Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Vid Of The Day: Bond Theme, Hand Version

Another masterpiece by Gerry Phillips, The Manualist. Starts off slow but stick with it.


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The Women Of Bond: Then And Now

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.

Ursula Andress
as Honey Ryder in Dr. No (1962)

Daniela Bianchi
as Tatiana Romanova in From Russia With Love (1963)

Honor Blackman
as Pussy Galore in Goldfinger (1964)

Luciana Paluzzi
as Fiona Volpe in Thunderball (1965)

Diana Rigg
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)

Jane Seymour
as Solitaire in Live And Let Die (1973)

Britt Ekland
as Mary Goodnight in The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)

Barbara Bach
as Maj. Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Lois Chiles
as Dr. Holly Goodhead in Moonraker (1979)

Carole Bouquet
as Melina Havelock in For Your Eyes Only (1981)

Maud Adams
as Octopussy in Octopussy (1983)
(She also appeared in The Man With The Golden Gun)


Tanya Roberts
as Stacy Sutton in A View To A Kill (1985)

Maryam D'Abo
as Kara Milovy in The Living Daylights (1987)

Carey Lowell
as Pam Bouvier in Licence To Kill (1989)

Talisa Soto
as Lupe Lamora in Licence To Kill (1989)

Famke Janssen
as Xenia Onatopp in GoldenEye (1995)

Izabella Scorupco
as Natalia Simanova in GoldenEye (1995)

Lotte Leyna
as Rosa Klebb in From Russia With Love (1963)


Commercial Of The Day (video): Crème d'Or

Well... I like ice cream, too, but not quite that much. They should've cut back to the statue at the end with a big smile on his face.

From Ginni D., who's a naughty, naughty girl.



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My Top 11 Women Of Bond

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.


Daniela Bianchi
From Russia With Love


Ursula Andress
Dr. No


Diana Rigg
On Her Majesty's Secret Service


Shirley Eaton
Goldfinger


Izabella Scorupco
Goldeneye


Britt Ekland
The Man With The Golden Gun


Sophie Marceau
The World Is Not Enough


Claudine Auger
Thunderball


Luciana Paluzzi
Thunderball


Barbara Bach
The Spy Who Loved Me


Eva Green
Casino Royale


HONORABLE MENTIONS


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?
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)
Just...wrong.


Lynn-Holly Johnson (For Your Eyes Only)
Two words: Ice Castles.


Carole Bouquet (For Your Eyes Only)
She's a man, baby!

E-Mail Exchange Of The Day

My thanks to Emmi, Carly and Siress Yorkie for making me laugh this morning. All three sent me this hilarious exchange.







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