Well crafted, but well worn

By angstrom60
Written November 10, 2012
Just as the theme of the film seemed to center around whether Bond and M were becoming relics of a previous age, so too does the Bond film itself. While the actors, story, dialogue, pacing and direction were all more than competent, I couldn't help but feel that things were just a little too mechanical; a little drained of energy. It seemed to check all of the boxes on what Bond films have delivered in the past, but nothing that really stood out. Having said that, the IMAX presentation was a fantastic match for the film, since there were several establishing and travelling shots that were wide-screen panoramas of landscapes or cityscapes—these looked stunning. I most remember the overlook to Bond's childhood residence and the approach to Shanghai downtown. If you have the opportunity to see this in IMAX, do so. In summary, if you're in the mood for a Bond film, this will almost certainly scratch that itch. But don't expect to be wowed.
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Good but not great

By luisrcadiz
Written November 11, 2012
Entertaining movie but the story itself wasn't very original. One thing I did like about the movie was the awesome visuals. It's better than Quantum of Solace but not as good as Casino Royal.
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Best Bond Ever

By BeantownZombie
Written November 11, 2012
I must say this is by far the best Bond ever. As I sat there with my girlfriend watching we commented on how MI6 shoulda called Liam Neeson as he was just in Istanbul, those of you that have seen the movies will understand this reference, but back to the review, I was really impressed with the story line though the action might have been lacking a little the story line really made up for it in my eyes. Of course I did get confused by something in the movie, I had always thought James Bond was a persona that the top agent became but after seeing this movie I am not so sure. But after all that rambling Skyfall is worth the price of admission and I plan on seeing it again in the near future.
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Skyfall Is A Must-See

By metarzan
Written November 11, 2012
Everything you want from a Bond film and more! Spectacular at times, artistically done, great script. Opening sequence, Shanghai skyscraper sequence, overlay of M's voice testifying in legislative hearing as Bond ran through London streets to save her were especially memorable.
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Definitely worth the IMAX experience

By tman418
Written November 11, 2012
If you can see this film in IMAX, you should. Exclusively in IMAX you get to see over 30% more footage on a big, immersive screen. It will only enhance the experience of watching big, heart pounding action sequences and the intense bone-crunching fight scenes. The best part about this movie is that there are no unnecessary explosions!
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