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How Skyfall delivered a great movie by dialing down the gadget product placement

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The latest James Bond movie Skyfall finally arrived in U.S. theaters on Friday. Daniel Craig reprises his role as 007 for his third straight Bond movie and unlike in previous movies, he trades in the high-tech gadgetry for rawer mano y mano fights and action sequences filled with explosions that...
How Skyfall delivered a great movie by dialing down the gadget product placement

Batman Beats James Bond.... On BitTorrent

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This week there are four newcomers in our weekly chart of most pirated movies. The Dark Knight Rises is back again, this time as a DVD/ Blu-ray release. In a few days the film was downloaded more than a million times. The Batman movie beats James Bond’s Skyfall, which leaked...
Batman Beats James Bond.... On BitTorrent

fuckyeahmovieposters: Skyfall by Russell Ford James Bond will...

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fuckyeahmovieposters: Skyfall by Russell Ford James Bond will...

Rdio introduces streaming site Vdio, provides yet another on-demand video service to online viewers

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We'd heard murmurs about Vdio being eventually launched over in the United Kingdom, but, aside from that, details still remained relatively scared. Well, now we have official word that Rdio's planning to make it its own platform for streaming à la carte video content -- and, frankly, it's no...
Rdio introduces streaming site Vdio, provides yet another on-demand video service to online viewers
Barnes & Noble expands Nook Video in deal with Paramount, Lionsgate, and others

From top dresses to last-minute surprises, Google Trends from the Oscars

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As millions of people tuned in to watch the 85th Academy Awards, many also turned to the web to keep up with the action. Here's a look at the Oscar nominees and moments that captured the world's imagination and brought people to Google Search. The award for “most-searched” nominee goes...
From top dresses to last-minute surprises, Google Trends from the Oscars
Sony's studio extends deal with Starz, keeps its movies out of your Netflix streaming queue

Sony Xperia TL comes to AT&T on November 2 for $99 with a two-year contract

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We've already gotten our collective mitts on Sony's Xperia TL, and come November 2nd, you'll be able to do the same by plunking down $99.99 and inking a two-year contract with AT&T. In case you need a refresher, the LTE handset runs a skinned build of Ice Cream Sandwich,...
Sony Xperia TL comes to AT&T on November 2 for $99 with a two-year contract
Watch this: the chilling history behind the abandoned island in 'Skyfall'

robsheridan: James Bond "Skyfall" opening title sequence,...

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robsheridan: James Bond "Skyfall" opening title sequence, by Daniel Kleinman. I loved Skyfall, and this title sequence is the best Bond has had in years. Yep. Great....
robsheridan: James Bond "Skyfall" opening title sequence,...

"Yes, I thought Casino Royale was tremendous. I thought his action was quite extraordinary--he did..."

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"Yes, I thought Casino Royale was tremendous. I thought his action was quite extraordinary--he did more action in the first 30 seconds of the film than I did in 14 years of playing Bond. To me, he looks like a killer. He looks as though he knows what he's doing....
"Yes, I thought Casino Royale was tremendous. I thought his action was quite extraordinary--he did..."

Dead island that inspired Skyfall comes to Google Street View

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It goes by the name of Hashima, or Gunkanjima ("Battleship Island"), or even "The Dead Island", since it inspired the water-locked cyberterrorist HQ in Skyfall. As you can now see for yourself, courtesy of Google Street View, it's a very a real place off the coast of Japan's Nagasaki...
Dead island that inspired Skyfall comes to Google Street View

Sony Xperia TL review: the company's second US flagship is much-improved, but still imperfect

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As Sony's second stab at the US mobile market, the Xperia TL arrives with a major corporate synergistic push: a 007 movie franchise tie-in. But an awkward distinction as the official Bond phone and a smattering of pre-loaded "Skyfall" multimedia content alone won't drive consumer adoption; the specs and...
Sony Xperia TL review: the company's second US flagship is much-improved, but still imperfect

James Bond: why 007 games have almost never worked

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Rip-roaring adventure, memorable enemies and beautiful women, the Bond movies should make great games. But they've only made one. Here's whyI can remember my first experience of a James Bond computer game. It was the Commodore 64 version of View to a Kill, released by Domark Software in 1985. I...
James Bond: why 007 games have almost never worked

Is the Xperia TL worthy of James Bond?

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Featured in "Skyfall," Sony's Xperia TL smartphone lands in AT&T's holiday lineup; Microsoft sets the date for Windows Phone 8; and 3M introduces the Streaming Projector with Roku. [Read more]...
Is the Xperia TL worthy of James Bond?

