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Sunday, November 02, 2008

An LGBT Expose of the Bond Films

Rev. Chris Carpenter is the resident film critic of Movie Dearest and the Orange County and Long Beach Blade. Below is an excerpt from his article For Our Eyes Only - An LGBT Expose of the Bond Films.

Rev. Chris Carpenter writes:
"What gay man among us hasn’t lusted after 007 as personified by Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan or the current Bond, yummy Daniel Craig... Upon initial recall, one might conclude there hasn’t been much overt gay or lesbian sexuality depicted in the Bond films, at least thus far. But Bond has always been willing to do whatever is necessary in his defense of queen and country. It would seem if sex with a man was required, he’d be up for the task. Craig is on the record as saying he wouldn’t mind taking 007 in a more bisexual direction... Of all Bond’s adversaries, though, one man stands out in my homosexually-oriented mind as the most luscious. As Necros in the 1987 entry The Living Daylights (in which Timothy Dalton made his debut as Bond), chiseled blonde actor Andreas Wisniewski [pictured] sported tight polo shirts, transparent milkman pants and, in one scene, a tiny blue Speedo..." READ MORE

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