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Being James Bond – It’s all About the Tuxedo

[caption id="attachment_1199" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Daniel Craig graces us with James Bond's class as Skyfall opens in theaters today."][/caption] There's something undeniably special about James Bond that has kept him near the forefront of Hollywood for 50 years now. On November 9, he will return to his lofty throne as a box office beating action hero in the eagerly anticipated Skyfall. While some people will tell you that his perseverance as an icon of cinema (and to some extent, literature) has to do with his wit, intelligence, innate ability to be suave, and mastery of espionage, we naturally must argue that...

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A GoldenEye for Fashion -- James Bond Movies

[caption id="attachment_893" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Sean Connery as the original James Bond -- lettredeparis.com"][/caption] In a bit of trivia that would doubtlessly make a number of us feel nostalgic (or even a little long in the years, maybe) super spy and agent of style James Bond is marking his 50th film anniversary this very year. Besides the new movie Skyfall, this momentous milestone is being marked by the launch of an exhibition presenting the substantial style of all things Bond. Presently located at the Barbican Centre in London and set to travel the world come October, it strives to thrill and...

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