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Craig is better than everyone.

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At least, Craig is the best reinvention of Bond since Connery.


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Craig is the best, second Connery

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At least, Craig is the best reinvention of Bond since Connery.


while I agree that Craig is way better by leaps and bounds than lame duck wooden Brosnan who couldnt act if his life depended on it,I think people are getting way too carried away here saying he is the best Bond since Connery or even saying he is the best Bond ever.He doesnt look the part at all is my only beef with Craig.

Asd I have said before in the past,Connery and Moore are the only true James Bond actors.All the others are just a bunch of phony wanna be imposters so the discussion on craig or Brosnan is really mute.


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At least, Craig is the best reinvention of Bond since Connery.


He's the only real reinvention, imo. Dalton was a sort of reinvention, but I don't think he was different enough, or well executed enough, to really count.

Brosnan, Moore and whatsisface were very much in the Connery mould imo.

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while I agree that Craig is way better by leaps and bounds than lame duck wooden Brosnan who couldnt act if his life depended on it,I think people are getting way too carried away here saying he is the best Bond since Connery or even saying he is the best Bond ever.He doesnt look the part at all is my only beef with Craig.

Asd I have said before in the past,Connery and Moore are the only true James Bond actors.All the others are just a bunch of phony wanna be imposters so the discussion on craig or Brosnan is really mute.


lol. Watch more Brosnan.


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Connery>Moore>Brosnan>Craig. The rest are forgetable.


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I think by today's standards, Moore's a pretty boring Bond. He hardly does anything, except raise an eye brow.


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Yes, most movies in that day are outdated but Casino Royal absolutely put me to sleep. I always got a laugh out of the older bond movies.


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I think by today's standards, Moore's a pretty boring Bond. He hardly does anything, except raise an eye brow.


He isnt ANYWHERE near as boring as Brosnan.Not even close.He can at least act. laughing Brosnans acting is so terrible, until the actions scenes get going,his bond movies are hard not to fall asleep in.

When he got cast as Bond,I hoped that he wouldnt be near as horrible as he was in that tv show Remington Steel i was forced to watch because my parents did,it came on right before a show i liked I remember so the last 15 minutes or so,i had to painfully sit through his dullness.

True to form though,to my fears,his acting as Bond was every bit as horrible as it was on Remington Steel.I thought same old Pierce.Nothing has changed.

Moore keeps it exciting with his sarcasm. and Craig come compared to Moore,same thing.while a much better actor than Brosnan,compared to Moore though,he's dull.


silent bomber over here on this thread,nailed it for me.Its cool to see someone else out there that thinks exactly as I do about the Bond actor cause thats exactly how I rank them as well below.I totally agree with him as well on his comments on Dalton.he shouldnt be ranked so low.He should easily be rated higher than both Brosnan and Craig.

Hmmmm

1. Roger Moore (I don't care if he's a bit campy, I find him more entertaining to watch than Sean Connery)

2. Sean Connery (very smooth, much better for fight scenes than Moore)

3. Timothy Dalton (Cool and serious)

4. Daniel Craig (I like him, does a good job)

5. Pierce Brosnan (a bit too much of a wimpy poseur to me)

6. George Lazenby (wet fish)

I don't get why so many are putting Dalton low, I always felt that Daniel Craig was kind of following in Dalton's shadow, they're very similar Bonds (see License to Kill)

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Connery>Moore>Brosnan>Craig. The rest are forgetable.


I like your listing of Connery and Moore in first and second obviously.Good man. Happy Dance thumb up rock

I agree with you whole heartedly that they are the two best,the only thing I dont agree with you on obviously though is that after Connery and Moore,all the others are ALL forgettable.


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He isnt ANYWHERE near as boring as Brosnan.Not even close.He can at least act. laughing Brosnans acting is so terrible, until the actions scenes get going,his bond movies are hard not to fall asleep in.

When he got cast as Bond,I hoped that he wouldnt be near as horrible as he was in that tv show Remington Steel i was forced to watch because my parents did,it came on right before a show i liked I remember so the last 15 minutes or so,i had to painfully sit through his dullness.

