Quantum of Solace

If we take a look now 20 years when the first James Bond movies appeared, we can see a major change from flying hats that killed you (Sean Connery) to invisible Aston Martin cars (Pierce Brosnan) we finally arrive at Daig Craig and his “new” kind of Bond. These changes had some good parts and some bad parts, for example Pierce Brosnan has that wit and charms that 007 needs to have while in the case of Daniel Craig, well let’s just say he lacks it. On the other side the James Bond series became more “real” in the sense that you can now say, yes this might be real and that’s how an agent would be. An agent relying heavily on his skills in combat, stamina and endurance that doesn’t always get out throw an ingenious gadget. That being said we have Quantum of Solace the newest addition to the series is exploiting the current crisis in the world with oil, but in a different matter one that will surprise you none the least. All the major focus is on Bolivia and the tide of the power there, when old ex commanders want to retake a country and a lot of political issues are addressed, but in the end it all resumes to a grand scheme of making money from natural resources.
You will undoubtedly enjoy this movie but feel also a bit sad if you a major fan of the series, since Bond is becoming or is being shaped into a new character and the old ways pass.

Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sexual content
Runtime: 1 hr 46 mins
Genre: Action/Adventure
Theatrical Release: Nov 14, 2008 Wide
Box Office: $108,790,786

Starring: Daniel Craig, Mathieu Amalric, Olga Kurylenko, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright, Giancarlo Giannini, Gemma Arterton
Director: Marc Forster
Screenwriter: Paul Haggis
Composer: David Arnold
Studio: MGM

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