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A closer look at the posters for Skyfall and Lincoln

I dunno, guys — some people are all, "Hey, that's in pretty poor taste," but I'm feeling like there's maybe something to work with here...

James Bond...Britain's greatest living weapon...sent back in time...to assassinate George Washington and the rest of the Founding Fathers...and prevent the American Revolution...but when an escaped chimp presses the wrong button on the time machine...[record scratch]...

Yeah, maybe it was just in poor taste.

UPDATE - Just thought of a possible tagline here: "Sic semper tyrannus who aren't Her Majesty!"

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I dunno, guys — some people are all, "Hey, that's in pretty poor taste," but I'm feeling like there's maybe something to work with here...

James Bond...Britain's greatest living weapon...sent back in time...to assassinate George Washington and the rest of the Founding Fathers...and prevent the American Revolution...but when an escaped chimp presses the wrong button on the time machine...[record scratch]...

Yeah, maybe it was just in poor taste.

UPDATE - Just thought of a possible tagline here: "Sic semper tyrannus who aren't Her Majesty!"

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"James Bond: spielberg Hunter!"

Oct. 29, 2012

Wasn't Lincoln's heyday about "four score and seven years" after the Founding Fathers'?

Sic semper ignoramus!

Oct. 29, 2012

Indeed, CurtainCall. Which is why we had to bring in the escaped chimp to hit the wrong button on the time machine, and so send Bond to the wrong time...

Oct. 29, 2012

You gotta go about 25 seconds into the opening credits of the 1982 TV show "Police Squad" to see Lincoln impersonator extraordinaire Rex Hamilton's finest performance as our 16th President:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm_t3g4RhpY

Oct. 30, 2012

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