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Cowley

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Favourite Fleming Novel
On Her Majestys Secret Service
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On Her Majestys Secret Service
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Timothy Dalton
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  • If Tanya had been allowed to play Stacy similar to her more streetwise Julie Rogers character in 'Charlie's Angels' we could have had something special. RIP Tanya, such a ridiculously and unfair young age to go.
  • You Know My Name spent a month in the UK's top 10 charts and peaked at No7 so not too shabby. I agree though, EON need to keep with the biggest artists of the day to make a splash in these days of streaming.
  • I had suspected those bemoaning the lack of any announcement of the title were only doing so because it was denying them a good old opportunity to moan about the title itself. Next it'll be criticising the first teaser trailer.
  • 1.CR - Short and sweet and stylishly done. 2.SF - The action could have been faster and tighter but it certainly threw enough action in. Just hated the indiscreet product placement of "VW Beetle I think" and then the cut to the watch. 3.TWINE - I …
  • TND is a fun call back to TSWLM/MR but LTK CR are the two films that have really taken the franchise into the direction I liked. LTK is the most Fleming like of the 'original' films.
  • I'm not particularly familiar with Fukunaga's work but from the clips I've seen it certainly looks like he'll produced something visually arresting. It's still very early days of course, who knows how the film will turn out, but it does feel like…
  • JakeDisselt wrote: » In terms of unpopular opinions I have a few. 1). I am not positively in love with Sean Connery's Bond the way everyone else is. I was born in 1991 and so when I grew up Brosnan was my Bond and while I have seen every Bond f…
  • talos7 wrote: » I think it’s a high probability that there is a director in place who is contributing to the final script. I'm inclined to think this too. If Purvis and Wade are indeed writing or re-working the script right now I can't see …
  • LeonardPine wrote: » The MI films are primarily action films and their main draw is the amazing sequences they continue to come up with. But that's it. There is little to no characterization and the dialogue is mostly exposition to get us from one…
  • PrinceKamalKhan wrote: » GE for making better use of the plot device only briefly mentioned but never developed in the 1985 film, i.e., one nuclear burst in outer space over the UK to paralyze the nation. The UK probably isn't at as much r…
  • JamesBondKenya wrote: » dramaticscenesofQOS wrote: » Better to go P&W than to risk a one-off and pee on the legacy. CR and QoS are the Craig-defining films and deserve to be given that bookend which @Some_Kind_OF_Hero mentions. David…
  • First Bond film I ever saw was the Christmas Day TV premiere of DAF in 1978 at the tender age of 5. To my embarrassment as I came to see subsequent Connery films on TV for the next few years I never immediately twigged it was the same actor as the '…
  • Shardlake wrote: » I'd like to see how all the other Bond would have coped in the Internet age and what Craig has had to put up with. Guess we'll never know but Connery would have thrown is toys out of the pram much sooner due to his tolerance …
  • GetCarter wrote: » Also, one can only imagine the kind of camaraderie Forster and Craig built writing side by side against the clock on that set. That's my thinking. The pair would hit the ground running.
  • Thunderfinger wrote: » Cowley wrote: » EON either need to just get on with things as soon as they can - if a Director is locked in by the end of September - and deliver the film for 2019 or take a longer hiatus\delay than just until 2020 and g…
  • I'd be more than happy for Forster to make a return. We wouldn't have the need for Bourne style choppy editing to blight the action sequences as MI: Fallout has proven that action scenes can still be pacy and brutal without it. I'm sure Forster w…
  • EON either need to just get on with things as soon as they can - if a Director is locked in by the end of September - and deliver the film for 2019 or take a longer hiatus\delay than just until 2020 and go with a new Bond and re-imaging of the films…
  • Pierce2Daniel wrote: » The Sun are now running an 'exclusive' which breaks down why Danny Boyle left the production. https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/7079083/daniel-craig-danny-boyle-clashes/?utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=social&utm_…
  • I think it would be pretty petulant on both sides to either walk off a film over a casting disagreement or to sack someone over it. On films of this nature casting would always be a compromise between the director and the producers. Maybe it just be…
  • Jeffrey wrote: » Tuxedo wrote: » Creative differences. That sounds like they didn't like the script Hodge wrote and Boyle rather wanted to tell that story than doing a Bond film based on a different plot. At this stage I don’t think BB,…
  • Shardlake wrote: » TR007 wrote: » What exactly happened between Craig and Mendes during SP? The JBR guys allude to this but I'd love to know more. I imagine it will get revealed at some point but I believe they fell out during shootin…
  • I'm late to the party but have finally seen Fallout at the cinema and despite a slow start to the film I must say I loved it. Everything that I liked from the previous two films and none of the extraneous humour which otherwise blighted an almost pe…
  • For my tastes it’s comprehensive victories to TSWLM and QOS. Still not sure where to rank SP.
  • 1. LTK 2. OP 3. TLD 4. FYEO 5. AVTAK I miss the Glen era.
  • Easy for me also. OHMSS and LTK My absolute two favourites.
  • I must say the news of Vic Armstrong coming back is the first downer on Bond 25 for me. His action scenes are all far too languid and overly staged. I'll just hope that Boyle edits the hell out of them to give them some pace and visual flair.
  • Strog wrote: » He's saying all the right things as far as I'm concerned. I do like listening to him speak. I've posted this before so forgive me, I don't mean to beat everyone over the head with it, but it's likewise encouraging to me: Danny Boyle…
  • Just got home from this and absolutely ruddy loved it. Much more enjoyable than the first film but that may just be because I've never particularly liked Colin Firth and Taron Egerton and Mark Strong carried the film perfectly adequately before Firt…
  • Creasy47 wrote: » I do agree that it was a poor decision on Craig's part to say that, regardless of what the question was, but articles and websites still picking at that quote years on is ridiculous. It was obviously a heat-of-the-moment statemen…