DVD: Quantum of Solace, Retail & rental, (20th Century Fox)
Sunday 22 March 2009
The shortest ever Bond film is also the speediest. Every scene has been edited down to a breathless flurry, so the action zips along with scorching energy.
Unfortunately, that same brevity also means that the plot is impossible to follow, although I think it's something to do with a secret society toppling the Bolivian government. Another, bigger problem is that the trademark 007 fun and glamour have been edited out, too. And all work and no play make James a dull boy.
A The film has amassed an estimated $28.7 million in its opening weekend
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