History Film / LiveAndLetDie

25th Jul '16 9:06:31 AM JamesAustin
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[[caption-width-right:330:''Why does it matter to ya, when you got a job to do...'']]

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[[caption-width-right:330:''Why [[caption-width-right:330:''"Why does it matter to ya, when you got a job to do...'']]
do you got to do it well..."'']]



It's one of the more [[LoveItOrHateIt polarizing]] ''Bond'' films. Some like it for its change of pace it's the first time Bond deals with both organized crime and the supernatural while others feel it was simply a {{Blaxploitation}} film with the 007 logo slapped on the front. It is noteworthy in that amongst the things it did to try and distance it from the "silliness" of the Creator/SeanConnery era, it didn't include a scene with Q (he's mentioned though).

This is a bit undermined by the fact that it's still ''a film about voodoo,'' down to including what is implied to be the real Baron Samedi. Plus, the gadgets used were further over the top than seen before. On the other hand, the theme song by {{Paul McCartney}} & [[{{Music/Wings}} Wings]] is widely regarded as one of the series' all-time best, and has achieved a good deal of success independent of the film, being covered by Music/GunsNRoses and still played by [=McCartney=] today in his concerts. It's so famous that many younger people don't even know that it came from a Bond film.

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It's one of the more [[LoveItOrHateIt polarizing]] ''Bond'' films. Some like it for its change of pace it's the first time Bond deals with both organized crime and the supernatural while others feel it was simply a {{Blaxploitation}} film with the 007 logo slapped on the front. It is noteworthy in that amongst the things it did to try and distance it from the "silliness" of the Creator/SeanConnery era, it didn't include a scene with Q (he's mentioned though). \n\n This is a bit undermined by the fact that it's still ''a film about voodoo,'' down to including what is implied to be the real Baron Samedi. Plus, the gadgets used were further over the top than seen before. On the other hand, the before.

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theme song by {{Paul McCartney}} Music/PaulMcCartney & [[{{Music/Wings}} Wings]] Music/{{Wings}} is widely regarded as one of the series' all-time best, and has achieved a good deal of success independent of the film, being covered by Music/GunsNRoses and still played by [=McCartney=] today in his concerts. It's so famous that many younger people don't even know that it came from a Bond film.




22nd Jun '16 7:33:28 PM TheWildWestPyro
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[[caption-width-right:330:[-A fitting introduction to the wildest 007 of them all.-] ]]

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[[caption-width-right:330:[-A fitting introduction [[caption-width-right:330:''Why does it matter to the wildest 007 of them all.-] ]]ya, when you got a job to do...'']]
30th May '16 12:02:02 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* SceneryGorn: The back alley in Harlem where Mr. Big's goons take Bond out to shoot him.

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* SceneryGorn: The back alley in Harlem where Mr. Big's goons take Bond out to shoot him.him is probably the most miserable alley in fictional history.
12th Apr '16 7:31:22 AM TheWildWestPyro
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** "[[[spoiler:Kananga]]] did have an ''inflated'' opinion of himself."

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** "[[[spoiler:Kananga]]] "[[spoiler:Kananga]] did have an ''inflated'' opinion of himself."
12th Apr '16 7:30:40 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* EveryoneHatesHades: Baron Samedi is portrayed as a Voodoo version of Satan who has numerous zombie servants. In actual Voodoo mythology, Samedi is known for making the dead rot quicker so they can't be turned into zombies.

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* EveryoneHatesHades: Baron Samedi is portrayed as a Voodoo version of Satan who has numerous zombie servants. In actual Voodoo mythology, Samedi is known for making the dead rot quicker so they can't be turned into zombies.zombies and is a personally charming and friendly fellow, fond of rum and cigars.
12th Apr '16 7:28:37 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* {{BFG}}: Bond spends most of the film with his compact Walther PPK, but come the finale, he trades it out for a large [[RevolversAreJustBetter revolver]], plus an anti-shark pistol with compressed gas bullets that make things [[RuleOfCool explode]].

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* {{BFG}}: Bond spends most of the film with his compact Walther PPK, but come the finale, he trades it out for a large shiny .44 [[RevolversAreJustBetter revolver]], revolver]] to rescue Solitaire, plus an anti-shark pistol with compressed gas bullets that make things inflate, then [[RuleOfCool explode]].
5th Apr '16 10:47:05 AM y2k890
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[[TheOneWith The one where]] Bond gets called a "[[JiveTurkey honky]]."[[note]]Also, [[TheOneWith the only one where]] Bond loses a game of cards fair and square. Also, [[TheOneWith the first one]] not adapted from the Ian Fleming novels. [[/note]]

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[[TheOneWith The one where]] Bond gets called a "[[JiveTurkey honky]]."[[note]]Also, [[TheOneWith the only one where]] Bond loses a game of cards fair and square. Also, [[TheOneWith the first one]] not adapted from the Ian Fleming novels. [[/note]]
5th Apr '16 10:44:05 AM y2k890
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[[TheOneWith The one where]] Bond gets called a "[[JiveTurkey honky]]."[[note]]Also, [[TheOneWith the only one where]] Bond loses a game of cards fair and square.[[/note]]

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[[TheOneWith The one where]] Bond gets called a "[[JiveTurkey honky]]."[[note]]Also, [[TheOneWith the only one where]] Bond loses a game of cards fair and square. Also, [[TheOneWith the first one]] not adapted from the Ian Fleming novels. [[/note]]
31st Jan '16 11:59:50 AM thatsnumberwang
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* GunsDoNotWorkThatWay: Bond takes Rose's Smith & Wesson Model 19, then claims the serial numbers were filed off, yet he glances at the right side; the serial number on S&W revolvers is always on the butt plate. Later, when she finds another Model 19 on Quarrel Jr.'s boat, Quarrel tells her the safety was on, despite revolvers generally not having safeties. Possibly qualifying as FridgeBrillance, as a real CIA agent would have known about such basic things herself and challenged them. Bond and Quarrel were testing her.

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* GunsDoNotWorkThatWay: Bond takes Rose's Smith & Wesson Model 19, then claims the serial numbers were filed off, yet he glances at the right side; the serial number on S&W revolvers is always on the butt plate. Later, when she finds another Model 19 on Quarrel Jr.'s boat, Quarrel tells her the safety was on, despite revolvers generally not having safeties. Possibly qualifying as FridgeBrillance, FridgeBrilliance, as a real CIA agent would have known about such basic things herself and challenged them. Bond and Quarrel were testing her.
31st Jan '16 11:59:27 AM thatsnumberwang
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* GunsDoNotWorkThatWay: Bond takes Rose's Smith & Wesson Model 19, then claims the serial numbers were filed off, yet he glances at the right side; the serial number on S&W revolvers is always on the butt plate. Later, when she finds another Model 19 on Quarrel Jr.'s boat, Quarrel tells her the safety was on, despite revolvers generally not having safeties.

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* GunsDoNotWorkThatWay: Bond takes Rose's Smith & Wesson Model 19, then claims the serial numbers were filed off, yet he glances at the right side; the serial number on S&W revolvers is always on the butt plate. Later, when she finds another Model 19 on Quarrel Jr.'s boat, Quarrel tells her the safety was on, despite revolvers generally not having safeties. Possibly qualifying as FridgeBrillance, as a real CIA agent would have known about such basic things herself and challenged them. Bond and Quarrel were testing her.
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