next few days, after initial showings in cinemas on Wednesday.

    Kenny Stewart @ 2015-10-01
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