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  1. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    State media slams censors after Skyfall cuts

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN, AFP

    ... letter drove what content was cut. Skyfall began showing in mainland cinemas on Monday - nearly three months after the movie's premier in Britain. Foreign films' delayed mainland ... foreign movies are subject to review by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, Xinhua said. Among the Skyfall scenes censors deleted was one in which a French hitman kills ...

  2. News - China

    Chinese film fans decry censors’ cuts in ‘Skyfall’

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 08:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Chinese cinema fans were up in arms on Tuesday over cuts made to Skyfall , complaining that the censors had ruined the latest film in the James Bond ... prompted calls for reform in the way films are censored, although there was no criticism of the Skyfall cuts in the state media. Rules governing censorship in China are opaque and reasons are never ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Movie Review: Skyfall

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:11pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... contributed to the series’ enduring success and lasting relevance. That brings us to Skyfall, the latest Bond film that opened a month ago. With the memories of the universally scorned Quantum of Solace still fresh in our minds, Eon Productions this time went with a director with more weight: Oscar-winning Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition). And it worked. Skyfall is every ...

  4. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    VIP premiere in Central for new James Bond movie 'Skyfall'

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... James Bond this Halloween. Skyfall, the newest addition to the 007 franchise, was screened on Wednesday night at a VIP premiere in Central's Palace IFC Cinema, hosted by luxury watchmaker ... and checked out watches worn by characters in the movie, plus a special-edition watch made in tribute to Skyfall. Bartenders shook up Bond's favourite martinis, while DJ Antwone provided ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Film review: Skyfall

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... the 50th anniversary of James Bond's debut on the silver screen, Skyfall has to be special. Thankfully, it is. Indeed, Skyfall- the movie franchise's 23rd film about Ian Fleming's ... director more than makes up for 2008's lacklustre Quantum of Solace, as Skyfall both celebrates the Bond franchise and departs from it. The cleverly written story begins with 007 and his ...

  6. News - World

    Briefs, December 6, 2012

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... its green light for the plan. Reuters   Bond breaks British box-office record LONDON- Skyfall, the 23rd official James Bond movie, has become the most successful film in British box-office ... 11-month run in UK cinemas, although the figures do not take inflation into account. Skyfall, which has been well received by critics, stars Daniel Craig in his third outing as 007, and is directed ...

  7. Daniel Craig: 'I've signed up for two more Bond movies'

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 11:18am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Watch the Skyfall trailer below James Bond actor Daniel Craig as revealed he will play 007 in two further films. This makes the British actor the third longest serving Bond in history behind Roger Moore (seven films) and Sean Connery (six). The announcement came as Craig, 44, promotes the latest movie, Skyfall, which has previewed to favourable reviews. Speaking ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    James Bond blends old and new charms as 007 turns 50

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 09:04pm by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York Makers of the new James Bond movie Skyfall have striven to combine the old-school values that made 007 such a success over the last 50 years with enough modern mores ... film Dr No premiered on London in 1962, Skyfall pays homage to Bond’s gadgets, his taste in fast cars and beautiful women and introduces enough humour to lighten the tone. But it also seeks ...

  9. News - World

    New-look Bond gets a 5-star blessing from the Vatican

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Vatican City

    ... Reuters in Vatican City New-look Bond gets 5-star blessing from the Vatican If anyone thinks the Vatican newspaper is still a staid broadsheet that publishes only religious news and harsh papal edicts, consider this: on Tuesday it ran not one but five articles about the new James Bond film. Skyfall gets a rave review in l'Osservatore Romano, which calls it one of the best ...




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