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.Oh, ho ho! You sly dog! You got me monologuing! I can't believe it,. Syndrome says to Mr. Incredible in a glorious flash of self-awareness during a funny scene in Brad Bird.s The Incredibles, a Pixar feature that riffed on James Bond ethos almost as much as it borrowed from the current superhero template. The joke was that Bond villains always did themselves in with a ridiculously long, and often pretentious, monologue that gave 007 all the information he needed to foil the malevolent plot. And yet, it.s with a spectacular monologue (shot in one unedited scene) that Javier Bardem introduces his jaw-droppingly brilliant Bond villain in Skyfall. In that one monologue, we learn everything we need to know about Bardem.s character, Raoul Silva: His motivation; his disdain for MI6 (and M, specifically); and his mirror-image similarities to the patriotic Bond, himself. Beginning with a monologue is one »

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