Moonraker (1979) (part 12 of 14)

Drax has Jaws take Bond captive, and for some reason, Jaws takes him straight into Drax’s control room. Ooh, good choice there, Hugo. Why don’t you just put a gun in his hand and triple dare him to shoot you in the face while you’re at it? Questions of logic aside, which really should be left at home when dealing with a Bond film anyhow, we see that Drax is planning to launch several Moonraker space shuttles. Bond notices some orchids hanging in a globe and asks Drax what he’s up to. Oddly enough, Bond asks, “Why the orchids?” when he will soon prove to know the answer anyway. I guess he’s just being considerate.

Moonraker (1979) (part 12 of 14)
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Ed Harris

A fan of less than great cinema since childhood, Ed divides his time between writing scripts, working an actual paying job and subjecting himself willingly to some of the worst films society has produced.

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