I’ve never been a James Bond fan, but there is something about the Daniel Craig Bond, probably the fact it is so “un-Bond” that I like. I always found the uber-suave, never seem to truly get into any “real” danger made him inaccessible for me to really root for 007, but with the more raw kind of coldness to Bond that Daniel Craig gives, it somehow makes for a more interesting character.
“Quantum of Solace” kind of seems a bit by the book. Set-piece action sequences are interconnected via short snappy expositions culminating in a big conclusion, victory for Bond and death to the villain. I wouldn’t expect anything less, and I’d never really expect much more. For what is was, I liked it a lot. Four stars.