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    First look at Skyfall opening credits

    I for one am getting very excited.


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    Those aren't the opening credits!

    Just a mish mash of previous credits!

    Otherwise, it's a backwards step to have Desmond Llwelyn as Q and Lois Maxwell as Moneypenny!

    Also, at 1min 8secs, the copyright date is 1983!!!

    Still...can't wait for it to come out!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by aerospacemango View Post
    Otherwise, it's a backwards step to have Desmond Llwelyn as Q
    Also a bit insensitive to try and cast him again

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    Also a bit insensitive to try and cast him again
    True, However I'm little upset they didn't cast John Cleese as Q after the last couple of Brosnan films.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmcd35 View Post
    True, However I'm little upset they didn't cast John Cleese as Q after the last couple of Brosnan films.
    I don't think Q has featured at all yet has he? I thought the intention was to slowly build up to all the traditional Bond features - Q, gadgets, Moneypenny etc. - to show how Bond ended up where he was. I recall phrasing along the lines of "we want to earn those hallmarks of the series".

    Not sure if Mr Cleese would fit in with their current tone, mind you, he's not grimdark enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aerospacemango View Post
    Otherwise, it's a backwards step to have Desmond Llwelyn as Q and Lois Maxwell as Moneypenny!
    Either that, or there have been some impressive developments in either "Synthespian" or Reanimation technology.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    I don't think Q has featured at all yet has he?

    Not sure if Mr Cleese would fit in with their current tone, mind you, he's not grimdark enough.

    No, he hasn't yet, but is rumoured for the new film. Can't remember whose set to play him though. Problem is that Q was never a grimdark character and this is the Bond franchise not Bourne...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmcd35 View Post
    Problem is that Q was never a grimdark character and this is the Bond franchise not Bourne...
    That's my wife's contention with the current Bond films - as far as she's concerned, they're not Bond films, they're just action films with a few reused names. Real Bond films should have cheesy one liners and dodgy gadgets and a sense of humour. Much as I enjoyed Casino Royale, there's a part of me that does agree...

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    Proper trailer out now... including Q and the Walther PPK
    Last edited by sonofsanta; 31st July 2012 at 06:51 PM. Reason: work you stupid video tag



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