a brief interruption courtesy of mr. bond

I'm sorry to disrupt my chain of posts on From Hell, but I thought it might be fun to play a little game. Ready? Here we go: think of your favourite James Bond movie titles. Now, here are mine:

You Only Live Twice. (Nice!)
A View to a Kill. (What a thrill!)
Live and Let Die. (Perfect!)
The Living Daylights. (As in, I'm going to scare the living daylights outta ya! Yeah!)
License to Kill. (A bit pulpy, but I like it. It's tough.)
The World is Not Enough. (It certainly isn't. Why settle for a piddly little world?)
Die Another Day. (Almost as perfect as Live and Let Die)

Now let's look at some other, workable titles:
For Your Eyes Only.
Tomorrow Never Dies.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
Casino Royale.

You get the picture.

Now, let's throw in the freshly announced titled of the next Bond film, which has so far been referred to as Bond 22. Ready? That title is...

Quantum of Solace.

That's right. Quantum of Solace. Although it's the name of a real, bona-fide short story by Ian Fleming, the title makes me think of a depressed quantum physicist, no doubt plagued by Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle. Quantum of solace? Let's put it in context:

Live and Let Die.
Die Another Day.
Casino Royale.
You Only Live Twice.
Quantum of Solace.

What a horrible, horrible title.

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