MASTIDON: Hi. How is it playing Elizabeth versus M? They are both very strong women. DAME JUDY: Different. Different frocks. Different women. Entirely different attitude. MASTIDON: But both really strong and powerful. DAME JUDY: Oh yes, but a lot of other people are strong that I play. Just a characteristic of her that is strong and bossy M. MASTIDON: How do you like action? DAME JUDY: I like it. I like getting a bit of the action myself. I don't like being just in the office all of the time. REPORTER: What is it like working with Daniel Craig again? DAME JUDY: It's lovely. The thing I like working with Daniel and Pierce is that they both have a huge sense of humor and you must not take yourself too seriously I think. MASTIDON: Thank You Judy.
MASTIDON: Hey how are you? Have you voted yet? JEFFREY: No, I have not. I will be back in the States to vote on November 4th. USA Today REPORTER: So tell me about the character. The movie gives Americans a bad name until you came up. JEFFREY: Some of us Americans deserve their bad name but fortunately the majority of us paint a better picture. I think Felix is of that number. USA Today REPORTER: What is it like working with Daniel Craig. JEFFREY: Its great. This was the 3rd movie Daniel and I have worked together. I like him as a man and a actor and think we work well together. We are creating a sense of kinship we create between these characters and I think audiences appreciate it. MASTIDON: Are you going to be back for Bond 23? JEFFREY: We'll see. REPORTER: How do you feel returning? JEFFREY: I feel like I felt the first time, only doubly so. It's a lot of fun. It's Bond. There is no bigger franchise in film. There is that element to it but there is also a level of intelligence about these films and a contemporary quality to them that audiences appreciate. When I was first asked to do this role in CASINO ROYALE, my agent sent me a script and said take a look at the CIA guy they want you to play that role. What do you mean the CIA guy? This is Felix Leiter man. Outside of Miles Davis in the 60s, for me Jack Lord was the badest cat on the planet. So to follow in his footsteps is a great thrill.
USA Today REPORTER: I just saw the movie this morning. MATHIEU: Oh, you're lucky. I didn't seen it. MASTIDON: You're about to. USA Today REPORTER: You're character is just pure evil What is your inspiration? MATHIEU: Television. Just click on television and you see all of these people, very important and big smiles. They want to sell you the planet. They all love us. They aren't concerned by environmental issues. And we have a financial crisis. We don't know why and we don't know where the villains are. You don't know. You see? And people are going to lose their jobs. I love those people that have power. MASTIDON: Do you see people using Global Warming as a way to try and get ahead? MATHIEU: Yeah. Of course. We all know that what's very frightening about this film is that everything is true. Everybody knows that countries are selling the rights to pollute to other countries. That's the truth. REPORTER: A lot of people had accidents on this film and everybody is saying that this film was cursed. MATHIEU: No, there wasn't that much accidents, It is the spirit of the Bond films. All the stunts are real so it is dangerous. But we worked a lot. To be precise and violent at the same time. And with Daniel, it is great to work with him because you can hit him. He loves it. He loves it.
MASTIDON: Hi Daniel. DANIEL: Hey, how you doing? MASTIDON: Real good. How is it for you to turn the character off when you leave the stage since you play such a cold Bond is it easy for you? DANIEL: I find it very easy, yes. MASTIDON: You don't find yourself looking at people funny or anything? DANIEL: No I don't. No, no, no. REPORTER: What do you say to those people who say your Bond is not as funny as it should be? DANIEL: I don't know. I think he is hilarious. REPORTER: Why do you think that? DANIEL: Why, because I think it is. Because he gets into extraordinarily very funny situations.
Nov. 14, 2008, 6:03 p.m. CST
but now enough quantum for this day....first?
Nov. 14, 2008, 6:56 p.m. CST
I presume Merrick was just drunk from all the Moet you got from whoring this utterly mediocre franchise resetting pos.
Nov. 14, 2008, 7:13 p.m. CST
Nov. 14, 2008, 7:26 p.m. CST
-with the idiot white guy in charge making way for the black dude - in the film, that is!
Nov. 14, 2008, 8:17 p.m. CST
Nov. 14, 2008, 8:57 p.m. CST
Those jerks are turning out as many crap statues/figures as they can calling them "Exclusives" and "Limited Editions". Pfft. Reminds me of the comic book boom of the late 80's early 90's. We all know what happened to that market now don't we?! Not sure why I am talking about this here other than every time I come to this site their advertising more of Sideshows shit.<P>And getting a statue that isn't damaged is almost impossible. I bet 9 out of 10 of their orders gets returned because of breaking during shipment.
