Cult Labs

Go Back   Cult Labs > Film Discussions > Action & Adventure

Like Tree332Likes

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #91  
Old 21st December 2011, 03:45 PM
Bringer Of Funerals's Avatar
Cult Acolyte
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Middlesbrough
Blog Entries: 80
Default

I didnt mind Tomorrow it was the 3rd Bond film i had seen at the time (the 1st being Licence To Kill and the 2nd was Goldeneye)
Reply With Quote
  #92  
Old 21st December 2011, 03:58 PM
Slippery Jack's Avatar
Cult Acolyte
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: West Midlands, UK
Default

TND deserves some credit for the casting of Vincent Schiavelli in a (sadly) minor role . . .
__________________
I now have a shiny new website! Or check out my DeviantArt profile if you please...
Reply With Quote
  #93  
Old 21st December 2011, 04:03 PM
Paul@TheOverlook's Avatar
Cult Acolyte
Good Trader
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Tavistock, Devon
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bringer Of Funerals View Post
I didnt mind Tomorrow it was the 3rd Bond film i had seen at the time (the 1st being Licence To Kill and the 2nd was Goldeneye)
Same here!
__________________
Facebook | Twitter | Blog | Criticbusters
Reply With Quote
  #94  
Old 21st December 2011, 04:06 PM
Slippery Jack's Avatar
Cult Acolyte
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: West Midlands, UK
Default

... it also gets plus points for being the first one to be scored by David Arnold, going back to classy John Barry style orchestration after the godawful score that plagued Goldeneye . . .
__________________
I now have a shiny new website! Or check out my DeviantArt profile if you please...
Reply With Quote
  #95  
Old 21st December 2011, 04:13 PM
Stephen@Cult Labs's Avatar
Cult Veteran
Cult Labs Radio Contributor
Good Trader
Senior Moderator
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Irvine, Scotland
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Slippery Jack View Post
... it also gets plus points for being the first one to be scored by David Arnold, going back to classy John Barry style orchestration after the godawful score that plagued Goldeneye . . .
Jesus! I can't stand Arnold or his music. It seems to me that he breaks out the Bond theme at every opportunity he can (probably no more than the earlier films though, and just my imagination because of my feelings).
__________________
"Give me grain or give me death!"
Reply With Quote
  #96  
Old 21st December 2011, 04:18 PM
Paul@TheOverlook's Avatar
Cult Acolyte
Good Trader
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Tavistock, Devon
Default

Really? I live Arnold's scores and really dig the retro riffs. Was really unimpressed with the usually brilliant Eric Serra and his score for GoldenEye though.
__________________
Facebook | Twitter | Blog | Criticbusters
Reply With Quote
  #97  
Old 21st December 2011, 04:21 PM
Slippery Jack's Avatar
Cult Acolyte
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: West Midlands, UK
Default

The funny thing about his TND score is that it uses the rejected title song by KD Lang as the main theme running throughout (the one that plays over the end credits). And yeah, doubt the Bond theme features any more than in the older films. Think his music suited the solid, play it safe nature of the Brosnan era. Can't remember what his stuff for the Craig films have been like. To be honest I lost interest in Bond in general after Die Another Day . . .
__________________
I now have a shiny new website! Or check out my DeviantArt profile if you please...
Reply With Quote
  #98  
Old 22nd December 2011, 10:56 AM
wayfarer's Avatar
Cultist on the Rampage
Good Trader
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Chelmsford, Essex, UK
Blog Entries: 2
Default

I find Tomorrow Never Dies enjoyable when I watch it (great pre-credits sequence!) but fairly forgettable afterwards. Goldeneye had a better story and better characters. Eric Serra's score has some beautiful pieces of work within it, but I hate the orchestral samples that he used in places, the tank chase for example. The end song sounds as if it was the intended end title for Leon, as it shares the same theme. If you recall, they used a Sting song "Shape of My Heart" for the Leon end credits. I've not seen this qualified anywhere.
For me, TWIME is the Brosnan James Bond film. It has another exciting opening sequence in the boat chase along the Thames. His relationship with Elecktra echoes that of his relationship with Tracey in OHMSS. I always thought that the writers had done that on purpose but I've never read anything to back that theory up.
Reply With Quote
  #99  
Old 22nd December 2011, 12:28 PM
Demdike@Cult Labs's Avatar
Cult Emperor
Cult Labs Radio Contributor
Senior Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Lancashire
Default

For me Serra's score for Goldeneye is ruined because of a lack of use of the Bond theme during the film's action sequences.

By the way, whats TWIME Wayfarer?
wayfarer likes this.
Reply With Quote
  #100  
Old 22nd December 2011, 12:57 PM
Slippery Jack's Avatar
Cult Acolyte
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: West Midlands, UK
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Demdike View Post
For me Serra's score for Goldeneye is ruined because of a lack of use of the Bond theme during the film's action sequences.
..and also because it makes me want to hit mute from the opening fanfare onwards



BTW, guess what's on ITV tonight . . . ?
__________________
I now have a shiny new website! Or check out my DeviantArt profile if you please...
Reply With Quote
Reply  

Like this? Share it using the links below!

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



Our goal is to keep Cult Labs friendly. If you feel discouraged from posting by certain members' behaviour then you can e-mail us in complete confidence.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
All forum posts are contributed by members of the site; Cult Labs cannot take responsibility for all content posted on the site. If you have an issue with content posted on the site please click the 'report post' button.
Copyright © 2014 Cult Laboratories Ltd. All rights reserved.