Casino Royale (1967) (part 7 of 13)

Yes, Evelyn is now officially known as “James Bond”. But for the purposes of not confusing the crap out of everybody, I’ll be calling him Sellers-Bond.

And so we come to the Bond/Q wacky gadgets portion of the movie. This part has increasingly become the komedy lap of every EON Bond film (to the extent that the role was handed off from the avuncular underplayer Desmond Llewellyn to John Cleese, in full Basil Fawlty mode), so you can only imagine how especially arch and hilarious it’ll be in this movie. Well, maybe you can, but I’ve already seen this movie, and I know better.

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Ryan Lohner

Ryan lives in Sparta, New Jersey, a quaint little burg without much for kids to do except go to the movies. Thus began a lifelong love affair, as even back then he grew to love examining why a film worked, or didn't. He is a member of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, and currently studying for a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science. His hobbies include running, piano, and annoying people with that damn lowercase forum user name.

Multi-Part Article: Casino Royale (1967)

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