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The nominees for Best Original Song at the 2013 Academy Awards are as follows:
- "Skyfall" from Skyfall – Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
- "Before My Time" from Chasing Ice – J. Ralph
- "Everybody Needs a Best Friend" from Ted – Walter Murphy and Seth MacFarlane
- "Pi's Lullaby" from Life of Pi – Mychael Danna and Bombay Jayashri
- "Suddenly" from Les Misérables – Claude-Michel Schönberg,
Herbert Kretzmer, and Alain Boublil
This marks the first time that a James Bond theme song has been nominated for the Oscar since 1981's "For Your Eyes Only", which did not win. Previously, Paul McCartney's "Live and Let Die" and Carly Simon's "Nobody Does It Better" were also nominated for the award. Despit…
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About a month ago, user Jason.thomas.scott was announced as the winner of our Ultimate Bond Movie contest.
His perfect Bond film, "For Queen and Country", was chosen by the public out of seven finalists, winning Jason the Bond 50 Blu-ray box set and 2 tickets to see Skyfall. To further honor his success, the design team at Wikia has created this poster of Jason's film:
The poster features all of Jason's choices:
- James Bond: Daniel Craig
- Bond Girl: Anya Amasova
- Villain: Max Zorin
- Henchman: Baron Samedi
- Location: Giza pyramid complex
- Vehicle: Aston Martin V8 Vantage (1977)
- Gadget: Golden Gun
Skyfall is finally in theaters worldwide, and it has been getting amazing reviews from audiences and critics alike. They love the breathtaking work by director Sam Mendes (who cut his teeth directing plays) and cinematographer Roger Deakins. They love Javier Bardem's creepy, Julian Assange-like villain Raoul Silva. They love the Bond girls, Bérénice Marlohe and Naomie Harris. Most distinctively, however, they love Daniel Craig. Many critics have written that Skyfall has solidified the actor's place as the best to portray the character of James Bond. Astoundingly bold statements, but great news for anyone planning to see the movie this weekend!
For me, the most interesting element of this film's success is the inconsistent Bond sandwich that…Read more >
Over a week ago, we asked the Wikia community to create their Ultimate Bond Movie, and we received nearly 500 submissions. On Monday, our team of judges narrowed them down to 007 finalists and left it up to you guys to vote for the grand prize winner.
360 users voted, and in a landslide victory, Jason.thomas.scott won the contest with 38.33% of all votes for his Ultimate Bond Movie, "For Queen and Country." Ganfon's "Red Snow" came in second, and Agent Raptor's "Love is Cold" followed in third, but only "For Queen and Country" was popular enough to earn Jason.thomas.scott the grand prize.
He will receive 2 tickets to see Skyfall, the Bond 50 DVD box set, and a custom "For Queen and Country" movie poster, in JPEG f…
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With Skyfall coming out and this being the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films, we have been doing a lot of reflection. I've compiled lists of theme songs through the decades, the 50 best gadgets, and 7 reasons why Skyfall will be stunning. We have also hosted the Ultimate Bond Movie Contest (vote here!), but now it's time to look at some of the best quotes from the Bond films, and choose your favorite!
Please vote in the poll below these choices:
In Goldfinger, the villain of the same name captures Bond, straps him to a table, and turns on a laser that slowly moves towards Bond's you-know-where. This method of interrogation is now legendary and often parodied, but the icing on the cake is Gert Fröbe'sdeliveryofthisfamousline.
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