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Big villain
: Brad Whitaker
The plan: To flood the Afghan conflict with new weapons and fresh impetus using the profits from Mujahideen opium sales.

American arms dealer and wannabe Expendable Brad Whitaker has to share the slimelight with another baddie, ex-KGB man Georgi Koskov. This brings benefits a stack of ill-gotten KGB funds, a slick new pal, the keys to the Porsches in Condorman, etc. but, despite a touch of world-weary resignation at 007’s annoying failure to be seduced by either cash or toy soldiers, also sadly deprives him of his moment of classic evil grandstanding. Or, as they call it in Bond villain circles, “dialogue”.

Giveaway speech: “It’s too bad Bond. You know, you could have been a live rich man instead of a dead poor one.”

What he should have done: Cleaned one of his muskets, loaded it, shot him. Simple.

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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

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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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