No Time to Die: first reviews of the new James Bond film, how to watch it
Craig. Daniel Craig. He’s back for the last time asin , the 25th 007 movie. For a moment, the British actor looked like he wouldn’t be putting on Bond’s tuxedo for the fifth time, so savor this one, fans. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming movie.
Plot teasers and trailers
Bond, retire? At the opening of the film, Bond has indeed left the active spy service. But you can’t keep a good spy, and when CIA pal Felix Leiter (Jeffrey Wright) comes calling and wants Bond to help him find a missing scientist, you know he can’t say no. The film has familiar characters, such as Leiter, Q, M, and Moneypenny, as well as new ones, such as Lashana Lynch’s Nomi, who took over Bond’s familiar 007 number.
The most recent trailer reminds fans that No Time to Die will be reprising the plot threads of 2015’s Specter, which featured the love interest of Madeleine Swann and villainous Ernst Stavro Blofeld by Christoph Waltz.
The first trailer, from 2019, features some great old-school Bond movies, including Craig jumping off a bridge and riding his motorbike up a steep stone staircase. Choppers, shootouts, danger under the ice, official events where Craig looks great in a tuxedo – it’s all there.
When is No Time to Die released?
No Time to Die will premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London on September 28 and open in the UK on September 30.
The Americans will have to wait a little longer. No Time to Die opens in the United States on October 8.
It arrives in Australia on November 11. So what are the critics saying? See below.
Reviews started arriving Tuesday after the London premiere. Here are a few snippets to guide you until CNET’s Richard Knightwell posts our own review on Wednesday.
“Yes, a lot of that adheres to the formula that is the franchise’s blessing and curse: you get a spectacle galore in terms of action sets, amazingly shot locations, and engaging characters wearing killer costumes. While conventions can sometimes feel confined, there are enough significant gaps for this entry to stand out. “
–Games Radar +
“What holds it all together is Craig, given the longer speeches and performance passages that I don’t remember a Bond giving before.”
“No Time to Die feels like he’s working too hard to give Craig a send-off worthy of all the hype that comes with it – an excess that could be summed up simply, ultimately, by taking too long to reach the finish. . “
How to see No time to die
No Time to Die will only air in theaters. Of course, that will eventually happen to streaming, but when and where aren’t exactly clear. So if you’re not ready to venture into theaters at this point in the coronavirus pandemic, you’ll need to be patient for now. Maybe checkfor which older Bond films to watch and in what order.
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Rami Malek as the villainous Lyutsifer Safin
Christoph Waltz as iconic Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld
Léa Seydoux as Dr Madeleine Swann, Bond’s love interest
Lashana Lynch as Nomi, another agent 00
Ben Whishaw as gadgetmaster Q
Ralph Fiennes as M, the boss of Bond
Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny, M’s secretary
Jeffrey Wright as CIA agent and Bond’s longtime friend Felix Leiter
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