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Parisian film critic Mathieu Carratier on Casino Royale: “All you get is an average spy film which, in trying to distance itself from its pedigree, ends up with no pedigree at all.”

hollywood-elsewhere.com By Jeffery Wells Casino Royale screened this morning in Paris, and I’ve just received this reaction from Parisian film critic Mathieu Carratier, whose opinion I trust because he despised Marie-Antoinette: “The movie is a mess,” he begins. “A sometimes very entertaining and pleasurable mess, but still a mess — a typical example of a…

DailyRecord.co.uk: I Spy A Really Bad Ending.

  DailyRecord.co.uk 11 November 2006 I SPY A REALLY BAD ENDING John Mckie SAW the new James Bond the other night. Although I hoped they would choose a Scot for the role, if you like your Bond as an arrogant cold fish, Daniel Craig will suit you fine. Plenty of the film is stylish –…

Debbie Schlussel: I’ve Seen Casino Royale & DANIEL CRAIG SUCKS.

www.debbieschlussel.com Debbie Schlussel: New Bond . . . James Bond = Yawn . . . Big Yawn; The Metro-Sexual Bond   By Debbie Schlussel   **** BUMPED TO TOP OF PAGE FOR TOPIC HOTNESS (NOT Bond Hotness) **** Just got back from seeing, “Casino Royale,” the new James Bond movie, the 21st installment. My reaction:…

And Daniel Craig isn’t Bond. He’s Jason Bourne in five years.

  hollywood-elsewhere.com       By Jeffrey Wells       “Don’t quote me but Casino Royale is James Bland. And very long. Lots of cool little moments don’t deliver what America will want. And Daniel Craig isn’t Bond. He’s Jason Bourne in five years.” — Hotshot Manhattan movie guy who gets around and sees…

There’s been various reviews already, though most are bias.

Moviehole.net   Gossip Monkey – 6/11/06 Posted by Clint Morris November 6, 2006 Gossip Monkey This one time, at Bond Camp. I’m actually awaiting my invitation to the premiere on November 14th (the same date Clint gets to see the movie in Australia!). It’s being shown in every cinema apparently, in Leicester Square, with the…

You might be shaken, but this Bond won’t leave you stirred

    You might be shaken, but this Bond won’t leave you stirred Tim Adams is a lifelong aficionado of 007 movies. Last Friday he was one of the first critics to see the superspy’s latest incarnation. This is his verdict   Sunday November 5, 2006 The Observer   Give or take the odd Octopussy,…

Casino Royale: Good action, but a Bond Misfire.

IMDb   Good action, but a Bond Misfire 20 October 2006 *** This comment may contain spoilers ***   It was called “Alcazar,” which turned out to be the new Bond film. I just read someone’s review from that screening and it’s like he and I were shown two different films. I’m not as enthusiastic.…