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Quantum of Solace (2008)

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James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... James Bond
... Camille
... Dominic Greene
... M
... Rene Mathis
... Strawberry Fields
... Felix Leiter
... Gregg Beam
... Mr. White
... Elvis
... Bill Tanner
... Foreign Secretary
... General Medrano
Fernando Guillén Cuervo ... Colonel of Police
... Lt. Orso
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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 <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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007 - Quantum of Solace  »

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After Olga Kurylenko and Gemma Arterton finished work on the film, they went to work on two independent films that were released in 2009: Olga Kurylenko appeared in the Israeli action thriller The Assassin Next Door (2009), as a woman forced to work the Mafia as an assassin, who agrees to help her next-door neighbor, a supermarket employee, kill her abusive husband, and Gemma Arterton appeared in the British crime thriller The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009), as a wealthy businessman's daughter, who is abducted and held for ransom in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts. See more »

Goofs

The siren of the Carabinieri's car in Siena is wrong. Sirens of Carabinieri and Police cars in Italy make a different sound than American police car. See more »

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M: It'd be a pretty cold bastard who didn't want revenge for the death of someone he loved.
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24 é tan pou viv
Written by Wyclef Jean and Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis (as Jerry Duplessis)
Performed by Wyclef Jean
Courtesy of Clef Records/Koch Entertainment LLC
By Arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
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Shockingly bad
19 February 2011 | by See all my reviews

A lot has been said about the editing. It really makes a giant mess of the action sequences and, as happened with the last two Bourne films directed by Paul Greengrass, one somehow ends off disorientated and lost rather than enthralled.

However, there are so many more flaws. The villain is not particularly interesting and his grand conspiracy is humdrum. Somehow the story seems to get lost. There is some shifting focuses before it grows boring, then it seems to be more shallow than the film would have you believe before and, once again, it gets lost again and somehow muddled.

Craig is not a very good Bond, we are still missing gadgets, Q, moneypenny.... and still unimpressed overall. Brosnan magnificently rose to the challenge and the producers there successfully continued the franchise with a good 'modern' twist. Since Craig took over, the chararcter has been reinvented as a bitter, emotionless assassin that lack flare and a sense of fun and cheekiness. The sooner they ditch making more of these types of bonds, the better.


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