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19-07-2019, 15:54   #166
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I've always said the best way to make the Bond franchise more diverse and representative (if that's what you want) is to ditch James Bond himself and make it a 007 franchise. It's just a codename that can be assigned to any agent who has proved themselves worthy, like M or Q.

I don't have much hope for this film anyway after Skyfall and Spectre. I think Craig should have moved on. I am intered to see what Phoebe Waller Bridge brings to the script though.
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I think that would be a way of moving forward with the series, i wouldn't like to get rid of James Bond permanently but you could tell different stories about different agents like you say (something like the Kingsman).

I would love a movie set around Q or M now that you mention it, Judy Dench hands down is probably my favorite M.
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20-07-2019, 15:11   #168
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I lost a lot of interest in this movie when Danny Boyle departed from the it. Even if at least that means an Ed Sheeran cameo is now unlikely.
The best bond movies are the ones that are a little different. OHMSS, Licence To Kill, Casino Royale.
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I lost a lot of interest in this movie when Danny Boyle departed from the it. Even if at least that means an Ed Sheeran cameo is now unlikely.
The best bond movies are the ones that are a little different. OHMSS, Licence To Kill, Casino Royale.
I didn't know about that cameo lol.
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20-07-2019, 16:46   #170
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I didn't know about that cameo lol.
I'm only messing, but I wouldn't have been surprised as Boyle had him on his 2012 Olympic opening ceremony and that new twee movie about everyone forgetting about The Beatles. The toe-curling awful Sam Smyth did the last one. The songs have all gone a bit X factor of late unfortunately.
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I'm only messing, but I wouldn't have been surprised as Boyle had him on his 2012 Olympic opening ceremony and that new twee movie about everyone forgetting about The Beatles. The toe-curling awful Sam Smyth did the last one. The songs have all gone a bit X factor of late unfortunately.
I did like the Chris Cornell theme, felt it was one of the better ones as of late.
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I did like the Chris Cornell theme, felt it was one of the better ones as of late.
Yeah, as did I. Not a great song, but a good one and it fits the movie well. That title sequence was very cool. Probably my favourite.

The one I was most disappointed with was The World Is Not Enough by Garbage because I was expecting so much more. I remember the first time I heard Stupid Girl thinking it would make a class Bond song. So I was very happy when they got to do one, but it was fairly flat.

Most Bond songs up to that point are great, but as with mainstream pop music in general, for the most part they've gone pretty bad since the turn of the century.
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I'm only messing, but I wouldn't have been surprised as Boyle had him on his 2012 Olympic opening ceremony and that new twee movie about everyone forgetting about The Beatles. The toe-curling awful Sam Smyth did the last one. The songs have all gone a bit X factor of late unfortunately.
After seeing Ed in the tomato ketchup add i believed it hook line and sinker.
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I'm only messing, but I wouldn't have been surprised as Boyle had him on his 2012 Olympic opening ceremony and that new twee movie about everyone forgetting about The Beatles. The toe-curling awful Sam Smyth did the last one. The songs have all gone a bit X factor of late unfortunately.
Have you heard "Spectre" by Radiohead? They were supposed to do the theme and recorded the track, orchestra and everything, but it wasn't used. Thing is, I can kind of see why. While it's a great song, it's a little morose for a Bond theme (thought the strings at the end are very Bond-esque).
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Bond is a white male who lost his parents in a car crash.
He finds comfort in casual sex romps and drinking.


This kind of thing is an insult to black people and women also as film makers are saying no woman or black person can play an original character all they can do is highjack an exciting franchise and subvert it.

How far do we go with this kind of rubbish?

Can 007 be played by somebody in a wheelchair?
Can 007 have bladder control problems?
Can 007 be deaf or blind?
Can 007 be played by somebody with Down syndrome?
Can 007 have Tourette syndrome?

I have no doubt my post is going to be lambasted by virtue signalling people but at least I am being honest.

I also have no doubt this film is going to flop hard and so it should.

Odd I never ever see outrage about the lack of women or minority groups on building sites or frontline combat roles.

World War 2 was fought by WHITE MEN and yet we have video games showing women and blacks fighting the war instead.

As a white man I will not be paying to watch a franchise that tries to go out of its way to demonise the very group that has kept this franchise alive for all these years.

From the franchise that gave us Pussy Galore to a franchise for leftist pussies RIP James Bond.

Star Wars died not so long ago also.


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I have no doubt my post is going to be lambasted by virtue signalling people but at least I am being honest.
LMAO you’re not being honest though because James Bond is being played by Daniel Craig
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World War 2 was fought by WHITE MEN and yet we have video games showing women and blacks fighting the war instead.
Erm, World War 2 had 125,000 black soldiers fighting in it... Outside of that, your post was complete outraged nonsense...
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From the franchise that gave us Pussy Galore to a franchise for leftist pussies RIP James Bond.
And yet you're the one wailing on an internet forum.
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Anti-SJW crowd: “Look at those SJWs always getting outraged over everything!”

Also anti-SJW crowd: *incomprehensible, frothing-at-the-mouth outrage over nothing*
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What the actual F wall of insecure, bleating nonsense did I just read? Oh no, forced diversity is going to get us and ... ... Uh? Make us play videogames with black people.

Jesus Christ. It's a Sunday, go have an ice cream.

And I'm a white man. I don't feel demonised, but then I'm not so insecure in my fandom I can't deal with some black faces in a film franchise about space wizards.
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