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Initial post: Nov 10, 2012 3:22:44 PM PST
Figured I would start a thread for people who want discuss James Bond's new movie Skyfall.

Probably won't see it myself till next weekend, but I'am super excited to see it.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 3:29:53 PM PST
I really liked Casino Royals but it seemed as if something was missing from Quantum of Solace. Hopefully Skyfall is worthy.

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 3:33:00 PM PST
raul says:
I went to the movies early today and saw the man with the iron fists. Skyfall is a bit too long dint have the time to watch it.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 10, 2012 3:37:32 PM PST
Did you like The Man With the Iron Fist's?.

@ Jason

Same here. Really liked Casino Royale, but Quantum of Solace was kinda meh to me. Been hearing good things about Skyfall.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 10, 2012 4:27:51 PM PST
raul says:
yeah it was a great. Nice action and the soundtrack fit in very well.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 11, 2012 11:31:00 AM PST
@Jason: I thought the same thing, but that was becasue There was a few years break between CR and QoS. If you go watch them back to back, QoS becomes a better movie as it's an actual sequel to CR.

Skyfall, I watched on it's release day, is another in a line of amazing films. I really hope that Daniel Craig Continues his work as James Bond.

Skyfall has no real relation to CR or QoS, other than it's a bond film.

Posted on Nov 11, 2012 11:45:48 AM PST
GarionOrb says:
I liked Skyfall. The climax of the film is superbly done, IMO. Another strong entry into the Bond franchise.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 10:54:10 AM PST
Xavier 7 says:
Anyone else think Skyfall was the bee's knees?

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 10:56:21 AM PST
S. Brown says:
I'm a big fan of the Bond franchise, loved Casino Royale and thought Quantum was pretty dull. I saw Skyfall last weekend and it ranks right up there with the best in the series, for me. Not just a great Bond movie, but one of the best action movies I've seen in a while.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 10:57:42 AM PST
I enjoyed it but still think Casino Royale was better. Javier Bardem was pretty freaking great as the villian though.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 11:12:12 AM PST
Xavier 7 says:
Most definitely. I was quite nervous going in to the movie knowing that Q would be back. (I was afraid of ridiculous gadgetry.) It was handled very well.

The movie, on a whole, was great. It was cool seeing plot elements from prior Bond films blended up and mixed into this one. (Goldeneye, You Only Live Twice, OHMSS, etc.) Easily one of the best. Although, I still think Casino Royale is Craig's best (I may be a bit partial to it because of my love for the book), however this is a close second.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 11:19:36 AM PST
It was good, I enjoyed it.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 11:25:19 AM PST
S. Brown says:
I love the book, also. I was so excited when they announced that Craig's first outing as Bond would be a Fleming title.

I think Skyfall felt a bit more ambitious than Casino Royale. Does that make it a better movie? Not necessarily, but Skyfall felt like a great mix of old Bond and new. I hope future writers and directors use it as a formula for future Bond films.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 11:57:37 AM PST
Benpachi says:
I'll check it out on blu-ray. The Daniel Craig movies are entertaining for sure, but they are not really James Bond films. More like The Bond Identity, which is ok, but I miss the fun and campiness of James Bond.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 12:00:19 PM PST
R. Garrelts says:
Saw Skyfall on opening night and.... I'm a bit disappointed. I know a lot of people like this movie but something felt a bit off - not the least of which was the villain. I'm a huge fan of the Connery/Moore and previous Daniel Craig entries in the Bond series but Skyfall didn't stack up. I was on some heavy duty pain killers from a back injury though so maybe that had something to do with it.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 12:03:17 PM PST
FOGE says:
I think it may be the best Bond movie ever. It had a lot of great nods to the older movies. Def worth checking out. Jarvier was incredibly good in the movie.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 12:04:52 PM PST
The husband and I both really enjoyed the movied, especially some of the nods to the previous Bond installments... definitely worth seeing at least in my view :)

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 12:11:09 PM PST
haven't seen it yet....going tomorrow...can't wait

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 3:28:11 PM PST
Forgot I even started this thread. Hopefully will go this weekend.

Anybody hear that the movie made 87 million dollars in it's opening weekend? Amazing.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 3:31:17 PM PST
LiLTweaky says:
Quantom of Solace was made during the writers' strike. The director and Craig literally had to fill in the blanks on that one. That's why it wasn't as good.

I saw Skyfall last night in IMAX. Was the best Bond film I've ever seen. I didn't think you could top Casino Royal, but they did. Javier Bardem killed it.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 3:42:35 PM PST
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