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- 2012.May.07 / 12am
The Living Daylightsby: Tysto.Commentaries • tags: 1980s • feature • free • James.Bond • directed by: John.Glen • stars: Timothy.Dalton
From Tysto commentaries:
Bond is back, and he’s played this time by Timothy Dalton! It’s a terrific entry in the series, with spectacular stunts and little that it dumb and cheesy. Maryam d’Abo is the cellist/sniper/freedom fighter/pilot of his dreams—which is good because she’s the only beddable female in the film unless you count a much younger and hotter Moneypenny and Pushkin’s girlfriend, who suffers terribly considering that she’s completely innocent. He’s helped along by old friends Felix Leiter and Stewie Griffin.
However, I bemoan the rather clownish villains. I point out that Bond helping out
Osama bin LadenKamran Shah against horriblereasonable and affable Russians might not be the wisest strategy.