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The James Bond Chronicles: 'GoldenEye'
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Posted on 10/08/2012 2:29:31 PM PDT by Perdogg

Before “reboot” entered the pop culture lexicon, there was “GoldenEye.”

The movie is one of the absolute best of the entire James Bond series, due in no small part to a terrific character-heavy script from Michael France, Jeffrey Caine, and Bruce Feirstein.

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I did not like it. I call it "Browneye".

1. Bad script 2. Bad overacting 3. Bad Soundtrack 4. Ripoff of DAF 5. Turned Bond series into a comic book.

1 posted on 10/08/2012 2:29:34 PM PDT by Perdogg
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Hat tipp to GSP.FAN, thanks


2 posted on 10/08/2012 2:30:49 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Perdogg

Goldeneye lost me after the tank chase which I liked very much. The main turnoff was this super elaborate techno facility in Cuba.


3 posted on 10/08/2012 2:36:11 PM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: Perdogg

Sorry to disagree, but Golden Eye is right up there with Thunderball as my Bond favs.


4 posted on 10/08/2012 2:36:44 PM PDT by upchuck (I miss my dog Snoopy. May 16, 1997-September 24, 2012 -- 15 years, 4 months. Forever in my heart.)
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To: Perdogg

Best Nintendo 64 game ever.


5 posted on 10/08/2012 2:40:26 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Perdogg

I liked it at the time and it was probably the best Brosnan film but I agree it’s not one I watch repeatedly. I am a big Bond fan. My favorites are:

From Russia With Love
Goldfinger
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
The Spy Who Loved Me
For Your Eyes Only
The Living Daylights
Casino Royale (the new one)

Like I said, I am a Bond afficianado (Just saw OHMSS on the big screen at MoMA last night) and can find something to enjoy in all the films but I must say Die Another Day is without a doubt my least favored. I also think You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever and Live and Let Die were missed opportunities.


6 posted on 10/08/2012 2:40:35 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: Perdogg
Of Brosnan's 007 movies, I liked The World is Not Enough the best. The theme song performed by Garbage was also one of the best.
7 posted on 10/08/2012 2:41:36 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: Perdogg

Comic book? Yes. Sometimes I like to read a comic book.

Stupid tank scene? Yup. But I loved it!

The Craig Bonds turn me off. Too graphic for one. Depressing...not so much escapism/fun.

Skyfall theme called a Bond theme for the ages. It’s OK but not outstanding for me. I’d rather hear You Only Live Twice.


8 posted on 10/08/2012 2:42:09 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Perdogg
Bond girls then and now...
9 posted on 10/08/2012 2:45:15 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Callahan

I really enjoyed Diamonds Are Forever because of Jill St John. Jimmy Dean was a hoot too.


10 posted on 10/08/2012 2:45:24 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

Elektra was hot...one of the best Bond girls. I also liked Jane Seymour as Solitaire.


11 posted on 10/08/2012 2:47:20 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Perdogg

It is merely my opinion but Pierce Brosnan is the worst Bond ever. A terrible actor whose range of emotion comes in three variations 1. plastic 2. dour 3. Botox Overdose


12 posted on 10/08/2012 2:48:16 PM PDT by lbryce (BHO-"Now, I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds" by way of Oppenheimer at Trinity, NM)
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To: prisoner6

Jill St. John gets a lot of grief but she was pretty good in the “incompetent” Bond girl vein. I also liked Mr. Wint & Mr Kidd, the politically incorrect gay hit men. Love the scene where Bond sees through their ruse thanks to his superior knowledge of oenophilia. “Mouton Rothschild IS a claret. And I’ve smelt that aftershave before.” Lol.


13 posted on 10/08/2012 2:54:27 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: Chode

All your patient waiting to show off your private Bond Babe collection has paid off. Is that you with Miss Pussy Galore at the crap table?


14 posted on 10/08/2012 2:58:13 PM PDT by lbryce (BHO-"Now, I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds" by way of Oppenheimer at Trinity, NM)
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To: Perdogg

Not really a fan of Brosnan found him annoying but i agree with what the guy wrote.
First time i saw Goldeneye i enjoyed it but as he made more movies found them annoying and soured on Goldeneye.

How do you reach the conclusion that it is a ripoff of DAF only thing they have in common is the satellite that fires lasers and that happens again in Die another Day.


15 posted on 10/08/2012 3:00:33 PM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: Chode

Wow father time shows no mercy. Have to say Jane Seymour in her younger days was drop dead gorgeous.


