A quantum of Goldfinger

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The homage to Goldfinger in Quantum of Solace was no mistake, plus it was incredibly sexy; Gemma Arterton as Agent Fields demise by skin slicked design was totally as sexy as Shirley Eaton drowned in gold as Jill Masterson 44 years ago.

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Daily Mail UK tells — and shows us with some pretty sexy ‘making of’ Gemma Arterton’s oil slick death scene pics,

Casino Royale was a hugely successful return to a darker, grittier Bond in tune with Ian Fleming’s original vision.

Its sequel is even more of a throwback – to the extent that one major character’s death scene in Quantum Of Solace is a direct visual quote from Goldfinger’s most iconic shot. It’s all deliberate.

Gemma Arterton: ‘I couldn’t move, I couldn’t see, I couldn’t breathe or hear because the oil went in my ears. It was unpleasant, but it’s something I’ll always remember and it will be an iconic part of the film’

The success of Casino Royale gave Daniel Craig a deciding voice in the direction of the next two films, and he pushed for a creative team who would take Bond back to the early days of the franchise, when legendary production designer Ken Adam oversaw the sets. (…read and see much more, dailymail.co.uk)

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