A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
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.
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia, the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE. Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh, the new head of the Centre of National Security, questions Bond's actions and challenges the relevance of MI6 led by M. Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny and Q to help him seek out Madeleine Swann, the daughter of his old nemesis Mr White, who may hold the clue to untangling the web of SPECTRE. As the daughter of the assassin, she understands Bond in a way most others cannot. As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks.
Approximately 1,500 people were hired as extras and background artists for the pre-opening titles sequence in Mexico which includes the 'Day of the Dead' festival. CGI effects meant the number would be able to be multiplied to represent an estimated crowd scene totaling around 10,000 people. See more »
In the scene set in L'American Hotel, Ms. Swan goes to bed drunk and fully clothed. She falls asleep, and is woken by Bond breaking down the wall. She then follows Bond into the next room dressed only in a negligee. See more »
Cum Dederit (Andante) [Nisi Dominus (Psalm 126), R.608]
Written by Antonio Vivaldi
Performed by Andreas Scholl, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more »
Despite an initial action scene full of CGI that you can also experience in the trailer, this movie hasn't got too much to offer.
The main problem is the bad script and dialogs and the pretentious style which tries to keep the tradition of older Bond films incorporating some not-so-witty and cliché humor and ludicrous action sequences with nothing new to offer. Planes, helicopters, cars...Well we've seen it all before and in much better executions.
Also Blofeld (or should I say BLOWfeld), despite the fact he is the King of all previous villains, seems quite harmless.
Casino Royale (2006) is far more entertaining (I've watched it again recently) and engaging. Spectre is "Meh!" in almost every department including (unfortunately) the ladies.
Thomas Newman who serves as the composer of the film, is proved to be a bad decision too. At the beginning he tries to revive the good-old 007 theme in almost every scene and the outcome is sub-par to say the least. Later he replaces the music with the same note again and again (da-da-da-da-da-da-da). David Arnold did a great job in C.R. and should have been the composer in this too (although I doubt that he could save this movie).
And what's the deal with this lame song? Unsuitable for a Bond movie or any movie out there. Same goes for the same-o same-o intro sequence. The combination of these 2 makes it look like it was made by Liberace.
Overall: The whole movie is pale like the Pale King it mentions.
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