Movies – Bond lives up to reputation in thrilling style

It's Bond. James Bond. 007. He’s back again, 50 years after the franchise first began with
Dr No in 1962. This is film number 23, and it delivers all you expect – and possibly a bit more – in the high-stakes game of sophisticated action pics.

It begins in Istanbul, where Bond (Craig) and field agent Eve (Harris) are after a stolen hard drive that contains the names of agents embedded in terrorist organisations. The most spectacular motorcycle chase over the rooftops of the grand bazaar is a thrilling