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The game runs on a "Call of Duty 4" (COD4) [See:Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007)] game and graphics engine technology. This is designed to bring James Bond video games to a higher level of participation. See more »
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Excluding the original "Casino Royale" with David Niven and I discount, since it was not one of the Broccoli/Saltzmann films, this film has to be the worst Bond Film yet. The plot was so confusing, that I still have no idea what he was looking for or whom the real bad guys were.
The chase scenes were not that exciting although the one with the DC-3 was a little different, but in all the cases the camera work was so jiggly that it was hard to figure who was being chased and who the chasers were. I think that when Spielberg did it for D-Day it made sense, but now it seems everything making a movie seems to think it is the trendy thing to do. Well I disagree. When one can not figure out where the action is going, and who is who, then it has lost its intent.
Not only that it seemed as though the idea was "hey its about time we had another chase" just for the gratuitousness of it rather than leading up to it like most other Bond movies.
The title song has to be the worst yet for these movies and was a real turnoff for me, in fact I turned off my hearing aids about a quarter of the way into it to try and not hear it.
The acting certainly was nothing to talk about either. I think Daniel Craig was fine in his first movie, but this one he seemed about as wooden as Jean Claude Van Damme was in his movies, and George Lazenby in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service". The women were totally forgettable also whoever they were.
It looks to me like the Bond franchise has run out of ideas and steam and that it is time to retire this series. Doubt that I will go to another one even though I am a big fan of James Bond, but the movies have slowly declined in quality and interest over the years since "From Russia With Love", and "Goldfinger". I will be content watching DVDs of the better Bond films and re-reading the original stories from Ian Fleming.
Final comment is that this movie was so exciting that wife went to sleep part way thru it.
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