Movie Review : Casino Royale Directed By Martin Campbell Essays

1215 Words Aug 14th, 2016 5 Pages
Swap the tights for a $3000 suit and the Batmobile for an Aston Martin, and voila, you’ve got yourself a hero! However, James Bond, being the egotistical character that he is, isn’t quite as merciful and emotionally driven as our everyday heroes, which makes us wonder, is Bond a hero… or not?

2006 film Casino Royale directed by Martin Campbell, is the first of the James Bond movies to star Daniel Craig as 007. Armed with a Walther PPK and a license to kill, Bond sets out on a daring mission to defeat a lethal weapons dealer in a game of poker at Casino Royale, where the stakes are held high, however, things are not always as they seem. James Bond is definitely the MI6 spy that everyone knows – people think he’s the coolest guy – men want to be him, women desire him. Driving around London in the finest automobiles, wearing a custom-tailored suit wherever he goes, Bond always knows how to get his job done so that everyone sees him as the bullet-dodging, world-class agent we know him as. Bond’s aims were always true, as he fought against those who would harm those who were innocent for their own personal gain, power or vengeance. Sporting a Walther PPK in one hand and supermodel in the other, Bond finished it off in style, with a shaken martini at the end of the night. This image of James Bond sticks in our minds throughout many of the Bond movies, yet, Casino Royale is a bit different. In this film, there are many moments that give us a different impression of Bond – one…

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