Reviews Counted: Fresh: Rotten: Critics Consensus: Casino Royale disposes of the silliness and gadgetry that plagued recent Rating : PG (for intense sequences of violent. Ben Child: The film that revived the franchise, bringing a dash of 21st-century realism with its brutalised, melancholy hero. " Casino Royale " has the answers to all my complaints about the year-old James Bond series, and some I hadn't even thought of. It's not that. Yet so incendiary was Craig's first turn in the role that he instantly cast his predecessor as one of the weaker, lazier Bonds. John Chancer as Police Commander. It could be terrific, it could be routine, but you always knew about where you were in the formula. Enter your location to see where is playing near you. Joseph Millson as Carter. Lots of action, but this is NOT James Bond. Valentine Nonyela as Nambutu Embassy Official. Dusan Pelech as Bartender. View All Videos 1. MORE FROM CASINO ROYALE. From the very get go, it was straight up action, with very little dialogue, and feeble storyline. He has effortless presence and lethal danger; he brings a serious actor's ability to a fundamentally unserious part; he brings out the playfulness and the absurdity, yet never sends it up. Casino Royale is both too long and too short. Daniel Craig could make it work. The acting is awesome Eva Pokerstars hud actually does a great job and has really improved her acting from the last time i saw her in kingdom of heavenbut then this is a totally different movie. Thanks to the best story of the series to date, Casino Royale features the right blend of exhilarating action and heart pounding drama. Like a lot of action films, the Bond franchise has always used comedy to blunt the violence and bring in big audiences. Daniel Craig as James Bond.