blurb

Latest Movie News Headlines

Cast This: Who Should Direct the Next James Bond Movie?

Mar. 15, 2013by:

Recently it was announced that Sam Mendes would not be returning to helm the next James Bond installment. Well, now I guess we need to meet back up at headquarters and figure out who we want to direct BOND 24!

Since last Wednesday morning, I've slowly been going through the stages of loss. As of now, I'm in the "bargaining" stage. If the movie gods would just see it fit to send Mendes back to the project, I would give up on whatever television pleasure they would see fit to take away in order to get this deal done (not BREAKING BAD, that's a no-go). But does it need to go that far? Should I keep holding on to Mendes just because I happened to love SKYFALL? Other directors have done well with the series, and have since been replaced as well. With a series like Bond that has and will go on for some time, we have to expect the good and the bad. With Daniel Craig being a spectacular 007, I only hope that they find someone that can do the project as a whole some rightful justice.

Who can we call upon to direct? I've seen quite a few people crying out, "In Nolan, we trust!" Then there are those who are looking for past helmers to return like CASINO ROYALE's Martin Campbell. The rest are open to seeing someone different come out to take on Bond. Fresh meat, maybe? Or do you choose a seasoned veteran? Maybe it's better to find someone with a solid action background, but what about storytelling? When Mendes was hired, all he had directed were these films with strong stories, and little action. Does one need to have fast paced action on their resume? It's a lot to consider.

I know I can count on you guys to come up with something good. So, don't let the skyfall and just get to putting someone in the directors chair for BOND 24.

RESULTS FROM PREVIOUS 'CAST THIS': JUSTICE LEAGUE

BATMAN: 1. Christian Bale 2. Joseph Gordon-Levitt 3. Karl Urban

SUPERMAN: 1. Henry Cavill 2. Brandon Routh 3. Tom Welling

WONDER WOMAN: 1. Gina Carano 2. Jaimie Alexander 3. Evangeline Lilly

GREEN LANTERN: 1. Ryan Reynolds 2. Idris Elba 3. Taylor Kitsch

THE FLASH: 1. Bradley Cooper 2. Neil Patrick Harris 3. Jesse Eisenberg

Source: JoBlo.com

MORE FUN FROM AROUND THE WEB

Strikeback
Not registered? Sign-up!
Or

5:24PM on 03/18/2013
Matthew Vaughn or Simon West are my two pics.
Matthew Vaughn or Simon West are my two pics.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
10:35PM on 03/17/2013

Christopher Nolan

Nolan's played around with the idea before. I'd like to see him make one.
Nolan's played around with the idea before. I'd like to see him make one.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+0
10:52AM on 03/17/2013
I really don't think it matters as it's more product placement based and the producers of the franchise already have a script team ready to make a film what the producers/companies vision.
I think people like Mendes and Newman are wasted on Bond films. I would rather see someone take the job who could use the box office clout to enable them to get films green lit like Philip Ridley.
I really don't think it matters as it's more product placement based and the producers of the franchise already have a script team ready to make a film what the producers/companies vision.
I think people like Mendes and Newman are wasted on Bond films. I would rather see someone take the job who could use the box office clout to enable them to get films green lit like Philip Ridley.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+5
6:12PM on 03/16/2013
Simon West (The Mechanic, Con Air, and Expendables 2) and Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and The Escapist) would both be very good directors for an action/drama franchise like Bond. Sony isn't going to be able to get a super high profile guy to direct the 23rd Bond movie...no matter how big the franchise has become. So although everyone (including me) would love Christoper Nolan, Rian Johnson, or Ridley Scott to direct the new Bond movie, it just isn't going to happen. All of
Simon West (The Mechanic, Con Air, and Expendables 2) and Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and The Escapist) would both be very good directors for an action/drama franchise like Bond. Sony isn't going to be able to get a super high profile guy to direct the 23rd Bond movie...no matter how big the franchise has become. So although everyone (including me) would love Christoper Nolan, Rian Johnson, or Ridley Scott to direct the new Bond movie, it just isn't going to happen. All of those guys are booked solid over the next three years anyway. I think Simon West and Duncan Jones are the best "available" choices for the new Bond movie. They're also both more than capable of making an awesome Bond film.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+7
2:52PM on 03/16/2013
Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths)
Great writer and a very good filmmaker.
Otherwise bring back Martin Campbell, and I know this is wishful thinking but Christopher Nolan would be awesome.
Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths)
Great writer and a very good filmmaker.
Otherwise bring back Martin Campbell, and I know this is wishful thinking but Christopher Nolan would be awesome.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+3
2:07PM on 03/16/2013
Duncan Jones would do a good job I think
Duncan Jones would do a good job I think
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
6:18PM on 03/16/2013
Jones would be great, but his schedule is booked solid for the next two to three years.
Jones would be great, but his schedule is booked solid for the next two to three years.
8:32AM on 03/16/2013
Matthew Vaughn all the way. (with Jane Goldman writing)
Matthew Vaughn all the way. (with Jane Goldman writing)
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+5
5:51AM on 03/16/2013
If they want a Brit I'd vote for Joe Cornish. Attack the Block is very underrated.
If they want a Brit I'd vote for Joe Cornish. Attack the Block is very underrated.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+1
2:39AM on 03/16/2013
Paul Greengrass.
Paul Greengrass.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+3
1:54AM on 03/16/2013
Oh I didn't realize before we were supposed to pick a British director. Hmmm... will have to re-think.

