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Bond Villains And Their Monologues
'No Mr. Bond, I expect you to listen while I explain the plot'

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When you've spent months heck, years hollowing out volcanoes, developing space programmes, flicking through goon CVs and signing off monorail plans, the payoff has to be spectacular. And this is the conundrum Bond villains struggle with time and again. Where's the joy in pulling the trigger on world domination unless they can make 007 squirm as they talk him through the plan? Here are some of the most egregious examples.

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Bond Villains And Their Monologues | Dr. No
Dr. No

Big villain: Dr. No
Working for: SPECTRE
The plan: To mess up the launch of the US space shuttle using an atomic radio beam.

Not only does the super-smart Dr. No reveal his plan to 007 in one of those third act smug-offs Bond villains so revel in, he also decides to tell him what everyone else in his criminal enterprise is up to as well. Not so smart now, are we doc?

Giveaway speech: “Missiles are only the first step to prove our power. East, west: just points of a compass, each as stupid as each other. I work for SPECTRE, ‘Special Executive for Counter-Intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion’, the four great cornerstones of power.”

What he should have done: Shot him.
 

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Drax does not want to destroy the earth in a nuclear holocaust – which is pointed out later in THE SAME ARTICLE! More

Posted by overkongen on Thursday November 1, 2012, 16:28

2 View/Gold
yeah, with a steal from 'superman-the movie' too. More

Posted by spark1 on Thursday November 1, 2012, 13:10

3 RE: ?
So "A view to a kill" is basically a remake of "Goldfinger"... More

Posted by grucl on Wednesday October 31, 2012, 14:15

4 RE: ?
It is because the new Bond "is smart and has great plot and the vilains aren't silly" so they couldn't find such a moment in the new bond films... More

Posted by smakris04 on Wednesday October 31, 2012, 07:26

5 ?
Where's Casino and Quantum? More

Posted by Grimm on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 17:06

6 Please dont give potential spoilers
Thanks for your opening line regarding goldeneye have managed to avoid a lot of spoilers/hints/information regarding Skyfall More

Posted by paulmag on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 14:42

7 Copycat
orlov's plan in OP is similar to the plot of 'the fourth protocal' which stars pierce brosnan as the russian out to set off the bomb. More

Posted by spark1 on Tuesday October 30, 2012, 13:04


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