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January 24, 2008

New James Bond Film To Be Titled... Quantum of Solace

Can you feel the excitement?!?!

How about "Pile of Fail"?

It's actually a short story title from the collection bundled together as For Your Eyes Only, but it's a horrible title. The story, by the way, is awful too; it's not even a James Bond story, really.

What it actually is a guy listening to wives and husbands argue at a dinner party and then this guy being told some story illustrating the amount of comfort (quantum of solace) required for a marriage to work.

Sounds boring? Yeah, you bet. Ian Fleming I'm guessing figured he couldn't sell that piece of crap and so rewrote this flimsy bit of observations so that the guy hearing these stories is superspy James Bond, for some reason hanging out with people he despises on a cruise or something. And he probably cadged Hugh Hefner out a couple of grand for this, ahem, "James Bond story." (Playboy used to buy these; probably bought this one.)

Anyway, that obviously has nothing to do with the actual movie, but seriously, just because it's a "real Ian Fleming title" doesn't mean you have to use it.

Fun! Rinseandspit writes:

Top 5 Alternative Titles for the next James Bond Movie:

5) Stickiness of Glue

4) A Flagon of Teardrops

3) Wartfreezer

2) Unbearable Lightness of the Hedgehog

1) Afternoon Tea with Mr Wiggles

Good idea-- propose your alternative lame-o independent-movie-sounding titles -- but with a Bondian edge.


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