RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 135,875
Posts: 5,222,011
Members: 24,229
Currently online: 759
Newest member: ElimGarak.93-99

TrekToday headlines

Takei To Receive Award
By: T'Bonz on Apr 23

Yelchin In New Comedy
By: T'Bonz on Apr 23

U.S. Rights For Pegg Comedy Secured
By: T'Bonz on Apr 23

Shatner: Aging and Work
By: T'Bonz on Apr 23

Kurtzman And Orci Go Solo
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22

Star Trek #32 Preview
By: T'Bonz on Apr 22

Voyager Bridge Via The Oculus Rift
By: T'Bonz on Apr 21

Miles Away Glyph Award Nominations
By: T'Bonz on Apr 21

Q Meets NuTrek Crew
By: T'Bonz on Apr 18

Pine In Talks For Drama
By: T'Bonz on Apr 18


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > TV & Media

TV & Media Non-Trek television, movies, books, music, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old August 25 2011, 09:50 AM   #256
Starkers
Admiral
 
Starkers's Avatar
 
Location: Behind enemy lines
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

^I think you have to accept more than two different Bond canons, there's the books, then the grittier films, then the more fantastical films.

AVTAK does have a great title track at least. And yeah, I think DAD gets a lot of unfair critisism sometimes. To me it only really loses its way in the Antonov at the end. Forget the invisible car, whoever thought Toby Stephens should have an exo-suit should never work in Hollywood again!

Wonder if it's time for a favourite Bond films thread again
__________________
Werewolves on the Moon Now with Captain America:TWS review

The Devils of Amber Street
Starkers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 25 2011, 01:14 PM   #257
JarodRussell
Vice Admiral
 
JarodRussell's Avatar
 
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

Starkers wrote: View Post
Wonder if it's time for a favourite Bond films thread again
That answer is easy: The Living Daylights.
__________________
lol
l
/\
JarodRussell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 25 2011, 02:17 PM   #258
Starkers
Admiral
 
Starkers's Avatar
 
Location: Behind enemy lines
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

It's in my top three!
__________________
Werewolves on the Moon Now with Captain America:TWS review

The Devils of Amber Street
Starkers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 04:06 AM   #259
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gallifrey
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

This is rather interesting.

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/08/...ame-and-story/
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 04:17 AM   #260
CorporalClegg
Vice Admiral
 
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

Eh.

I've never read a non-Felming novel. But I have read some of the Lincoln Rhyme line and was never as impressed with it as others are. That's not to say Purvis and Wade can't make something work.
__________________
I haven't much to say.
CorporalClegg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 04:20 AM   #261
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gallifrey
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

I couldn't make it through the book but I dig the title, if indeed that is actually the title they're going with.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 06:49 AM   #262
Saga
Rear Admiral
 
Saga's Avatar
 
Location: VA
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Saga Send a message via Yahoo to Saga
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

Admiral_Young wrote: View Post
interesting. haven't read the book yet. the only non-Fleming book i've read was 'Devil May Care'.
__________________
formerly known as Praetor_Shinzon.
Saga is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 10:16 AM   #263
Starkers
Admiral
 
Starkers's Avatar
 
Location: Behind enemy lines
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

I've read the book, and it could make an interesting film. It's just...well it's just a bit low key, especially in terms on the villain's scheme. It would send Bond to South Africa which would be interesting, and Dubai (wonder if the Emirates sponsership is in place yet?) I think the finale might need bulking up a bit but yeah, the more I think about it the more I could see it working as a Craig film...

Assuming you want to see Bond vs. a binman!
__________________
Werewolves on the Moon Now with Captain America:TWS review

The Devils of Amber Street
Starkers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 10:20 AM   #264
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gallifrey
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

^ The article though doesn't say that they're adapting the book, just using the book's title (allegedly). If it is an adaption then this would be going away from the "original" story that I believe the production has been talking about since the start. John Logan was doing revisions on the screenplay last I checked or have heard about...maybe someone told him about the book?
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 10:31 AM   #265
Dimesdan
Rear Admiral
 
Dimesdan's Avatar
 
Location: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Dimesdan
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

Admiral_Young wrote: View Post
^ The article though doesn't say that they're adapting the book, just using the book's title (allegedly).
Well yes and no they don't say that it's being adapted per-say, but they do postulate that it is a real possibility that this will be the story for Bond 23:

Bleeding Cool Article entitled New James Bond Movie Seems To Have Its Name And Story said:

So… do we not only have the name of Bond 23, but also its basic storyline? We might even have more info, if the screenplay hems quite closely to Deaver’s book.
__________________
People in third world countries are so lucky they don't have to deal with these problems. - TheGodBen

I'm on twitter now. @DimesDaniel
Dimesdan is online now   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 10:46 AM   #266
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gallifrey
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

^ That isn't a postulation at all. The article is asking right out if "Carte Blanche" is not only the title of the film but also if the book is also the story for the movie. Then says at the bottom of the paragraph that we would have real information about the plot of the movie if it is indeed an adaption of the book.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.

Last edited by Admiral_Young; August 30 2011 at 11:01 AM.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 01:52 PM   #267
Captaindemotion
Vice Admiral
 
Captaindemotion's Avatar
 
Location: Ireland
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

On my reading of the report, the reference to the movie title as Carte Blanche just strikes me as lazy journalism, someone confusing the new book title with the new movie, which hasn't yet been titled. An excitable internet journalist has then put two and two together and made 5.
__________________
Hodor!!!!!!!
Captaindemotion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 02:04 PM   #268
ChristopherPike
Rear Admiral
 
ChristopherPike's Avatar
 
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

It strikes me as a very suitable Daniel Craig era Bond title.

But I guess we'll see what happens.

A step-up from QoS, which despite being genuine Fleming, I still go "Huh?" whenever I hear it.

I somehow end up thinking it sounds like a special detergent for getting stains off lace.
ChristopherPike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 02:07 PM   #269
Captaindemotion
Vice Admiral
 
Captaindemotion's Avatar
 
Location: Ireland
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

^ In which case, they should have kept that name for a Bill Clinton biopic.
__________________
Hodor!!!!!!!
Captaindemotion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 30 2011, 02:20 PM   #270
Kai "the spy"
Commodore
 
Kai "the spy"'s Avatar
 
Location: Here.
Re: "James Bond 23" officially slated for 2012!

Captaindemotion wrote: View Post
On my reading of the report, the reference to the movie title as Carte Blanche just strikes me as lazy journalism, someone confusing the new book title with the new movie, which hasn't yet been titled. An excitable internet journalist has then put two and two together and made 5.
This.
__________________
Chicks dig red trunks!

"Fanwankery is what 21st century pop entertainment's all about."
cooleddie74

Kai "the spy" is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
007, james bond

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:08 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.