No Time to Die production thread (MINOR SPOILERS ALLOWED)

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  • edited August 2019 Posts: 570
    I love this title! As some people have said, it's very Bondian. I love the old school font, too. I'm happy they didn't go with the obvious layout:
    N0 Time
    T0 Die
    7
    It helps it all feel more retro. And I also love that NTTD is the title of a Cubby Broccoli-produced, Terence Young-directed film from the late 50s. It's a nice little homage.
  • edited August 2019 Posts: 4,619
    Can we stop for a minute and celebrate the fact that the title is NOT Shatterhand?
    =D> =D> =D>
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    That pic looks like it should be No Time To Drive
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    I didn't mind Shatterhand as a title idea, but I would have been a bit put off by a third one-word S title in a row. I figured anything with Genome wasn't going to make the final cut. No Time to Die just sounds like classic Bond, and it reminds me of Brosnan a bit which is cool.
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    Honestly, any excitement I had for Bond 25 just fell through the floor. I really thought they might be able to surprise us with something different, but its like they picked random words out of a hat. I think I'm probably ready to give up on Bond 25 for good, and just sit this one out.

    Because of a title? Wow.

    This is the final straw, I think. I haven't been ignited for Bond 25, but I didn't give up hope that they could turn things around, even if all signs pointed that way. But this title is so uninspired and flat. It's sad as a lifelong fan, who has eagerly anticipated each film since Die Another Day.

    If you like it, more power to you.

    Don't kid yourself. You, along with the rest of us will be seeing it. Even if it's hailed as the worst piece of garbage on the planet, we all will be seeing it for ourselves.
    Actually, no. I had a feeling of disinterest a few minutes into SP, and against my cinematic habits, didn´t leave the cinema. After that experience, I now feel strong enough to apply my gut instincts even to Bond, should I get such a feeling again.
    I doubt though at the moment that this film will give me such bad vibes. Even if I´m still not sure how good they will be.

  • TripAcesTripAces Universal Exports
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    The sense of "time" was a trope in SP: the watch and "Tempus Fugit"
  • matt_umatt_u better known as Mr. Roark
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    Annapurna is definitely in line with this title.
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    vzok wrote: »
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    That pic looks like it should be No Time To Drive

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    The last bond film that was good that had die in the title was in 1973
  • 00Agent00Agent Any man who drinks Dom Perignon '52 can't be all bad.
    edited August 2019 Posts: 5,172
    Now that we can speculate on the meaning of the Title (if there is any) i wonder if it's about MI6 and the double oh program. In Skyfall and especially Spectre we were lead to believe that it's days were numbered in the modern spy world. So now they come back stronger than ever, in the face of a big worldwide threat, with another double Oh joining the ranks etc. etc.
    Just an idea.
  • TripAcesTripAces Universal Exports
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    With Bond back in Jamaica...they found a clever way to bring "NO" into the title. Love it.
  • edited August 2019 Posts: 5,767
    ALBERT R BROCCOLI'S EON PRODUCTIONS LTD PRESENT
    DANIEL CRAIG
    AS
    IAN FLEMING'S
    JAMES BOND
    AND
    LASHANA LYNCH
    AS
    IAN FLEMING'S
    007
    IN
    NO TIME TO DIE

    ;)
    Not trying to be a spoilsport, but Lashana Lynch´s 007 for sure wouldn´t be Fleming´s 007.



    While the title is not a total catastrophe, as it's miles above "Quantum of Solace" and "Spectre", it's nowhere near as intriguing and classy as "Casino Royale" or "Skyfall". What makes me angry is that they needed this much time to come up with a title this generic.

    Guess I'll just have to forget what "No Time to Die" means and derive pleasure from how pretty the title looks.
    You are angry? Dude, you really need a life. Seriously.





    I like that the title can mean, "this is no time for dying", or be a nod to Jesse Ventura in Predator.
    Shootout between Bond and Malek, Bond girl shouts over at Bond: "James! Please, don´t die!"
    Bond: "Darling, I ain´t got time to die."
    Pure class.




    And now I can´t stop hearing Jack White and Alicia Keys, but they´re having trouble with the metrum. There are not enough syllables for the refrain.
  • matt_umatt_u better known as Mr. Roark
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    TripAces wrote: »
    With Bond back in Jamaica...they found a clever way to bring "NO" into the title. Love it.

    Love that too.
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    A reason to die was probably the original title then
  • RC7RC7
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    AgentM72 wrote: »
    The line between 'generic' and 'classic' is so ridiculously fine. I've no doubt the variations and discussion they went through on the road to this would have been intense. There are so many considerations at play, and first-look reaction is only one of them.

