History Film / AViewToAKill

23rd Nov '16 8:57:07 PM DesertDragon
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* WouldntHitAGirl: A meta-example. A few critics at the time pointed out that [[spoiler: May Day's HeelFaceTurn]] conveniently allowed Bond to avoid having to fight and kill a woman (even one that physically outclassed him).
18th Nov '16 11:27:24 AM AndyLA
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* CaliforniaDoubling:
** Averted, as the entire second act was filmed on location in San Francisco. The crew even got permission to do an on-location simulated burning of City Hall with gas jets. Stacey Sutton's house is the real life Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate in Oakland.
** Inversion: Zorin's 'Main Strike' mine, supposedly in California, was filmed at Amberley Working Museum in West Sussex, England.
16th Oct '16 2:56:43 PM eroock
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* AnkleDrag: May Day grabs Stacey by her ankle when the former tries to climbing out of Zorin's mine shaft. Stacey escapes via GivingThemTheStrip.

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* AnkleDrag: May Day grabs Stacey by her ankle when the former tries to climbing climb out of Zorin's mine shaft. Stacey escapes via GivingThemTheStrip.
16th Oct '16 2:56:22 PM eroock
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* AnkleDrag: May Day grabs Stacey by her ankle when the former tries to climbing out of Zorin's mine shaft. Stacey escapes via GivingThemTheStrip.
15th Oct '16 7:23:04 AM Saveelich
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''A View to a Kill'' is the 14th Film/JamesBond film, starring Creator/RogerMoore in his last appearance as 007 at the age of 57, although Bond's advanced age [[BlatantLies is hardly noticeable in this outing]]. After a Zorin Industries computer chip is found in Siberia, Bond is sent to investigate the company at a horse show. Features Creator/ChristopherWalken as a shamelessly over the top villain and Grace Jones as "May Day", one of the most genuinely badass (and intimidating) henchwomen of the series. Features Grace Jones jumping off the Eiffel Tower and an opening title song by Music/DuranDuran, to date the only Bond song to make it to number 1 on the pop charts.

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''A View to a Kill'' is the 14th Film/JamesBond film, starring Creator/RogerMoore in his last appearance as 007 at the age of 57, although Bond's advanced age [[BlatantLies is hardly noticeable in this outing]]. After a Zorin Industries computer chip is found in Siberia, Bond is sent to investigate the company at a horse show.race competition. Features Creator/ChristopherWalken as a shamelessly over the top villain and Grace Jones as "May Day", one of the most genuinely badass (and intimidating) henchwomen of the series. Features Grace Jones jumping off the Eiffel Tower and an opening title song by Music/DuranDuran, to date the only Bond song to make it to number 1 on the pop charts.
15th Oct '16 7:18:55 AM Saveelich
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''A View to a Kill'' is the 14th Film/JamesBond film, starring Roger Moore in his last appearance as 007 at the age of 57, although Bond's advanced age [[BlatantLies is hardly noticeable in this outing]]. After a Zorin Industries computer chip is found in Siberia, Bond is sent to investigate the company at a horse show. Features Creator/ChristopherWalken as a shamelessly over the top villain and Grace Jones as "May Day", one of the most genuinely badass (and intimidating) henchwomen of the series. Features Grace Jones jumping off the Eiffel Tower and an opening title song by Music/DuranDuran, to date the only Bond song to make it to number 1 on the pop charts.

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''A View to a Kill'' is the 14th Film/JamesBond film, starring Roger Moore Creator/RogerMoore in his last appearance as 007 at the age of 57, although Bond's advanced age [[BlatantLies is hardly noticeable in this outing]]. After a Zorin Industries computer chip is found in Siberia, Bond is sent to investigate the company at a horse show. Features Creator/ChristopherWalken as a shamelessly over the top villain and Grace Jones as "May Day", one of the most genuinely badass (and intimidating) henchwomen of the series. Features Grace Jones jumping off the Eiffel Tower and an opening title song by Music/DuranDuran, to date the only Bond song to make it to number 1 on the pop charts.
8th Oct '16 10:39:22 AM CynicalBastardo
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* SovietSuperscience: Averted. General Gogol brings a medal to the Universal Exports office for Bond in recognition for his efforts in saving Silicone Valley. M wonders why, as he thinks that the destruction of Silicone Valley would be a cause for celebration in the Soviet Union. Gogol explains that the KGB has been stealing technologies from companies there for years.
18th Sep '16 8:17:44 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* RippedFromTheHeadlines: The writers had noted the explosion in available computer technology and the public's fascination / concern with all things hi-tech so decided that their story should centre around the planned destruction of America's Silicon Valley.
16th Sep '16 9:20:10 PM JackG
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* IllTakeThatAsACompliment: Zorin's smugness always disappears whenever someone reminds him of his DesignerBabies nature. However when Bond gives the page quote, he's apparently enough of a WellDoneSonGuy to agree with it.
16th Sep '16 7:35:41 PM JackG
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** InUniverse too; as Gogol reprimands Zorin for his horse fixing, which could draw attention to the KGB's involvement in the theft of silicon chips.
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