Road to Perdition is a brooding gangster drama – about fathers and sons, damnation and redemption – that continually defies expectations. Superbly photographed and staged, it creates its own detached-but-compelling ambience.
Quantum of Solace is the second James Bond movie starring Daniel Craig, and it both reinforces Craig’s excellence in the role and points out some problems that the franchise needs to deal with tout suite.
When Daniel Craig made his debut as James Bond with Casino Royale, it was about more than just a new actor taking over an iconic role. It was a significant reboot of a franchise that for too long had been running on fumes.