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#1 Qwerty

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Posted 12 August 2005 - 04:32 AM


CBn Reviews The James Bond 007 Films

The James Bond 007 Films Reviewed
Casino Royale (1954)
Dr. No
From Russia with Love
Goldfinger
Thunderball
Casino Royale (1967)
You Only Live Twice
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Diamonds Are Forever
Live And Let Die
The Man With The Golden Gun
The Spy Who Loved Me
Moonraker
For Your Eyes Only
Octopussy
Never Say Never Again
A View To A Kill
The Living Daylights
Licence To Kill
GoldenEye
Tomorrow Never Dies
The World Is Not Enough
Die Another Day
Casino Royale (2006)
Quantum of Solace

Please discuss the movies in the related threads which are linked to at the bottom of each article. Thank you.




Review Threads

Direct links to the corresponding review threads follow:

Casino Royale (1954) - Post Your Own Review
Dr. No - Post Your Own Review
From Russia With Love - Post Your Own Review
Goldfinger - Post Your Own Review
Thunderball - Post Your Own Review
Casino Royale (1967) - Post Your Own Review
You Only Live Twice - Post Your Own Review
On Her Majesty's Secret Service - Post Your Own Review
Diamonds Are Forever - Post Your Own Review
Live and Let Die - Post Your Own Review
The Man with the Golden Gun - Post Your Own Review
The Spy Who Loved Me - Post Your Own Review
Moonraker - Post Your Own Review
For Your Eyes Only - Post Your Own Review
Octopussy - Post Your Own Review
Never Say Never Again - Post Your Own Review
A View To A Kill - Post Your Own Review
The Living Daylights - Post Your Own Review
Licence To Kill - Post Your Own Review
GoldenEye - Post Your Own Review
Tomorrow Never Dies - Post Your Own Review
The World Is Not Enough - Post Your Own Review
Die Another Day - Post Your Own Review
Casino Royale (2006) - Post Your Own Review
Quantum of Solace - Post Your Own Review



#2 henchman_hussle

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Posted 07 March 2006 - 11:32 PM

I think some of the reviews are totally wrong.

#3 Qwerty

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Posted 08 March 2006 - 04:30 AM

I think some of the reviews are totally wrong.


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Each opinion expressed is that of many different Bond fans on here. Why not join in and add some of your own reviews? :tup:

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Posted 08 March 2006 - 09:55 PM

May i ask why license to kill and the movies beyond that are not being reviewed?

#5 Qwerty

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Posted 08 March 2006 - 10:13 PM

They are. Every James Bond movie is being reviewed - you can add your reviews in any of the Countdown threads linked above. I collect the reviews for each movie and post them on the main page periodically. Licence To Kill will be coming in a few weeks.

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Posted 08 March 2006 - 10:56 PM

Will the future reviews contain those great litographs as well?
there gorgeous

#7 Qwerty

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Posted 09 March 2006 - 12:56 AM

Unfortunately not, as Jeff Marshall (the artist) has currently not created any for the Pierce Brosnan films.

#8 Qwerty

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Posted 17 October 2006 - 03:44 AM

Editted

#9 Qwerty

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Posted 27 December 2006 - 07:53 PM

Updated with Die Another Day.

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Posted 05 January 2007 - 04:23 AM

It would be interesting to see a new thread showing the final average scores out of ten for each film, perhaps in a neatly compact league table (when all the scores are finished, of course).

#11 Qwerty

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Posted 05 January 2007 - 04:28 PM

It would be interesting to see a new thread showing the final average scores out of ten for each film, perhaps in a neatly compact league table (when all the scores are finished, of course).


Difficult to do however as new members will continue to vote in all twenty polls. I am glad to see the final one--Die Another Day--now up on the main page. Everyone's cooperation and reviews has made this a pretty successful series in my opinion. In a few years or so, I'll go back and add in even more reviews from members that were missed the first time. :cooltongue:

So to all the members who haven't added their reviews yet, keep them coming!

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Posted 08 January 2007 - 07:15 PM

I've really enjoyed reading these reviews,good to see people defending widely panned efforts like Moonraker and not everyone saying Goldfinger is the best! Makes my opinions seems less odd! I'll start reviewing the films soon,just neee some free time!

#13 Qwerty

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Posted 02 March 2007 - 08:51 PM

I've really enjoyed reading these reviews,good to see people defending widely panned efforts like Moonraker and not everyone saying Goldfinger is the best! Makes my opinions seems less odd! I'll start reviewing the films soon,just neee some free time!


The more reviews, the better! :cooltongue:

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Posted 28 April 2007 - 03:56 AM

Now updated with Casino Royale (2006).

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Posted 04 June 2007 - 04:06 AM

I'm always curious to see how people rank the Bond films, so I took about 20 minutes to average the polls that Qwerty added to see what the consensus has been thus far.

