Goldenrant #003: Less Action, More Espionage & Intrigue in Bond 25

A highlight from Spectre (2015) didn't involve explosions or a chase, but was the mysterious Spectre meeting.
A highlight from Spectre (2015) didn’t involve explosions or a chase, but was the mysterious Spectre meeting.

Global interest and plausibility of a complex criminal conspiracy is peaking. Daily, the drip drip drip of information between Russia and Donald Trump’s campaign and Presidency is consistent and amazing. If it weren’t for real daily news broadcasts and headlines, it might seem we are stuck in an unbelievable episode of House of Cards or a (slightly muted) James Bond movie.

Politics and results of this real world scandal aside, the next James Bond movie (tentatively titled Bond 25) should reflect the times now more than ever and should partially retreat from following the traditional Bond movie formula. Simply put: it’s too good to pass up.

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Goldenrant #001: History & Frequency

Bond fans are weary too, 007.
Bond fans are weary too, 007.

The Daniel Craig introspective James Bond should be over. We know where he came from. We know how he got here. Now let’s have a true, formulaic James Bond movie in the Craig era.

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MI6’s Universal Exports

007 is often asked who he works for, and the fictional import/export company he says is his employer is called Universal Exports.

Universal Exports Logo

It is mentioned several times throughout various James Bond movies, which I have listed below:

Dr. No (1962)

007 is shown walking into M's office, which has a Universal Exports sign on the outside
007 is shown walking into M’s office, which has a Universal Exports sign on the outside

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