James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.
Armed with a licence to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007 and must defeat a weapons dealer in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, but things are not what they seem.
A fake Fabergé egg and a fellow agent's death lead James Bond to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy, being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces.
A vengeful British spy goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him.
Is there solace in revenge? Bond and "M" sniff a shadowy international network of power and corruption reaping billions. As Bond pursues the agents of an assassination attempt on "M," all roads lead to Dominic Greene, a world-renowned developer of green technology. Greene, a nasty piece of work, is intent on securing a barren area of Bolivia in exchange for assisting a strongman stage a coup there. The CIA looks the other way, and only Bond, with help from a retired spy and from a mysterious beauty, stands in Greene's way. "M" wonders if she can trust Bond, or if vengeance possesses him. Beyond that, can anyone drawn to Bond live to tell the tale? Written by
Dominic Greene's distinguishable bug eyes are the most recent addition to the series rogue gallery of villains with identifiable physiological attributes. But it's not the first time that such an optical trait has befitted a Bond villain. Emilio Largo in Thunderball (1965) wore an eye patch over his left eye; Media baron Elliot Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and computer nerd Boris Grishenko in GoldenEye (1995) both wore glasses whilst Emile Leopold Locque in For Your Eyes Only (1981) wore hexagonal ones; Gettler in Casino Royale (2006) had a pair but one with one clear and one dark round lense; Dr. Mortner aka Hans Glaub in A View to a Kill (1985) wore a monocle whilst Le Chiffre in Casino Royale (2006) had tear drops that wept blood. David Bowie, whose eyes are often perceived as being of different colors, was the original choice for the lead part of villain Max Zorin in A View to a Kill (1985) but turned the role down. See more »
While talking face-to-face with Bond on the plane, Mathis has loose strands of hair that fall over his forehead and are suddenly smoothed between shots. See more »
[drags Mr. White onto an interrogation chair]
Don't bleed to death.
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I went to see this on Sunday, thinking that it would be the same amazing picture that was Casino Royale. Sadly, it wasn't. Quantum of Solace still has the action, the girl and the explosions that you'd expect, but it is still missing something. By removing the gadgets, the car (only around for the first 5 minutes) and the improvisation that you'd expect a Bond flick to have, it has removed essentially what is a Bond film and what you are left with is the story. And the story was not that thought out. Many moments left me thinking: "what was the point of that?". The film is a lot darker, focusing mainly on the character seeking "revenge" but was not the film I expected it to be. A good watch, better than anything else at the cinema now, but not as good a film as I thought, and I felt a bit disappointed walking out. At most 7/10 but probably 6/10
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