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Sir Miles wrote:
caractacus potts wrote:

...pretty much when the invisible car showed up.

Pretty much this  ajb007/crap

Only time I’ve ever left the cinema after a Bond film and felt WTF???

First half is good though...

Thats what makes it so disappointing, the first half is very good but the rest just feels lazy and uninspired.

Of that of which we cannot speak we must pass over in silence- Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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Best moment...the PTS, worst moment...The rest of it. ajb007/crap

ive smelt that aftershave before and both times ive smelt a rat

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silvertoe wrote:

Best moment...the PTS, worst moment...The rest of it. ajb007/crap

That's Moonraker for me. ajb007/biggrin

....and the best he ever managed was a sermon on the mount.

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DieAnotherDay wrote:
silvertoe wrote:

Best moment...the PTS, worst moment...The rest of it. ajb007/crap

That's Moonraker for me. ajb007/biggrin

Agreed, Moonraker both sucks and blows

ive smelt that aftershave before and both times ive smelt a rat

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caractacus potts wrote:

...pretty much when the invisible car showed up.

Same here.

I also thought that Toby Stephens was a particularly poor villain and we could have done without Madonna ( though I actually like the theme song).

It was made at the time of Bond's 40th Anniversary and I think they threw the kitchen sink at it. I know 'less is more' has never been a Bond mantra but DAD was OTT even for a Bond film. I've also never liked the title.

Still, I've watched it more times than QoS.  ajb007/shifty

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I've never fully understood the hate for the invisible car in a franchise that once launched rockets from a hollowed-out volcano and captured other rockets.  There's outlandish Bond films and there's more down-to-Earth Bond films.  This one was one of the more outlandish. 

Let's not forget - Timothy Dalton's Aston Martin in TLD shot frickin' lasers.  That gets a pass for some reason.

I even thought of this car while watching another movie earlier this year.  I don't want to outright name it or I'm afraid i'll spoil it somewhat, but it's one of the few that have been out in early 2020 and was very successful.  It used technology based on this car and no one raised any ruckus about it.   ajb007/smile   Name of the other movie is spoilerized below...

SpoilerThe Invisible Man