1. SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING AND DESIGN THE DESIGN SCHOOL FOUNDATION IN NATURAL BUILD ENVIRONMENT NAME: LOH WEI LING STUDENT ID NO: 0319225 FILMS SELECTED: JAMES BOND MOVIE WORD COUNT: 606 ENGLISH 2 (ELG 30605) WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT 1: COMPARE CONTRAST ESSAY LECTURER: CASSANDRA WIJESURIA SUBMISSIONDATE:5TH DECEMBER2014
2. I am comparingthe differences inthese two JamesBondsmovies. JamesBondmoviesare categorizedasactionand thrillertype of movie. The firstone thatIhave chosenisSkyfall and anotherone isCasinoRoyale.Twoof the moviesare verywell knownbythe people. Casino Royale waspremieredon14th Dec 2006; wherelseforSkyfall waspremieredon26th October 2012. The movie Skyfall hasbecome the highestgrossingBondfilmof all time, earningover $1bil surpassingQuantumof Solace andCasinoRoyale. In the movie of CasinoRoyale,itisthe 21st filmandforthe movie of Skyfall itisthe 23rd James Bondfilmproduce byEon production. CasinoRoyale wasalsothe firstJamesBondfilmwhere Daniel Craigportrayedas007. Martin Campbell wasthe directorforthese twomovies.Bythe meantime,the writersforthisSkyfall werewrittenbyNeal PurvisandRobertWade andJohn Logan. Wherelse,CasinoRoyale wasactuallyanovel,whichlateron been remake intoamovie. Daniel Craig,Eve Greenand Judi Denchare the 3 mainactor and actressesinCasinoRoyale. As for the movie of Skyfall are Daniel Craig,JavierBardemandNaomie Harris.Twoof the movies are involvingthe same mainactorwhichis Daniel CraigstarringJamesBond. Whereas,Eve Greenisstarring VesperLyndandJudi DenchisstarringM in CasinoRoyale.InSkyfall Javier BardemstarringSilvaand Naomie HarrisstarringEve. The two moviesare filmatdifferentbig cities,asfor CasinoRoyale itwasfilmatmore than78 locationsacrossthe worldandfor Skyfall it wasfilmedover40 locations. Furthermorethe gadgetsusedinthe movie Skyfall are more advancedcomparedtothe onesinCasinoRoyale. Here is a shortsynopsisforthe movie of CasinoRoyale, JamesBondwasgivenalicensedtokill, he setsout on his firstmissionas007 and mustdefeata weaponsdealerbywinningthe poker at CasinoRoyale,butthingsare not whattheyseem. Inthe otherhand,for Skyfall itisa story about M16 is back to take revenge on M, where 007 needs to track down and destroy the threat. The plotsof these twomoviesare very interestingandunpredictable. ForCasinoRoyale,the synopsis ismore towardsgamblingandcatchingthe bad guys.Asfor Skyfall itismore towards findingthe villanandprotectingthe boss. The suspense partinthe movie Skyfall is where JamesBondtrackshisvillainthroughaseriesof expertspytechniquessuchasattackinga train,gettingshot,andthrew hisopponentintoa komododragonsshelter.Inthe end,he isable tocatch the Aryanex-agentnamedSilva.Butina twist,itthenturnsout that the villainintentionallygothimself captured!Thiswasall planned, so that the villaincangetto JamesBondsboss,M. In the otherhand, CasinoRoyaleshighlight part was where Le Chiffre demandedBondforthe password buthe refusedandsuddenlyWhite walksinand shootsLe Chiffre inthe forehead,killinghim. In conclusion, CasinoRoyaleandSkyfall are similarinthe genre.Ireallylove how the storyline reallyworksandalsoJamesBondsactingskillsare reallygreatandattractive.The producers had putlotsof efforttomake all the scenesveryrealistic.These twomoviesare aworth to watch. I couldnot waitfor the nextJamesBondmovie tobe screen;I will continue tobe aJames Bondmovie fanforever.