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Bombardier Recreational Products: Bombardier Ski-Doo Snowmobile Featured in New James Bond Film, Die Another Day

29 Feb

Bombardier Recreational Products: Bombardier Ski-Doo Snowmobile Featured in New James Bond Film, Die Another Day.

Business & Enertainment Editors

MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 4, 2002

Bombardier (TSX:BBD.A.TO) (TSX:BBD.B.TO) Ski-Doo(R) MX Z(R)-REV(TM) snowmobile will be featured in MGM Pictures and EON Productions Die Another Day(1), the latest episode of the widely popular James Bond(1) movie series, produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

”MGM’s choice definitely speaks to Bombardier’s ability to produce the most technologically innovative and advanced vehicles on the market, characterized by a highly sophisticated design,” said Mr. Michel Baril, President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Recreational Products. ”We are excited to showcase our leading-edge Ski-Doo snowmobile in this latest chapter of the Bond series,” added Mr. Baril.

”When it became clear that we needed an exciting vehicle to be featured in an Iceland storyline, we researched the snowmobile market and looked to Bombardier to share its expertise and supply a sophisticated snowmobile with a high-tech edge. The Bombardier Ski-Doo MX Z-REV snowmobile fit the bill perfectly,” stated Mr. Keith Snelgrove, Senior Vice President Global Business Strategy of EON Productions (Bond Marketing Inc.).

Bombardier supplied 14 snowmobiles as well as top-of-the-line Ski-Doo clothing gear for the film.

The cornerstone of the Bombardier-007(1) partnership is the limited edition Ski-Doo MX Z-REV 007 snowmobile. Bombardier designers kept special agent James Bond in mind when developing the look of this special edition model – a black and silver body accented with red and chrome. Much like the clever gadgets that master engineer Q and his team of experts have crafted for the world’s favorite spy for more than 40 years, the Bombardier MX Z-REV 007 snowmobile features all the latest technological innovations.

One thousand of Bombardier’s special edition Ski-Doo MX Z-REV 007 snowmobiles will be available for sale to customers in Canada, the United States and Scandinavia.

Bombardier (TSX:BBD.A.TO) (TSX:BBD.B.TO) Ski-Doo(R) MX Z(R)-REV(TM) snowmobile will be featured in MGM Pictures and EON Productions Die Another Day(1), the latest episode of the widely popular James Bond(1) movie series, produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

”MGM’s choice definitely speaks to Bombardier’s ability to produce the most technologically innovative and advanced vehicles on the market, characterized by a highly sophisticated design,” said Mr. Michel Baril, President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Recreational Products. ”We are excited to showcase our leading-edge Ski-Doo snowmobile in this latest chapter of the Bond series,” added Mr. Baril.

”When it became clear that we needed an exciting vehicle to be featured in an Iceland storyline, we researched the snowmobile market and looked to Bombardier to share its expertise and supply a sophisticated snowmobile with a high-tech edge. The Bombardier Ski-Doo MX Z-REV snowmobile fit the bill perfectly,” stated Mr. Keith Snelgrove, Senior Vice President Global Business Strategy of EON Productions (Bond Marketing Inc.).

Bombardier supplied 14 snowmobiles as well as top-of-the-line Ski-Doo clothing gear for the film.

The cornerstone of the Bombardier-007(1) partnership is the limited edition Ski-Doo MX Z-REV 007 snowmobile. Bombardier designers kept special agent James Bond in mind when developing the look of this special edition model – a black and silver body accented with red and chrome. Much like the clever gadgets that master engineer Q and his team of experts have crafted for the world’s favorite spy for more than 40 years, the Bombardier MX Z-REV 007 snowmobile features all the latest technological innovations.

One thousand of Bombardier’s special edition Ski-Doo MX Z-REV 007 snowmobiles will be available for sale to customers in Canada, the United States and Scandinavia.

http://www.007museum.com/bondcars.htm

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James Bond OO7-viner på Systembolaget

29 Feb
James Bond champagne och viner på systembolaget

James Bond champagne och viner på systembolaget

OO7-viner på Systembolaget

sa Bollinger Special Cuvée Brut SB-NUMMER 7418 SORTIMENT Standardsortimentet PRIS 371 kronor PRODUCENT Bollinger URSPRUNG Bouzy, Champagne VINET Den litterära James Bonds första möte med Bollinger görs i Diamonds Are Forever,  när Tiffany Chase sänder en kvartsflaska (?) till Bonds hytt på Queen Elisabeth. I filmerna möts Bond och Bollinger första gången i Live And Let Die, men deras relation tog fart på riktigt i Moonraker och håller i sig än i dag. I denna episka rymdsaga deklarerar 007 sin preferens för 69:an (även Jaws njuter av en flaska genom att bita av kork och grimma för att komma åt de rara dropparna). I A View To A Kill, identifierar han korrekt en ’75:a. Dalton’s Bond deklarerar en klar preferens för flaggskeppet R.D. (R.D. står för Recetemant Degorcement, en process då flaskans hals fryses med kolsyreis för att binda jästfällning innan man avskiljer den från vinet). Bollinger R.D. tillverkas enbart under de bästa årgångarna och vinet måste varit i kontakt med jästfällningen i minst 7 år. Bond dricker fyra glas Bollinger i Licence to Kill, vilket står för 80 procent av hela alkoholkonsumtionen i sagda film. Brosnan’s Bond dricker vintage-Bollinger vid två tillfällen. I GoldenEye avslöjar han en ’88:a (ett bra, men inte spektakulärt år) i armstödet i sin Aston Martin DB5. I Die Another Day, får han en flaska av ’61:an (ett storartat år) till sitt hotellrum i Hong Kong. Årgången som används i The World Is Not Enough är Bollinger’s högt skattade Grande Annee 1990 (ett exceptionellt år i Champagne). GASTRONOMI Liten lättstekt, Tournedos med sauce Bearnaise på en kronärtskocksbotten, belugakaviar på vitt bröd. Menyn kommer från boken Casino Royale där Bond dinerar med Vesper från 1953.

