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11:08 PM on 01/05/10 
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I’m sorry, I can’t imagine the guy who directed movies like American Beauty, Revolutionary Road, and Away We Go to make an effective action film. Hopefully he will prove me wrong.
12:26 AM on 01/06/10 
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It's an odd/interesting/surprising directing choice, but I love it.

The funny thing is people hear odd pairs involving movies (Heath Ledger cast as Joker) and automatically close their mind about it. We all saw how the Joker was with Ledger. I think Mendes could make this amazing.

With Peter Morgan writing the script, it should have a good story too.
01:00 AM on 01/06/10 
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Can't wait...another suckfest.

Since Daniel Craig got cast, I have not enjoyed one second of the new Bond franchise.
02:48 AM on 01/06/10 
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Well the last two were great so I hope this will be, only seen one movie by this guy so who knows guess we will have to wait until next year.
02:54 AM on 01/06/10 
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I'm pretty sure that he will do better than the last guy who made one. As long as they don't have Paul Haggis writing a script it should be fine.

Haggis co-wrote Casino Royale...
03:55 AM on 01/06/10 
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Haggis co-wrote Casino Royale...
He also co-wrote the last one, and it was horrible.
03:57 AM on 01/06/10 
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It's an odd/interesting/surprising directing choice, but I love it.

The funny thing is people hear odd pairs involving movies (Heath Ledger cast as Joker) and automatically close their mind about it. We all saw how the Joker was with Ledger. I think Mendes could make this amazing.

With Peter Morgan writing the script, it should have a good story too.

Ledger wasn't directing The Dark Knight though. If Sam Mendes was playing James Bond then your defense would make more sense.
08:48 AM on 01/06/10 
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Hmmm, the action in the last one but it was probably the worst plot ever.
08:51 AM on 01/06/10 
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I'd like to see Takashi Miike direct a Bond film.
09:20 AM on 01/06/10 
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I would hardly blame Marc Forster for Quantum.
09:20 AM on 01/06/10 
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Can't wait...another suckfest.

Since Daniel Craig got cast, I have not enjoyed one second of the new Bond franchise.
Miss the good old Pierce Brosnan days?
09:30 AM on 01/06/10 
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Man, I sure do. Really, this franchise needs a return to form, like a a villain who gets a different face and wants to destroy the earth with a sun satellite. If this movie doesn't have invisible cars driving through melting ice castles and asians with diamonds stuck in their fucking face getting crushed by chandeliers, I'm boycotting
09:35 AM on 01/06/10 
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Can't argue with a plot like that.
09:49 AM on 01/06/10 
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Craig Manning
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will be directed by...Sam Mendes. Didn't they learn with Quantum of Solace and The World Is Not Enough that having a non-action director helm a Bond film DOESN'T WORK? Ugh.

http://www.imdb.com/news/ni1373323/

Shit. I've hated all the Sam Mendes films I've seen with the exception of Road to Perdition, but that gives me some hope for this. I thought there was talk awhile back about a Danny Boyle Bond...guess that fell through...

I wish Martin Campbell would just direct every one.

I've been thinking this for awhile as well. I didn't hate Quantum, but after Casino Royale, it was a huge letdown.

Can't wait...another suckfest.

Since Daniel Craig got cast, I have not enjoyed one second of the new Bond franchise.

You realize that Casino Royale was the best Bond film since like...Goldfinger, right?
09:50 AM on 01/06/10 
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Shit. I've hated all the Sam Mendes films I've seen with the exception of Road to Perdition, but that gives me some hope for this. I thought there was talk awhile back about a Danny Boyle Bond...guess that fell through...
Didn't like American Beauty or didn't see it?



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