Quantum of Solace details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench, Gemma Arterton, Jeffrey Wright, Giancarlo Giannini, Jesper Christensen, Joaquin Cosio, Stana Katic|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure - Espionage & Spies, Thriller|
|Studio:||20TH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||100 Hot Hits, 100 Most Wanted, Full English, The Best of Daniel Craig, The James Bond Collection, Top 400 All-Time Rentals|
Quantum of Solace
|Run time:||1 hour 46 minutes|
|Rental release:||23 Mar 2009|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
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Ticks all the right boxes, but not as good as Casino RoyaleBy a customer from Cardiff , 31 Oct 2008
[Highly rated reviewer]This is a good Bond film, better than all Brosnan's film hands down, although Quantum of Solace isn't as polished as Casino Royale. The villians and the bond girls aren't as memorable as in Royale, but Craig and Dench are on top form, with Dench being given a welcome extented role. The action scenes although good, are just a carbon copy of the latest Bourne film, which is a shame as Bond doesn't need to copy the Bourne films, as he has his legacy to look up to.
Don't expect any invisable cars, cheesy one-liners or any raised eye brows, as this Bond is more like the Terminator rather than a posh, martini drinking spy. That said, the story is really good and continues Bonds investigation of the dark organisation that killed Vesper. And know doubt, Bonds investigation into this organisation will play an important role in the next film which I look forward in seeing. I hope they get a Chris Nolan (The Dark Knight) to direct the next one, as I think he'll introduce some new intersting concepts to the Bond franchise. Overall solid entertainment.
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The usual 007 fareBy twosoddingcats (213 reviews) from Kingston-upon-Thames , 20 May 2013Two beautiful women (including Gemma Arterton), fast car chases, the inclusion of the Siena Palio in one sequence. Baddies and double crosses. Exotic locations from Haiti to South American. Its all here. My only grip is that we dont see that Daniel Craig torso as much as Id like and he doesnt come out of the sea in slow motion. But you cant have it all! A sequel from Casino Royale.
Does not justify the hypeBy nobbyone (136 reviews) , 26 Apr 2013can not say much about it. Do not like the new bond films. As this was a faulty disc not sure what I was watching. The action sequences seem to be long and made up of quick flashes.
Not as good as Casino RoyaleBy a customer , 23 Apr 2013Lots of action, but not much of a plot. Did not find it particularly interesting or exciting to watch. Just about watchable.
Lots of POW but lacks UMPHBy FullofStars (41 reviews) from Scotland , 14 Apr 2013A big car chase with extra foot chases and some fighting. Not really a spy film. No character development at all. Big let down from Casino Royale but still it is Bond and still very watchable.
Sort of: Casino Royale (part 2)By TheWatchman (490 reviews) from Suburbia , 23 Feb 2013Yeah, well, Quantum of Solace is the first (and possibly last) Bond movie which is actually a direct sequel to the one that went before. Casino Royale redefined Bond for the modern age, making it grittier and darker (and dare I say more realistic?). It had a very different narrative structure, delighting some and enraging others who still pined for more gadgets and tongue-in-cheek action. Well, Quantum picks up where Casino leaves off literally. Less than an hour has passed between films and QoS is effectively the continuation of the story. It tries its best to be self-contained and you certainly can watch it without watching Casino Royale first (but I would recommend that you dont). And its all good stuff. If follows the style of Casino Royale closely and most should be satisfied. However, whereas Casino Royale was met with pretty much universal praise, Quantum was labelled with phrases like Taking its foot off the pedal. Casino Royale had an epic feel to it, whereas Quantum holds the debateable title of shortest ever James Bond film. Therefore it feels less like a film in its own right and more like an afterthought for Casino Royale. Its a good spy thriller and, if youre a fan of the new style James Bond that Daniel Craig is taking the franchise, then youll probably like it too. However, Casino Royale was a tough act to follow and QoS doesnt really live up to it. Luckily, reviewing this after seeing its successor Skyfall its only a temporary set-back. Skyfall even eclipses Casino Royale.
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