^To be fair, there was fun in Craig's films...just of a more dry, deadpan nature.
The classic Bond one-liners are there, just not as over-the-top. SEE, in Casino
: "Oh, I'm sorry. That last hand--it nearly killed
Reference to the classic Bond Girl "name" gags:
"My name is Mr. Beech...and yours is Stephanie Broadchest
"I am NOT!"
"You'll have to trust me on this!"
There's his seduction of Miss Fields in Quantum
Granted, it's not AS fun as Brosnan's films. Still, I think the Craig era has the right amount of humor for the honest-to-goodness thrillers
they're trying to make with these new ones.
"The saying implies but does not name the effective agency of its supposed utopia.... 'Needs and abilities' are, of course, subjective. So the operative statement may be reduced to 'the State shall take, the State shall give'."