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LeonardPine

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LeonardPine
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The Bar on the Beach
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Favourite Fleming Novel
Moonraker
Favourite Bond Film
Goldfinger
Favourite Bond Actor
Daniel Craig
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  • Mathis1 wrote: » LeonardPine wrote: » Mathis1 wrote: » THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY (1980) For the day that's in it, John Mackenzies superb thriller, telling the story of gangster Harold Shand (Bob Hoskins) who has big plans to go into the prope…
  • Mathis1 wrote: » THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY (1980) For the day that's in it, John Mackenzies superb thriller, telling the story of gangster Harold Shand (Bob Hoskins) who has big plans to go into the property business, watches his empire crumble aroun…
  • Mathis1 wrote: » Thunderfinger wrote: » CraigMooreOHMSS wrote: » DarthDimi wrote: » THE LIGHTHOUSE Robert Eggers' second film, his follow-up to THE VVITCH, is an amazing piece of art. The black-and-white, 1.19:1 experience works fanta…
  • Fire_and_Ice_Returns wrote: » LeonardPine wrote: » Fire_and_Ice_Returns wrote: » Reservoir Dogs still my favourite of Tarantino's films, I cannot believe this film is nearly 30 years old. Brings back great memories I was in my first yea…
  • Fire_and_Ice_Returns wrote: » Reservoir Dogs still my favourite of Tarantino's films, I cannot believe this film is nearly 30 years old. Brings back great memories I was in my first year of 6th form when this was released the whole world ahead …
  • Way too many great moments to reduce to five... But here goes... 1. PTS. Really sets the tone for this new Bond. 2. Parkour chase. Bond action at it's best 3. All the scenes in the Ocean club 4. Bond and Vesper on the train. Cemented Craig as a …
  • Fire_and_Ice_Returns wrote: » LeonardPine wrote: » Fire_and_Ice_Returns wrote: » The French Connection A Masterpiece in direction, the grit and character of New York City has rarely been as tangible as it is in the movie. I was very s…
  • Fire_and_Ice_Returns wrote: » The French Connection A Masterpiece in direction, the grit and character of New York City has rarely been as tangible as it is in the movie. I was very surprised to see the film on Disney+ (on the new STAR sectio…
  • RichardTheBruce wrote: » In a similar vein, there is also the excellent The Naked Prey starring and directed by Cornel Wilde. This film made a massive impression on me when I saw it on TV at the age of 7... I never forgot that sc…
  • During this lockdown I decided to catch up on some Woody Allen films I haven't seen. Deconstructing Harry Great stuff. Very humorous in places and loved the fact it almost was a 'road movie' Small Time Crooks Enjoyed this immensely from beginn…
  • Agent_99 wrote: » Speaking of large posters, I've just put this up having had it a couple of years - I bought it for around £20 on eBay, then found out it would cost over £100 to frame. (It's almost as tall as I am!) IKEA supplied the solution wit…
  • Mathis1 wrote: » Thunderpussy wrote: » I thought Blade Runner 2049 was very boring, with bad editing. I know it's universally hailed as a masterpiece, but not for me. I was expecting more, and came away very disappointed. It doesn't c…
  • Spoilt for choice with the wonderful OP.. 1. PTS 2. Sotherbys auction 3. Backgammon with Khan 4. Confrontation with Orlov 5. The entire chasing and diffusing the bomb sequence
  • AKillToAView wrote: » I watched WW84 and Hunter Killer back to back a few days ago, so imagine my shock when that very same building in Kingswood popped up in both. (And oddly enough, doubling for a building in Washington DC both times.) …
  • mtm wrote: » That's in Kingswood? I only know that as being lots of nice houses down leafy lanes and a golf course! I was working in a place a year or two back where they were filming the Guy Richie film The Gentlemen outside, and we were all m…
  • Some more photos I took on the Wonder Woman 1984 set at my work in Surrey, England. The Max Lord office set I snuck into... The office set under construction External goings on
  • DarthDimi wrote: » That's pretty cool, @LeonardPine! :D Thanks for sharing. No problem @DarthDimi I will post some more later 👍 It seems so long ago now, especially with the films delay. It was very strange seeing how much my workplac…
  • If anyone is interested, some photo's I took when Wonder Woman 1984 was being filmed at my workplace in Kingswood, Surrey. It was used as Maxwell Lord's Black Gold company building.
  • BonSimonLeBon_1 wrote: » LeonardPine wrote: » Got this little beauty for my display cabinet. Found it in a local toy shop for £5 Looks fairly similiar to one I've got - was it in Goldfinger packaging but with the GoldenEye number pl…
  • Agent_99 wrote: » Good find, @LeonardPine! I love it when you just stumble across Bond stuff. Thanks @Agent_99 I was looking for a Christmas present for my grandson at the time 😁
  • A Spielberg double bill Jaws and Close Encounters Of The Third Kind This man kickstarted my love of cinema. Seeing Jaws when I was 9 years old was a seminal moment. One of my most watched films and I never tire of it. The Re-mastered bluray lo…
  • goldenswissroyale wrote: » @LeonardPine Nice to see much love for the Scotland part and your #2 is a cool pick and wasn't mentioned so far. Thank you @goldenswissroyale There are so many moments I love so it was hard narrowing them down…
  • 1. "Take the bloody shot..." 2. Confronting M in her house 3. DB5 driving through New Cross and in the Highlands 4. Scenes before the battle at Skyfall 5. Battle at Skyfall
  • Got this little beauty for my display cabinet. Found it in a local toy shop for £5
  • ToTheRight wrote: » Bond gets his ass kicked in the jail before Dalton gets his first true fight sequence. Great scene, too. I post this every time I watch this film, but the jailer is decades ahead of his time. Ken Sharrock looks very 21st c…
  • Mathis1 wrote: » LeonardPine wrote: » Black Narcissus BBC mini series. God this was dull! Never going to match the 1947 adaptation. Don't know why they bothered. It didnt look very enticing in the trailer, so I avoided it! I will tak…
  • Black Narcissus BBC mini series. God this was dull! Never going to match the 1947 adaptation. Don't know why they bothered.
  • Mathis1 wrote: » DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES (1967) Roman Polanskis marvellous horror spoof gets its annual Xmas viewing from me! Wonderful production design and costumes and a great score from Christopher Komeda. Great cast, the unique Jack MacGowan …
  • Star Trek First Contact One of the best Trek films. Really good story, a witty and riveting script and just perfect casting. James Cromwell as Cochran is both funny and moving. But Alfred Woodward steals the film with her brilliant turn. Her sce…
  • Mathis1 wrote: » LeonardPine wrote: » Fire_and_Ice_Returns wrote: » LeonardPine wrote: » Fire_and_Ice_Returns wrote: » LeonardPine wrote: » To Live And Die In LA I really enjoy this William Friedkin thriller. It's an unconve…