It is called Hashima Island and it is located a few miles from Nagasaki, Japan. This island was the inspiration for the setting of "Skyfall," released at the end of 2012. James Bond fans who want to experience the mystical atmosphere of the island that was inhabited by the evil Raoul Silva (played by Javier Bardem) can now tour this strange piece of land via Google Street View. Previously a ... more >
Welcome to Hell. Now get out.
Virtual visit of "Skyfall" island now open
Invigorated and relevant: the new James Bond
Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Judi DenchDirected by Sam Mendes
That name. The musical score playing over the line of a gun sight. That Aston Martin. That dry martini. Few things in Hollywood stay fresh for this long, but Ian Fleming’s "James Bond" franchise just keeps reinvigorating itself. Its best move, recently, was the recruitment of Daniel Craig--one of the most impressive Bonds ever, no doubt. We first see him involved in an improbable action ... more >