Casino Royale details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Giancarlo Giannini, Ivana Milicevic, Simon Abkarian, Isaach De Bankole, Claudio Santamaria, Jesper Christensen|
|Studio:||SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Best of the Decade, Full English, Our Favourites, The Best of Daniel Craig, The James Bond Collection, Top 100 Best of British, Top 400 All-Time Rentals|
|Run time:||2 hours 24 minutes|
|Rental release:||19 Mar 2007|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
In his first mission, James Bond must stop Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorist organizations, from winning a high-stakes poker tournament at Casino Royale in Montenegro.
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The worst BondBy Lisa from N Wales , 13 Jun 2007
[Highly rated reviewer]Not a classic Bond..in fact in my opinion its the worst one i've ever seen (and i've seen em all). A lacklustre story, no drama, no plot, bitty, no memorable bad guy, no gadgets, no memorable bond girl. The action scenes were even less believable than previous bonds. I'm afraid the Bonds have taken a step backwards for me. However, Daniel Craig was good and well suited to action but not so good as a ladies man. (Roger Moore for that)
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This Is Where It All Began..By Richie77777 (274 reviews) from Essex , 11 Nov 2013
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideI must unfortunately start this review of a film that ultimately proved very good to say to that I wasn't a fan of the theme music and for me the first one and a half hours approximately, weren't that great. That said the last forty minutes were fantastic and so good, that if I had the time, I would one consider re-watching this movie. A small fact for any Holby City fans out there, (of which I'm sure there's not a great deal), during the early stages, one of the British agents quite recently was a character on Holby City. I think his character name, (in Holby), was Luke. This, however is detracting from an overall good movie. Near the beginning there's a great chase sequence involve Bond aka Daniel Craig on a building site. Dame Judi Dench as M really impresses. In all honesty I'm not sure this is her first performance as M because I vaguely remember her in a Bond movie played by Pierce Brosnan from 2002. If you forgive the pun, there is a, 'Shocking,' sequence with Bond in a car in Monte Carlo. The poker game is edge of the seat stuff and there's an intriguing love story that takes place.
Bond back to bestBy a customer , 05 Jun 2013Bond back to what he should be. A beleivable spy with fight scenes that are realistic and not beyond beleife.Glad the silly gimmicks have been ditched.
00 heaven .By twosoddingcats (269 reviews) from Kingston-upon-Thames , 18 Mar 2013Well it is for we ladies when Daniel Craig comes out of the water in his tight shorts! You know the routine Bond tracks down baddies and takes them out but some of the people around him that he trusted are actually baddies too ..Not many gadgets in this one which is disappointing but on the plus side, some of the babes have brains! Chock full of exotic locations and Craig in his shorts was worth the rental all by itself. Cant wait to see Skyfall now.
Simply The Best Bond FilmBy The KnightWatcher (629 reviews) from Gloucestershire , 15 Feb 20132006 James Bond Drama. The 21st Bond film and the first of the Daniel Craig era. Quite simply the best Bond film ever and also the best James Bond casting by a country mile. .What joy it was when this film burst onto the scene restoring the James Bond genre to its full former glory. It is a 100% thriller with none of the embarrassing comedy of the Roger Moore bad times and the Bond portrayal is a real 3D character with emotions. Bond films do not get any better than this and it even surpassed the Bond films that followed it (A Quantum of Solace and Skyfall)
Badly writtenBy a customer , 06 Feb 2013I saw 'Quantum of Solace' and found it to be really well-written, and a nice surprise to watch. As it was clear that these Bond stories tie together, I thought that I must see the one before, Casino Royale. If I'd seen this one first, I wouldn't have bothered with the others It's far too long, and there was no good reason for its length. The supposed love story between Bond and another agent was nonsense. He goes from disliking her (very well played by both actors) to declaring undying love. That was just silly. The card game is too long and drawn out. Still, at least it set the scene for the much better (though what a daft title) Quantum of Solace.