True to form though,to my fears,his acting as Bond was every bit as horrible as it was on Remington Steel.I thought same old Pierce.Nothing has changed.

Moore keeps it exciting with his sarcasm. and Craig come compared to Moore,same thing.while a much better actor than Brosnan,compared to Moore though,he's dull.


silent bomber over here on this thread,nailed it for me.Its cool to see someone else out there that thinks exactly as I do about the Bond actor cause thats exactly how I rank them as well below.I totally agree with him as well on his comments on Dalton.he shouldnt be ranked so low.He should easily be rated higher than both Brosnan and Craig.

Hmmmm

1. Roger Moore (I don't care if he's a bit campy, I find him more entertaining to watch than Sean Connery)

2. Sean Connery (very smooth, much better for fight scenes than Moore)

3. Timothy Dalton (Cool and serious)

4. Daniel Craig (I like him, does a good job)

5. Pierce Brosnan (a bit too much of a wimpy poseur to me)

6. George Lazenby (wet fish)

I don't get why so many are putting Dalton low, I always felt that Daniel Craig was kind of following in Dalton's shadow, they're very similar Bonds (see License to Kill)

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the 15 minutes ran out so i didnt get to say the rest of what I wanted to say as well that Moore also keeps it exciting as well with his charm,charisma,and excellent acting skills.

Like in Octopussy when he is talking to that villian about detonating a bomb and blowing up a city,he really gets into it saying-you dont give a damn about what happens to all those people.

I have seen other actors before who have said similiar lines in smiliar circumstances in movies where they put NOTHING into their acting,that they sounded like they werent really enjoying what they were doing,that they were just saying the lines cause they had to be there.and thats always been my problem with Pierce.

He just never sounded like he wanted to be there doing what he was paid to be doing.That he wasnt having fun with it like Moore and Connery you could tell always did,that he was just there for the paycheck.


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Brosnan was a better, more laid back bond than moore imo. Better performer too, and actually came across more as a badass than moore.


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He isnt ANYWHERE near as boring as Brosnan.Not even close.He can at least act. laughing Brosnans acting is so terrible, until the actions scenes get going,his bond movies are hard not to fall asleep in.

When he got cast as Bond,I hoped that he wouldnt be near as horrible as he was in that tv show Remington Steel i was forced to watch because my parents did,it came on right before a show i liked I remember so the last 15 minutes or so,i had to painfully sit through his dullness.

True to form though,to my fears,his acting as Bond was every bit as horrible as it was on Remington Steel.I thought same old Pierce.Nothing has changed.

Moore keeps it exciting with his sarcasm. and Craig come compared to Moore,same thing.while a much better actor than Brosnan,compared to Moore though,he's dull.


silent bomber over here on this thread,nailed it for me.Its cool to see someone else out there that thinks exactly as I do about the Bond actor cause thats exactly how I rank them as well below.I totally agree with him as well on his comments on Dalton.he shouldnt be ranked so low.He should easily be rated higher than both Brosnan and Craig.

Hmmmm

1. Roger Moore (I don't care if he's a bit campy, I find him more entertaining to watch than Sean Connery)

2. Sean Connery (very smooth, much better for fight scenes than Moore)

3. Timothy Dalton (Cool and serious)

4. Daniel Craig (I like him, does a good job)

5. Pierce Brosnan (a bit too much of a wimpy poseur to me)

6. George Lazenby (wet fish)

I don't get why so many are putting Dalton low, I always felt that Daniel Craig was kind of following in Dalton's shadow, they're very similar Bonds (see License to Kill)

http://www.killermovies.com/forums/...mp;pagenumber=4


Cant stress this post enough by this poster.He really nailed it.cool that there are some people out there who understand how extremely underrated Dalton really is.He should never have been replaced.He should have stayed on for many,many more pictures.

Brosnan must have special connections like Adam sandler or something,another actor that cant act but has connections is how he made it in hollywood.same thing.one of those actors.

Dalton is extremely underrated as Bond sadly.while not near as good as Moore or Connery,he should not be be rated as low as he always gets.

