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Spectre (2015)

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A cryptic message from Bond's past, sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the Secret Service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind S.P.E.C.T.R.E.

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Storyline

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia, the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE. Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh, the new head of the Centre of National Security, questions Bond's actions and challenges the relevance of MI6 led by M. Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny and Q to help him seek out Madeleine Swann, the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White, who may hold the clue to untangling the web of SPECTRE. As the daughter of the assassin, she understands Bond in a way most others cannot. As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks.

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The dead are alive


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some disturbing images, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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6 November 2015 (USA)  »

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Bond 24  »

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$245,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€3,377,404 (Netherlands) (1 November 2015)

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$200,074,175 (USA)
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Trivia

In March 2013, British bookmaker William Hill made Guy Ritchie the favorite to direct this movie. See more »

Goofs

During the car chase in the mountains of Tirol/ Austria you can clearly see the license plates on the cars. Although they show the area code IL (Innsbruck Land) which is in Tirol, there is the federal state emblem of Vienna (Capital and a separate federal state of Austria). Tirol and Vienna are therefor different federal states. Each has a separate emblem and they are not even close/next to each other. See more »

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[first lines]
Estrella: Where are you going?
James Bond: I won't be long.
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SPOILER: The villain in the backseat of the SUV with Madeline, who she sticks with a syringe, is credited as "Syringe Heavy". See more »

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References A View to a Kill (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

One Furtive Tear (L'Elisir D'Amore)
Written by Gaetano Donizetti
Arranged by Geoff Love
Performed by Geoff Love & His Orchestra
Courtesy of Parlophone Records Ltd.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Mediocre and overbudgeted !
25 December 2015 | by (the Edge of the Cosmos) – See all my reviews

Despite an initial action scene full of CGI that you can also experience in the trailer, this movie hasn't got too much to offer.

The main problem is the bad script and dialogs and the pretentious style which tries to keep the tradition of older Bond films incorporating some not-so-witty and cliché humor and ludicrous action sequences with nothing new to offer. Planes, helicopters, cars...Well we've seen it all before and in much better executions.

Also Blofeld (or should I say BLOWfeld), despite the fact he is the King of all previous villains, seems quite harmless.

Casino Royale (2006) is far more entertaining (I've watched it again recently) and engaging. Spectre is "Meh!" in almost every department including (unfortunately) the ladies.

Thomas Newman who serves as the composer of the film, is proved to be a bad decision too. At the beginning he tries to revive the good-old 007 theme in almost every scene and the outcome is sub-par to say the least. Later he replaces the music with the same note again and again (da-da-da-da-da-da-da). David Arnold did a great job in C.R. and should have been the composer in this too (although I doubt that he could save this movie).

And what's the deal with this lame song? Unsuitable for a Bond movie or any movie out there. Same goes for the same-o same-o intro sequence. The combination of these 2 makes it look like it was made by Liberace.

Overall: The whole movie is pale like the Pale King it mentions.


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