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Bond Soars in Record $87.8M Debut

'Skyfall' scores franchise's best opening weekend

(Newser) - The sky's the limit for James Bond's Skyfall: The 23rd Bond film hauled in a franchise-record $87.8 million in its first weekend at US theaters. According to distributor Sony, adding $2.2 million from Thursday night previews at large-format theaters, Skyfall has taken in $90 million domestically.... More »

Mexico Nabs Casino Fire Mastermind in Gun Battle

He's third in command of the Zetas

(Newser) - Mexican soldiers apprehended the Zetas boss accused of ordering the horrific Casino Royale fire yesterday after a pitched gun battle across the city of Saltillo. Carlos Oliva Castillo, aka la Rana (the Frog), is the third-highest ranking member of the Zeta cartel, in charge of operations in three northeastern states,... More »

1,500 Slot Machines Seized in Mexico Raids

11 casinos around Monterrey raided following deadly arson

(Newser) - About 700 soldiers, police, and Treasury agents seized 1,500 slot machines from 11 casinos around Monterrey, Mexico, in the wake of Thursday's attack on a local casino that killed 52 people , reports the AP . Authorities did not link the raids to Thursday's attack, but instead said they... More »

Daniel Craig Up for Third Bond

But who will be his babe this time around?

(Newser) - Relax, girls. Daniel Craig of the soulful eyes, tormented heart, and pecs-to-die-for will be James Bond again. He'll star in the 23rd Bond flick, the third turn for Craig, 42, who has already manhandled his way through Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. Now the big question is, who will... More »

5 Movie Myths About Guns

For starters, it's hard to blow up a car with one

(Newser) - Hollywood just loves its guns, but it doesn't always get the facts straight. Robert Evans of busts 5 common gun myths:
  • Bullets blow up cars and stuff (Jaws, Casino Royale, Matrix Reloaded): If it were that easy to make flammable things go boom, every car accident "would
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