Oct 18, 2012

Bond James Bond

My favourite Spy character James Bond celebrates 50th year. Man with girls, gadgets and latest cars. Bond, James Bond the immortal line uttered by Sean Connery in Dr.No repeats in all Bond movies. Below is the list of official Bond movies.

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Movie Name
Year of Release
Bond Actor
Villain Name
Dr.No 1962 Sean Connery Dr.No
From Russia with Love 1963 Sean Connery Blofeld
Goldfinger 1964 Sean Connery Goldfinger
Thunderball 1965 Sean Connery Emillio Largo
You Only Live Twice 1967 Sean Connery Blofeld
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service 1969 George Lazenby Blofeld
Diamonds are forever 1971 Sean Connery Blofeld
Live and Let Die 1973 Roger Moore Mr.Big
The Man with the Golden Gun 1974 Roger Moore Scaramanga
The Spy Who Loved Me 1977 Roger Moore Stromberg
Moonraker 1979 Roger Moore Drax
For Your Eyes Only 1981 Roger Moore Aristotle Kristatos
Octopussy 1983 Roger Moore Kamal Khan
View to a kill 1985 Roger Moore Zorin
The Living Daylights 1987 Timothy Dalton Koskov, Whittaker
License to Kill 1989 Timothy Dalton Franz Sanchez
Golden Eye 1995 Pierce Brosnan Alec Treveylan
Tomorrow Never Dies 1997 Pierce Brosnan Elliot Craver
The World is not Enough 1999 Pierce Brosnan Renard and Elektra
Die Another Day 2002 Pierce Brosnan Gustav Graves
Casino Royale 2006 Daniel Craig Le Chiffre
Quantum of Solace 2008 Daniel Craig Dominic Greene

All the above Bond movies were produced by Eon productions, Casino Royale (1967) and Never Say Never Again (1983) starring Sean Connery for the last time as Bond were produced by non Eon productions.

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The first Bond movie I watched is Never Say Never Again when I was 10 years old with my father. I was not at all interested about Bond at that time. In 1988 I read a novel Live and Let Die and was very much impressed by the style and narration and wanted to see that movie, but it did not happened soon, the next Bond movie I watched was Octopussy in 1989 followed by For Your Eyes only, The spy who loved me, Diamonds are forever, View to a Kill, The Man with the Golden Gun, Moonraker and finally Live and Let Die.

When Living Daylights was released I was disappointed that Timothy Dalton is not perfect for James Bond. In 1992 I happened to see Remington Steele a television series telecasted by Star TV, played by Pierce Brosnan and I thought why can’t he act as Bond.

After some years Golden Eye was released and found that Pierce Brosnan as my Bond. I loved his style he is very charismatic and perfect fit for Bond after Sean Connery. I feel that the most fitting role for Bond is done by Sean Connery his style is excellent and the dialogue delivery is awesome.

Some important Bond Quotes that I loved:
Shaken not stirred.
My name is Bond, James Bond
So you live to die another day
I travel a lot, sort of licensed trouble shooter.

This month Bond No.23 Sky fall will be released. Hoping it will be better than Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.

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