...and yes, in my fantasy, Bond DOES wear that uber-hot square cut swimsuit under all his suits and tuxedos...
...everyone said that he was a horrible choice for Bond.
And as anyone who saw CASINO ROYALE will tell you, the opposite became true.
Daniel Craig claimed the role of 007 for his own.
With his chiseled body, rugged good looks and animal command of everything around him, he achieved the unthinkable - - He made Sean Connery's Bond look kind of like a wus.
Those of you who disagree, think of it this way: The only thing that can trump Connery's entrance in DR. NO - - lighting a cigarette at the Chemin de Fer table and saying, "Bond, James Bond" for the very first time - - is Craig's exchange with a bartender in CASINO ROYALE...
Bartender: "Shaken or stirred?"
Bond: "Do I look like I give a damn?"
The winner is Craig. By a six pac.
The title of the next Bond film was just announced - - Quantum of Solace. It's the title of one of Ian Fleming's Bond short stories from the collection entitled For Your Eyes Only.
The title has barely been announced and already, there are Bond fans saying that it's the worse title of a Bond film ever.
I love the title. Hell, you could call the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang for all I care. Just make sure that Craig is Bond.
And preferably naked again.