The next James Bond film, “Skyfall,” opens in the U.S. on Nov. 9.
Because this column is devoted to alcohol, I have to spend my creative energies on Heineken….
I admit Heineken has a cool label – and a grade of D from BeerAdvocate.com – but I thought Bond was always a vodka martini guy. Pounding vodka and gin during an airline flight in “Quantum of Solace” fit Bond’s tough-guy personality.
But now, he’s going to drink a Heineken. I worry this softening of Bond’s edges could become a trend.
I could barely stand the triumph of political correctness in “Goldeneye,” when Pierce Brosnan (one of my wife’s all-time favorite actors because he looks so much like me) punched the lights out of a guy who was lighting a cigarette and said, “Filthy habit.”