Excerpt: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service has long been considered by many experts to be the best Bond ever, delving deeper into the character with dark consequences, but with Skyfall we learn more about James than we ever imagined, and that might be the key to its unequivocal success.
Excerpt: James Bond returns in this 23 rd entry in a series that is now celebrating its 50 th anniversary. The enduring character has gone through a lot, from secret volcano lairs, to undersea hideouts, to up into outer space.
Summary: If you’re a sports fan, there’s no more dreadful news to hear than that your favorite team is in a rebuilding year. That’s exactly what’s happened to Bond. This film almost feels like a pilot. We’re being introduced to a great number of changes. Some of them you just won’t ever see coming.
Excerpt: Bond is a little older, and a little less adept in Skyfall . According to British government, the same can be said for M. This is a more human Bond, still a chauvinist, still a martini drinker, and still sharp.
REVIEW: James Bond Is Reborn In Lavish, Fun & Relevant 'Skyfall'
9 February 2013
Excerpt: In his half-century of cinematic existence, James Bond has been cast and recast, refined, reinvented and rebooted. He's been declared a "sexist, misogynist dinosaur" and gotten his heart broken, and he's been dragged into the present, where he's had to find a new perch somewhere between gritty and...
Excerpt: The impact that Ian Fleming’s James Bond has had on our culture is so deep that even a person who has never seen a 007 movie before knows the character’s trademarks. There’s the shaken-not-stirred vodka martini, his power over the ladies and the fun gadgets, but even the smaller details, like the...
Conclusion: Skyfall is pretty much all you could want from a 21st Century Bond: cool but not camp, respectful of tradition but up to the moment, serious in its thrills and relatively complex in its characters but with the sense of fun that hasn’t always been evident lately.
Conclusion: Maailman tunnetuin salainen agentti jaksaa edelleen. Ilmassa ei kuitenkaan ole lainkaan väsymisen merkkejä, sillä Skyfall on parasta Bondia pitkään aikaan. Erityisen elokuvasta tekevät sen henkilökohtaiset panokset.