Non-stop action!

By tangierene
Written October 21, 2014
From start to finish, the action never stops in this latest Bond thriller. Daniel Craig is THE Bond of our time with a performance that is honest, gritty and entirely believable. Despite my dismay at having a gay villain (too many people already believe gays are evil and this won't help) Javier Badem's portrayal of a twisted former agent gone crazy after being 'given up' to be tortured for months as a political pawn is chilling and heart wrenching all at once. Keeping with tradition, Bond travels to several exotic locales leaving me with an overwhelming desire to book passage to Shang Hai asap. With lots of nods to the original Bond films from the 60's, this film has something for fans of all ages.
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What a movie!!

By weeblesue
Written October 21, 2014
I really enjoyed this latest Bond movie. I wasn't sure what to expect and I was pleasantly surprised. Most of us in the theater had similar reactions to certain plot points - we cheered at the same time. It is difficult to review it without giving anything away, so I'll just say that if you are a Bond fan, and a Daniel Craig fan, you will enjoy this movie. Daniel Craig is quickly becoming my favorite Bond! And he doesn't even get naked in this one! Oops! I just gave something away! But ladies, there is plenty of Daniel to enjoy, don't worry. Go and see it!
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Skyfall: A nod to Bonds past, but a major leap forward

By middleagedmoviegeek
Written November 30, 2014
Skyfall strips the James Bond franchise down to it's essentials, with affectionate nods to past adventures along the way (the Walther PPK, the Aston Martin, Q and Moneypenny). But rather than simply wallow in nostalgia, the movie also reshapes Bond to truly fit the modern age; something Casino Royale began, but more in set dressing (the use of cellphones and computers) than actual story line. Gone are over the top supervillains with outlandish fortresses in space or stroking their cats in hallowed out volcanoes. Today's threats are more internal and tenacious (a rogue agent who seeks revenge through cyberterrorism and is not hellbent on ruling the world so much as turning it upside down). A recently injured Bond also must rediscover essential truths about himself in order to regain full confidence. It's also one hell of a ride, too! This may very well be the most personal Bond movie; but it's not a soap opera by any means. One of the best Bonds in years.
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Great Bond movie!!

By lucholland
Written November 13, 2012
I really enjoyed the latest installment of the Bond films. Much more a character-based drama than previous Bond films have been, and it is not short on action either. Great tributes/nods to previous films in the franchise and a fabulous introduction to old covers (Q, among others)! The movie has a great pacing, shown by the feeling that it ends too quickly, even though you spent 2.5 hours watching the screen.
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Best 007 in a Long Time!

By Pandey
Written November 13, 2012
Great addition to the line-up. I, personally, like this better than any in decades. Daniel Craig may be the best Bond since, or equal to, Sean Connery. He has an intense presence and bearing of one who has experienced enough treacherous encounters to make his nerves of steel glisten like an exquisite knife. A central part of the plot is his relationship with M. I won't give it away, but their intense bond (no pun intended) is a deep undercurrent in the film. This gives Craig an ability to reveal a depth of character and human feelings that Bond so often has to segregate to execute his jobs effectively. Not only is this a "Must Go" for Bond fans, I highly encourage anyone thinking about it. The movie is a visual delight and shies away from a bunch of gratuitous junk (yep, there's some) to fill the time before the next round of combat.
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