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.
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.
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.
An hour of promos (Becoming Bond + James Bond: For Real) for a 2:24 film (or 1-1/2 hours counting the reworked babes one, too)? Wild. Well, if it made sense to you that a bad guy fleeing James Bond would run up the shell of a skyscraper under construction to get away and then that James Bond would run up there after him until he chased him back down onto the ground again (Was I seriously the only person who psychically divined that both of them would have to end up on the ground again?), then maybe that's what you're looking for. Actually that was sort of explained, wasn't it, as it was no doubt due to the chased bad guy being a practitioner of some extreme sport of Free Running (running as an art) rather than an actual spy? This short is specifically about doing the stuntwork on Casino Royale. Besides the free running work, it also went behind the scenes on the automobiliac stuntwork and truck chase & explosions and the action sequences in general. One could almost get the impression that some people watch Bond flicks to see the stunts rather than to follow the intricate plots & soulful acting.
As for the other "review", once again the reviewer gives a nice, insightful behind the scenes look into the stunts of different James Bond films -- half of his review not covering this documentary. If one could manage to easily separate the review from the personal Bond commentary, perhaps with different colored text?, THAT would be a nice review of James Bond: For Real.
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