Starring: Daniel Craig,Ralph Fiennes,Christoph Waltz, Dave Bautista, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Madeleine Swann, Andrew Scott
Bond’s 24 celluloid adventure charts the story of the Bond story as portrayed by Daniel Craig so there is plenty interest for the nerds. Post Skyfall, Bond is now on a secret mission commissioned by M of old (Dame Judi Dench), without the knowledge or permission of his current superior, MI6 director’s M (Ralph Fiennes). As the adventure plays out we see a Bond of old, ruthless assassin and womaniser in search of the mysterious leader of Spectre (Christoph Waltz). The plot thickens in true schoolboy adventure style as our intrepid hero battles Mr Hinx, the horrid henchman (Dave Bautista) ably assisted by Q (Ben Whishaw), Agent Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and an Aston Martin DB10. Lea Seydoux (Madeleine Swann) plays the damsel in distress as Bond and co. track down the baddies and cope with home front changes to the Intelligence Community, driven with the mysterious, C (Andrew Scott) which threaten to destroy his licence to kill. On the whole a watchable Bond movie with some spectacular cinematography but at 148 minutes, overlong.