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Review: ‘SPECTRE’

At the end of 2012’s Skyfall, our last outing with the unflappable James Bond, we were left back at square one with the famous spy. This series, over the course of its last few films, has been having a romantic dalliance with “grit,” which, in this case, translated to “James Bond speaks less, and then gets tortured at least once.”...

James Bond Distribution Rights Up for Grabs After “Spectre” Opens in U.S. Theatres November 6th

As November 6 2015, the U.S. release of the latest James Bond title Spectre draws closer, so too does the end of Sony’s distribution deal with MGM.  Sony initially won the rights to the franchise in a deal brokered by former former Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO John Calley, who’d previously served as President and COO of...

Daniel Craig Calls Out James Bond for Being a Misogynist

Daniel Craig. Oh, Daniel Craig. Ladies, if you didn’t go weak in the knees for him before, you freaking will now! Men, if you didn’t think he was a badass before, hold on tight. Because Daniel Craig just destroyed James Bond. And it was glorious. In an interview with The Red Bulletin, Craig had some incredibly profound things to say about...

Final Spectre Trailer Released

The most recent installment of the James Bond franchise released its final trailer today, via Sony Pictures Entertainment.   The James Bond films are known for keeping secrets until the day of their release, and this one appears to be no exception. At barely more than a minute, this trailer is shorter than most of its contemporaries, which are...

Has the Next 007 Been Chosen?

Well…. Has he?  The answer is… uh… Maybe? The Mirror is reporting that Damian Lewis is the “number one choice” and has been given the unofficial nod to take over the role of James Bond once Daniel Craig hangs up the cufflinks in 2020.  Lewis is perhaps best known for his turn on Homeland, and certainly has the...

Hot Topic: Rule 63

So here’s a funny story, here at Legion of Leia, we’re allowed to pitch editorials and ongoing series to our esteemed founder Jenna Busch. Every once in a while though, an idea hits home and she encourages us to elaborate on an idea. Legion writer Andrew Walsh pitched a great article about gender fluidity and if there is a metric to...