History Literature / Moonraker

11th Mar '17 7:32:31 PM Mdumas43073
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27th Dec '16 11:26:48 AM Black_Diesel
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16th Oct '16 6:43:23 PM jsonitsac
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** Also an automotive example of a NationalWeapon. Drax drives in a German Mercedes while 007 drives in a British Bentley.
2nd Oct '16 3:57:22 PM Rubber_Lotus
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* JackBauerInterrogationTechnique: Bond inflicts this on Krebs with a [[GrievousBottleyHarm mineral-water bottle]], but Krebs manages to escape before Bond can extract anything useful. Later, Drax plans a much nastier version for Bond and Gala, but Bond actually [[DefiedTrope defies]] it by telling Drax everything what he wants to know (this causes Drax to become overconfident and leave them alive for an elaborate DeathTrap, instead of [[JustShootHim just shooting them]]).

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* JackBauerInterrogationTechnique: Bond inflicts this on Krebs with a [[GrievousBottleyHarm mineral-water bottle]], but Krebs manages to escape before Bond can extract anything useful. Later, Drax plans a much nastier version for Bond and Gala, but Bond actually [[DefiedTrope defies]] it by telling Drax everything what he wants to know (this causes Drax to become overconfident and leave them alive for an elaborate DeathTrap, instead of [[JustShootHim just shooting them]]).


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* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: Two such crimes - Drax's cheating at Blades, and the murder of security chief Major Tallon - are the only reasons Bond gets involved with the Moonraker project at all.
2nd Oct '16 3:51:09 PM Rubber_Lotus
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* JackBauerInterrogationTechnique: Bond inflicts this on Krebs with a [[GrievousBottleyHarm mineral-water bottle]], but Krebs manages to escape before Bond can extract anything useful. Later, Drax plans a much nastier version for Bond and Gala, but Bond actually [[DefiedTrope defies]] it by telling Drax everything what he wants to know (this causes Drax to become overconfident and leave them alive for an elaborate DeathTrap, instead of [[JustShootHim just shooting them]]).
2nd Oct '16 2:34:08 PM Rubber_Lotus
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* TechnologyPorn: The natural conclusion of Fleming's love for detail, combined with fifties Britain's anxiety about maintaining power (especially [[UltimateDefenceOfTheRealm nuclear power]]) on the international stage. The Moonraker gets page after page dedicated to explaining how it works, even though TheProfessor explaining it to Bond promises he'll keep it short because Bond isn't a scientist.
26th Sep '16 8:58:03 AM Rubber_Lotus
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* SmokeyGentlemansClub: Blades may well be the MostTriumphantExample, at least in literature. It gets several pages' worth of backstory, lots more SceneryPorn descriptions, and according to M, there are so many varieties of food available that only people who have no imagination bother looking at the menus.

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* SmokeyGentlemansClub: SmokyGentlemensClub: Blades may well be the MostTriumphantExample, at least in literature. It gets several pages' worth of backstory, lots more SceneryPorn descriptions, and according to M, there are so many varieties of food available that only people who have no imagination bother looking at the menus.
26th Sep '16 8:57:41 AM Rubber_Lotus
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* SmokeyGentlemansClub: Blades may well be the MostTriumphantExample, at least in literature. It gets several pages' worth of backstory, lots more SceneryPorn descriptions, and according to M, there are so many varieties of food available that only people who have no imagination bother looking at the menus.
6th Sep '16 11:18:44 AM Rubber_Lotus
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* CurbstompBattle: Bond's bridge game against Drax. The chairman of Blades, upon seeing Bond's hand, declares the only possibility to be "sheer murder".



* HeroicSacrifice: [[DefiedTrope Defied]]. Bond's initial plan [[spoiler:to stop the Moonraker from nuking London]] is to manually sabotage and blow it up at the launch site]], but with Gala's help, he's able to alter its launch coordinates instead.

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[DefiedTrope Defied]]. Bond's initial plan [[spoiler:to stop the Moonraker from nuking London]] is to manually sabotage and blow it up at the launch site]], site, but with Gala's help, he's able to alter its launch coordinates instead.



* RansackedRoom: Both Bond and Gala are victims of Kreb's ransacking during their stay at the Moonraker base, with Gala noting that her mail has been tampered with.

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* RansackedRoom: Both Bond and Gala are victims of Kreb's Krebs' ransacking during their stay at the Moonraker base, with Gala noting that her mail has been tampered with.
6th Sep '16 10:55:13 AM Rubber_Lotus
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* CarChase: A much more action-packed one than what ''Casino Royale'' offered, though [[spoiler:it ends just as badly for Bond]].



* HeroicSacrifice: [{DefiedTrope Defied]]. Bond's initial plan [[spoiler:to stop the Moonraker from nuking London]] is to manually sabotage and blow it up at the launch site]], but with Gala's help, he's able to alter its launch coordinates instead.

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* HeroicSacrifice: [{DefiedTrope [[DefiedTrope Defied]]. Bond's initial plan [[spoiler:to stop the Moonraker from nuking London]] is to manually sabotage and blow it up at the launch site]], but with Gala's help, he's able to alter its launch coordinates instead.
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