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Post by Steve on Tue Aug 02, 2016 11:37 am

Who here is a fan of the James Bond 007 movie series? I've loved the james bond movies ever since I was a child and watched the classic sean connery movies. Over 50 years and these movies are going stronger now than ever before. I don't think their popularity will ever fall. These movies are so ingrained into our society, I think the desire for more will always be there.

The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections. Since Fleming's death in 1964, eight other authors have written authorised Bond novels or novelizations: Kingsley Amis, Christopher Wood, John Gardner, Raymond Benson, Sebastian Faulks, Jeffery Deaver, William Boyd and Anthony Horowitz. The latest novel is Trigger Mortis by Anthony Horowitz, published in September 2015. Additionally Charlie Higson wrote a series on a young James Bond, and Kate Westbrook wrote three novels based on the diaries of a recurring series character, Moneypenny.

The character has also been adapted for television, radio, comic strip, video games and film. The films are the longest continually running and the third-highest-grossing film series to date, which started in 1962 with Dr. No, starring Sean Connery as Bond. As of 2016, there have been twenty-four films in the Eon Productions series. The most recent Bond film, Spectre (2015), stars Daniel Craig in his fourth portrayal of Bond; he is the sixth actor to play Bond in the Eon series. There have also been two independent productions of Bond films: Casino Royale (a 1967 spoof) and Never Say Never Again (a 1983 remake of an earlier Eon-produced film, Thunderball).

The Bond films are renowned for a number of features, including the musical accompaniment, with the theme songs having received Academy Award nominations on several occasions, and two wins. Other important elements which run through most of the films include Bond's cars, his guns, and the gadgets with which he is supplied by Q Branch. The films are also noted for Bond's relationships with various women, who are sometimes referred to as "Bond girls".

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Post by BlackCat on Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:46 pm

I liked the movies with Sean Conery, but after him well it was kinda average. You know the same story again and again.
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Post by Steve on Tue Aug 02, 2016 11:32 pm

@BlackCat wrote:I liked the movies with Sean Conery, but after him well it was kinda average. You know the same story again and again.

Really? Skyfall and Spectre(the two newest bonds have in my opinion been the best in the series). Especially Skyfall, which grossed over 1 billion? Have you seen the daniel craig bonds? They are pretty good.
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Post by Rashavi on Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:44 pm

@BlackCat wrote:I liked the movies with Sean Conery, but after him well it was kinda average. You know the same story again and again.

They must be doing something right if the series has lasted 50+ years lol. I like the new and old bonds. I like the fact that even after 50 years some things still haven't changed. Like the theme song.
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Post by Joshua Farrell on Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:21 pm

I have always liked the Bond movies myself. Whenever a new one comes out, I end up going to see it in the movie theater, within a week of it showing. The stories are always fascinating, even if it seems like they tend to occasionally repeat themselves. What good series of movies doesn't have some sort of recurring theme anyways?
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Post by BlackCat on Sun Sep 25, 2016 7:42 pm

@Steve wrote:
@BlackCat wrote:I liked the movies with Sean Conery, but after him well it was kinda average. You know the same story again and again.

Really? Skyfall and Spectre(the two newest bonds have in my opinion been the best in the series). Especially Skyfall, which grossed over 1 billion? Have you seen the daniel craig bonds? They are pretty good.
Nah I didn't watch the new ones, for some reason the ust didn't attract me lol
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