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    Casino Royale revived the franchise. Skyfall killed it by going back in time to Moore times. It's also uber derivative of The Dark Knight and Bourne films.

    It's a stupid mashup of all you like in movies cooked so you will enjoy it but it's very ham fisted, with a spineless script and overall a lazy cop out. It may be enjoyable but as a film it's as close to plagiarism you can get without getting sued.
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    Casino Royale was awesome.
    A Quantum of Boring was boring.

    I have high hopes for this new one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by norbar View Post
    Casino Royale revived the franchise. Skyfall killed it by going back in time to Moore times.


    It's already made over half a billion dollars, has received critical acclaim, and Daniel Craig has signed on for two more films. Hard to say the franchise has been killed.
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    disappointed in there being no mr. white anymore.

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    It cant be as good as Expendables 2...
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Are Baboon View Post
    and Daniel Craig has signed on for two more films.
    o rly? good news!



    saw it last night at the Imax theater. i thought it was pretty good but was hoping Bardem would be even more of a villain then he was and there was a bit more action. what action there was, was pretty damn good i thought. Craig quickly became my favorite Bond after his first movie. 2014 cant come soon enough for another Bond film
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    Roger Moore made Bond almost a cartoon character. He was the Bond of the day when I was growing up. So I automatically associate him with the franchise. But Craig is certainly the most bad-ass Bond.

    (and he was pretty good on SNL.....watching a believable Jersey accent come out of his face was a little surreal)
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    Are the books written as cheesy as the old movies were? I mean it's hard to criticize a movie with gadgets and evil sluts when the books are written that way.

    I think casino royale worked because it was believable, but james bond is always going to be the guy with the lazer watch who kills the guy with the platinum dipped bollocks...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TN View Post
    I love that they brought the DB5 back & like the new Q too.

    New Q? What happened to John Cleese? I liked that he brought his "Fawlty Towers" humor to the flicks.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandwich View Post
    but james bond is always going to be the guy with the lazer watch who kills the guy with the platinum dipped bollocks...
    not according to the new Q
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    I liked it a lot. But was it a true bond film? I dont know really, i'm far from being a bond aficionado. I feel like if the future bonds are more like that, then the series could be ruined. Also, I dont know if I completely understand the timeline and the succession of the films. I know casino royale is the first, but where does skyfall come in? As far as I can tell it was not a book.

    The DB-5 was awesome, truly made the movie from me. Once he stepped into it, everything was great to the end. The cinematography I thought was amazing too, definitely worth seeing on the big screen.

    I dont know if I liked it as much as casino royale. but way, way better than quantum of solace.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Are Baboon View Post


    It's already made over half a billion dollars, has received critical acclaim, and Daniel Craig has signed on for two more films. Hard to say the franchise has been killed.
    Artisticly it was. Commercially it was a success.


    btw. What's good about bringing the db5 and q back? It's a cheap trick to gain some nostalgia. Same for the lizard hopping and a few other small winks to the fans. Why not create a new memorable car or a new memorable character instead of rehashing old cliches?
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    Quote Originally Posted by norbar View Post
    Casino Royale revived the franchise. Skyfall killed it by going back in time to Moore times. It's also uber derivative of The Dark Knight and Bourne films.

    It's a stupid mashup of all you like in movies cooked so you will enjoy it but it's very ham fisted, with a spineless script and overall a lazy cop out. It may be enjoyable but as a film it's as close to plagiarism you can get without getting sued.
    This.

    Just discussing on the way home how much the bad guy is like the Joker.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TN View Post
    Loved it. Great flick. I think it revived the franchise.
    I love that they brought the DB5 back & like the new Q too.
    Craig is now a close 2nd to Connery.
    Actually Heineken Beer revived the franchise by dumping a bunch of money into it in exchange for Bond now only drinking Heineken.

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    I stopped watching Bond films after Roger Moore left the franchise.
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