>Heh. I didn't discover until years later that Judi Dench and the man
>who played the admiral in the pre-credits sequence ("sometimes, M, I
>don't think you have the balls for this job") had played a grumpy
>married couple for years on A Popular Television Program prior to
>being cast opposite each other in that scene. :)
Compare and contrast to the very first scene we see the new M, in GoldenEye, wherein she quite efficiently lets Bond know what she thinks of him and that she knows what he thinks of her, and that none of that is relevant because,
-"If you think for one moment I don't have the balls to send a man out to die, your instincts are dead wrong."
Incidentally, the supposedly Russian Border arms bazaar actually takes place at Courchevel International Airport, mentioned in the Most Dangerous Airports thread in the Street Fighter part of the forum. Distinctly recognizable with the mid-landing hill.
Gott's Leetle Feesh in Trousers!