Review Your Best & Worst BONDS! (Actors & Films)

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  1. ant-mac

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    You've just managed to do something that I had previously thought to be impossible...

    You've actually made me appreciate CASINO ROYALE (1967). I'm going to have to re-evaluate my entire life now...

    That's certainly a very effective selling point that you've come up with. It's not a film in the TWILIGHT film series...

    Genius!
     
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  2. chainsaw_metal1

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    Just wait. I'll eventually prove to you that Ed Wood was the Orson Wells of his genre. Beware....
     
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  3. Doctor Omega

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    Nobody seems to be voting at all for Barry in best Bond polls...

    Why is this?



     
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  4. ant-mac

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    Do you really need to ask?

    Jimmy Bond...?

    Sounds like the annoying nephew Bond would try to avoid at family gatherings - if he went to them.
     
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  5. Janine The Barefoot

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    Get utterly stoned and listen to the soundtrack! Then you get pretty, pretty pictures that don't have to make sense and some great brass (Sergio Mendez & Brazil 66) and fab songs to get you through it with a smile!
     
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    The problem with Quantum Of Solace is that none of the Bond identifiers are on display until the final credits roll (when we see the classic gun barrel sequence). As The Major, stated they tried to hard to copy Bourne that they forgot about Bond. I don't think is was a particularly bad movie (unlike, say, Moonraker or Die Another Day) but it has none of the Bond magic.
     
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    1.The Spy Who Loved Me

    Not that into Bond, to be honest. Grew up on Roger Moore though so have a soft spot for his outings.
     
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  8. Doctor Omega

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    George Lazenby made another appearance as Bond.... in a tv movie.....

    The Return of the Man From Uncle: The Fifteen Year Later Affair (1983)

    https://www.imdforums.com/threads/the-return-of-the-man-from-uncle-1983.1553/

    George Lazenby's cameo appearance as 'J.B.' – driving an Aston Martin and complete with an On Her Majesty's Secret Service name check – made 1983 the year of three Bonds, with the 'battle' at the box office between Roger Moore's sixth outing (Octopussy) and Sean Connery's return to the role after 12 years (in Never Say Never Again).


    Should he have bothered?


     
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  9. Doctor Omega

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    Could this short snippet actually be the definitive Bond screen adventure?

    Albeit a brief one.

    Ant-mac, I think I already know your feelings about this tele-visual masterpiece! :emoji_alien:

    Hope that nausea has passed? :emoji_alien:
     
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    That made me laugh out loud. I haven't seen Return in years, and had totally forgotten about Lazenby's little cameo. Good one!
     
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  11. ant-mac

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    Definitively no.
    Not brief enough.
    Am I really so predictable?
    I'm still keeping a bucket handy - just in case.
     
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  12. Doctor Omega

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    Millicent Mary Lillian Martin
    (born 8 June 1934) is an English actress, singer and comedienne, who was the resident singer of topical songs on the weekly BBC Television satire show That Was The Week That Was (1962–63). For her work on Broadway, she received Tony Award nominations for Side by Side by Sondheim (1977) and King of Hearts (1978), both for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Other television roles include her recurring role as Gertrude Moon in the NBC sitcom Frasier (2000–04).

    Martin had her own BBC television series between 1964 and 1966, titled Mainly Millicent for the first two series, and shortened to Millicent for the third and final series. In one episode, Martin and guest star Roger Moore performed a comedy skit in which Moore played secret agent James Bond some years before he was cast in the role.


     
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    Oh, y'all just need to give poor George a break at this point, lol.
     
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  15. Doctor Omega

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    I think that Moonraker is still my favourite film - and Roger Moore my favourite Bond.

    Being a kid when I saw it probably helped - and the fact that it was desperately trying to chase the Star Wars audience! :emoji_alien:
     
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    And though this is blasphemy, I can't really get into the Connery Bonds very much.

    And I don't know why!

    Having said that - and to make matters worse, I DO like Never Say Never Again! :emoji_confused:

    In terms of worst Bond film, I would have to say Quantum of Solace. Terrible editing destroyed it for me as a viewing experience.
     
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  17. Gavin

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    The first Bond movie I ever saw was For Your Eyes Only. My parents took me as a teenager to see it and it cemented Roger Moore as "my" Bond. I later saw the Connery movies and I can see why he was so successful in the role but I always preferred Moore with Brosnan as a close second. Never liked Lazenby in the role, he always felt to wooden, although he had fantastic material to work with. I always wished Connery had stuck around for OHMSS because I think with him in the role it would be guaranteed top Bond movie of all time.
     
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    "Casino Royale" FULL SOUNDTRACK ALBUM 1967 STEREO




     
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