I realize it's sacrilege around here but I don't think I'd go with Nolan for a Bond flick, fan though that I am. Definitely not Ritchie or Boyle either. They like their stylized jumpy edits and acid flashbacks a little too much, would prefer my Bond to be more straight-up action and intrigue.

Matthew Vaughn is a good choice. Kenneth Branagh would definitely pique my interest as well.
Oh I didn't realize before we were supposed to pick a British director. Hmmm... will have to re-think.

I realize it's sacrilege around here but I don't think I'd go with Nolan for a Bond flick, fan though that I am. Definitely not Ritchie or Boyle either. They like their stylized jumpy edits and acid flashbacks a little too much, would prefer my Bond to be more straight-up action and intrigue.

Matthew Vaughn is a good choice. Kenneth Branagh would definitely pique my interest as well.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
10:52PM on 03/15/2013

If they want a British director...

I want to see what Chris Morris would do with a Bond film
I want to see what Chris Morris would do with a Bond film
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
7:59PM on 03/15/2013
Christopher Nolan
Brad Bird
Gareth Huw Evans
Ridley Scott
John Woo
Christopher Nolan
Brad Bird
Gareth Huw Evans
Ridley Scott
John Woo
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
6:36PM on 03/15/2013

Best Pick

Thomas Alfredson. He was the first person I thought of and would be an exceptional choice!!
Thomas Alfredson. He was the first person I thought of and would be an exceptional choice!!
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
3:52PM on 03/15/2013

Christopher Nolan

He is British, and although I'm not a huge, huge fan....but he can put together a movie. I'm sure with the right script he'll do Craig's Bond justice.

Another good idea someone mentioned: Neil Blomkamp.
He is British, and although I'm not a huge, huge fan....but he can put together a movie. I'm sure with the right script he'll do Craig's Bond justice.

Another good idea someone mentioned: Neil Blomkamp.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
2:00PM on 03/15/2013

I know these are highly improbable, but....

Nicolas Winding-Refn - He has great style and can pack a punch.
Rian Johnson - Can tell a great story and create some quality action.
Neil Blomkamp
Brad Bird - Proved what he can do with Ghost Protocol
Alfonso Cuaron - Powerful storyteller
David Cronenberg - More really a novelty choice, but imagine the bug-fuck craziness he can bring to the table. Not only that, he can tell a great, real story, like Eastern Promises.
And the more likely choices: Guy Ritchie, Matthew Vaughn, David
Nicolas Winding-Refn - He has great style and can pack a punch.
Rian Johnson - Can tell a great story and create some quality action.
Neil Blomkamp
Brad Bird - Proved what he can do with Ghost Protocol
Alfonso Cuaron - Powerful storyteller
David Cronenberg - More really a novelty choice, but imagine the bug-fuck craziness he can bring to the table. Not only that, he can tell a great, real story, like Eastern Promises.
And the more likely choices: Guy Ritchie, Matthew Vaughn, David Fincher
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
1:33PM on 03/15/2013
To name someone a little out of left field, Michael Caton-Jones. He did make Rob Roy, which is still a great balance of action and romance. He also did The Jackal, not the best movie in the world, but one that kind or exists in a similar realm as James Bond.
To name someone a little out of left field, Michael Caton-Jones. He did make Rob Roy, which is still a great balance of action and romance. He also did The Jackal, not the best movie in the world, but one that kind or exists in a similar realm as James Bond.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
1:58AM on 03/16/2013
Rob Roy is an excellent movie.
Rob Roy is an excellent movie.
1:30PM on 03/15/2013

In a perfect world

In a perfect world, Tony Scott directed QUANTUM OF SOLACE and Brian Helgeland wrote it.
In a perfect world, Tony Scott directed QUANTUM OF SOLACE and Brian Helgeland wrote it.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
1:23PM on 03/15/2013

Errr....

