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The Living Daylights Reviews

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Austin Kennedy
Film Geek Central

"Finally, a James Bond movie that Ian Fleming can be proud of. Dalton is a lean, mean and bold Bond. Full of great action and featuring a romantic sub-plot that elevates this above most other 007 adventures."

Full Review Source: Film Geek Central | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 31, 2012
Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

Dalton is a dapper, dashing and dangerous Bond. And although "Casino Royale's" sophisticated blend of thrills and personal turmoil slightly eludes "Daylights," it's a sign that the producers then had the right instincts if not the full initiative.

Full Review Source: Suite101.com | Original Score: 4/5

October 14, 2012
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Dalton gets a chance to demonstrate a fascinating, if slightly too actorly take on [James Bond].

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 7/10

September 16, 2012
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It was somehow more entertaining than how it sounds.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

February 17, 2009
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...ultimately comes off as one of the most ineffective and flat-out dull entries within the ongoing series.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

October 16, 2008
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

After the fizzle of the later Roger Moore Bonds, The Living Daylights brings in a new 007 in Timothy Dalton, who manages the Connery trick of seeming suave and tough at the same time.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

October 13, 2008

Film4

With its weak plotting and distinterested performances, this is a misfire on nearly every level.

Full Review Source: Film4

October 13, 2008
Pat Graham
Chicago Reader
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Expect the expected.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

October 13, 2008

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Dalton is an engaging Bond, d'Abo is coolly alluring, and Krabbe is the epitome of the double-dealing spy master.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 13, 2008
Variety Staff
Variety
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Timothy Dalton, the fourth Bond, registers beautifully on all key counts of charm, machismo, sensitivity and technique.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 13, 2008
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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This Bond is as fast on his feet as with his wits; an ironic scowl creases his face; he's battle ready yet war-weary.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

October 13, 2008

A very weak entry

| Original Score: 2.5/4

February 10, 2008
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

The casting of Timothy Dalton as James Bond in this 15th entry into the adventures of 007 is widely considered a classic mistake: Dalton isn't suave like Sean Connery or even Roger Moore.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

February 13, 2007

Time Out
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Confused plot and digressive globe trotting notwithstanding, the best Bond in years.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

I'm one of the few people who really liked Timothy Dalton as James Bond.

| Original Score: 3/5

October 8, 2005
Joe Utichi
FilmFocus

Typical Bond action but it's one of the spy's worst.

| Original Score: 3/5

September 23, 2004
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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Mr. Dalton, the latest successor to the role of James Bond, is well equipped for his new responsibilities. He has enough presence, the right debonair looks and the kind of energy that the Bond series has lately been lacking.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

May 20, 2003
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Hasn't aged well -- but it was once a refreshing change of pace.

| Original Score: 3/5

April 15, 2003
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Dalton is a solid, serious, but a bit colorless as Bond. Still, the action is good.

| Original Score: 3/5

February 14, 2003
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Sadly underrated Bond entry with an absolutely classic theme tune by A-ha.

| Original Score: 5/5

February 3, 2003
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