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Old October 28 2008, 12:57 AM   #17
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Re: Rewatching "Casino Royale (2006)"

^I could buy the invisible car as a plausible gadget if the invisibility effect just worked on the skin of the car. Having it work on the tires and windows with equal effectiveness just made it a magical Star Trek cloaking device.

I'm a fan of the books who recognizes and appreciates that the films have become their own animal. But in the series' 21-film history, there's no shortage of lighter and larger-than-life fare. If a grittier, more realistic approach is working now, let's go with it while it lasts.
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