Another masterpiece by Gerry Phillips, The Manualist. Starts off slow but stick with it.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
More Bondage. Some have fared better than others (some are older than others), but they all look terrific in their own way, even crazy Ursula.
I might have to print a retraction about Carole Bouquet looking like a man.
as Honey Ryder in Dr. No (1962)
as Tatiana Romanova in From Russia With Love (1963)
as Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (1964)
as Fiona Volpe in Thunderball (1965)
as Tracy DiVincenzo (aka Mrs. James Bond) in
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Jill St. John
as Tiffany Case in Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
as Solitaire in Live And Let Die (1973)
as Mary Goodnight in The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
as Maj. Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
as Dr. Holly Goodhead in Moonraker (1979)
as Melina Havelock in For Your Eyes Only (1981)
as Octopussy in Octopussy (1983)
(She also appeared in The Man With The Golden Gun)
as Stacy Sutton in A View To A Kill (1985)
as Kara Milovy in The Living Daylights (1987)
as Pam Bouvier in Licence To Kill (1989)
as Lupe Lamora in Licence To Kill (1989)
as Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye (1995)
as Natalia Simanova in GoldenEye (1995)
as Rosa Klebb in From Russia With Love (1963)
I'm a huge Bond fan, so in honor of the recent premiere of the latest Bond film, Quantum Of Solace, which I intend to see ASAP, even if I have go alone, I give you this list of my favorite Bond women, in no particular order.
From Russia With Love
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
The Man With The Golden Gun
The World Is Not Enough
The Spy Who Loved Me
Talisa Soto (Licence To Kill)
Caterina Murino (Casino Royale)
Halle Berry (Die Another Day)
Corinne Clery (Moonraker)
Lotte Lenya (From Russia With Love)
Maryam D'Abo (The Living Daylights)
HONORABLE MENTIONS FOR THEIR CHARACTERS' NAMES
Honor Blackman as Pussy Galore (Goldfinger)
Pussy: My name is Pussy Galore.
Bond: I must be dreaming.
Lois Chiles as Dr. Holly Goodhead (Moonraker)
Bond: Where did you learn to fight like that, NASA?
Goodhead: No. Vassar.
Lana Wood as Plenty O'Toole (Diamonds Are Forever)
Plenty: Hi, I'm Plenty.
Bond: But of course you are.
Plenty: Plenty O'Toole.
Bond: Named after your father, I presume?
Maud Adams as Octopussy (Octopussy)
Octopussy: He suggests a trade. The egg for your life.
Bond: Well, I heard the price of eggs was up, but isn't that a little high?
Famke Janssen as Xenia Onatopp (Goldeneye)
Xenia: And you are....?
Bond: Bond...James Bond, and you?
Xenia: Xenia Onatopp.
Bond: ....onatopp, uh, what?
THE WORST BOND WOMEN
Teri Hatcher (Tomorrow Never Dies)
Ick. Luckily, she doesn't last very long.
Denise Richards (The World Is Not Enough)
She plays Dr. Christmas Jones, a nuclear weapons specialist with a PhD. Let that sink in for a moment.
Jill St. John (Diamonds Are Forever)
Lynn-Holly Johnson (For Your Eyes Only)
Two words: Ice Castles.
Carole Bouquet (For Your Eyes Only)
She's a man, baby!