| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:41 AM
When it comes to James Bond gadgets, it’s hard to beat the jet pack.
While playing the British super spy in the 1965 hit “Thunderball,” Sean Connery dons a rocket-powered backpack and flies away from a pair of gun-toting bad guys....
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:49 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - The real story behind the James Bond film franchise is almost as dramatic as the 007 fantasies themselves, full of twists and turns, personality clashes, heroes, villains, beautiful women and narrow escapes, according to a new...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:59 AM
Early on in his stage career, director Sam Mendes worked with Dame Judi Dench on a production of "The Cherry Orchard." Now they have reteamed for a slightly less Chekhovian project: the 23rd official James Bond film (24th if you count the Sean Connery...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Sweaty outlaw-types laboring over backyard stills. Fake drawers and secret compartments. Beat cops who look like Sean Connery, bribes, speakeasies, secret knocks, mobsters and weird afflictions like blindness and "jake leg."
Moonshine 101, right?...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:01 PM
If you're a James Bond devotee, you may want to put your life on hold for a month or so. That's about the amount of time it will take to get through this boxed set that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the spy movie franchise by gathering all 22 of...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The National Park Service has been forced to put up signs at Alcatraz prison after curious tourists, inspired by a FOX show, are snooping around in closed off areas.
The Parks service’s sign in-part reads “The TV Show Alcatraz is fictional....
| Jul 20, 2012
Once there was an aspiring young political strategist who disrupted a Chicago campaign event for a rival party candidate by inviting homeless to it with promises of free food, drink and more.
Republicans this election season have been attacking "Chicago-...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Fans of the series made by producer George Lucas and director Steven Spielberg have been anticipating the movies' Blu-ray debuts, and the time has come. Harrison Ford plays the bullwhip-cracking archaeologist with a taste for finding the supposedly...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Last Sunday, our church honored the peace candle of Advent; but the events in Newtown nine days ago make us wonder whether we'll ever experience such peace.
There is little comfort we can offer those families that will replace their sorrow and the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Skyfall marks the 23rd Bond Movie in the popular 007 series. This week on Mik's Movie Mondays, Movie Mik takes a look back at the original bad boy of espionage - Sean Connery.
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:40 AM
If James Bond moved to America, he could have found a car worthy of his reputation at Cars of Dreams.
Until Saturday, the North Palm Beach car museum was replete with All-American classic Chevrolets, Buicks, Lincolns and more collected by South...