Tuesday 10 June 2008

Dr No and his three deadly mice

It's sunny, it's hot and I have no idea what to blog about. I want to 1)have a job (it's inhuman to jobhunt on such a nice day) and 2)go on holiday. I want to go to go and take a dip in a pool.
Anyway, ever watched Dr No? The intro is famous for the gunbarrel sequence and for the very first use of the James Bond theme, but there is more to see: the way the action starts from the credit sequence is brilliant, and so is the Kingston Calypso song, innocent enough the first time you hear it, but deliciously ominous you pay attetion to the lyrics. You can find the complete song here (I don't like much of the rest of the site, but to find James Bond music it's very good. You have the introduction of Dr No down here, with gunbarrel and the three blind mice in question:

What a way to start a movie, and to kick off a franchise!

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