Nov. 14, 2008, 9:01 p.m. CST
by dr sauch
Well played. Also, Mastidon was getting pwned by that other reporter.
Nov. 14, 2008, 9:13 p.m. CST
Nov. 14, 2008, 10:06 p.m. CST
by Media Messiah
I saw him on Jimmy Kimmel and he was a very funny, very humble, and very nice guy. Looks like that is why they hired him, I guess? I like it when nice people make it big!!!
Nov. 14, 2008, 10:19 p.m. CST
Nov. 14, 2008, 11:01 p.m. CST
Nov. 14, 2008, 11:02 p.m. CST
Mastidon edited in the other journalist's ridiculous questions to make himself look like the pillar of journalistic professionalism. "What do you say to those people who say your Bond is not as funny as it should be?"<p> </p>The movie? Well, I'll not try and kill the buzz for any of you that Harry, Mori and Vern have generated. Personally, I'd say it was like an unhinged seesaw; a lot of crazy shit went down, but I'll be damned if I know why. I way, way preferred Casino Royale. I don't know if you've seen it lately, but that was one good looking film! Maybe I'm projecting, but apart from the opening, Quantum could all have been shot in a corridor at Pinewood for all we know.
Nov. 14, 2008, 11:02 p.m. CST
what the heck?
Nov. 14, 2008, 11:08 p.m. CST
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Nov. 15, 2008, 12:11 a.m. CST
by mr blandings
absolute radio must have been right next to Mastidon - check out their videos from the premiere.... http://tinyurl.com/6342kg the last bit in the first video with the princes in the background is similar to that last photo....
Nov. 15, 2008, 12:21 a.m. CST
by Media Messiah
The trailer looks cheap and the film, from what is shown in the trailer, feels like the Bizarro World version of Star Trek!!! One weekend in theatres, and this film will be dead at the box office!!!!
Nov. 15, 2008, 12:22 a.m. CST
top gun meets star trek...the original cap kirk grew up on a farm and liked to ride horses...not choppers...fucking abrams...now he gets to rape my childhood
Nov. 15, 2008, 12:25 a.m. CST
the 3rd spirit trailer...still looks like shite....harry potter non pirate, looks better than all the rest
Nov. 15, 2008, 12:44 a.m. CST
You would think wrong. All press people were in a cage simiar to the photo of the fans - just not as crowded. TV was first, then radio, then print stuck at the end. I was with several UK newspapers, USA Today, and People Magazine. The cast members were lead down the line and stop for 30 seconds or so at a person and sometimes we had to group up and all just shout out questions over each other. It was total chaos. A good example of this is I was also there when both Gemma and Olga came by but they were too far to my left or right to ask a question where as with the guys and Judy, they stopped directly at me.
Nov. 15, 2008, 1:14 a.m. CST
gets ignored, while two pretty women (one of whom is in the movie for all of 5 minutes) get swarms of lecherous old journos buzzing around them. Surprise surprise.<p> </p>I was only kidding around anyway, Masti. I've walked by a couple of these premiers, and it's an open Zoo! I'm surprised you managed to get as much contact as you did.
Nov. 15, 2008, 1:18 a.m. CST
Damn You Michael Bay
Nov. 15, 2008, 1:21 a.m. CST
was missing a chance to speak with Barbara Broccoli. She talked to TV & Radio. Looked at us print guys and said "I'll be right back." Crossed over the aisle to sign autographs and never came back. I was all set ot ask her **SPOILER*** Is Quantum a rebbot of SPECTRE or will we see SPECTRE in the future? I doubt she would have answered but would have loved to hear what she said.
Nov. 15, 2008, 4:45 a.m. CST
Nov. 15, 2008, 4:46 a.m. CST
Its a shame no one understood what Dalton was trying to do in the 80's. He was 20 plus years ahead of his time. The public wernt ready. Daniel Craig i salute you sir. He is Bond
Nov. 15, 2008, 9 a.m. CST
When was it.....
Nov. 15, 2008, 9:58 a.m. CST
Biggest Star Trek Film EVER...Star Trek is Back.....
Nov. 15, 2008, 9:06 p.m. CST
Nov. 16, 2008, 1:33 a.m. CST
then some homeless looking guy came in and put on his tux.
Nov. 16, 2008, 10:08 a.m. CST
That 'homeless looking guy' looks way more credible putting 9mm slugs in people then the cartoon Bonds that came before.
Nov. 16, 2008, 10:09 a.m. CST
Nov. 16, 2008, 10:24 p.m. CST
by Thunderbolt Ross
It's bugging me
Nov. 17, 2008, 2:46 a.m. CST
You are not the first talkbacker to ask that question and I certainly doubt the last. But the answer reamins the same every time, that would be no.