Might I suggest the name of a talented little fellow called Edgar Wright????
Might I suggest the name of a talented little fellow called Edgar Wright????
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
1:07PM on 03/15/2013

Bring back Martin

Bring back Martin Campbell. Make him sign a three picture deal. :D. Nolan would be great. As much as I love Fincher, I don't think he'd be right for it.
Bring back Martin Campbell. Make him sign a three picture deal. :D. Nolan would be great. As much as I love Fincher, I don't think he'd be right for it.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
12:29PM on 03/15/2013
Danny Boyle. His productions are every bit as visually impressive as Sam Mendes, and he's an exponentially better storyteller. When people get on top of trains in Danny Boyle movies, there's an actual point to it.

[link]
Danny Boyle. His productions are every bit as visually impressive as Sam Mendes, and he's an exponentially better storyteller. When people get on top of trains in Danny Boyle movies, there's an actual point to it.

[link]
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
12:06PM on 03/15/2013
How about Martin Campbell? He has no upcoming projects and I believe he can make a nice follow-up to Mendes. There really is no point spit-balling an American director because the producers have said many times they won't hire one.
How about Martin Campbell? He has no upcoming projects and I believe he can make a nice follow-up to Mendes. There really is no point spit-balling an American director because the producers have said many times they won't hire one.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
11:58AM on 03/15/2013

JOHN MCTIERNAN... Once out of jail...

JOHN MCTIERNAN... Once out of jail...
JOHN MCTIERNAN... Once out of jail...
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
11:49AM on 03/15/2013

Stuart Baird

Just hear me out:

I think its time for this man to shine because i feel he's been criminally [link]

Some of you are probably fans of his works but you don't know it or you do but on a sub conscious level.

as director he's done US Marshalls, Star Trek: Nemesis and one of my all time favourites, Executive Decision.

For you subconsious fans: Lethal Weapon 1&2, Tango & Cash,Die Hard 2, Last Boy Scout, Demolition Man to name a few as a 2nd Unit Director and a Film Editor.

Oh, btw
Just hear me out:

I think its time for this man to shine because i feel he's been criminally [link]

Some of you are probably fans of his works but you don't know it or you do but on a sub conscious level.

as director he's done US Marshalls, Star Trek: Nemesis and one of my all time favourites, Executive Decision.

For you subconsious fans: Lethal Weapon 1&2, Tango & Cash,Die Hard 2, Last Boy Scout, Demolition Man to name a few as a 2nd Unit Director and a Film Editor.

Oh, btw ever wondered why you enjoyed Casino Royale and Skyfall? You can thank Mr. Baird for his skillfull editing on those movies.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
11:54AM on 03/15/2013
Sorry for the triple post.
Sorry for the triple post.
11:38AM on 03/15/2013

Stuart Baird

Just hear me out:

I think its time for this man to shine because i feel he's been criminally [link]

Some of you are probably fans of his works but you don't know it or you do but on a sub conscious level.

as director he's done US Marshalls, Star Trek: Nemesis and one of my all time favourites, Executive Decision.

For you subconsious fans: Lethal Weapon 1&2, Tango & Cash,Die Hard 2, Last Boy Scout, Demolition Man to name a few as a 2nd Unit Director and a Film Editor.

Oh, btw
Just hear me out:

I think its time for this man to shine because i feel he's been criminally [link]

Some of you are probably fans of his works but you don't know it or you do but on a sub conscious level.

as director he's done US Marshalls, Star Trek: Nemesis and one of my all time favourites, Executive Decision.

For you subconsious fans: Lethal Weapon 1&2, Tango & Cash,Die Hard 2, Last Boy Scout, Demolition Man to name a few as a 2nd Unit Director and a Film Editor.

Oh, btw ever wondered why you enjoyed Casino Royale and Skyfall? You can thank Mr. Baird for his skillfull editing on those movies.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
11:38AM on 03/15/2013

Stuart Baird

Just hear me out:

I think its time for this man to shine because i feel he's been criminally [link]

Some of you are probably fans of his works but you don't know it or you do but on a sub conscious level.

as director he's done US Marshalls, Star Trek: Nemesis and one of my all time favourites, Executive Decision.

For you subconsious fans: Lethal Weapon 1&2, Tango & Cash,Die Hard 2, Last Boy Scout, Demolition Man to name a few as a 2nd Unit Director and a Film Editor.

