Friday, 4 November 2011


It's November already! Not that I'm sad or anything...can't wait for this wretched year to get over. Anyways, thoughts:

1) The BIG News- Bond 23 has a name now- Skyfall. Not the most gob-smacking of names, but whatever. I am glad to know that it doesn't continue the storyline from Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. That got a bit annoying really- I like my Bond smooth and less bridled with care. Also it will focus on his relationship with M, which is very cool. Daniel Craig and Judi Dench will reprise their roles as MI6 agents James Bond and M, and Javier Bardem will play the baddie (I am excited and terrified at this thought). Also there will be Ralph "BrillianceItself" Fiennes, Ben Whishaw- who I love, Albert Finney, and the famous Bond girls in this will be played by Berenice Marlohe and Naomie Harris. As it has been known for a while now, it will be directed by Sam Mendes. I still don't understand how he is the kind of director to be able to make a Bond film, but I do hope he carries it off and I won't get anything to complain about. Just seeing how so many of the blogs I follow reported this, it is obvious that 007 will always be big movie news.

2) Nicolas Winding Refn is reuniting with Ryan "MyEarthquakeMan" Gosling for an action-thriller set in Bangkok called Only God Forgives. YESSSSSS! I loved Drive, and by loved I mean went bat-shit-crazy obsessed with it. HGFUINHGVIHYJT Too exciting!! And it will also star Kristin Scott Thomas as a merciless godmother of some big criminal organisation in Bangkok. I think she will play his mother, which is slightly weird, but she has that stern British face which I guess will do wonders. Luke Evans is also said to star. I can't wait for this. I haven't started on my Refn filmography yet, but I do expect some stylish brutal shots. And words cannot explain how much I love what Gosling is doing with his career right now. He will also star in one of the 3 new Terrence Malick projects- Lawless.

3) Trailers- I guess it's that time of the year when trailers for next year's films properly start. As a result I haven't seen that many this week. 21 Jump Street has a red-band trailer out. Now I was not around when the TV series of this, that launched the wondrous Johnny Depp, used to air. I don't know if that was a comedy, but the film sure is. Channing Tatum, for once in his life, does not look like a pouty-faced buffoon. Well, not only. And oh good lord, how the hell has Jonah Hill become so skinny and can he please impart us with some tips?! It looks fun enough...might watch this though I won't really fighting for those tickets, inspite of the Depp cameo as I am slightly put off with what he is doing with his career. Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston starrer Wanderlust has a trailer out. I can see this being a wonderful in-flight film

4) I saw Sherlock this week, and it really does make the Guy Ritchie-Robert Downey Jr. films look dumb. Benedict Cumbernatch is boss and Martin Freeman is probably the coolest man ever for having played Arthur Dent, Dr. John Watson and Bilbo Baggins, and having a minor role in Shaun of the Dead. I think the writer Steven Moffat, who also is the head-writer of the latest Doctor Who series, has officially joined the ranks of people like Quentin Tarantino for me because I want to be a character created by him. I know this is probably old news and other must have already freaked about it, but seriously, I cannot get enough of these shows and Moffat's genius brain!!

5) This is just too awesome- Orson Welles's broadcast of War of the Worlds in 1938, which created a lot of chaos in USA.

6) Finally, these were done by a 4th grader and you can see how deep these blessed novels (and the films based on them) by Stephanie Meyers really are:



  1. Mendes doing Bond??? Craziness. 21 Jump Street looks really funny but let's just hope they haven't used all the best lines in the looooong trailer.

  2. I know. I have been saying this for ages now. Yes Jump Street is funny, and I agree.
    Thanks for commenting :)

  3. 21 Jump Street looks funny....I like it!
    I have never really approved of Daniel Craig as Bond (although he is great), so Skyfall isn't big news for me...unless you count Ben Wishaw to be in it :)
    The twilight covers are funny, love them!

  4. I don't mind Craig..he's super cool, but man when will Fassy take over and realise his true destiny?
    I love that Whishaw is there, but Fiennes and Bardem is pretty exciting news too.
    The Twilight covers are a wrok of genius.

  5. Ahaha that Twilight poster is hilarious! Yea I agree that 21 Jump Street looks like good fun. Hopefully, it won't disappoint :)

  6. Bella is so annoying, even a fourth grader knows it.
    I am just not going to have a lot of expectation with 21 Jump Street, so it will hopefully end up wowing me.