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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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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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Trivia

This is the first James Bond movie where James Bond is seen inebriated. Bond has never actually been shown drunk (he may have appeared as this in Casino Royale (2006), but he had been poisoned). The scene in a bar on the plane in this movie clearly shows he has been affected by alcohol, and it is mentioned that he drank six Vesper martini cocktails. See more »

Goofs

Though the film is seen to follow on almost immediately after the events of Casino Royale and yet things such as M's office at MI6 HQ are completely different, it is clear than the final scenes of the previous film take place some considerable time after Bond finds Vesper's clue to lead him to Mr White. M has come to Italy and the sting has been set up, with a new Aston Martin and the safehouse in Siena, and White's extreme rendition arranged. See more »

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James Bond: I need some information.
[Gives Mathis a stack of photographs]
Mathis: Oh, you have some hard friends. This man is some kind of facilitator. Fingers in many pies and they don't leave any prints.
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Written by Nickenson Prudhomme and Marc Lubin
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THe Gloomiest Bond Film Ever.
14 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

From a Bond Film we expect lot of action scenes, chivalry and a good dose of chauvinistic humor. Quantum of Solace offers only on the story front an intellectually simulating service. However good a story is, a Bond film is ultimately supposed to be lots of fun. In this title from the very beginning Bond is in a very sombre mood and throughout the film this environment of gloom pervades.

Some people may like this but for me a Bond film is quintessentially to reflect lots of fast cars, babes and roller-coasting action. Even the action scenes although shows lots of promise individually, falls flat with out the Bond one-liners at the end. In the end a very gloomy and in in some cases severe cases of autophobia.

We want our Bond back not this self-doubting killer on the loose. 5/10


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