Skyfall is an upcoming action packed spy film which happens to be the 23rd movie in the James Bond series. Skyfall stars Daniel Craig in his 3rd performance as James Bond and is going to face Raoul Silva (played by Javier Bardem) the villain in the movie with Helen McCrory as Clair Dowar and Judi Dench as M. In this new movie, James Bond’s loyalty to M will be tested, it happens when M’s past catches up with her and it comes with deadly consequences. MI6 will be under attack and 007 will have to track down the perpetrator and destroy him no matter what. James Bond fans will surely look forward to this new film so let’s go ahead and look at some early news on the film “Skyfall”
“Skyfall: Another Satisfying Film For 007 Fans
Putting the “intelligence” in MI6, “Skyfall” reps a smart, savvy and incredibly satisfying addition to the 007 oeuvre, one that places Judi Dench’s M at the center of the action. It’s taken 23 films and 50 years to get Bond’s backstory, but the wait was worth it. In Sam Mendes’ hands, the franchise comes full circle, revealing the three-film Daniel Craig cycle to be both prelude and coda to the entire series via a foxy chess move that puts these pics on par with Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy as best-case exemplars of what cinematic brands can achieve, resulting in a recipe for nothing short of world domination.
This time it’s personal, so to speak, only the character seeking revenge isn’t our secret-agent hero — though he has good reason, shot in the chest and left for dead in the Istanbul-set opening sequence — but Silva (Javier Bardem), a character from M’s past who resorts to cyberterrorism as a way of reconciling an old score. Wholly unlike the first 20 Bond installments and yet completely of a piece with the franchise’s core values, “Skyfall” continues the stripped-down approach introduced in “Casino Royale,” completing Bond’s transformation from kiss-kiss-bang-bang action figure to full-fledged character.
This Bond bleeds, he hurts and he just might suffer from unresolved mommy issues dredged up when he sees M thrust into a position of extreme jeopardy. Far more than her life is at stake, however: Amid a breakneck chase involving trains, motorcycles, conspicuously product-placed Range Rovers and at least one upended fruit cart, Bond valiantly tries to retrieve a hard drive containing a list of nearly all the NATO agents who have successfully infiltrated global terrorist organizations, only to be sniped by a fellow agent (Naomie Harris) at M’s orders.
In the impressive yet decidedly unfamiliar opening-credits montage that follows, gyrating next-to-naked girls are supplanted by images of tombstones, skulls and other deathly totems, while Adele’s sultry cabaret-style theme song echoes the throaty Shirley Bassey tunes of old. Though M gets right to work writing Bond’s obituary, the film doesn’t allow audiences to believe him dead for long, calling him back to London with a televised report of a bomb going off in MI6 HQ.”
The rest of the article can be read at Variety
Skyfall is directed by Sam Mendes and written by John Logan, Robert Wade and Neal Purvis. Skyfall is going to premiere in London on October 23rd 2012 and is scheduled for a wide release on November 9th 2012.
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