Live and Let Die (1973)

Watched 20130827 (Netflix, Instant) (Streaming until 20130902)
Live and Let Die (1973) Guy Hamilton. 121 min [botnotsn (1954) by Ian Fleming]

Bond first meets Solitaire.

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Baron Samedi.

Somehow I mistakenly started watching Live and Let Die instead of On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

In any case, Live and Let Die is the first James Bond film featuring Roger Moore as James Bond.

Unfortunately, aside from a couple of interesting scenes like Bond running across a row of alligators and an attractive Bond girl, I didn't enjoy this movie as much as most of the Bond movies.


[Part of James Bond]

Instant Comments:
Holy crap... "Who's funeral is it?"
Ha. Fake snake.
"Hey man, for 20 bucks, I'd take you to a Ku Klux Klan cookout."
Huh. He moved the mirror down. But he was shaving under his chin. This is one of those situations where the action is done for cinematic effect as opposed to realism.

"The Lovers" card.

HAHA. "You wouldn't kill me, not after what we've just done." "I certainly wouldn't have killed you before."
Ha. "Strangely enough, so did I."
Lol. Shouldn't Bond assume everybody on the island is working for the guy? Silliness. Furthermore, with all those scarecrow cameras, what's the need for real eyes? Answer: Apparently there's an actual village area and indeed not everybody would necessarily be working for the enemy.


"He has the girl." Wouldn't the guy who called in Bond also have reported the girl?
The motorcyclists being surprised is cool as a stunt, but why they would have actually been derailed by just SEEING the bus do a 180 is unreasonable.
I don't get it. Where did Solitaire during the escape at the airport?
That's cool, the car going up the ramp and against the airplane.

Bond and Rosie Carver.

Ha. "Holy shit."
"I know you can't just glue the wings back on."
The movie ends and mentions The Man with the Golden Gun.
"Relax! He must have got tied up somewhere."
Oh man. Disgusting. "He always did have an inflated opinion of himself."

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