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General Film News

Post by Maturin » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:19 pm

So Danny Boyle has 'pulled out' (or been removed) from directing the new Bond film.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-45265336

I did wonder whether it was a decent match when I first heard he was directing. His films are nearly always eclectic and quirky, whereas Bond is pretty rigid.

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Post by Medicine Man » Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:31 am

Maturin wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:19 pm
whereas Bond is pretty rigid.
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Post by Jez » Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:46 pm

No honestly please do. It would be more appropriate here than usual :)
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Post by Sly Boots » Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:47 pm

I think MM should just keep it permanently in his sig to be honest :lol:

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Post by Medicine Man » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:02 pm

I've devised another solution.

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Post by Sly Boots » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:09 pm

Perfect :lol:

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Post by Medicine Man » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:19 pm

I must admit it was hard giving up the old one.

I feel I may have lost my mystical edge along with it, but on the plus side I may have discovered my true final form.

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Re: General Film News

Post by Maturin » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:20 pm

GUYS TALK ABOUT MY JAMES BOND NEWS!!

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Post by Stormbringer » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:21 pm

I think the Bond franchise needs to be shaken up a bit; getting a bit tired of Craig and all the conventional tropes.
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Post by Mantis » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:25 pm

Would you say it needs to be shaken, but not stirred?

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Re: General Film News

Post by Maturin » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:26 pm

Yes, I think it needs a break for 4 or 5 years, like what happened after Die Another Day. (Jesus what a prize turd of a film)

Casino Royale felt so fresh and new afterwards.

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Re: General Film News

Post by Gibby » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:30 pm

Stormbringer wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:21 pm
I think the Bond franchise needs to be shaken up a bit; getting a bit tired of Craig and all the conventional tropes.
I think the Bond franchise just needs to end.

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Post by Mantis » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:32 pm

I loved Casino Royale, I don't understand how they managed to lose everything that was good about that movie and make such a string of boring, overly serious sequels.

I did see a comment on a news site earlier along the lines of "Good news, Boyle is an SJW so taking away his chance to push his agenda on Bond is excellent". :roll:

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Re: General Film News

Post by Maturin » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:34 pm

It's an interesting point regarding the female characters. Vesper was a really well written, complex character in CR - but since then they've reverted to them all being shallow Bond babes again. Pretty much.

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Re: General Film News

Post by Sly Boots » Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:35 pm

I haven't watched a Bond film since Casino Royale.

Last one I saw in the cinema was Die Another Day.

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