Spectre is a 2015 action\adventure movie, being the twenty fourth movie of the James Bond Movie franchise. Although the movie looked like a reboot of the earlier versions of the action filled and heart stopping action of Bond movies, it was still reliant on the main 007 concept. The film was produced by Eon Productions. It was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn Mayer and Columbia Pictures. It was directed by Sam Mendes as his second James Bond film following Skyfall, and was written by John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Jez Butterworth. Boasting a hefty budget of about 250 million dollars, the movie was one of the most expensive movies ever made.
The movie held an amazing cast of charismatic stars. Daniel Craig made his fourth appearance on the screen as James Bond, agent 007. Sam Mendes, being the director of the movie has described Bond as being extremely focused in Spectre, likening his new-found devotion to hunting. Christopher Waltz made his appearance as Ernst Stavro Blofeld. In the movie he was long believed to be dead. His father helped raise Bond after his parents died. As Blofeld, he is the mysterious mastermind behind Spectre, as well as puppeteer of Bond’s recent life which Bond discovers later in the movie. Léa Seydoux appeared as Dr. Madeleine Swann, a psychologist working at a private medical clinic in the Austrian Alps and as the daughter of Mr. White. Ben Whishaw carried out the role of Q, the MI6 quartermaster who outfits Bond with equipment for use in the field. Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny, a former agent who left the field and now she is M’s assistant. Wwe Superstar Dave Bautista played the role of Mr. Hinx, a high-ranking member of Spectre, acts as the organisation’s most ruthless assassin. Andrew Scott was in the movie as Max Denbigh, a member of the British government, who is also known by his code name, C. Monica Bellucci performed as Lucia Sciarra, the widow of an assassin killed by Bond. Ralph Fiennes as Gareth Mallory, the head of MI6 and Bond’s superior, who is better-known by his code name, M. Rory Kinnear as Bill Tanner, the MI6 Chief of Staff. Jesper Christensen performed as Mr. White, a fugitive from MI6 and a senior figure in the Quantum organization, a former subsidiary of Spectre. Alessandro Cremona played the role of Marco Sciarra, a criminal and the husband of Lucia Sciarra and Judi Dench appeared as Mallory’s predecessor as M.
The movie had a fairly overarching storyline with the 1971 movie Diamonds are forever. The criminal organization Spectre makes a first appearance in an Eon Production’s film as James Bond uncovers a mysterious message which leads him to the Mexico City. Then he moves to Rome where he finds a beautiful widow of a villainous criminal killed by Bond. He infiltrates a secret meeting which exposes an evil organization known as the Spectre. He then embarks on a journey to find and seek help from a daughter of an old arch-rival. As he endeavors deep towards the heart of the organization, he discerns unsettling between him and the enemy he is on the hunt for.
Spectre mostly received positive to mixed reviews. Many reviewers ended up giving spectre highly positive or highly negative feedback. The audience and reviewers criticized it for an oddly hollow script, repetitively boring and recurring action which deprived the movie of the engrossing and exhilarating thrill like skyfall was. However the movie’s action sequence and screenplay along with a good cast made it an admired action driven spectacle.
On the Box Office
By November 17th 2015 Spectre had grossed $548.5 million worldwide, of which $118.3 million of the earnings have been produced from the UK market and $134.7 million from North American market. As of the weekend ending 15 November, the film was playing across 91 markets worldwide and opened as No. 1 in 69 of them and IMAX totalling up to nearly $40 million. It topped the worldwide box office for three successive weekends.