2000 Dom Pérignon SB-NUMMER 7428 SORTIMENT Standardsortimentet PRIS 1115 kronor PRODUCENT Moët & Chandon URSPRUNG Reims, Champagne VINET Denna prestige-cuvéernas urmoder (1921) dök upp i inte mindre än 6 gånger i Bondfilmerna. Intressant nog är att det egentligen inte finns någon Dompa före 1943. Fram till dess var alla årgångar av Dompa egentligen Moët-årgångar som fått genomgå transversage för att flytta vinet till repliker från 1700-talet. Den litterära James Bond dricker Dom Pérignon första gången i Moonraker, då han dricker två flaskor av ’46:an. I filmerna är Dompan framför allt förknippad med Sean Connerys rollgestaltning av Bond, även om både George Lazenby och Roger Moore har beställt denna prestige-cuvée. I Dr. No stoppar banditen 007 från att använda en ’55:a som tillhygge, Bond utrycker indingerat att han föredrar 53:an. I Goldfinger deklarerar han sin preferens för ’53:an, men han beställer detta till trots en ’55:a i Thunderball. Båda anses som stora år i Champagne (så även ’59:an som han avnjuter i You Only Live Twice). Jag tror nog att man kan bortse från av Bond skulle ogilla ’55:an som årgång, det har nog mer att göra med att han gör detta nedlåtande uttalande för att reta Dr No. En annan fan av ’53:an var Marilyn Monroe. I On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, beställer Bond en ’57som inte bara anses vara ett riktigt uselt år för Champagne, Moët & Chandon har aldrig ens tillverkat någon ’57:a! Snacka om dåligt researche… I The Man with the Golden Gun erbjuds 007, en flaska ’64:a, här ekar hans kommentar från 1962 till Dr. No; “I prefer the ’62 myself.” Båda är visserligen lysande årgångar. I The Spy Who Loved Me anmärker Bond att han kanske missbedömt Stromberg, eftersom “Any man who drinks Dom Perignon ’52 can’t be all bad.”

1998 Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut SB-NUMMER 84241 SORTIMENT Beställningssortimentet PRIS 1050 kronor PRODUCENT Taittinger URSPRUNG Champagne VINET Den litterära James Bond är en erkänd konnäsör av Taittinger. Det är den första champagne som vi ser honom dricka. I  Casino Royale delar han och Vesper Lynd en Brut Blanc de Blanc 1943 (troligtvis Comtes de Champagne 1952, den allra första årgången) som Bond kallar den bästa Champagnen i världen. I Moonraker, då M kommenterar att Blades inte listar märket (vilket Bond uppenbarligen informerat honom om) säger Bond att Taittinger är “Only a fad of mine.” I On Her Majesty’s Secret Service beställer Bond en flaska Blanc de Blancs från room service. Nu hade Champagne blivit 007’s “standard-dricka” på Royale-les-Eaux. I receptet på “Scrambled Eggs James Bond” som man finner i novellen “007 in New York” föreslår Fleming att måltiden skall ackompanjeras av Taittinger Rosé. I filmerna ser vi bara Taittinger vid två tillfällen: From Russia with Love (Red Grant använder den för att lura i Tatiana kloralhydrat) och i 1967 års version av Casino Royale.

Mouton-Rothschild SB-NUMMER 75694 2001 Mouton-Rothschild 2 900 sek SB-NUMMER 9446 2003 Mouton-Rothschild 3 792 sek SB-NUMMER 99418 2005 Mouton-Rothschild 6 246 sek SB-NUMMER 98115 2006 Mouton-Rothschild 6 352 sek PRODUCENT Château Mouton-Rothschild URSPRUNG Pauillac, Bordeaux. VINET Bond dricker Mouton Rothschild (en ’47:a) första gången då han dinerar med filmens skurk i dennes villa i England i filmen Goldfinger. Han dricker även en halvflaska(!) av samma årgång på den franska restaurangen i On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Då 007 och M äter middag ihop på Blades i Moonraker, har M beställt en Mouton Rothschild ’34:a. I filmversionen av Diamonds Are Forever, agerar Wint (filmens skurk) sommelier och öppnar en flaska Mouton Rothschild ’55 för Bond och Tiffany Case. Efter att ha smakat av vinet använder 007 skurkens okunnighet om att Mouton Rothschild är en claret för att maskera Wint och Kidd’s riktiga intentioner.

