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Found out by chance that [i]Playboy (which, while they covered the last few Brosnan, films didn't give them the play of, say, [i]TB or [i]MR) are planning a big retrospective in conjunction with [i]CR, recreating scenes from the earlier films, etc.

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Flagging sales, perhaps?
Up until recently, I've enjoyed reading Playboy, especially the Bond related issues. However it seems that unless the issue has something to do with 007, then I'll give it a miss.
The news of a 007 retrospective sounds very good though (and perhaps Hef might even be able to persuade Eva Green and Caterina Murino to do a photoshoot)!!!
ajb007/biggrin

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asio wrote:

(perhaps Hef might even be able to persuade Eva Green and Caterina Murino to do a photoshoot)!!!
ajb007/biggrin

Well it wouldn't be anything new to Eva.... ajb007/lol

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I've never actually purchased a copy of Playboy but there's always a first time. ajb007/biggrin

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Someone'll have to send me one, not quite old enough to get one myself. ajb007/tongue

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Nightshooter wrote:

Someone'll have to send me one, not quite old enough to get one myself. ajb007/tongue

What are you doing posting to this thread, young man? ajb007/wink ajb007/tongue

I also used to pick up the Playboy Bond issues; haven't gotten one in years though as, sadly, the last few that I saw were poor and tired rehashes, regurgitating the same material over and over: same pictures from issue to issue and largely the same sophomoric text (yes, I did actually read it).

As for Green and Murino posing; well, Green has already done stuff that would make Hef blush. Murino however doesn't appear to have done any nudes which is a bit odd as nudity isn't at all taboo in Italy (in fact, it's practically a rite of passage for most celebs there).

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TonyDP wrote:

...sadly, the last few that I saw were poor and tired rehashes, regurgitating the same material over and over: same pictures from issue to issue and largely the same sophomoric text (yes, I did actually read it)....

Amen!

And not just the publication we're talking about here, but also too many others, across the board.

It never ceases to amaze me how so many great, revealing photos (not just in the Playboy sense, but, for example, in terms of prop identification) make it no further than sites that sell stills. Or how many really insightful articles are lost in the dust corners of the Internet, in favor of same-old, same-old "stories" re-reported as fact.

Don't mean to hijack this thread for a rant....

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The advent of the internet has really made it tough for a lot of these publications. Licensed products such as magazine tie-ins and making of books have to, by necessity, go on sale relatively close to when the movie itself is released. But thanks to the internet, you have access to stills, web-blogs, videos, interviews and so on, often months before the film debuts. By then, just about anything that can be offered in printed form invariably ends up as something of an anti-climax since you've probably already seen so much of it thru other sources.

I used to regularly buy movie tie-in magazines and books; but over the past 6 or 7 years my purchases in that area have dried up for the reasons I just mentioned. Compared to the wealth of info available on the net, most of these publications are just downright shallow.

Going back on topic, if Playboy does do a tie-in issue with CR, I hope they give us some good editorial info. An in-depth interview with Daniel Craig would be a good read. And of course, a few inspired pictorials wouldn't hurt either.

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Well, Heff's little magazine-that-could is out on the stands and it's not what I expected but it is rather intriguing ...

There is a two-page spread showing what might be the top of Bond's desk. Strewn across it are a variety of items meant to recall the various films. Some are iconographic (like Shirley Eaton) while some are moronic (Blofeld's monocle ... yup, you read that correctly).

Regardless, it's interesting to look at, especially for prop collectors. The Faberge egg included is the exact one under discussion in "Memorabilia & Collecting."

As noted elsewhere in this thread, publications are getting displaced by websites and the very purpose of this image appearing in the magazine seems to be to drive readers to the onlie version of [i]Playboy.

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Thanks for the udate, PoorMansJB - at least I have a legitimate excuse to buy Playboy this month ajb007/wink

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Sir Miles wrote:

Thanks for the udate, PoorMansJB - at least I have a legitimate excuse to buy Playboy this month ajb007/wink

Here's a link to that picture from Playboy (alas it's "G" rated); many of the objects are clickable and bring up a popup window with more information. Now you no longer have a legitimate excuse to buy that issue.

You're welcome. ajb007/tongue


http://www.playboy.com/arts-entertainme … onds_desk/

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TonyDP wrote:
Sir Miles wrote:

Thanks for the udate, PoorMansJB - at least I have a legitimate excuse to buy Playboy this month ajb007/wink

Here's a link to that picture from Playboy (alas it's "G" rated); many of the objects are clickable and bring up a popup window with more information. Now you no longer have a legitimate excuse to buy that issue.

You're welcome. ajb007/tongue


http://www.playboy.com/arts-entertainme … onds_desk/

I'm happy to report that whilst I can see the image of Bond's desk, I can't get the links to work ajb007/wink Guess I'm gonna just have to buy the issue now ajb007/wink

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Sir Miles wrote:

I'm happy to report that whilst I can see the image of Bond's desk, I can't get the links to work ajb007/wink Guess I'm gonna just have to buy the issue now ajb007/wink

You probably have a Pop-Up Blocker in place.

The magazine contains ONLY the main photo; again, the point of this is to drive traffic to the website.

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PoorMansJB wrote:
Sir Miles wrote:

I'm happy to report that whilst I can see the image of Bond's desk, I can't get the links to work ajb007/wink Guess I'm gonna just have to buy the issue now ajb007/wink

You probably have a Pop-Up Blocker in place.

The magazine contains ONLY the main photo; again, the point of this is to drive traffic to the website.

Somehow, I don't think Sir Miles had as much trouble with those links as he said he did. Still, I'm sure he has a pleothora of perfectly plausible and sensible reasons for wanting to pick up the issue. Right, Sir Miles? ajb007/wink

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Sir Miles wrote:
TonyDP wrote:
Sir Miles wrote:

Thanks for the udate, PoorMansJB - at least I have a legitimate excuse to buy Playboy this month ajb007/wink

Here's a link to that picture from Playboy (alas it's "G" rated); many of the objects are clickable and bring up a popup window with more information. Now you no longer have a legitimate excuse to buy that issue.

You're welcome. ajb007/tongue


http://www.playboy.com/arts-entertainme … onds_desk/

I'm happy to report that whilst I can see the image of Bond's desk, I can't get the links to work ajb007/wink Guess I'm gonna just have to buy the issue now ajb007/wink

Let us know whether the links worked in the printed issue or not... ajb007/tongue

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TonyDP wrote:

Somehow, I don't think Sir Miles had as much trouble with those links as he said he did. Still, I'm sure he has a pleothora of perfectly plausible and sensible reasons for wanting to pick up the issue. Right, Sir Miles? ajb007/wink

You know, I probably have - but I can't think of one right now ajb007/frown

But I'm sure I will ajb007/wink

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