He is easily better by leaps and bounds than Both Brosnan and Craig,I was sad to see him only last two pictures.worst thing to happen in the bond franchise after not ending it after Moore retired like they should have.

Like he said so well,Dalton was good cause he was cool and serious.

I'll take him anyday of the year over Brosnan and craig.

With Craig,while a fine actor,he looks NOTHING at all like James Bond.Matter of fact,I feel like i am watching Joe Montana on screen more than anything else.hee hee.the resemblence of him and Montana is very close.

With Brosnan,this poster hit the nail right on the head,wimpy poseur.could not have said it better.he nailed it.wooden line delivery and wimpy poseur.

the last two Bonds just dont measure up to Dalton.

One is a very good actor but doesnt look the part

while one DOES look the part but cant act and is very wooden.

damn hollywood for at LEAST not ending it after Dalton. mad

He really nailed it as well saying its cool that Daniel Craig followed in Daltons path,sort of anyways.Like he said,their Bonds are very similiar.

I just wish Craig had fit the part like dalton did and then,I would be cool with Craig as Bond.


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I don't get it. Moore is an extremely limited actor. And a boring Bond.


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Lazenby and OHMSS are criminally underrated.

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Very true. ALthough I still can't get my head around Lazenby (Bond in a skirt?????), the movie itself is very well made. It just doesn't 'feel' like a Bond movie.


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I don't get it. Moore is an extremely limited actor. And a boring Bond.


No he isnt.He is easily leaps and bounds far more exciting to watch than any of the others since him.as I said before,I'll even take him over Connery cause of his sarcasm he brought to it.Like in The spy who loved me where he is fighting jaws,i STILL roll in the chair laughing when he tricks Jaws into looking up and getting his metal teeth attached to the metal magnet he is lowering and quips-Hows that Grab you? His sarcasm and delivery of lines makes him far more exciting than any of the others.no contest.

I cant help it if you dont have a very good sense of humor.I cant do anything for that.


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Interesting topic! Having been a fan of James Bond for most of my life, my ultimate favorite Bond was (and always will be), Sean Connery even though Roger Moore (who I like as well) was playing the role of Bond as I was growing up through the 70's and 80's. In later years, once Moore retired, I thought Timothy Dalton was the perfect replacement and was eager to see him mature in the role for many pictures to come. Unfortunately, he only last two pictures which was a crying shame. But still, if Dalton had to go, I thought Pierce Brosnan was an excellent choice and I was a big fan of his portrayal of Bond. Fortunately we got him for four pictures but he, like Dalton, should have starred in a few more. As for Daniel Craig, I strongly feel that he's the worst James Bond ever! I've seen the three Bond pictures he's been in and can honestly say I can't wait for him to be replaced. The past three Bond pictures resemble nothing of the Bond pictures I've watched all my life and have been stripped of everything I love about a James Bond movie. Craig stomps around like an angry ape who's too dark and depressed. Not to mention, why would they cast a blond Bond? Good grief! Bring back the real James Bond! I wonder who would be a good replacement???

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Interesting topic! Having been a fan of James Bond for most of my life, my ultimate favorite Bond was (and always will be), Sean Connery even though Roger Moore (who I like as well) was playing the role of Bond as I was growing up through the 70's and 80's. In later years, once Moore retired, I thought Timothy Dalton was the perfect replacement and was eager to see him mature in the role for many pictures to come. Unfortunately, he only last two pictures which was a crying shame. But still, if Dalton had to go, I thought Pierce Brosnan was an excellent choice and I was a big fan of his portrayal of Bond. Fortunately we got him for four pictures but he, like Dalton, should have starred in a few more. As for Daniel Craig, I strongly feel that he's the worst James Bond ever! I've seen the three Bond pictures he's been in and can honestly say I can't wait for him to be replaced. The past three Bond pictures resemble nothing of the Bond pictures I've watched all my life and have been stripped of everything I love about a James Bond movie. Craig stomps around like an angry ape who's too dark and depressed. Not to mention, why would they cast a blond Bond? Good grief! Bring back the real James Bond! I wonder who would be a good replacement???

There is no true real Bond. Actors will show different versions of a charcter and you should do well to enjoy the positives of each.


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