16 posted on 10/08/2012 3:01:12 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: Callahan

hated the moore girlieman Bond.

You Only Live Twice was my favorite book and least favorites of the Connery films.


17 posted on 10/08/2012 3:05:21 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Callahan

That Rothschild scene was classic. Stupid..maybe, but a lot of fun.

BTW any man who sees JSJ in the bed or bikini and doesn’t enjoy it is DEAD!

Best part is she never really shows anything. Teasing yes but still a lady.


18 posted on 10/08/2012 3:05:41 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Callahan

Jane Seymour...young..YES!


19 posted on 10/08/2012 3:08:31 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Callahan

Seymour looks purty damn good for a 61 year old!


20 posted on 10/08/2012 3:10:35 PM PDT by abb ("What ISN'T in the news is often more important than what IS." Ed Biersmith, 1942 -)
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To: Perdogg

Sean Connery for me WAS James Bond. Maybe if Connery hadn’t been 007 at the beginning, I could entertain others playing the role. But the fact is Connery DID start the series, and all of the other 007’s paled in comparison.


21 posted on 10/08/2012 3:11:38 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: GSP.FAN

Y’know I actually liked the opening of DAD. As a whole it was just OK for me.


22 posted on 10/08/2012 3:11:40 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Callahan
George Lazenby was foolish not to continue playing James Bond as he was a good one. Lazenby thought the Bond series would go nowhere because of the rising hippie movement.

He couldn't have been more wrong.

23 posted on 10/08/2012 3:22:21 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: Perdogg
Bond girl, james bond, hot girl, hot, sexy Pictures, Images and Photos

Mmmmm, Onatopp, best Bond villainess ever.

24 posted on 10/08/2012 3:23:46 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: lbryce

I agree. I did like golden eye story. The rest
Of his movies sucked. Haven’t watched more than once. Timothy dalton was better IMHO .


25 posted on 10/08/2012 3:25:54 PM PDT by Morris70
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To: Stepan12

Lazenby was taking advice from the wrong people alright. I often wonder what Diamonds are Forever would have been like had he stuck around. His performance in OHMSS is under-rated by casual observers. I particularly like his athleticism and the scene in Teresa’s hotel suite. If Connery had been in OHMSS people would doubtless regard as a lock for best of the series. The better Bond films are generally the ones with strong plots and villains regardless of who was playing 007.


26 posted on 10/08/2012 3:28:33 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: Stepan12

I agree... Lazenby had it going on, he needed to develop it.


27 posted on 10/08/2012 3:29:03 PM PDT by Tuanedge (Warriors victorious in a hundred battles, flee when a tiger enters their tent.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

The scene where he met pussy galore is probably the most memorable. The blueray is
Awesome quality for goldfinger.


28 posted on 10/08/2012 3:29:35 PM PDT by Morris70
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To: Snickering Hound
Are we counting Never Say Never Again as a Bond movie. Fatima Blush (Barbara Carerra) was the best part of that movie. I hope that bronzed this sweater:


29 posted on 10/08/2012 3:34:40 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: Snickering Hound
Pussy Galore...

'nuf said!

30 posted on 10/08/2012 3:38:15 PM PDT by jaz.357 ( *Luke 6:43-45* Twas Ever Thus!)
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To: Callahan

Thank you.

I have to go to the couch now.


31 posted on 10/08/2012 3:39:34 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Perdogg
Bad Movie
AWESOME GAME
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqW8KdnQ-gk
32 posted on 10/08/2012 3:49:59 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: abb

61 is young.

I wonder what she’ll look like when she gets old.


33 posted on 10/08/2012 3:51:17 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Perdogg

I am suffering from withdrawal.
The rerun of all of the Bond movies on my G-Sat has either ended or hit a lull.
I have not seen one in the last week.


34 posted on 10/08/2012 3:59:45 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: AlexW

Only Dr No once on Comcast this past weekend..the 50th aniversary of Bond...sigh


35 posted on 10/08/2012 4:03:11 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Morris70

Yep.

Goldfinger is also my favorite. The first two were excellent too.


36 posted on 10/08/2012 4:11:24 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Callahan
um, i do believe that is Lana Wood...
37 posted on 10/08/2012 5:39:21 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Snickering Hound

I’m still in love with Fammke


38 posted on 10/08/2012 6:21:59 PM PDT by bethelgrad
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