Sep 25, 2021
Any goodwill evaporates when placed alongside the presence of Denise Richards as Dr. Christmas Jones.
Sep 18, 2021
A pair of remarkable villains, a sizable role for M, a bittersweet goodbye for Q, a return of a formidable ally, a killer song, a competent director, and a showcase for what is arguably Brosnan's best performance as 007 - it has a lot going for it.
Apr 3, 2021
It throws away good actors and sacrifices pace without providing any complexity in return
Sep 25, 2020
The action scenes involve quite a bit of complexity and tricky choreography, but tend to simply happen without any sense of tenseness or originality.
Jul 16, 2020
If Goldeneye is clearly Brosnan's best film, then The World is Not Enough is probably his second best (although that is not a stretch).
Apr 6, 2020
An attempt to go back to basics that's aged much better than Tomorrow Never Dies and Die Another Day.
Feb 11, 2020
It has a strong villain pairing and some good moments, but it also has a really weak performance from the Bond girl and some dull action scenes. A very mixed bag of a film.
Apr 10, 2019
All the various gears and pulleys that go together to make a Bond film run like a well-oiled machine are at work here.
Feb 26, 2019
The World Is Not Enough is, pound for explosion pound, a great return on your entertainment dollar.
Nov 27, 2017
Brosnan's Bond looks like a man who actually has a wife and kids back home. He looks like he owns a juicer. But worse, we're now getting into Bond's mind, which is a dreadful cul-de-sac.
Nov 7, 2015
At times it's slow and a bit too silly, but at its best, it's the worthy successor to 'GoldenEye' that Brosnan deserved.
Nov 2, 2015
What happens this time around? You know exactly what happens: Bond shoots people, has sex and saves the world. The beauty is, as with most Bond movies, it doesn't matter.
Nov 2, 2015
What do the James Bond series, the Chicago Cubs, and Master P's No Limit empire have in common? All owe their considerable commercial success more to loyalty, marketing, and tradition than to quality.
Nov 2, 2015
In a welcome return to the gritty glamour of such early outings as From Russia with Love, this 19th James Bond adventure effortlessly juggles a hard-hitting story with all the expected "super spy" embellishments.
Nov 2, 2015
We expect a rousing pre-credit sequence -- and The World Is Not Enough provides not one but two. Together they last 20 minutes and probably cost the GNP of an average Third World country.
Nov 2, 2015
And what of the actresses who have taken the one-way ticket to career palookaville as the Bond girls? Well, here is the real gem: Sophie Marceau, as glamorous oil heiress Elektra King, is terrific.
Nov 2, 2015
So long as the Brits are sweeping obsolete institutions like the House of Lords into the dustpan of history, may we recommend the broom for James Bond?
Nov 2, 2015
While plausibility has never been the Bond films' strong point, The World Is Not Enough takes things to the breaking point.
Nov 2, 2015
Whatever its flaws -- and it has some lulus -- it's a textbook model for how to structure action of this kind. The writers and directors of every Bond film should be forced to watch it before their first story conference.
Nov 2, 2015
James Bond battles terrorists, criminals, and a sore shoulder in his 19th adventure, which is both propelled and circumscribed by the well-worn formulas that guide its path.