No Time To Die

123457»

Comments

  • StrangewaysStrangeways London, UKPosts: 1,431MI6 Agent
    Greetings all - been ages since I posted but I couldn't stay away now we actually have a title!

    I love NT2D. The last two movies have had single word titles, so it was time for a "sentence". There is (kind of) a link to Broccoli, from that 1958 film, but I also think it sounds like an homage to teh Gardener/Benson novels of the 80s and 90s.

    Either way I think it works and can't wait to get back into AJB007, debating, discussing and getting NT2D news.
  • 005005 Posts: 138MI6 Agent
    I love the NTTD title and it's actually my favourite original title. I'm not totally sure why though. It sounds really cool to me and very Bond - it doesn't just hint at the danger in his life, but that he's a man on the move who has stuff to accomplish both in his missions and with his enjoyment of finer things.
  • chrisisallchrisisall Western Mass, USAPosts: 9,043MI6 Agent
    No time for Lea to die....
    Dalton & Connery rule. Brozz was cool. Craig is too.
    #1.TLD/LTK 2.TND 3.QOS 4.GF 5.DN/GE 6.SP 7.FRWL 8.TB/TMWTGG 9.TWINE 10.YOLT
  • zaphod99zaphod99 Posts: 1,405MI6 Agent
    005 wrote:
    I love the NTTD title and it's actually my favourite original title. I'm not totally sure why though. It sounds really cool to me and very Bond - it doesn't just hint at the danger in his life, but that he's a man on the move who has stuff to accomplish both in his missions and with his enjoyment of finer things.

    Very easily pleased
    Of that of which we cannot speak we must pass over in silence- Ludwig Wittgenstein.
  • 005005 Posts: 138MI6 Agent
    zaphod99 wrote:
    005 wrote:
    I love the NTTD title and it's actually my favourite original title. I'm not totally sure why though. It sounds really cool to me and very Bond - it doesn't just hint at the danger in his life, but that he's a man on the move who has stuff to accomplish both in his missions and with his enjoyment of finer things.

    Very easily pleased

    Well, I hated spectre and I'm not a fan of Skyfall as films. So perhaps not.
  • zaphod99zaphod99 Posts: 1,405MI6 Agent
    005 wrote:
    zaphod99 wrote:
    005 wrote:
    I love the NTTD title and it's actually my favourite original title. I'm not totally sure why though. It sounds really cool to me and very Bond - it doesn't just hint at the danger in his life, but that he's a man on the move who has stuff to accomplish both in his missions and with his enjoyment of finer things.

    Very easily pleased

    Well, I hated spectre and I'm not a fan of Skyfall as films. So perhaps not.
    :)
    Of that of which we cannot speak we must pass over in silence- Ludwig Wittgenstein.
  • PP4mePP4me Posts: 19MI6 Agent
    Just watched an episode of The Saint, its title 'A Time To Die' - (Series 6 Episode 8), won't spoil it for any one but might be interesting to see comparisons to the plot of 'No Time To Die'.
  • emtiememtiem SurreyPosts: 4,090MI6 Agent
    This is the title of B25!

    https://youtu.be/ChJ_afRiUzo

    Happy anniversary, NTTD :)
  • ShatterfangShatterfang Posts: 532MI6 Agent
    lol :)) :))
  • ThunderpussyThunderpussy Behind you !Posts: 63,696MI6 Agent
    Perhaps rename it to " Long Time to wait " ;)
    "I've been informed that there ARE a couple of QAnon supporters who are fairly regular posters in AJB."
  • James SuzukiJames Suzuki New ZealandPosts: 2,383MI6 Agent
    YouTube Historian Lindy biege just released a 38 minute video based on his trip to Matera which I would recommend watching. There isn't that much Bond stuff in it but with Lindybieges fun style and well researched information it was quite fascinating. Sounds like the Bond team not only chose a stellar location but, once again, tapped into an up and coming tourist location
    Here's the link.
    https://youtu.be/r236Sz7kvEE
    “The scent and smoke and sweat of a casino are nauseating at three in the morning. "
    -Casino Royale, Ian Fleming
  • chrisno1chrisno1 LondonPosts: 1,028MI6 Agent

    At the risk of bumping an old thread - not mine though - I'd like to add my tuppence worth.

    [Love the discussion, by the way.]

    I do consider NTTD rather uninspiring. It isn't the worst title - that goes to the mangled press release of TND which is punchier than its original Tomorrow Never Lies, but makes less sense.

    I am fairly ambivalent towards NTTD. I will need to see the film to judge its relevance. That will be telling in its success.

    One of my issues with QOS was that the title barely had relevance to the movie until an unreferenced scene at the film's coda. Had the producers entitled that film THE PROPERTY OF A LADY, which would still have significance to Bond's love for Vesper, her role in MI5 as a double, and to a Fleming title, we could now be witnessing QUANTUM OF SOLACE being touted about. (Although I have avoided spoilers so I am clearly guessing at plot content).

    I was disappointed this one wasn't to be SHATTERHAND. NTTD suggests another abandonment of literal Fleming in favour of something more cinematic. Also Shatterhand would continue the whispering 'ss' sounds which inhabit all of Craig's titles.

    Now the dull stuff. I would not be surprised if the producers are in fact simply invoking the memory of Cubby Broccoli and Warwick films and reusing the title of Terence Young's 1958 war picture [Tank Force in the USA, so no repetitions there]. It's probably more likely than tales of production meetings, scratching heads and brain-storming sessions. While I don't dislike this idea either, it does seem a waste of perfectly decent Fleming materials.

    For instance, will we ever see The Hildebrand Rarity used now they painted it onto the outside of a door in Spectre? Will they ever have a character saying: "In this business there is much risico." ? Will there ever be a female double agent who can be given The Property of a Lady - we've lost that opportunity twice already? Even more maddeningly, and this is another wider subject, will EoN ever decide to use the continuation novels for titles, characters and plots?

    I've moaned about this elsewhere in AJB, but the stagnant title of Bond 25 only reinforces IMO the stale nature of the production team. Fresh air is badly needed to rejuvenate this franchise.

    Ah, I doubt it all. Or maybe I'll be politely surprised.

Sign In or Register to comment.