the blog uses this week’s entry to settle the matter once and for all, aka my own interpretation of the pre-title sequences and whether they relate directly or otherwise to the entire film’s plot.
In many cases however, supporters of a property tend to expend a certain amount of liquid in order to possess articles, large or small, related to their obsession. By holding something, or in other cases, showing off a possession, one feels more deeply invested in the hobby, so to speak. Welcome, readers, to the world of collecting, 007 style.
As with most things in life, the truth of the matter lies in that dastardly, ever inconclusive grey zone. The franchise is not, by any stretch of the imagination, as bad as its critics like to claim, nor is it as good as many of us would like to think it is.
Actors, both male and female, can be fickle, but they can also understand when a potentially good pay day stares them in the face, as well as international recognition, which, if they play their cards right, can lead to many subsequent roles as they become higher in demand.
In the flesh...
Sunday afternoon and feeling sleepy. No article this week, but we'll be back soon!
Here we are, some weeks later, and I have read the titanic volume cover to cover, with curiously mixed feelings, much to my chagrin. Please don’t mistake me, the book is really quite good, and some respects, extraordinary, a worthy inclusion in the long line of lavish Taschen art-related books and an obvious choice for any Bond fan’s personal library.