Here are the averages (out of 10) as of June 3, 2007:

1) Casino Royale (2006) 9.41
2) From Russia With Love 9.32
3) The Spy Who Loved Me 9.11
4) Goldfinger 9.10
5) On Her Majesty's Secret Service 8.64
6) The Living Daylights 8.41
7) Live and Let Die 7.48
8) Dr. No 7.41
9) Licence To Kill 7.33
10) GoldenEye 7.31
11) Thunderball 7.28
12) For Your Eyes Only 7.26
13) Octopussy 7.14
14) Tomorrow Never Dies 6.83
15) You Only Live Twice 6.52
16) The Man With The Golden Gun 6.21
17) The World Is Not Enough 6.07
18) Diamonds Are Forever 5.90
19) Moonraker 5.81
20) Never Say Never Again 5.03
21) A View To A Kill 4.90
22) Casino Royale (1967) 4.08
23) Die Another Day 4.00

Hopefully I didn't mess up anywhere!

Caveat: Some films were rated a lot and some not very much at all. For example TSWLM and GF were only rated 9 and 10 times respectively, whereas OHMSS and LTK were rated 74 and 64 times respectively. So, this isn't a completely accurate description of what CBn members think of the films...it is just for fun. :cooltongue:

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Posted 04 June 2007 - 04:08 PM

Interesting, Richmond Spy. As you say, some have received a lot more votes than others, but nonetheless. I'm kind of surprised to see so many high votes for Licence to Kill.

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Posted 04 June 2007 - 04:47 PM

True, I was also surprised to see LALD that high. Also, I expected TB to be much higher, although it is only .2 away from #7. DAD can't even beat CR'67? I found that to be the most shocking... :cooltongue:

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Posted 04 June 2007 - 08:17 PM

DAD can't even beat CR'67? I found that to be the most shocking... :cooltongue:


Yeah, that's slightly pitiful.

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 05:47 AM

Original post updated with complete article and review thread links for easy access.

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 08:49 PM

While I think that most of the review pages are fair and balanced, I think that the pages for FYEO and TWINE are too slanted on the negative side. I personally love those two movies. But, then again I love them all.

But, most biased of all is Die Another Day. That page was just hateful. While it's not one of my favorites, that page is SO biased. I like to see all of the movies in a positive light.

Also biased negatively is You Only Live Twice.

Edited by 007FANATIC, 15 April 2009 - 07:29 PM.


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Posted 16 April 2009 - 06:18 PM

And DAF is biased negatively too.

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Posted 16 April 2009 - 11:20 PM

No bias was intended one way or the other for all of the films. Those articles were taken from the reviews that were available at the time of posting - it is a simply a collection of opinions.

You're encouraged to add in your own reviews to the corresponding threads if you like.

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 02:10 AM

And DAF is biased negatively too.

Just because you love every film doesn't mean we all share the same sentiment. For me, yes, I love For Your Eyes Only, and enjoy YOLT thoroughly, but TWINE and DAF are pretty boring and bland for the most part, and just run through every tired motion they've got. DAD is another whole story.

So it's not a matter of bias - it's a general consensus. These review articles exist so the forum goers here, and no one else, get a chance to express their views. You can't get much less biased than that.

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 06:14 PM

But then why do the "forum goers" hate the excellent For Your Eyes Only and The World Is Not Enough? And the decent Die Another Day, You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever?
It baffles me.

Edited by 007FANATIC, 17 April 2009 - 06:15 PM.


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Posted 17 April 2009 - 06:29 PM

While I think that most of the review pages are fair and balanced, I think that the pages for FYEO and TWINE are too slanted on the negative side. I personally love those two movies. But, then again I love them all.

But, most biased of all is Die Another Day. That page was just hateful. While it's not one of my favorites, that page is SO biased. I like to see all of the movies in a positive light.

Also biased negatively is You Only Live Twice.


Funny, the films that I feel are the lamest; DAD, AVTAK, and for Sean DAF or NSNA,I still love. I pop in DAD fairly often, and same with AVTAK.
I guess I am biased in that I like all the films.

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 07:13 PM

But then why do the "forum goers" hate the excellent For Your Eyes Only and The World Is Not Enough? And the decent Die Another Day, You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever?
It baffles me.


It's all a matter of opinion. Opinions are meant to be disagreed with and discussed. There are tons of strong followers of The World is not Enough on here and an equal amount that would categorize it as one of the worst films ever.

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Posted 18 April 2009 - 02:22 AM

And DAF is biased negatively too.

Just because you love every film doesn't mean we all share the same sentiment. For me, yes, I love For Your Eyes Only, and enjoy YOLT thoroughly, but TWINE and DAF are pretty boring and bland for the most part, and just run through every tired motion they've got. DAD is another whole story.

So it's not a matter of bias - it's a general consensus. These review articles exist so the forum goers here, and no one else, get a chance to express their views. You can't get much less biased than that.



It's no really a consensus. Someone pick those select reviews, right? So that, technically, is not a consensus.

Edited by 007FANATIC, 18 April 2009 - 02:22 AM.


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Posted 22 April 2009 - 09:26 PM

Also, when are the final QoS reviews being posted? It would be great if mine was one of them.

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Posted 23 April 2009 - 07:56 PM

There's no predetermined date yet for the Quantum of Solace reviews on the main page, but it will likely be within the upcoming weeks.

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 01:27 AM

UPDATED with Quantum of Solace.




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