The 007 Days Of 'Casino Royale'
Posted 11 April 2003 - 04:34 AM
Thank you Mr. Clink for an excellent article and superb job!
Posted 11 April 2003 - 05:18 AM
Originally posted by jwheels57
Are Earl Stanley Gardner, Dashiell Hammett, and Mickey Spillane's novels still in print?
Gardner was extremely prolific, and much of his stuff has been lost to time, but a large chunk:) of the Perry Mason stories are still available as well as some of his other four running mystery series. Dashiell Hammett transcended the genre and is actually considered "classic" these days. Almost all of his stuff except for some of the early Black Mask material is alive and well at Amazon.com and the like (try The Thin Man, just amazing dialogue). Spillane is amazingly still kicking, unless he's died very recently and I didn't catch it. He is 81 and still writing away. Most of his books, including the Mike Hammer stories, are still available.
Barbara (aka not Barbie), merci des mots aimables.
Posted 13 April 2003 - 04:50 AM
Posted 14 April 2003 - 01:43 AM
Again, my compliments to all the writers.
Posted 15 April 2003 - 12:29 AM
Posted 15 April 2003 - 11:45 AM
Originally posted by TheSaint
I liked all 5 of the "Casino Royale starring..." but, why Johnny Depp as Le Chiffre? Shouldn't he be either as old or older than Bond? Depp isn't older than Brosnan.
A younger Le Chiffre was my idea for that scene. It was an idea I had to add a bit of ‘the element of the bizarre’ to the character without significantly change the motovation of the villain. I found it seemed extra-creepy to have a younger villain that acts as if he is wiser and more world-weary, who treats people, even Bond, as if they did not understand the world like he did. Johnny Depp is one of the few actors with the skills to pull that idea off successfully.
Posted 15 April 2003 - 03:28 PM
Posted 20 February 2005 - 05:04 PM
I invite you to check out my thoughts at The James Bond Blog
Thanks, and keep up the great work in here.
Posted 20 February 2005 - 05:10 PM
Posted 26 April 2005 - 10:03 PM
All in all- a great thread.
Posted 26 April 2005 - 10:16 PM
Like the 5-part article. I fantasized about how good the first installment would have been, skipped the second, liked the third, not the fourth, and finally wondered in the 5th whyn Johnny Depp? Bizarre he can be, but no Le Chiffre.
All in all- a great thread.
[mra]About Johnny Depp, I still like him as a choice; he
Posted 22 May 2005 - 05:01 AM
Posted 16 March 2006 - 12:41 AM
Redland is a codename for Soviet Union, right?
Posted 30 March 2006 - 05:10 PM
Posted 30 March 2006 - 05:26 PM
How's in the original CR edition the phrase "go ahead and the bullat may fail, go back and it wont fail" (I have the novel in spanish and I don't know how tha phrase appears in english) --- or, someone who speaks spanish "avanza sobre el enemigo, y puede que la bala falle, retrocede y no fallara"
For them it was always safer to advance than to retreat. Advance against the enemy and the bullet might miss you. Retreat, evade, betray, and the bullet would never miss.
Posted 31 January 2011 - 10:06 PM