Originally Posted by Livingston
That was a nice touch with Craig's Bond. That cool 'shaken not stirred' swagger was definitely replaced by something more dangerous. He's more like the Bond in the books from what I hear. I just hope they can eventually get a little of the 'shaken not stirred' back though.
Me too but I guess that the old playful Bond somehow doesn't fit the times.
I have always liked the irony and distance in Bond. This new kind of hyperrealism doesn't do the trick in my opinion, it rather increases the risk that the franchise sinks into arbitrary action movie waters.