Casino Royal

The new James Bond movie is a very controversial topic. An old problem did divide the public opinion once more – The actor of James Bond has to be exchanged from time to time where each actor has his personal strengths and weaknesses. The second problem seems to be that in Ian Flemmings original novels the character of James Bond himself undergoes some developments. Casino Royal is not the most current book of this series but actually the first! It tells a lot of the story why James Bond is the character he is in the later movies. For this purpose a cut – and the change of the actor was a good idea. I couldn’t imagine Pierce Brosnan acting with the emotional depth.. Of course some will say now – this is not our James Bond – he’d rather be detached and invulnerable. But the James Bond in Casino Royal is just more the man from Ian Flemming’s original novels than the smart, invulnerable hero he was during the last movies. It is a more human Bond.

I visited the movie yesterday accompanied by Grützekraftwerk’s personnel watching the original version in English. There are a few reasons why you should watch the movie:

After a lot of doubts whether Daniel Craig would contribute to a great movie I think the public opinion has changed – currently the movie rates 8.1 on Imdb where most of the older Bond movies rate between 6 and 7 points. (Of course the rating will drop a little, since currently mainly Band-enthusiasts visited the movie, but I think it will still be higher than the last movies:

Jay’s rating (5/5)

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  1. Questionnaire 2006

    I had this meme last year, and I thought it might be nice to answer it again. Last year it was dominated by issues during my stay in Malaysia. Guess this year it's a little less extraordinary.Gained or lost weight? – Don't know, don't care - my friends


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  1. Sabine says:

    *Ich fand den Film auch gut, wenn auch ganz schön brutal. Das Bondgirl war mal nicht nur so ne Schlampe, sondern sarkastisch und schlagfertig. Und Bond selbst besteht zwar nur aus Muskeln und bringt anfang net mehr als einen einzigen Gesichtsausdruck auf die Leinwand, aber ich fand, der Film hat sich durchaus gelohnt und hatte wesentlich mehr Tiefgang als alle anderen Brosnan-Bonds zusammen. Also: angucken!

    btw: das Theme find ich auch ganz prima... <strong>kopierlüsternrüberguck</strong>

  2. Jürgen Hösch says:

    *Eva Green :-))))))))))) unwiderstehlich...

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