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James Bond

Post by MJMcCready » Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:34 pm

If you had to put James Bond films in order from best to worst, how would you place them? Do you have a favourite Bond film? I just saw Goldfinger and thought it was absolutely awful. A View to a kill is probably my favourite.

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Re: James Bond

Post by Phil Neatherway » Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:01 pm

My favourites are Thunderball and Live and Let Die.

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Re: James Bond

Post by Nick Grey » Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:07 pm

I think British Villains work best as well as a those where a friend is on the list of credits.

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Re: James Bond

Post by MJMcCready » Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:35 am

I thought From Russia with Love was diabolical.

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Re: James Bond

Post by Simon Rogers » Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:34 pm

My favourites are Live and Let Die followed by Moonraker.
I thought the character Sheriff J.W. Pepper in Live and Let Die was great, he also appeared in the following James Bond film, The Man With the Golden Gun.
In Moonraker you had Hugo Drax and Jaws.
Michael Lonsdale who played Hugo Drax sadly passed away September last year.

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Re: James Bond

Post by MJMcCready » Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:35 am

Jaws was a scary guy.

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Re: James Bond

Post by Simon Rogers » Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:59 am

MJMcCready wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:35 am
Jaws was a scary guy.
Yeah he was certainly at the start but at the end of Moonraker he switched sides.

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Re: James Bond

Post by Simon Rogers » Wed Mar 17, 2021 5:03 pm

Sad news the other day, that the actor Yaphet Kotto died aged 81.
He played the main villain Dr.Kananga/Mr.Big in the James Bond film, Live and Let Die.
Yaphet also appeared with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the film, The Running Man and alongside Sigourney Weaver in the film, Alien.

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Re: James Bond

Post by MJMcCready » Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:46 pm

I am watching that one at present. Wondering who were the most menacing of the adversaries bond had. Some of them were scarier than others.

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Re: James Bond

Post by Simon Rogers » Thu Mar 18, 2021 2:56 pm

Oddjob springs to mind.

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Re: James Bond

Post by Phil Neatherway » Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:12 am

I've recently watched Goldeneye and Day Another Day. The former was quite good, the latter was dreadful.

Goldeneye was the name of Ian Fleming's house on Jamaica. The retired cricket commentator Henry Blofeld (the villain was named after his father\) tells the story of visiting Fleming and finding Noel Coward there.

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Post by John Upham » Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:54 am

MJMcCready wrote:
Wed Mar 03, 2021 12:35 am
Jaws was a scary guy.
One thing that disappointed me (amongst many) was that Stephen Spielberg did not cast Richard Kiel in

Jaws 5 : Jaws vs Jaws (The Biting Has To Stop)

a potential remake of Kramer vs Kramer.
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Re: James Bond

Post by MJMcCready » Fri Mar 19, 2021 1:11 pm

oh my, Jaws 3-D was bad enough let alone Jaws 5.

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Post by John Upham » Fri Mar 19, 2021 1:21 pm

MJMcCready wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 1:11 pm
oh my, Jaws 3-D was bad enough let alone Jaws 5.
Which excellent TV series claimed by implication that it was in 4D? ( not Doctor Who)
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Re: James Bond

Post by Neil Graham » Fri Mar 19, 2021 3:56 pm

John Upham wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 1:21 pm
MJMcCready wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 1:11 pm
oh my, Jaws 3-D was bad enough let alone Jaws 5.
Which excellent TV series claimed by implication that it was in 4D? ( not Doctor Who)
I thought it was "Please Sir!" - but that was 5C rather than 4D.

Is the answer a science fiction series?

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