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State media slams censors after Skyfall cuts

Berenice Marlohe stars opposite Daniel Craig in the thriller Skyfall.

Xinhua has published a rare admonishment of government censors for cutting and manipulating scenes in the latest James Bond movie, which hit mainland cinemas this week.

Wednesday, 23 January, 2013, 10:20am 1 comment

Chinese film fans decry censors’ cuts in ‘Skyfall’

Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall. Photo: Xinhua

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 franchise.

22 Jan 2013 - 8:15pm

Briefs, December 6, 2012

The captured aircraft shown on Iranian television. Photo: AFP

Serbia's ambassador to Nato jumped to his death from a car park platform at Brussels Airport while surrounded by his country's delegation, a diplomat said. 

6 Dec 2012 - 5:31am

Movie Review: Skyfall

What Daniel Craig lacks in good looks and hair, he more than makes up for in quiet confidence and depth.

Sam Mendes, Daniel Craig and a star-studded supporting cast will help ensure Skyfall goes down in film history as one of the strongest entries in the Bond canon.

26 Nov 2012 - 12:14pm

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

Emperor Group's Albert Yeung Sau-shing , Kevin Rollenhagen of Omega and Semon Luk Siu-man get a taste of OO7 magic.

Forget Frankenstein and wicked witches. One savvy crowd looked more like 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 Omega.

2 Nov 2012 - 5:19am

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

Bond, as played by Daniel Craig in Skyfall, comes across as more real, according to the review in the Vatican newspaper.

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 of the 23 James Bond films made over the past 50 years.

1 Nov 2012 - 3:26am

James Bond blends old and new charms as 007 turns 50

Judi Dench and Daniel Craig pose for photographs at the <i>Skyfall</i> photo call at the Dorchester Hotel in London on October 22. Photo: AP

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 to keep the silver screen’s favourite super spy relevant in a post-cold war world.

23 Oct 2012 - 9:05pm