By Matt Neglia
Daniel Craig’s time as James Bond has ended with the release of “No Time To Die.” To pay tribute to the 15 years he gave us as this iconic character, we decided to go back to his first portrayal of 007 in 2006 with “Casino Royale.” Serving as a reboot for the franchise, which was desperately in need of one at the time, the film also stars Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Jeffrey Wright, and Judi Dench, with Martin Campbell returning to direct after successfully rebooting the franchise with “GoldenEye” a few years prior. How does the movie hold up all of these years later? What did we think of the action set pieces, Craig’s performance, and the film’s unjust awards season run, which resulted in zero Oscar nominations? We discuss all of these points and more in our review. Joining me for this throwback podcast review, I have Josh Parham, Casey Lee Clark & Dan Bayer. Enjoy!
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