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Tildesley has really done an amazing work.
On my 21 inch pc screen Cuba sets and overall cinematopgraphy looks better then on a mobile phone. I must take more distence for Cinematopgraphy of trailer already. What possible mean i should choose another row or two in the cinema. Very CR/QOS thrilling.
I imagine that's a trick similar to what Deakins did in Blade Runner 2049. There may or may not be a water source visible in the frame, but the effect on the ceiling is caused (if they do it practically) by having pools of water just out of frame; these pools are then utilised by Sandgren, who then presumably had key lights directed on to the water source at the appropriate angle, and thus the reflections of the ripples are presented on the ceiling.
I think the new guy may be a keeper.
htaydesign #inktober #inktober2018 I was in Porto last weekend with my wife and friends so not much drawing going on. But we did visit the Casa da Musica, lovely building designed by the architect Rem Koolhaas. This isn’t it by the way, just inspired by it. Very Bond/Ken Adam
The design that Tildesley has used is almost the inverse - essentially turning it upside-down so it's more of a triangle.
I'm really into the brutalist quality to it. Very much like the work in High-Rise which had a similar vibe.
This film convinced me that Mark Tildesely was a good choice - glad to see that he has more than lived up to expectations.
Mark Tildesley speaks very briefly about Danny Boyle's Bond 25 at around 20:00 minutes. He explains that Boyle had a disagreement with Barbara Broccoli. Eventually when Cary Fukunaga was hired, Tildesley went to meet with him as part of a 'handover' expecting to leave the project. However, Fukunaga invited him to stay.
Which I'm sure we can all agree was the right decision!
I know people are mentioning Ken Adam a lot in relation to the production design of Safin's lair, but to me it looks more industrial, oily and greasy. Adam had more slickness and shiny surfaces. It looks like could be a Ken Adam set that was built in 1965 but has since been left the rust.
In fact, it reminds me of the architecture of my usual morning commute through St Pancreas station. I mean the platofrms underground that go through to City Thameslink and Blackfriars. Any Londoners agree?
I don't know the source, but I believe it's been reported that Fukunaga and Tildesley were inspired by Tadao Ando's architecture for the the inspiration of Safin's base. Which is very interesting, as a quick Google search reveals that his style has certainly on show in the set design that we have seen so far.
There is a Japanese influence running through the film..from the lair to the Noh mask. Which I feel is clearly coming from the Director, who himself is Japanese on his father's side.
I'm no fan, but if designed properly it can look very powerful.
I agree, there are so many things about NTTD (production design not the least) that harken back to the big spectacle, big stakes films like Dr. No, Thunderball, the Lewis Gilbert trilogy, and DAD. And not so much the more down-to-earth films like FRWL, the John Glen era, and Craig's first three.
Yes! Fukunaga even said he was inspired by a certain aesthetic from You Only Live Twice. I’m guessing there’s quite a bit of inspiration from both the YOLT movie and novel. It’s certainly a big spectacle/stakes film, but looks to be a serious and emotional one too. I’ve been saying for a while that it kind of seems like a blend of DN/YOLT and CR/QOS.
My first impression watching the first trailer was that it looked like Skyfall (probably due to the bridge jump reminding me of Bond falling from the train), but over time I definitely see more DN/YOLT/CR influence.
Source as in link?
This seems to be the best place to put this?
This week marks the 60th anniversary of the start of Principal shooting on Dr No at Palisades Airport in Kingston, Jamaica, on 16 January 1962.
After my plans for an epic 2020 European related Bond adventure were delayed, I was stoked that some of my late 2021 plans were able to go ahead and I shot into Jamaica, the spiritual home of James Bond and more pointedly the home-away-from-home for Bond creator Ian Fleming. Jamaica is after all where Fleming wrote all of his published James Bond thrillers as well as presumably his originally unpublished Bond TV series treatments; some of which were reworked into his For Your Eyes Only collection of short stories, another 2 have subsequently made their way into Anthony Horowitz’s Bond novels and apparently, another 3 exist.
Jamaica is referenced across Fleming’s Bond book series and five Bond stories had events taking place in Jamaica. The film versions of Dr No (1962) and Live and Let Die (1973) featured Bond in Jamaica as well as of course most recently Cary Fukunaga’s No Time To Die (2021).
With this preamble and some time to kill, I managed to visit some Jamaican locations with connections to Ian Fleming and Bond. These places included the “secret” location of James Bond’s retirement home as featured in No Time To Die also sometimes referred to as – the James Bond Villa.
James Bond’s return to Jamaica is some kind of homecoming, not only bringing Daniel Craig’s chapter of Bond to an end but full circle back to Bond’s cinematic introduction in Terence Young’s Dr. No which was mainly set in Jamaica. Jamaica’s role is also a homage to Ian Fleming, his love of Jamaica and the creation of Bond, as well as a nod to previous Bond story elements from the books and film, as the other Daniel Craig era films have done.
The full report with photos and video can be found here: http://www.theestablishingshot.com/2022/01/i-visit-location-of-james-bonds-no-time.html