James Bond

Report: Actress Lashana Lynch Is the New 007

Those familiar with the James Bond franchise know that “007” is not a person but a title, with the double “0” denoting a license to kill. So it makes sense that if Bond retires the title of “007” would go to another agent.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Lashana Lynch attends the UK Gala Screening of Marvel Studios' "Captain Marvel" at The Curzon Mayfair on February 27, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)

Hayward: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and the Golden Age of Mega-Storytelling

“Avengers: Endgame” made over a billion dollars worldwide in its first weekend, shattering just about every record the Hollywood publicity machine bothers to keep. That’s because Endgame is more than just Part 2 of a single story, but the culmination of a 22-film series (plus a few short films and loosely-connected TV shows) that racked up almost $20 billion in combined ticket sales.

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Hollywood’s Gun Hypocrisy — in 15 Movie Posters from 2016

In the wake of tragic mass shootings or terrorist attacks like the one perpetrated Sunday morning in Orlando, Hollywood celebrities are often the first to call for gun control measures. Yet Hollywood conveniently forgets that the movie business is itself at least partly — and probably largely — responsible for the glorification of gun use in American culture.

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‘Spectre’ Review: A Big, Dull Broken Promise

There is nothing like the anticipation of a new James Bond film. For 53 years and 24 films, Eon Productions has offered the only consistent cultural touchstone that has lasted throughout my lifetime. I’m only a few years younger than the franchise, and the promise has always been kept: “James Bond Will Return.”

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