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Review of SPECTRE from the Mirror. DO NOT read if you want to avoid SPOILERS!!!

'James Bond is back with a brutal blast....
http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-reviews/j … st-6677940

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This is going to be a very tough five days, trying to avoid temptation.  ajb007/biggrin

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Thunderpussy wrote:

This is going to be a very tough five days, trying to avoid temptation.  ajb007/biggrin

Yeah, I lasted about 5 seconds and then read the above review  ajb007/lol It didn't give away too much, but at the same time it did. I wouldn't read this review if you want to avoid spoilers.

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It's not a spoiler to quote the whole headline is it?

"'James Bond is back with a brutal blast as SPECTRE is the best EVER'"

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Damn! Im in the states! This will be torture... ajb007/lol

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-Thunderball

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Happens every Bond season  ajb007/mad

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More reviews of SPECTRE from the Mail, Time Out London and The Telegraph.

Bond is back with a bang!
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/ar … paign=1490

Spectre
http://www.timeout.com/london/film/spectre

SPECTRE review: 'a swaggering show of confidence'
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/film/james-b … re/review/

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Must not look !  ajb007/lol  although all the headlines seem very positive.  ajb007/martini

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Well...I've read them all now  ajb007/cool  ...Looks like three positive and one mixed (3 out of  5 stars). Not a bad batting average, really.

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Radio 1 review. 2 little clips from the film also. Perhaps to be released in the coming days maybe in full


http://youtu.be/dKA6yycTBls

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Well...whatever the final analysis of the numbers a few months down the road...it seems relatively safe to assume that a massive bomb isn't about to land with a dull thud.

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What really interested me was

Spoiler how some of the reviews said the torture scenes were testing the 12A rating - so this will presumably be nearly as violent as LTK?
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its gonna be reall yhard to top the casino torture , how can you get more r - rated than that? Well i guess the answer is obvious, fall back on Ian Fleming

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http://variety.com/2015/film/reviews/sp … 201622685/

...Most of their most cutting criticisms here are the very things that have made Bond the phenomenon it is...the sort of things that were said about Bond films in the '60s, '70s & '80s. How lovely  ajb007/martini  I've never been comfortable with Bond as a critic's darling  ajb007/bond

Last edited by Loeffelholz (22nd Oct 2015 02:00)

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The part in the SPOILER above by Millennium Force (great ride, btw) wasn't included in the final shooting script.   I noticed a few things in the trailer that they've added as well.  The shooting script was pretty awesome as is, and it seems that most of the review reflect that they've stuck to it for the most part.

So, yeah, looks like it will be a big success.  Better than the last?  Classic?  Remains to be seen.  Can't imagine it being a big dissapointment at any level based on both reading the story and seeing what people are saying now that have seen the final product.

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Loeffelholz wrote:

http://variety.com/2015/film/reviews/sp … 201622685/

...Most of their most cutting criticisms here are the very things that have made Bond the phenomenon it is...the sort of things that were said about Bond films in the '60s, '70s & '80s. How lovely  ajb007/martini  I've never been comfortable with Bond as a critic's darling  ajb007/bond

I always get a kick out of negative film reviews that rip everything I would like about a film and make me want to see it even more.

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Good reviews so far

1. For Your Eyes Only      2. The Living Daylights    3 From Russia with Love  4. Casino Royale  5. OHMSS  6. Skyfall

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Must...not...click...link...

Bugger, I clicked it, but to be fair it didn't give away a vast amount more than I already knew.

There were a couple of mild surprises though, so be warned if you decide to take a peek!

Last edited by Penfold Heart (22nd Oct 2015 09:34)

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I think I am going to have to put myself in Purdah until Tuesday.

Fortunately, I am away this weekend (and by away I mean nowhere near any social media etc.)

These links, so tempting...

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We should have a thread, for those of us who are tempted to
take a quick look. So other " Stronger Members" ( Oh, Er !)  ajb007/wink
Can talk us out of it !  ajb007/lol

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Three more (mixed) reviews of SPECTRE from The Radio Times, The Wrap and Yahoo Celebrity!

Spectre review: "a prestige picture on a huge scale, but one that overreaches itself"
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2015-10- … hes-itself

'Spectre' Review: 007 Goes Through the Motions in a Perfunctory Adventure
http://www.thewrap.com/spectre-review-0 … oph-waltz/

Spectre review: New James Bond movie doesn't go far enough
https://uk.celebrity.yahoo.com/post/131 … -doesnt-go

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Again...all very typical Bond film reviews.  Overreaches itself in one review, doesn't go far enough in another  ajb007/lol  The very same film. These are people who don't 'get it,' and Bond has been dispatching them, as well, for as long as he's been licensed to kill baddies   ajb007/bond

Very excited here.

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I am willing to wager that most of us will like this film better than Skyfall even though the critics will prefer the latter. Maybe Skyfall was a better film, but I'm hoping SPECTRE will be a better BOND film.  ajb007/martini

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Miles Messervy wrote:

I am willing to wager that most of us will like this film better than Skyfall even though the critics will prefer the latter. Maybe Skyfall was a better film, but I'm hoping SPECTRE will be a better BOND film.  ajb007/martini

Only viewing will tell...but Eon, past and present, would say that they make these films for the fans who plop their money down---not constipated, mewling milquetoasts who don't understand the first thing about this series, or its character.

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Miles Messervy wrote:

I am willing to wager that most of us will like this film better than Skyfall even though the critics will prefer the latter. Maybe Skyfall was a better film, but I'm hoping SPECTRE will be a better BOND film.  ajb007/martini

From the reviews I've been reading, I have the same impression. My anticipation just went up a couple numbers in the dial.

To top it off, SS single was dispatched today, as were the David Deyong earrings (Christmas prezzie for the missus!). Today seems to be a very SPECTRal day for me!

"Enjoy it while it lasts."
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