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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
Favourite Bond Actor
Timothy Dalton
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  • bondjames wrote: » EDIT: I really wonder if there has been some tension and politics behind the scenes. Something tells me there has been. I've looked back on a couple of interviews I copied around the release of SPECTRE but Craig only ment…
  • Shardlake wrote: » I really hope Aidan Turner doesn't get anywhere near Bond, @Mendes4Lyfe sycophantic promoting is beyond nauseating. The more I've seen of Turner the more I think he just couldn't carry the Bond series. Brosnan wasn't p…
  • Getafix wrote: » ProfJoeButcher wrote: » Getafix wrote: » Au contrair, the moment I saw Bond appear head first over that toilet I knew immediately where the series was heading. Totally agree it's the worst first appearance by any Bond…
  • Wednesday Live And Let Die - 18 - 2 The Man With The Golden Gun - 21 The Spy Who Loved Me - 25 Moonraker - 2 For Your Eyes Only - 19 Octopussy - 25 + 1 A View To A Kill - 10
  • It's difficult to know what to say in a few words that could truly do justice to such a magnificent man. Never once a duff performance from this great, charismatic, captivating yet ridiculously underrated actor and a wonderful humanitarian and en…
  • I adore The Avengers and the Blu Ray releases made re-watching the lot again recently on another marathon far from over familiar. It's great to see them in such good quality. Loving the Blu Ray releases of Department S too. Perhaps the wrong admi…
  • Mendes4Lyfe wrote: » huh. Those P+W comments don't inspire confidence. Seems today we're stuck in a kind of parania about Bond's standing in the world. The goal seems to be proving that Bond is still relevant, with little desire to reach for anyth…
  • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic7 wrote: » It's not crazy continuity in comparison to Craig's usage of the Vesper arch or Quantum's development over time, but if I was tasked with making a Bond timeline that connected the films from 1962 to Brosnan's time in a…
  • Surely that's sympathising with the villain's motive than their actual character though? In the context of real life I find it easier to sympathise with someone whom shows the hurt of betrayal of his allies (loyalty being a key theme of the film)…
  • bondjames wrote: » With SF, the night photography really lifts it. I suspect this may be on account of the use of digital cameras by Deakins. I agree that the day work is average at best, and that Istanbul in particular looked far better in FRWL. …
  • I can't say there's ever been an occasion in which I've wanted a villain to succeed but one of the great things about Sanchez (imho the best non Fleming villain of the film series) is that there are moments in which Davi's performance elicits sympat…
  • I love the script for DAF and Connery is palpably relishing every line he delivers. DAF has the best score Barry after OHMSS too. Always a guilty pleasure for me this film.
  • Just watched Goldfinger tonight as part of this years re-watch of the films and will be interesting to see where the last of the 'fantastical' Bond films finish. It's certainly currently looking like the Fleming holy trinity of FRWL/OHMSS/CR migh…
  • MayDayDiVicenzo wrote: » I'm surprised that Domino is a popular choice. She's pretty, granted, but dull as dishwater elsewhere. I prefer to think of it as more of a low key performance! She has the looks, the glamour, the flirtatious nature…
  • dominicgreene wrote: » Say what you will about Brosnan, at least he knew how to dress properly outside of Bond... Well to be fair he did have all that practice of being nothing more than a clothes shop mannequin whilst playing Bond.
  • 12 POINTS: Licence To Kill 10 POINTS: On Her Majesty's Secret Service 08 POINTS: Quantum Of Solace 07 POINTS: Octopussy 06 POINTS: Moonraker 05 POINTS: For Your Eyes Only 04 POINTS: Casino Royale 03 POINTS: The Living Daylights 02 POINTS: Sp…
  • Missed the last couple of weeks of voting but can't grumble with the majority of the top ten. Reads like a John Glen greatest hits!
  • Saturday GF - Bond vs. Tilly Masterson in Switzerland - 4 GF - Auric Enterprises forest road chase - 3 GF - Auric Enterprises backlot and ejector seat - 19 OHMSS - Christmas Eve escape with Tracy - 20 TMWTGG - Bond and J.W. Pepper chase Scara…
  • Sunday GF - Bond vs Tilly Masterson in Switzerland - 9 (+1) Too soon to go. Connery exudes cool here. GF - Auric Enterprises forrest road chase - 14 GF - Auric Enterprises backlot and ejector seat - 16 YOLT - Aki saves Bond and the magnetic ai…
  • Sunday DN – Sylvia Trench 32 (-2) GF – Jill Masterson 42 (+1) Eliminated 3. CR - Solange 4. YOLT - Aki 5. TB - Patricia Fearing 6. TMWTGG – Andrea Anders 7. QOS – Strawberry Fields 8. SP – Lucia Sciarra 9. FYEO - Lisl 10. OP – Magda …
  • The underrated Daniel Craig Bond film followed by the most overrated one. You can see why Skyfall was a huge success as it transcended a standard Bond plot with a simplistic story with which the audience were happy to overlook the plot holes. I'd…
  • jake24 wrote: » I did a Bourne marathon yesterday. I couldn't get through Legacy, which is bizarre given that I've always enjoyed it. Same here. I never had a problem Legacy previously but having re-watched the original three Damon films pr…
  • Wednesday ]DN – Sylvia Trench 40 GF – Jill Masterson 40 TB – Patricia Fearing 16 YOLT – Aki 12 +1 CR – Solange 34 -2 Eliminated 6. TMWTGG – Andrea Anders 7. QOS – Strawberry Fields 8. SP – Lucia Sciarra 9. FYEO -- Lisl 10. OP – Magda…
  • Wednesday DN - Mountain road chase with the hearse - 9 GF - Bond vs Tilly Masterson in Switzerland - 15 GF - Auric Enterprises forrest road chase - 15 GF - Auric Enterprises backlot and ejector seat - 15 TB - Bond saved by Fiona on a motorcyc…
  • fire_and_ice wrote: » I was laughing at the end of Titanic I looked around the audience as I thought surely I should not be laughing. Titanic was certainly the oddest cinema experience I'd ever been part of. As it drew to an end I scanned t…
  • bondjames wrote: » Given the uninspired remaining choices, I'm more open to someone completely under the radar. A relative unknown with the potential to breakout like Sean. That's what Mendes hinted at and that's what I hope we get. The …
  • bondjames wrote: » I'm beginning to agree as well. I've always found Ultimatum to be the weakest of the original trilogy and essentially a retread of Supremacy albeit with phenomenal action. Jason Bourne does have some interesting elements that ar…
  • Tuesday GF: Battle at Fort Knox- 5 - 2 OHMSS: Battle at Piz Gloria- 47 +1 Eliminated 03. TLD: air base battle + fight with Necros + jeep escape 04. CR: Fight in the Venetian Building 05. GE: Fight with 006 06. YOLT: Volcano Battle 07. …
  • Tuesday DN – Sylvia Trench 38 GF – Jill Masterson 38 TB – Patricia Fearing 24 YOLT – Aki 16 TMWTGG – Andrea Anders 10 +1 CR – Solange 35 -2 QOS – Strawberry Fields 12 SP – Lucia Sciarra 4 Eliminated 9. FYEO -- Lisl 10. OP – Magda 11.…
  • Tuck91 wrote: » I think Jason Bourne was better than Ultimatum & on par with Supremacy. It was original, likeable, entertaining, & you cared about Jason. The film was relevant, I dont think Ultimatum tied everything up, up until now we nev…