Oh, btw
Just hear me out:

I think its time for this man to shine because i feel he's been criminally [link]

Some of you are probably fans of his works but you don't know it or you do but on a sub conscious level.

as director he's done US Marshalls, Star Trek: Nemesis and one of my all time favourites, Executive Decision.

For you subconsious fans: Lethal Weapon 1&2, Tango & Cash,Die Hard 2, Last Boy Scout, Demolition Man to name a few as a 2nd Unit Director and a Film Editor.

Oh, btw ever wondered why you enjoyed Casino Royale and Skyfall? You can thank Mr. Baird for his skillfull editing on those movies.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
11:34AM on 03/15/2013

Tomas Alfredson

"Let the Right One In"
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"

Danny Boyle and David Fincher i'd also like to see, but i think are very unlikely
"Let the Right One In"
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"

Danny Boyle and David Fincher i'd also like to see, but i think are very unlikely
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
11:26AM on 03/15/2013
I agree David Fincher would be a great choice
I agree David Fincher would be a great choice
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+4
10:16AM on 03/15/2013

David Fincher

He has worked with Craig and his style would be great for a Bond flick.
He has worked with Craig and his style would be great for a Bond flick.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+2
10:16AM on 03/15/2013

David Fincher

He has worked with Craig and his style would be great for a Bond flick.
He has worked with Craig and his style would be great for a Bond flick.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+2
10:15AM on 03/15/2013

David Fincher

He has worked with Craig and his style would be great for a Bond flick.
He has worked with Craig and his style would be great for a Bond flick.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
10:15AM on 03/15/2013

Chan-wook Park

Would love to see how an asian director would go with it.
Would love to see how an asian director would go with it.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
9:21AM on 03/15/2013

Guy Ritchie

I would hope the director of the next Bond film is a British man. I'm okay with Guy Ritchie. His take on Sherlock Holmes was stylish and had good action and pacing.
I fear Nolan would make the story too dense fro Bond, and Boyle would be too heavy handed.
I would hope the director of the next Bond film is a British man. I'm okay with Guy Ritchie. His take on Sherlock Holmes was stylish and had good action and pacing.
I fear Nolan would make the story too dense fro Bond, and Boyle would be too heavy handed.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
8:51AM on 03/15/2013

I wanted Danny Boyle!

But since he declines wanting involvement, perhaps Guy Ritchie or Ridley Scott.
But since he declines wanting involvement, perhaps Guy Ritchie or Ridley Scott.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
8:04AM on 03/15/2013
Matthew Vaughn for sure.

I like Christopher Nolan as well, but I honestly think a Nolan Bond movie would be slower than Skyfall was. So let's liven things up a bit and theeeeeen maybe get Nolan aboard.
Matthew Vaughn for sure.

I like Christopher Nolan as well, but I honestly think a Nolan Bond movie would be slower than Skyfall was. So let's liven things up a bit and theeeeeen maybe get Nolan aboard.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
7:54AM on 03/15/2013
Matthew Vaughn please
Matthew Vaughn please
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
7:45AM on 03/15/2013

They wont go American

Guy Ritchie - with Sherlock Holmes he showed that he can handle big budget
Nolan - nuff said
Ridley Scott - cant picture this working out but what the hell
Matthew Vaughn - I would hate for him to drop Bond at the last second like he has done before with other franchises
Guy Ritchie - with Sherlock Holmes he showed that he can handle big budget
Nolan - nuff said
Ridley Scott - cant picture this working out but what the hell
Matthew Vaughn - I would hate for him to drop Bond at the last second like he has done before with other franchises
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+8
7:01AM on 03/15/2013
I can't believe nobody has mentioned Kathryn Bigelow. The best action female director and first woman to win an Oscar for Best Director, The time has come for a woman to direct a Bond film.
I can't believe nobody has mentioned Kathryn Bigelow. The best action female director and first woman to win an Oscar for Best Director, The time has come for a woman to direct a Bond film.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
6:53AM on 03/15/2013

