The latest Bond film Spectre picked up not just one but two Empire Awards for excellence in cinematic achievements at yesterdays ceremony in London, held at the Corinthia Hotel.
Director Sam Mendes accepted the award for Best British film and thanked the readers of EMPIRE magazine and praised the willpower of everyone involved in the making of the James Bond films.
Spectre producer Callum McDougall accepted the award in the category Best Thriller, thanking EMPIRE readers on behalf of fellow producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson as well as MGM and Sony.
Together with the Golden Globe and Academy Award won for Best Original Song as well as the Guiness World Record for the largest ever film explosion, Spectre now holds a total of three awards as well as 20 nominations in various categories and ceremonies. The 24th film of the famed James Bond series has accumulated a total worldwide gross of $ 880.5 million since its premiere on 26 October 2015.