We Have All The Time In The World: OHMSS Turning 50

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by cooleddie74, Nov 24, 2019.

  1. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Mih ssim, mih ssim, nam, daed si Xim. Moderator

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    There was also the hint of Bond's open wound regarding Tracy in TSWLM.

    Y'know, "Mr. Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" is quite the earworm...since posting a link to it in my review, I've had the intro in particular stuck in my head all day.
     
  2. cardinal biggles

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    The underwater stuff goes on waaaay too long. It's beautifully filmed, but it fucking draaaaaaaags compared to later underwater sequences in The Spy Who Loved Me, For Your Eyes Only, and Tomorrow Never Dies. My beef isn't that scene so much as the later underwater battle between Bond and the Coast Guard vs. Largo's frogmen, it's almost impossible to tell who's on which side. The least they could have done is given one side flippers or wetsuits that were a certain color.
     
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    If it weren't for the lush John Barry score during the underwater sequences some of them would be almost unwatchable. The music helps save some parts of that movie.
     
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  4. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Mih ssim, mih ssim, nam, daed si Xim. Moderator

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    But they did...the bad guys wear black, the good guys wear orange...or is it red?
     
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    Looks like they're wearing red, so I stand corrected.

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    is definitely near the bottom of my Bond rewatch list, so it's been a while. And you'll notice that in the shots where someone is in the foreground the red suits show up well, but in longer shots the red is hard to pick out. That could just be the limits of underwater lighting and photography at the time.
     
  6. Colonel Midnight

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    ^ Most likely the limited tech at the time - red is the first color to ‘go’ (disappear) as you go down in the water column.

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  7. cooleddie74

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    I'm still wondering how Bond and Domino managed to have sex underwater.
     
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    A lesson that was certainly remembered for both of the Moore films with extensive underwater sequences. There's lots of whites and yellows that show up really well in both TSWLM and FYEO.
     
  9. cooleddie74

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