Well today is the big day. Quantum Of Solace hit the big screen and opened to somewhat lukewarm reviews. That's my take at least.......
Ever since my trip to New York city I've been thinking about and waiting for the opening of Quantum Of Solace. As I was walking down Broadway, I snapped this photo of a huge billboard. Intriguing to say the least..... I loved Casino Royale and I believe that regardless of where you stand in the "Bond the Actor" debate, you would argue that Daniel Craig is a worthy candidate for James Bond 007.
"The shortest and certainly the most action-dense Bond ever, "Quantum of Solace" plays like an extended footnote to "Casino Royale" rather than a fully realized, stand-alone movie. Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, possibly knowing they couldn't immediately top the previous pic's sheer stylishness, have radically reshuffled the series' traditional elements, but also allowed incoming director Marc Forster...................Click here for more of this review"
Another viewer writes:
"I am a die hard Bond fan and was waiting for this movie to come out since the first trailer. I was at the theater at midnight last night. However, when it was over, I was sorely disappointed. As a movie, it was not bad. The acting was good, the action scenes were exciting, and Daniel Craig was a great Bond. However, it was not a great Bond film, failing to live up to any previous franchise benchmarks................. Click here for more of this review"
The bottom line for me = I'll be hitting the theater as soon as I can find a break in my schedule. I'm just that kind of guy. I actually go for the grittier, Jason Bournish style of Bond. As long as it's realistic and somewhat believable I'll shell out the extra bucks to catch it on the big screen. Let's hope they left out the corny and outlandish clips.
Here's a trailer:
Have you seen the movie yet? Do you want to see it? Are you a Bond fan? I'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section.