Casino Royale Movie Review Summary

Actors: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Wright

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Agent James Bond has just been promoted to the 007 rank, where his first mission is to capture a bomb-maker in Madagascar and to bring him back for interrogation. The bomb-maker spots James and his partner and begins to run, and from there, James chases him. They go through a long chase where the bomb-maker uses his acrobatic skills to get away, but James uses his strength to keep up with him. When James finally catches him in the embassy building of Nambutu, he is left with no choice but to kill him, destroying half of the embassy in the progress. He grabs the corpse's backpack and snoops inside, where he finds a cell phone. The previous message shows, “ELLIPSES”. James heads back, thinking it was a job well done for him, but his boss M doesn't think so. Unfortunately, the whole thing was caught on CCTV, and the news strikes the public. M is furious and begins to regret promoting James to a 00 rank.
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Afterwards, he heads to the Bahamas, where he meets up with bomb-maker's contact. The contact is found inside a beach resort playing poker with a group of people in the bar.
James joins the game, and beats the contact, winning his Aston Martin and all of his chips. The contact's girlfriend (named Solange) gives James some information about the contact. James then investigates the contact and his connections. James sees that all of his connections are dead except Le Chiffre, a private banker to the terrorists. After killing the contact's assistant who attempted to blow up an airplane (ELLIPSES was the code to the airport staff door), he thinks his job is done, but it isn't.

The banker, Le Chiffre, falls behind in his funds, and asks the terrorists for some extra time to regain money. The terrorists agree, but they tell him how if he doesn't get the money by a certain time, he will be killed. Le Chiffre goes to a high-stakes poker tournament in Montenegro at Casino Royale to win the money, but has no idea that James Bond is coming to stop him. Bond's instructions are to stop Le Chiffre from winning the poker tournament without killing him and causing as much notoriety as he did last time. James meets up with his contact, Vesper Lynd on his way to Montenegro, where she explains how she will be funding him for his mission at Casino Royale. From there, Bond meets up with his assisting agent, Mathis, inside Casino Royale. The officials explain to the players what the rules are for the poker tournament, and the game begins. Tension grows between James and Le Chiffre as they play against each other for the win. James loses later and is kicked out of the game, but CIA agent Felix Leiter, who is also playing, agrees to give James the money to get back into the game if James agrees to let Le Chiffre into CIA custody instead of M16. They make a deal and James gets back in the game. The two poker professionals continue to play, but only one player will win.
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    This movie is also known as “Bond 21”, “Casino Royale” and “Untitled (MGM/James Bond 21)”. The story looks at James Bond's influential years and how he becomes 007. Genres include Action/Adventure, Thriller, Adaptation and Sequel. This movie is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, a scene of torture, sexual content and nudity.

    Daniel Craig plays the role of James Bond in this movie called Casino Royale. This movie takes us to the beginning, how James Bond got the title of 007. Bond's first mission is to spy on a terrorist called Mollaka. Mission doesn't goes as planned so Bond decides to investigate, independently of the MI6 agency to track down the other terrorist cell.

    Bond follows a lead to the Bahamas; he comes across Dimitrios and his girlfriend Solange. Bond finds out that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, who is the banker to the world's terrorist organizations. According to Secret Service intelligence Le Chiffre plan is to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 wants Bond to play against Le Chiffre, knowing that if Le loses it will destroy his organization. “M” places Bond under the watchful eye of the charming Vesper Lynd. Together Vesper and Bond face danger bravely. In Montenegro, Bond allies himself with Matthis a MI6's local field agent, and a CIA agent Felix Leiter. The epic game proceeds with violence and dirty tricks.

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Script Analysis of Casino Royale

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char doing spying/sabotage

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   government investigator    -   private investigator Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)    -   British Unusual characteristics    -   Super genius


United States    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead    -   gory visuals of torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   seeing nude male butt Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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