Craig's Poker Face
you think of James Bond, you invariably think of a man in a tuxedo.
When you think of Daniel Craig in a tuxedo, you invariably think of a
a bizarre choice to cast a Bond who looks un-Bondlike and ill at ease
in a tuxedo in a half-faithful (for Eon anyway) adaption of Casino Royale.
Ian Fleming's novel of Casino Royale, Bond plays Baccarat. In the film
version, Bond plays poker. Although one would think that this film is
being made for a handful of Fleming fanatics, Eon are hoping the
general public will like it, and have therefore dumbed the film down
and changed Baccarat to Texas hold 'em Poker. Why? Because Poker is
very fashionable and popular at the monent.
Eon should have moved the poker game from Royale-les-Eaux to
Vegas and had Craig wear an orange polo shirt. He would have looked