James Bond, Die Another Day and Johnny English Essay

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James Bond, Die Another Day and Johnny English

James Bond’s, Die Another Day is a spy film filled with action. James Bond is the main character in the film who has a mission to discover the connection between a North Korean terrorist and an adventurous diamond broker. His character seems very clever and crafty. He is always the hero that successfully completes each mission. He has the gadgets, the fast car, women and of course a famous catchphrase which is what makes up James Bond’s role. James Bond first originated in novels written by Ian Fleming. He wrote many novels and in 1962 the first James Bond film was created, based on the books. Die Another Day was released as film in 2002. Johnny
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Of course, there was the use of two cars, guns and many gadgets to make the scene. They made the scene seem more effective by using dramatic music and the sound effects of the guns and cars. Special effects were used to make blood look real and grenade explosions. Many effects were also made by Computer Generated Images on the cars invincibility and the large beam on the ice.

The Johnny English car chase was also set in the daylight but in the streets of London. Again, they use many different camera shots; these are Long shot, Focus and Medium shots. In this scene Johnny English and Bough are on a car chase to capture the villains that have stolen the crown jewels. They make this scene more effective by using sounds for the guns and make it more intense by using action like music. Not only are the sounds effective but they used special effects. When Johnny English fired a missile into the speed camera they had to use special effects to make it look real. They also had to use a stunt man to climb out of the truck with Bough and into the sports car that it was towing. The iconography is very similar to James Bond, for example, the sports car, gadgets and the smart clothes. The only thing that makes this scene different is the humour used. As Johnny English’s character is supposed to mess up, he does things wrong that can seem humorous towards the audience. An