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Topic: Thoughts on where bond 25 will sit in the rankings.

Obviously we wont know till its out but
Id be interested after all thats happen thus far with production, where
Bond aficionados think it will rank?

I'm calling top 3.

Of course everyones opinions can differ with bond which is what makes it so interesting.   ajb007/lol

Yet there is often a minority which favour OHMSS, FRWL, GE, CR or even some love OP and AVTAK.

Personally my favourite is LTK probably because i saw it when i was slightly too young and was blown away by tim dalton firing a harpoon gun into a plane and surfin on the water.
And martin kamens score goes into full swing.

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Re: Thoughts on where bond 25 will sit in the rankings.

I always say any new Bond film that can make it into the Top 10 is a damn good Bond film!

OHMSS, FRWL, CR.. surely you mean a majority?! ajb007/martini

"Any of the opposition around..?"

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The Red Kind wrote:

I always say any new Bond film that can make it into the Top 10 is a damn good Bond film!

OHMSS, FRWL, CR.. surely you mean a majority?! ajb007/martini

Yep i do indeed the red kind.  ajb007/smile

Out of interest whats your number 1 bond film currently & where do you rank S.P.E.C.T.R.E?

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I'm going to be the pessimist and say it'll sit between 15 and 20.

Some people would complain even if you hang them with a new rope

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Re: Thoughts on where bond 25 will sit in the rankings.

You'veHadYourSix wrote:
The Red Kind wrote:

I always say any new Bond film that can make it into the Top 10 is a damn good Bond film!

OHMSS, FRWL, CR.. surely you mean a majority?! ajb007/martini

Yep i do indeed the red kind.  ajb007/smile

Out of interest whats your number 1 bond film currently & where do you rank S.P.E.C.T.R.E?

1) OHMSS
2) TSWLM
3) FRWL
4) GF
5) CR

18ish) SPECTRE

ajb007/bond

"Any of the opposition around..?"

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Mr Martini wrote:

I'm going to be the pessimist and say it'll sit between 15 and 20.


I'll hold you to that mr martini  ajb007/lol
And if your right you can say i told you so.

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The Red Kind wrote:
You'veHadYourSix wrote:
The Red Kind wrote:

I always say any new Bond film that can make it into the Top 10 is a damn good Bond film!

OHMSS, FRWL, CR.. surely you mean a majority?! ajb007/martini

Yep i do indeed the red kind.  ajb007/smile

Out of interest whats your number 1 bond film currently & where do you rank S.P.E.C.T.R.E?

1) OHMSS
2) TSWLM
3) FRWL
4) GF
5) CR

18ish) SPECTRE

ajb007/bond

Good ranking. Is it just me or does majesty's get better with age.

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I try to think every new Bond movie has the potential to be the best yet, and that's how I see Bond25 too.

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Re: Thoughts on where bond 25 will sit in the rankings.

You'veHadYourSix wrote:
The Red Kind wrote:
You'veHadYourSix wrote:

Yep i do indeed the red kind.  ajb007/smile

Out of interest whats your number 1 bond film currently & where do you rank S.P.E.C.T.R.E?

1) OHMSS
2) TSWLM
3) FRWL
4) GF
5) CR

18ish) SPECTRE

ajb007/bond

Good ranking. Is it just me or does majesty's get better with age.

Definitely gets better with age. Growing up, I struggled with it, mainly because I grew up with Roger as Bond in the 70's/80's and he was all I knew. I always remember as a child waiting for the Bond movie on Bank Holiday Monday and if it was anything other than Roger Moore, I would be a bit disappointed ajb007/lol

Your top 5?

"Any of the opposition around..?"

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B25 = BIGGEST BOND OF ALL! ajb007/wink

I find it difficult to imagine B25 being as good as CR, considering that one smacked it out the cricket grounds. Same with Connery's first four - they are pretty much the untouchables. We'll see in eleven months. Over the years, I seem to have conditioned myself to not over-hype a film immediately following the first viewing. For me, this means B25 can only get better with each watch!  ajb007/martini

Always have an escape plan. Mine is watching James Bond films.

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Re: Thoughts on where bond 25 will sit in the rankings.

You'veHadYourSix wrote:
Mr Martini wrote:

I'm going to be the pessimist and say it'll sit between 15 and 20.


I'll hold you to that mr martini  ajb007/lol
And if your right you can say i told you so.

WooHoo!

Some people would complain even if you hang them with a new rope

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What a pointless thread.

Based on how much? Nothing!

President of the 'Misty Eyes Club'.
-------Dalton - the weak and weepy Bond!------
FIRST TO DISCOVER substantial evidence that Chew Mee is in fact not totally nude in the TMWTGG pool scenes!

