Quantum of Solace

Dan Movie Reviews

2006 brought us a reboot of the James Bond franchise. Surpassing most expectations, Casino Royale was a surprise at how exciting it made a game of poker, but also helped to bring Bond back to basics, and through Daniel Craig, show us how Bond became the Bond that we all know.  The next Bond film, Quantum of Solace, would be the first Bond film to pick up where the previous one had left off.  At the end of Casino Royale, …

Casino Royale

Dan Bondfest 2006, Movie Reviews

This is the one people have been itching to know my thoughts on. (Well, four of you.) Tonight I had my advance screening of Casino Royale. And I can say, with complete confidence, that this is easily the best James Bond film in over 20 years. I’ll let you think about that for a minute. “The best James Bond film in over 20 years.” Still there? Okay. Good. Now, you ask, why would I make such a bold claim? Because, …