THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (Theatrical Release USA 1999)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

The World Is Not Enough—introduces a modernity that moves Bond into the computer age with welcome new technological gadgetry. Desmond Llewellyn, as Q, makes the statement that he is retiring from M16 which will leave room for the introduction of John Cleese as Q in the 2002 release of Die Another Day, which will be Pierce Brosnan’s last James Bond film. It will take four years to find a replacement for Brosnan. Eon Productions and Metro Goldwyn Mayer will find Daniel Craig for Casino Royale and the James Bond series will be back in business. This film serves the James Bond series in a predictable manner and is worth watching.

Storyline

James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) protects Elektra King (Sophie Marceau), the daughter of assassinated Sir Robert King (David Calder), who has plans of her own.

Additional Thanks

Thank You to Director Michael Apted for directing effort. Thank you to Producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Renard (Robert Carlyle), Dr. Christmas Jones (Denise Richards), Valentin Zukovsky (Robbie Coltrane), M (Judi Dench), Q (Desmond Llewelyn), R (John Cleese), Cigar Girl (Maria Grazia Cucinotta), Miss Moneypenny (Samantha Bond), Bill Tanner (Michael Kitchen), Charles Robinson (Colin Salmon), Bullion (Goldie), Dr. Molly Warmflash (Serena Scott Thomas), Davidov (Ulrich Thomsen), Gabor (John Seru), Colonel Akakievich (Claude Oliver Rudolph), and Lachaise (Patrick Malahide).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The film moves along well and is worth watching.

Ben Meyers

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