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Higgins wrote:

What a pointless thread.

Based on how much? Nothing!

Was going to say the same. All we got on this movie are a few BTS-shots. Can‘t really make anything out of that.
So it‘s nonsense...or black magic.

The name is Walker by the way.

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Re: Thoughts on where bond 25 will sit in the rankings.

The Red Kind wrote:
You'veHadYourSix wrote:
The Red Kind wrote:

1) OHMSS
2) TSWLM
3) FRWL
4) GF
5) CR

ajb007/bond

Good ranking. Is it just me or does majesty's get better with age.

Definitely gets better with age. Growing up, I struggled with it, mainly because I grew up with Roger as Bond in the 70's/80's and he was all I knew. I always remember as a child waiting for the Bond movie on Bank Holiday Monday and if it was anything other than Roger Moore, I would be a bit disappointed ajb007/lol

Your top 5?

After loving bond for years i actually sat down the other day and tried again for the second time to finally rank them.

My top five we're.

1:) LTK- set pieces are awesome, even though people criticize it for its tv feel i can over look that.
One of the most badass villains in sanchez also a great henchmen in benico del toro.
Really like the story to this one penned by old Mickey G.

2:) OHMSS- For me no bond film is shot better, just listening to peter hunt talk on the commentary and you know this guy knows what hes doing (I think this is like cary funkunaga, those that have seen true detective, maniac or beasts of no nation).
Most impactful bond ending for me it even sits above casino.

3) LALD- probably in joint first for my favourite bond song. Everytime i hear it gets me pumped. A feeling i'd be keen for with bond 25.
Favourite scenes

Alligator scene is badass and its followed up immediately by the boat chase and damn i love george Martin's efforts on the score throughout but i love that boat chase cue most of all when it kicks off.

4) TWINE- Brosnan is my bond, i watched all the bonds equally and love them all. But i think there is something often said for the actor who is bond when your young and first getting into bond.
The music in this film is f#@*in amazing (id be happy to see david arnold make a return for b25) i'll often just put it on when im in the car or playing a game or acting like alan partridge and pretending to be bond around the house.
Some of my favourite cues. Gunbarrel/bond has left the building, pipeline, cavier factory and submarine.
First bond where M is in real danger an original concept at the time.
Great real villian in Elektra great henchman in robert carlyle.
If im in the mood for some all out bond i'll often go to this one just because its alot of fun.

5) GF- its been said many times but this cemented the bond forumla.
Great bond, great villain, great henchman, great bond girl, great score, great director, great script, great theme song GOLDDDDDFINNGGERRRR.

Last edited by You'veHadYourSix (20th May 2019 19:07)

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Re: Thoughts on where bond 25 will sit in the rankings.

Since I can't judge anything on Bond 25 from the couple on photos we've seen, if I base it on my rankings of the last five Bond films it's going to be amongst my bottom third.

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Re: Thoughts on where bond 25 will sit in the rankings.

Somewhere  in the region  of 1 and 25  ajb007/wink

"Let his death be a particularly unpleasant and humiliating one."

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Re: Thoughts on where bond 25 will sit in the rankings.

Matt S wrote:

Since I can't judge anything on Bond 25 from the couple on photos we've seen, if I base it on my rankings of the last five Bond films it's going to be amongst my bottom third.

Did you prefer skyfall or spectre?

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Thunderpussy wrote:

Somewhere  in the region  of 1 and 25  ajb007/wink

If you were to base it on matt s. comment, where do the previous craigs land for you?

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CR joint first and SF a top five, I doubt we'll get another CR so something
close to SF and I'll be very happy.

"Let his death be a particularly unpleasant and humiliating one."

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Thunderpussy wrote:

CR joint first and SF a top five, I doubt we'll get another CR so something
close to SF and I'll be very happy.

Spectre and quantum rank lower for you?

I can see it holding similarities with skyfall.

As lindus sandgren is director of photography and his style and look is incredible just like roger deakins.

Plus good writers like casino, obviously casino had a lot of fleming original matetial.

The cast look real interesting, its kinda cool how you can't just tell straight away who will be playing who like you could with spectre.


Im actually hopeful that its going to be equally as good as  casino and shock alot of people. Because everytime someone says something negative about bond 25 i just remember hey we've been here before with casino royale.

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I agree with Higgins.

For what its worth, I dislike almost all modern movies, in any genre - we are dealing with over 100 years of cinematic history - and a modern film has to be something completely extraordinary to surpass what was innovative and supremely satisfying decades ago yet still consistently holds today. Same applies specifically to Bond. With an honourable nod to the CR reboot, Craig's run has generally fallen very short of the very best for me, so I don't hold my breath.