Goldenrant #003: Less Action, More Espionage & Intrigue in Bond 25

A highlight from Spectre (2015) didn't involve explosions or a chase, but was the mysterious Spectre meeting.
A highlight from Spectre (2015) didn’t involve explosions or a chase, but was the mysterious Spectre meeting.

Global interest and plausibility of a complex criminal conspiracy is peaking. Daily, the drip drip drip of information between Russia and Donald Trump’s campaign and Presidency is consistent and amazing. If it weren’t for real daily news broadcasts and headlines, it might seem we are stuck in an unbelievable episode of House of Cards or a (slightly muted) James Bond movie.

Politics and results of this real world scandal aside, the next James Bond movie (tentatively titled Bond 25) should reflect the times now more than ever and should partially retreat from following the traditional Bond movie formula. Simply put: it’s too good to pass up.

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Alex Dimitrios & Associates

When Bond logs into MI6’s secure site using M’s profile in Casino Royale (2006), he looks into Alex Dimitrios (who he is tracking in the Bahamas) as we well as his known associates. The computer scene is pretty quick, but it’s neat to see Dimitrios’ bad (and mostly dead) friends.

Alex Dimitrios - Government Contractor
Alex Dimitrios – Government Contractor

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