Quantum of Solace

Quantum of Solace

Quantum of Solace

In Casino Royale, poor James was betrayed by Vesper Lynd (Eva Green), the woman he loved. Taking off immediately after that film concluded, Quantum of Solace sees Bond hunt down the shadowy organization he holds responsible for Lynd's death despite orders not to from M (Dench). He soon traces a link to Dominic Greene (Amalric), a ruthless international businessman conspiring to take control of Bolivia's water supply. 007 teams with Camille (Kurylenko) - who has her own agenda of vengeance - on a mission that leads him to Austria, Italy and South America.

This, the 22nd Bond film, takes its name from a short story by Bond creator Ian Fleming. Director this time is Marc Forster, an intriguing choice given that his previous filmmaking repertoire consists of dramas The Kite Runner and Finding Neverland.

2008105 minsUK, USA
ActionAdventureDramaThriller

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Quantum of Solace / Reviews

Flicks, Andrew Hedley

Flicks, Andrew Hedley

I hate to be a spoilsport - I was looking forward to this, after all - but the direct follow up to Casino Royale fails to capture what was satisfying about the franchise reboot. The action scenes lack clear choreography, the storyline is thin to the point of non-existent, the girls have nothing on Eva Green, and the villain is lame. Whereas Royale was one of the best Bond films, Quantum of Solace will go down as one of the more forgettable.

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Village Voice

Village Voice

A spastic, indecipherable, unholy, and altogether unwatchable mess.

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Variety

Variety

Stripped of "Royale's" humor, elegance and reinvented old-school stylishness, Quantum has little left except its plot, which is rudimentary and slightly barmy, in the line of the Roger Moore pics of the '70s and '80s.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The violence in his (Craig's) first outing, "Casino Royale," was notably intense, and while Quantum of Solace is not quite as brutal, the mood is if anything even more grim and downcast.

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Premiere Magazine

Premiere Magazine

Quantum, thanks to a deft blend of exotic escapism and bare-bones modernism, is more than strong enough to be judged on its own. In fact, it's the perfect Bond film.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Daniel Craig's second Bond film plants its foot and keeps it there.

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Newshub

Newshub

Call me old fashioned but I'd still like to see a return to the essential Bondness of old, without losing its relevance or its edge - a little more of 007's trademark levity and mischief would not go amiss.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The new picture allows hardly any flourishes of style and character in the 007 tradition, but moviegoers seeking an adrenaline rush will be well pleased.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

Quantum of Solace may be explosive with images of fiery infernos, but it's convoluted and confusing, the plot playing second fiddle to its set pieces.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

As with "The Dark Knight," the only real caveat is that while it's exciting and imaginative, it's not exactly anyone's idea of fun. To keep in the game, perhaps the next movie could let the hero enjoy himself a bit more.

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Dominion Post

Dominion Post

Quantum will do. It hasn't got the wit or panache of Casino, and there's nothing here that compares to that film's fuel-tanker-on-the-runway set piece, but this is still a solid and entertaining entry to the canon.

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