Keep it Brithish

Kenneth Branagh might be an ok choice. He did well with Thor. Lets see what he does with Jack Ryan and if its good, give him 007.
Kenneth Branagh might be an ok choice. He did well with Thor. Lets see what he does with Jack Ryan and if its good, give him 007.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
6:44AM on 03/15/2013
Bond producers like to hire not-so highly popular directors.but my choices would be Matthew vaughn,Neill blomkamp,Danny boyle,Ridley scott,Paul greengrass,Edgar wright
Bond producers like to hire not-so highly popular directors.but my choices would be Matthew vaughn,Neill blomkamp,Danny boyle,Ridley scott,Paul greengrass,Edgar wright
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
6:29AM on 03/15/2013
Throwing out an underdog because I'm bored with seeing the same seven directors suggested for everything. Paul McGuigan might have a spotty resume with his best movies being 'Gangster No.1' and 'Lucky Number Slevin' but he did solid work for the Sherlock british tv series too.
Throwing out an underdog because I'm bored with seeing the same seven directors suggested for everything. Paul McGuigan might have a spotty resume with his best movies being 'Gangster No.1' and 'Lucky Number Slevin' but he did solid work for the Sherlock british tv series too.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
5:19AM on 03/15/2013
Michael Mann
Michael Mann
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
4:56AM on 03/15/2013

Cuaron is a very good choice but...

Obviusly, Paul Greengrass. He could make an amazing Bond political thriller.
Obviusly, Paul Greengrass. He could make an amazing Bond political thriller.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
4:18AM on 03/15/2013
I love basically every choice named so far. Except Tony Gilroy (no offense).

Of them all, I think Cuaron is my favorite. I got my Bond fix from Nolan with Inception. I could see a Boyle or Affleck version working really well. I also love the McDonagh suggestion. How batshit crazy would that be?
I love basically every choice named so far. Except Tony Gilroy (no offense).

Of them all, I think Cuaron is my favorite. I got my Bond fix from Nolan with Inception. I could see a Boyle or Affleck version working really well. I also love the McDonagh suggestion. How batshit crazy would that be?
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
3:42AM on 03/15/2013
Christopher Nolan.
Christopher Nolan.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
3:39AM on 03/15/2013
Guy Ritchie.
Guy Ritchie.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+2
2:55AM on 03/15/2013
Tony Gilroy
Tony Gilroy
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
2:55AM on 03/15/2013

Vaughn, Boyle...

Two solid choices that have been rumored before. And of course Nolan would be unimaginably awesome. I'd add Alfonso Cuaron who has a sort of style I think would bring something different to the franchis.
Also sign him up before Gravity hits the screens and he blows up.
Two solid choices that have been rumored before. And of course Nolan would be unimaginably awesome. I'd add Alfonso Cuaron who has a sort of style I think would bring something different to the franchis.
Also sign him up before Gravity hits the screens and he blows up.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
2:31AM on 03/15/2013
Matthew Vaughn. Not only is he rock-solid with action movies, he's worked with Daniel Craig. It seems somewhat fitting for Daniel to work with the guy who helped get him noticed. Plus, X-Men: First Class had shades of Bond in there.
Matthew Vaughn. Not only is he rock-solid with action movies, he's worked with Daniel Craig. It seems somewhat fitting for Daniel to work with the guy who helped get him noticed. Plus, X-Men: First Class had shades of Bond in there.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
+4
2:18AM on 03/15/2013
Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
2:53AM on 03/15/2013
another good choice
another good choice
3:41AM on 03/15/2013
Great choice.
Great choice.
2:14AM on 03/15/2013
Danny Boyle
Danny Boyle
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
2:06AM on 03/15/2013
Chris Nolan would be the obvious choice and I think most everyone wants to see that, but he already made his love letter to Bond with Inception and don't think he'd want to do one. Martin Cambell is the only guy who, IMO, has really nailed bond in the last 20 years (and he did it TWICE!).

After thinking hard about it though, if you want to keep the series moving forward I'd go with Martin McDonagh, have him write it with his brother too. Not only do I think he'd knock it out of the park,
Chris Nolan would be the obvious choice and I think most everyone wants to see that, but he already made his love letter to Bond with Inception and don't think he'd want to do one. Martin Cambell is the only guy who, IMO, has really nailed bond in the last 20 years (and he did it TWICE!).

After thinking hard about it though, if you want to keep the series moving forward I'd go with Martin McDonagh, have him write it with his brother too. Not only do I think he'd knock it out of the park, He is one of the few talented directors out there who would WANT to do it.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
1:46AM on 03/15/2013
If they're gonna stick British then my realistic answer would be Joe Wright, he's both cheaper and better than Sam Mendes.
If they're gonna stick British then my realistic answer would be Joe Wright, he's both cheaper and better than Sam Mendes.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
1:28AM on 03/15/2013
well like you said, in Nolan we trust. Inception was a good peek at what he could bring to a Bond film IMO
well like you said, in Nolan we trust. Inception was a good peek at what he could bring to a Bond film IMO
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
View All Comments

Latest Movie News Headlines


Top
Loading...
JoBlo's T-Shirt Shoppe | support our site... Wear Our Gear!