The latest in the long-running 007 series proves that even James Bond can have a bad day. The film’s convoluted script, watered-down villain and forgettable Bond girl make “Spectre” the worst of the Bond films featuring Daniel Craig as the charismatic spy. It has so many flaws that it falls into the bottom third of all Bond movies.
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The film is less about scares and more of a watered-down version of “Downton Abbey” meets “Game of Thrones.” The majority of the movie feels like the usual period piece about a pair of siblings who will go to any extreme to save their family home. Mia Wasikowska stars.
Also out this week
“99 Homes”: A father struggles to get back the home that his family was evicted from by a greedy real estate broker It’s an often nail-biting thriller.
“Love the Coopers”: Four generations of Coopers come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration.
“Grandma”: Lily Tomlin stars in this story of a grandmother’s efforts to help her granddaughter.