|Dave Chappelle, Comedian|
I believe there is too, too much sensitivity regarding social issues. Netflix should support Dave Chappelle and his humor regarding sexual preferences, racism, and other socially 'tabooed' topics.
|Dave Chappelle, Comedian|
As a follow-up to the IATSE labor negotiations with the film and TV studios and content streamers, there seems to be a ratification vote in the offing.
The Union announced, on Saturday night, that a deal had been made. However, the deal received a hostile reception for the rank and file.
|Strike signs are ready to go|
Moviegoers worldwide LOVE the Bond franchise. For almost a lifetime moviegoers have embraced the Bond legacy.
Starting with 'Dr. No' in 1962 to the just-released 'No Time to Die' not only have we been entertained with, by and large, good if not great films but GREAT movie theme songs.
The 'Bond Theme Song' is, without doubt, one of the most recognizable of all movie themes...all you need to hear are the first several notes.
There are 26 Bond movie theme songs and in their wisdom, Variety just issued a list (worst to best - in their opinion) or all 26 - here it is, see if you agree.
26 - "Writing's on the Wall" Sam Smith (Spectre 2015)
25 - "License to Kill" Gladys Knight (License to Kill 1989)
24 - "The Living Daylights" A-ha (The Living Daylights 1987)
23 - "Another Way to Die" Jack White & Alicia Keys (Quantum of Solace 2008)
22 - "Die Another Day" Madonna (Die Another Day 2002)
21 - "From Russia With Love" Matt Monro (From Russia With Love 1963)
20 - "The World Is Not Enough" Garbage (The World Is Not Enough 1999)
19 - "Tomorrow Never Dies" Sheryl Crow (Tomorrow Never Dies 1997)
18 - "All Time High" Rita Coolidge (Octopussy 1983)
17 - "You Know My Name" Chris Corwell (Casino Royale 2006)
16 - "For Your Eyes Only" Sheena Easton (For Your Eyes Only 1981)
15 - "The Man With The Golden Gun" Lulu (Man With The Golden Gun 1974)
14 - "GoldenEye" Tina Turner (GoldenEye 1995)
13 - "Skyfall" Adele (Skyfall 2012)
12 - "A View To Kill" Duran Duran (A View To Kill 1985)
11 - "Thunderball" Tom Jones (Thunderball 1965)
10 - "Moonraker" Shirley Bassey (Moonraker 1979)
9 - "No Time To Die" Billie Eilish (No Time To Die 2021)
8 - "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" John Barry Orchestra (On Her Majesty's Secret Service 1969)
7 - "Nobody Does It Better" Carly Simon (The Spy Who Loved Me 1979)
6 - "We Have All The Time In The World" Louis Armstrong (On Her Majesty's Secret Service 1969)
5 - "Live and Let Die" Paul McCartney & Wings (Live and Let Die 1973)
4 - "You Only Live Twice" Nancy Sinatra (You Only Live Twice 1967)
3 - "James Bond Theme" John Barry Orchestra (Dr. No 1962)
2 - "Goldfinger" Shirley Bassey (Goldfinger 1964)
1 - "Diamonds Are Forever" Shirley Bassey (Diamonds Are Forever 1971)
As you noticed, Shirley Bassey performed three of the Bond themes. Only two have won Best Song Oscars: "Writing's on the Wall" by Sam Smith and "Skyfall" by Adele.
In addition to the main themes, there have been songs used during the end credits of Bond films performed by The Pretenders, k.d. lang, and Patti LaBelle.
What's Your Favorite?
Mine: "You Only Live Twice" https://youtu.be/hs8uYxTJ530
As a follow-up to a previous CMG post, the Intl' Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees says, "it's getting closer to seeking an agreement on its key priorities."
The key priorities needed to be agreed to with the Hollywood studios and streaming content providers are: curbing the long production hours and streaming pay scales.
The negotiations are in their first week but the Union has already voted to strike if the talks fail to produce a deal.