    It sounds great, it looks great, it's unmistakably James Bond. That's really as far as the criteria go, for me. And I've no doubt that once we find out how it more specifically connects to the story of the film, it will grow on some of us even more.

    This is a really smart post.
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    Getafix wrote: »

    That's some fascinating history! Perhaps this is something of a tribute to Cubby and Terence?
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    Now will the title song be called No Time To Die with the title of the film being in the lyrics? Or will they do what they did with TSWLM, OP, CR, QS, SP?
  • 4EverBonded4EverBonded Riding a white swan to Matera
    edited August 2019 Posts: 12,351
    Just waking up. Very pleased with this title! It's Bondian. Much better than the other ones discussed. Quite happy to have this settled and it's a good one. B-)

    Plus I think it fits, without any "meh" to it.
    No time to retire ... no time to give up ... no time to die.
    Time for Bond to be Bond again.

    Very nice to learn the early titled film that Cubby produced and Terence directed; that's interesting. Thanks, @Red_Snow (or whoever brought that info here first).

    It's Bondian/Fleming enough for me, and now we can move to speculating about the title song. ;)
  • ContrabandContraband Sweden
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    Lio007 wrote: »
    A video from stuff warehouse for filming upcoming at Matera: does the motorcycle at 0:19 involved in the chase?: https://youtube.com/watch?time_continue=12&v=V9SB65ds05k

    At time code 1:05 you can see a black van with a plate on the roof. It might be for a gyro camera on a remote crane like this:

    1043b55451d7b5fed00980b42846aca093b079fb.jpg

    Since they gonna have a car chase on sunday it seems highly possible. The same thing when they shot the opening chase along Garda lake in the tunnel in Quantum of Solace
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    FoxRox wrote: »
    Getafix wrote: »

    That's some fascinating history! Perhaps this is something of a tribute to Cubby and Terence?

    Less than zero chance that this has been done in ignorance of the history.

    Young, Cubby and Maibaum all involved in the 1958 film.

    I doubt there's a huge amount of significance to it. Just a nice historical echo.
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    fjdinardo wrote: »
    Now will the title song be called No Time To Die with the title of the film being in the lyrics? Or will they do what they did with TSWLM, OP, CR, QS, SP?

    I hope they use the title this time as it seems to lend itself easily to a lyric.
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    Getafix wrote: »
    FoxRox wrote: »
    Getafix wrote: »

    That's some fascinating history! Perhaps this is something of a tribute to Cubby and Terence?

    Less than zero chance that this has been done in ignorance of the history.

    Young, Cubby and Maibaum all involved in the 1958 film.

    I doubt there's a huge amount of significance to it. Just a nice historical echo.

    Luciana Paluzzi was in it too. Unfortunately in USA they re-titled it Tank Force.
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    Just waking up. Very pleased with this title! It's Bondian. Much better than the other ones discussed. Quite happy to have this settled and it's a good one. B-)

    Plus I think it fits, without any "meh" to it.
    No time to retire ... no time to give up ... no time to die.
    Time for Bond to be Bond again.

    It's Bondian/Fleming enough for me, and now we can move to speculating about the title song. ;)

    I agree; was relieved to finally stop calling it Bond 25, and I really like the title. I knew there’d be detractors, but I think this is about as good as it gets for an original, non-Fleming title. It’s Bondian and just sounds good.
  • RyanRyan Canada
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    fjdinardo wrote: »
    Now will the title song be called No Time To Die with the title of the film being in the lyrics? Or will they do what they did with TSWLM, OP, CR, QS, SP?

    In my mind it should be a fairly simple phrase to work as a song. I get why they turned the other way with the Craig titles save for Skyfall.
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    I like the title but I really like the font. It has a 60s vibe, feels distinctive and is very graphic. Could have fun in the title sequence with those shapes.
  • RC7RC7
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    The response has been extremely positive amongst the fan base. Possibly even 90/10 for, which is pretty exceptional. It’s usually a little more divided.
  • talos7talos7 New Orleans
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    Matt007 wrote: »
    I like the title but I really like the font. It has a 60s vibe, feels distinctive and is very graphic. Could have fun in the title sequence with those shapes.
    Yes, very Saul Bass
  • pachazopachazo Make Your Choice
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    Couldn't be more disappointed with the title to be honest. Oh wait, I forgot about Spectre. This is generic, bottom of the barrel Brosnan title material. That being said, if it's a good film then I don't give an f about the name. Fingers crossed.
  • 4EverBonded4EverBonded Riding a white swan to Matera
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    RC7 wrote: »
    The response has been extremely positive amongst the fan base. Possibly even 90/10 for, which is pretty exceptional. It’s usually a little more divided.

    See? This one with Cary directing is going to be different enough in lots of ways. ;) Breath of fresh air and all that.
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