Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Bits of Bond

The tepid tribute to the James Bond film franchise at this year’s Academy Awards presentation provoked a film student in Amsterdam, Kees van Dijkhuizen Jr., to assemble his own, more interesting video celebration of 007’s 50-year run on the silver screen. That work is now posted in the Rope of Silicon blog. Watch it here.

“It runs four minutes,” Silicon author Brad Brevet writes in introducing this clips compilation, “and had all four minutes somehow managed to use snippets of all the classic Bond songs, ultimately leading up to Adele walking out to sing her Oscar-nominated, and ultimately Oscar-winning, song, wouldn’t that have brought the house down?”

No doubt about that.

2 comments:

John said...

Far superior! No dizzying rapid cuts. I especially liked the final bit with each of the Bond actors seen in the barrel of the gun. Only quibble -- a bit heavy on Craig rather than Connery or Moore.

Holly Vance said...

I agree.I have been a Bond fan forever.