Why Does Nobody Care
About Casino Royale?
(We'll Give You One Guess!) News


With only three months to go before its release wouldn't a would-be blockbuster
like a new Bond film be on the top of everyone's list for the must-see film of the rest
of 2006? You would think so, but some unfortunate but revealing web site statistics
say otherwise.

Ongoing surveys on movie fan websites like and indicate a unusual lack of interest in the new Bond film, especially
when you consider that there hasn't been a new Bond film in four years.

On there is a survey that shows which film is generating the
most interest based on visits to each movie's page on this site. Most Popular Movies:

One click on the link above page says it all. Out of 100 hundred current and future
releases, as recent as Miami Vice, as near as the sixth Rocky sequel Rocky Balboa
in December and as far-flung as Indiana Jones 4 possibly due in 2007, Casino
Royale is nowhere to be found! How can that be? This is James Bond right? Well it
just gets worse. Top Previews:

Here again we have 25 films listed and whether they are familiar names of movie
sequels or all new films, Casino Royale is not one them.

The Week of July 23 - 29, 2006:

1. Spider-Man 3
2. Pirates of the Caribbean 3
4. Underworld: Evolution
5. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
6. Resident Evil: Extinction
7. Transformers
8. The Covenant
9. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
10. The Grudge 2
11. Rocky Balboa
12. Ghost Rider
13. Stranger Than Fiction
14. The Black Dahlia
15. Iron Man
16. The Fountain
17. Saw III
18. Another Gay Movie
19. The Departed
20. Fantastic Four and The Silver Surfer
21. Shrek the Third
22. Alien vs. Predator 2
23. The Simpsons Movie
24. Lucky You
25. Azumi

Whether you're a Craig supporter or a boycotter, you have to admit that this is a
disturbing trend, and if you think that Daniel Craig as Bond has nothing to do with
it, it's time to wake up and smell the dry vodka martini.