DVD Review: Quantum of Solace

In the storied history of the James Bond films, revenge is an oft visited theme.  Bond (ostensibly) chases after his wife’s killers in ‘Diamonds are Forever.’  After serving as best man to Felix Leiter, both Leiter and his wife are torn asunder, leaving Bond to renounce Her Majesty’s secret service and seek repayment in ‘License …

‘Twilight’ Takes in $70mil, Tops Weekend

  The literary sensation is apparently also a big hit on the big screen.  ‘Twilight,’ which set a new record for advance sale tickets, followed that up with an amazing opening weekend, taking in $70.5 million.  Audiences seem to be mostly made up of women under 25.  The next film in the series, ‘New Moon,’ …

Eagerly Awaiting ‘Solace’ Part 4

  In a previous entry, I mentioned how the James Bond films have been adept at marketing and making sure that every person on the planet knew that a new movie was coming.  (As an aside, I read once that statistics show that around half the world’s population has seen a James Bond film.  Half.  …

Jack White Would Like You to Buy A Coke

White Stripes and Raconteurs musician Jack White would like you to buy a Coke.  Hot on the heels of the announcement that White, along with Alicia Keys, will be performing the title song from the new James Bond movie, ‘Quantum of Solace,’  White has written the music for a new commercial for Coke Zero, which …

‘Quantum of Solace’ Trailer Released

The trailer for ‘Quantum of Solace,’ the latest James Bond movie has been released. For me, I’m offically excited.  The teaser didn’t really do it for me, but this trailer has me looking forward to November 14th.  (‘Quantum’ was one of many movies who shifted opening dates after the latest Harry Potter movie pushed to …