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Old January 5 2013, 10:33 PM   #482
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Re: Do you think Star Trek needed a reboot?

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I think Bond's 'jumping on point', is more of a fictional construct. What really changes? There's some lip service...they use the first story, but that's really about it. It's certainly not like Bond Begins or anything.
A movie doesn't have to be an origin story to provide people a jumping on point for a long-running franchise. It simply needs to strip the concept itself down to its basic components.
I would (and I'm sure Bond fans love to hear this) call it 3/4rths The Bond Identity and 1/4rth Dalton's Bond.

But I still love it. And absolutely adore Casino Royale. Just so there's no confusion.
I've seen both Quantum of Solace and Skyfall in the theaters but have never seen Casino Royale. But from what I've seen they did a good job of bringing Bond back to the basics when compared to the films of the post-Connery variety.
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