James Bond deals with some old ghosts in 'Spectre'

Film Dec 3, 2015

James Bond deals with some old ghosts in 'Spectre'

by George Hadley-Garcia

It has been a long time since the world of "Bond, James Bond" has included global gang of evil-doers SPECTRE (Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion) — an organization that, early on, produced so many formidable foes. Its last appearance was in 1971's ...

'Spectre' relies on tired Bond film conventions

Film / Reviews Dec 2, 2015

'Spectre' relies on tired Bond film conventions

by James Hadfield

So this is it. After four outings as the world's best-dressed sociopath, Daniel Craig has announced that he's done playing 007. In a recent interview with London's Time Out, the 47-year-old actor declared with typically British understatement that he'd rather "slash my wrists" than ...

Next Bond film gets retro name: 'SPECTRE'

Entertainment News Dec 5, 2014

Next Bond film gets retro name: 'SPECTRE'

James Bond is back, in a new film with a retro title that evokes the series' past. The next 007 adventure will be called "SPECTRE," the dastardly fictional terrorist organization featured in "Dr. No" and other early Bond films. Director Sam Mendes announced the name ...