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RANT #3 The “Formula”

Much has been said by Barbara Broccoli (Babs for brevity's sake) about the James Bond “formula” and why it had to go after the “box office failure” of Die Another Day. This is a two part rant. First I defend the “formula” next I discuss how it became so maligned. I find her use of…

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RANT # 2  Purvis and Wade the same movie 6 times

I used to think Kevin Mclory’s idea of making Thunderball several different ways in order to create his own Bond franchise was nuts. That is until I realized Purvis and Wade have done just that since TWINE. Let me explain by first laying out their writing template, then explaining how it fits in each film.…

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Dirty Benny’s Weekly Rant

EDITORS Note: Dirty Benny's weekly rants became a staple of our forum January 2014. We've enjoy them so much we asked Benny to publish a few here on the main page. We hope you enjoy them as much as we have. You can see more of Dirty Benny's Weekly Rants here in our Classic Bond…