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Skyfall

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by tplyons, Nov 9, 2012.


  1. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Okay, who's seen it?

    I'll admit I'm a total Bond geek and just woke up after getting home at 3:30 after the midnight showing.

    Long story short, see it. Perfect movie to celebrate 50 years of 007. Gives a nod to 007 of old, while moving forward.
     
  2. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    I'm not a Bond geek, but I like flying motorcycles and things blowing up. I was thinking of checking it out, so hopefully more folks will chime in with reviews.

    Well, someone besides "the book was better" people. :)

    -Mike
     
  3. EricF

    EricF Habitual User

    Sep 26, 2005
    Pasadena, CA
    I'm glad to hear it's good. I've seen every Bond movie made (I'm pretty sure), and I'm enjoying Daniel Craig in the role.
     
  4. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    EricF, I do a 22 movie Bond marathon every year between Thanksgiving and Christmas (about one a night between the holidays) and love to see Bond progress.

    I love Daniel Craig in this role. He's the closest actor to Ian Fleming's James Bond.


    And Mike, the books are always better, but the movies are still great! Ian Fleming's writing is just that good!
     
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  6. I just hope it's better than Quantum of Solace. That was a bit of a let down after the near-perfect Casino Royale.

    And yes, Daniel Craig is the first Bond to challenge my belief that Connery could never be topped. They are neck-and-neck in my mind.
     
  7. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Goes without saying. That was an action movie with James Bond in it.

    Skyfall is a Bond movie.
     
  8. That's good news. I am loathe to go to theaters in this modern age of convenient home delivery of digital entertainment, but I may have to go queue up for this one, as I did for Casino Royale.
     
  9. Jim Nazium

    Jim Nazium Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2007
    Takoma Park, MD (DC)
    Looking forward to seeing it this weekend.
     
  10. IPA

    IPA

    May 5, 2010
    It's one of the first movies in a long time that I'm actually *wanting* to see.
     
  11. Even though it has been out a couple weeks, its still pulling huge crowds to the cinema. Planning on seeing it this weekend.

    Everyone I know who has seen it has loved it, best DC Bond film, and as has been said, it's apparently a bond film, not an action film, like his last one was.
     
  12. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
  13. mrpackerguy

    mrpackerguy Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Madison, Wisconsin
    I see that title. First thing I think of is Chicken Little
     
  14. George Lazenby?
     
  15. DirtySix

    DirtySix

    Jan 8, 2012
    Canada
    Saw it on IMAX last night. It was pretty entertaining. Some classic throw back in this one. Go see it on the HUGE screen.
     
  16. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    I saw it on the big screen at midnight and just got home from the 7:00 show in IMAX.

    Even better the second time around!
     
  17. Sav'nBass

    Sav'nBass Supporting Member

    Jan 18, 2009
    Northern Va.
    Gives a nod to Bond of old and sets us up for Bond of old.. ... and I thought the ending was interesting..I liked all the Crasig movies.. Craig is the most believable Bond ever IMO. Connery will always beBond to me.. just as Shatner will always be Kirk.. but Craig is very believable.
     
  18. matante

    matante

    Nov 3, 2003
    Los Angeles
    George Lazenby lived in my neighborhood.

    I just saw it and think that there wasn't enough "bond girl and the black girl wasn't good looking enough. Bardem steals the show.
     
  19. It is better than Quantum in my opinion, and I am close to deciding it is better than Casino Royal. I am going to see it again in the theater soon.
     
  20. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Eve was just fine for me, but I was looking forward to more of Severine. She was definitely one of the more interesting Bond girls from recent movies.
     
  21. Sav'nBass

    Sav'nBass Supporting Member

    Jan 18, 2009
    Northern Va.
    I thought she was good looking enough.. but think about who she is..;)

    Absolutely ... what a knock out..