The New James Bond Bets on a New Attitude

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Casino Royale

hide captionDaniel Craig as James Bond and Judi Dench as M in Casino Royale.

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James Bond first appeared on the big screen 44 years ago. Up until today, the 20 James Bond features have been as predictable as the shaken-not-stirred martini preference of their protagonist.

Now, with Casino Royale, the hero with a thousand smirks has been given a shrewd, and largely successful, attitude adjustment.

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