Alina Edwards, Wellesley College
Brad Pitt’s bloody action comedy proposes a new kind of hero but is bogged down by a predictable plot. Still, one thing’s for sure: This train ride will keep you glued to your seat.
Old fans and newcomers alike are clamoring over the most recent addition to the super-spy franchise.
Sonia Noorbakhsh, UC Berkeley
James Bond is the star of yet another action-packed film, but there are both pros and cons of going out to watch this new movie instead of waiting for it to stream.
Mitchell Tanaka, Chapman University
As Daniel Craig prepares to pass the torch, the 007 franchise will start anew in more ways than one.
Abby Webb, Rice University
The trope of the Bond girl is finally dead.
Maya Ramani, University of Virginia
His name is Elba, Idris Elba.
Jacoby Bancroft, University of Nevada at Reno and Guest Contributor
A brief field trip through James Bond history uncovers the modern Bond’s greatest fault—he’s too well-developed.
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