http://www.007museum.com/Bollinger_shop.htm

Bond At The BAFTAs

29 Feb

Several members of the ”Skyfall” cast were present at the British Academy Film & Television Awards last night. The evening opened with Bond theme belter Tom Jones performing ”Thunderball”. Remembering the time when he was approached to perform the theme, Jones says: ”I was so thrilled when John Barry and Don Black asked me to do ‘Thunderball’, because Shirley Bassey had just done ‘Goldfinger‘ and Matt Munro had just done ‘From Russia With Love‘. It was great, especially then, because I was a young man in my 20s. I am glad I did it!”

As MI6 previously reported the new Bond girls Naomie Harris and Bérénice Marlohe were on hand to present the outstanding British film award. As usual, the Bond girls were quizzed about their time on set. ”It’s amazing working with Daniel,” Harris says. ”He’s such a hard worker. After shooting he does two hours of training. Incredible and an inspiration to us both.”

Judi Dench who is reprising her long-standing role as ”M” in the 23rd James Bond adventure, and Ralph Fiennes, who will play an unknown government agent were also in attendance. Fiennes explained to journalists that the ”energy on set is quite low key. It’s very professional, it’s very smooth. It is not like watching a Bond film.” Dench was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in ”My Week with Marilyn”. Fiennes was nominated for Outstanding Debut by a Director for his adaptation of Shakespeare’s ”Coriolanus”.

http://www.mi6-hq.com/sections/gallery/event_bafta2012.php3?t=&s=main&id=03085

Which champagne Bollinger Cuvée, RD, La Grande Annee will feature in Bond 23 SKYFALL

28 Feb

Champagne Bollinger has been Bond’s champagne of choice since its first appearance on screen in ‘Live and Let Die’ in 1973, when the Brocolli-Wilson family decided that Bollinger best represented Bond’s impeccable taste.

Our big question is which Bollinger Cuvée will feature – something that might not even be announced until the film is shown.
What do you think? It was Bollinger R.D. 1975 in View to a Kill, and Bollinger R.D. 1969 in Moonraker, both of which Bond recognised by vintage.

I think Bollinger’s newest baby, the 2002 La Grande Année, will apear in James Bond SKYFALL.

James Bond (Gunnar Schäfer )
http://www.007museum.com/007bollinger.htm

James Bond and Batman help rescue London developers

28 Feb

Reuters) – Hollywood is helping London developers weather the financial crisis by turning empty offices into film sets, providing cash and publicity for landlords struggling to fill buildings with tenants because of the uncertain economic outlook.

In addition to films and television shows, a growing number of developers are also opening their doors to events like London Fashion Week or temporary retail sites for online companies such as Amazon (AMZN.O), eBay (EBAY.O) and Google (GOOG.O).

Others are planning to cash in on short-term demand from film crews seeking rooftops with panoramic views during the Olympic Games and celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation.

”There has been a sea change in the way landlords deal with empty space since the financial crisis,” said Mark Hughes-Webb, managing director of SPACE-2 Consulting, which finds buildings for shoots and events. ”They are more focused on cashflow as shareholders want to know they are working their assets.”

Developers have struggled to fill a series of striking new buildings meant to attract a wave of tenants: five skyscrapers in central London at varying stages of build have signed one office deal between them.

The office vacancy rate in London’s main financial district was 7 percent in January, double where it stood at the end of 2007, its last low point, data from property consultancy CBRE (CBG.N) show. SPACE-2’s turnover has almost doubled over the same period.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/28/uk-emptyoffices-london-idUSLNE81R01F20120228

The Kingdom of Crystal, which we have presented here on the web James Bond

24 Feb

Here you can find all profiles in the Kingdom of Crystal, which we have presented here on the web James Bond. Happy reading!

http://www.glasriket.se/sv/Om-Glasriket/Manniskor-i-Glasriket-ny/Manadens-Profil1/Gunnar-James-Bond-Schafer1/

Bond 23 ‘Skyfall’ Will Be First James Bond Film to Receive IMAX Treatment

24 Feb

James Bond’s next foray into bed-hopping, globe-trotting and world-saving will get the IMAX treatment.

”Skyfall,” the latest installment in the blockbuster spy franchise, will debut simultaneously in IMAX theaters when it hits screens next fall — the first Bond film to hit the really big screen format.

Also read: James Bond ‘Skyfall’ Plot Details Revealed: 007’s Loyalty to M Tested

To be released in IMAX internationally on Oct. 26, and domestically on Nov. 9, 2012, ”Skyfall” centers on Bond’s efforts to track down and destroy a threat to his boss, M.

Daniel Craig will return for his third romp as 007. Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench and Naomie Harris co-star. Sam Mendes (”American Beauty”) directs.

http://www.007museum.com/skyfall.htm

'Skyfall' Becomes the First James Bond Film to Get IMAX Release