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Casino Royale (2006) : JB backstory!

"Now you can tell all your friends that you died scratching my balls!" Original link: Story, Robert Mckee (103-104) CHARACTER ARC Taking the principle further yet: The finest writing not only reveals true character, but arcs of changes that inner nature, for better or worse, over the course of the telling. CHARACTER REVELATION  The revelation of true character in contrast or contradiction to characterization is fundamental to all fine storytelling. What seems is not what it is. People are not what they appear to be. A hidden nature waits concealed behind a facade of traits. No matter what they say, no matter how they comport themselves, the only way we ever come to know characters in depth is through their choices under pressure. ..there have been nearly twenty Bond films. Bond goes on and on because the world delights in the repeated revelation of a deep character that contradic