Written March 04, 2015
The movie opens with intense action and give you plenty throughout. The plot is simple and easy to understand, providing a vehicle for typical Bond action, humor, and liaisons. Some nostalgic allusions to classic Bond. Just a fun movie.
Written April 19, 2015
Of course, Daniel Craig is amazing, but what a script! This movie brings together so many pieces, and sets the Bond movies up for a fantastic future. 007 is really back to being the classy spy with a license to kill that Ian Fleming created.
Written April 01, 2015
As with Connery's "Goldfinger," and Moore's "The Spy Who Loved Me," Daniel Craig smashes one in a very big and British way in Skyfall! The producers, Eon Productions, who are celebrating 50 years of giving us England's arguably "greatest contribution to Western civilization besides afternoon tea" (Hugo Drax in "Moonraker"), have stated that this film does not carry on the Quantum storyline from the previous 2 films, and, just as "Goldfinger" and "Spy" also did, accomplished its mission with ripping success. The film is a winner on many fronts: enough traditional Bond tie-ins to keep baby boomer like me happy, enough action to keep the Ciemark goers from boredom, but most importantly, the film is so well acted by a brilliantly casted team . Great writing, action, and realistic effects make for a very entertaining outing.
Oh, and there is that Aston Martin DB5, this time of correct RHD specification (I was one of those malcontents with the LHD car in "Casino Royale." GO SEE!
Written July 02, 2015
So the IMAX screen was incredible! I do not understand why the gun barrel sequence was placed where it was but, ok. The entire movie seemed like an effort to refresh the Jame Bond brand. Although I about went deaf during the movie because the theatre I was at had the volume turned up way past the too loud marker and the popcorn was burnt and had that sickening smell to it. I can not blame the movie for the pitfalls. I plan to try it again somewhere else.
Written January 29, 2015
I've seen every Bond film made starting with Dr. No in 1962 and I think this movie, Skyfall, is the best Bond film ever. There are the usual things you expect to see in a Bond movie, women, clichés and action scenes, but the best part of this film is the excellent way they tied the old Bond films into the new and laid the groundwork for the next 23 Bond movies to be just as successful. Whether you've been to every Bond film made like me or this is your first you won't be disappointed.