Ngmoco’s Doug Scott on Japan-meets-U.S. mobile games, life after Lionside

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Under the guidance of Ngmoco, DeNA’s Mogabe platform is gaining ground in the U.S. with a slew of new game releases in the past month — including Rage of Bahamut, Skyfall and Ninja Royale. Doug Scott, VP of first party studio operations, describes the challenges of marrying Japanese mobile games...
Ngmoco’s Doug Scott on Japan-meets-U.S. mobile games, life after Lionside

AT&T to launch James Bond's Sony Xperia TL on November 2nd for $99.99 [video]

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AT&T (T) announced on Thursday it will stock the Sony (SNE) Xperia TL, aka the James Bond smartphone used in Skyfall, on November 2nd for $99.99 with a two-year contract. The Android smartphone features a 4.6-inch HD Reality Display with 1280 x 720 resolution, 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 13-megapixel rear...
AT&T to launch James Bond's Sony Xperia TL on November 2nd for $99.99 [video]

Carphone Warehouse stocking Sony's Xperia T, J and Tablet S for wannabe James Bonds

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Given that James Bond himself is rocking Sony's Xperia T as his handset of choice in Skyfall, it's natural that wannabe Bonds will be clamoring for similar gear. Fortunately, Carphone Warehouse has announced that it's stocking the T, Xperia J and Xperia Tablet S when they make their debut...
Carphone Warehouse stocking Sony's Xperia T, J and Tablet S for wannabe James Bonds

Skyfall? In.

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Skyfall? In....
Skyfall? In.

Microsoft, Big Data Pick Oscar Winners - And They Are...

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Ten days before Hollywood hands out its Oscar statuettes, a pair of studies - one by Microsoft's in-house "Nate Silver," and another measuring social influence - have already picked the winners. Microsoft Research's David Rothschild, who, like Silver, used early polls to correctly predict the outcome of the presidential elections...
Microsoft, Big Data Pick Oscar Winners - And They Are...

Voxeljet 3D printer used to produce Skyfall's Aston Martin stunt double

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Spolier alert: a reoccurring cast member bids farewell in the latest James Bond flick. When the production of Skyfall called for the complete decimation a classic 1960 Aston Martin DB5, filmmakers opted for something a little more lifelike than computer graphics. The movie studio contracted the services of Augsburg-based...
Voxeljet 3D printer used to produce Skyfall's Aston Martin stunt double

An illustrated history of James Bond's cars

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James Bond is nearly as well known for his fast cars as he is for his gadgets and beautiful Bond girls but how has his choice of motor evolved as the films have progressed? And which is your favourite car? • James Bond bodycount for each filmIn honour of the...
An illustrated history of James Bond's cars

Sam Mendes Won't Direct Bond 24

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Sam Mendes Won't Direct Bond 24: Mendes spoke to Empire: It has been a very difficult decision not to accept Michael and Barbara's very generous offer to direct the next Bond movie. Directing Skyfall was one of the best experiences of my professional life, but I have theatre and other commitments,...
Sam Mendes Won't Direct Bond 24

Watch these unsuspecting travelers become 007 for 70 seconds, as they try to win tickets for Skyfall

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With the 23rd James Bond installment due to hit cinemas in a week, Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting travelers to “unlock the 007″ in them, for the chance to win tickets for the new, Skyfall. While the tickets were, of course, free the carbonated beverage company made the public really put...
Watch these unsuspecting travelers become 007 for 70 seconds, as they try to win tickets for Skyfall

007 Legends: Activision shakes six Bond films into one game

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Concluding with elements from the forthcoming 23rd movie, Skyfall, will this compendium cause a stir?Activision has announced a new James Bond game. Due out this autumn on Xbox 360 and PS3, 007 Legends features a new story that ties together six Bond movies, including the forthcoming Skyfall.It's being developed by...
007 Legends: Activision shakes six Bond films into one game

TV review: Top Gear - 50 Years of Bond Cars

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Even non-petrolheads could find plenty to enjoy - such as a real underwater Aston Martin - in this jolly look back at 007's wheelsRichard Hammond has - not for first time - spun off. This is Top Gear (BBC2), but it's a special one, 50 Years of Bond Cars, because...
TV review: Top Gear - 50 Years of Bond Cars

Call of Duty, 'Dark Knight Rises' among YouTube's top trailers

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"Skyfall" and "The Hunger Games" also were among the top ten trailers viewed by YouTube watchers for 2012. [Read more]...
Call of Duty, 'Dark Knight Rises' among YouTube's top trailers
DeNA sets new earnings record with $529M in sales and $234M in operating income during its fourth quarter

The Year In Google, 2012

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Google just revealed its Zeitgeist page, a look back on online trends this year... an oddly suitable bit of news on 12/12/12. Twitter's already done it and Yahoo! News has, too (remember that website?). Now Google has published its official 2012 retrospective. But this is Google we're talking about,...
The Year In Google, 2012

'Bond 50' 22 movie Blu-ray collection details revealed, ships in September (video)

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MGM and 20th Century Fox revealed during CES that all 22 of the James Bond movies would be released together for the first time in the Bond 50 Blu-ray disc collection this fall, and now ahead of the Cannes International Film Festival there's additional details to share. The Bond...
'Bond 50' 22 movie Blu-ray collection details revealed, ships in September (video)
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