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Skyfall 007 2012 (Teaser trailer out)

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Clark, May 21, 2012.

  1. audiophilia

    audiophilia Well-Known Member

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    Skyfall

    7/10

    Better than Quantum but nowhere as good as Casino. As for comparison with Dr. No. Forget it!
     
  2. hendrix

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    honestly I even preferred Quantum over that one.

    the ludicrous plot and the numerous holes and just mashing together of randoms scenes with no continuity...

    and then the Western shootout at the end. come on.

    It's very frustrating because Casino Royale is one of my favourite movies of all time, and I really like Craig.
     
  3. El Argentino

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    For as much as I enjoyed it in the theatres, everyone shouting about plot holes makes me want to see it again as soon as it hits DVD.
     
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    the plot holes didn't quite punch me in the face like Prometheus' did, but they were there, and they combined with a script that was pretentious and scenes that jumped from one to the other rather than flowing smoothly.

    It was like watching a whole movie made of previews.

    struggling to understand why it was and continues to be rated so highly by critics.
     
  5. HRoi

    HRoi Well-Known Member

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    best Bond film was Casino Royale
     
  6. El Argentino

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    Completely agree.
     
  7. edinatlanta

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    Finally saw it it last night:

    Theme song : good, nit great but certainly good

    New Q : WTF??? is that the best you could do for gadgets???

    New Bond girl : ho hum

    Motorcycles riding on rooftops: fun!

    The DB5: why did they bring it out and tarnish it's memory?

    Bad Guy: he needed to be a lot more evil not just bad.

    Barbour jacket: Looking good

    Suits: too tight

    Locations: ho hum

    Judy Dench: She should have died in the first 5 minutes.

    I'm amazed the film did so well at the box office. And I like DC very much and enjoyed the last two films
     
  9. Harold falcon

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    Holy shit I agree with Why.
     
  10. Harold falcon

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    Have you not seen From Russia With Love?
     
  11. El Argentino

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    Living Daylights first act (pre-credits + song) was one of the best Bond stories ever. Duran Duran included.
     
  12. Harold falcon

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    I love the Timothy Dalton movies. No argument.
     
  13. El Argentino

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    Agree - really don't understand the bad rep.

    And FWIW, thought that Brosnan was an overly skinny weeny. Sharp dresser perhaps, but not physical enough to be a Bond.
     
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  14. Harold falcon

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    Agreed. Brosnan couldn't punch his way out of his fat wife's uterus.
     
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  15. ronmill

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    Bond fanatic here......Since we're on the subjects of favorite/least favorite Bonds

    I must say, I liked Bronsan. Definitely had the debonair look, but unfortunately had weak scripts. Goldeneye was his best outing with TWINE in a close second.

    Connery is Connery....moving on.

    Lazenby was Lazenby...moving on......Although OHMSS is one of favorite Bond films (top 3)

    Roger Moore. He fit the tone of the movies for the time. I didn't like that they didn't take a more serious tone with him save for a couple of movies. For that reason The Man With The Golden Gun is my favorite from him (Yeah, I know)

    Timothy Dalton *sigh* I liked Timothy Dalton, I really did. Something was amiss with his tenure though. As with Sean Connery and OHMSS, I WISH we could of seen Dalton in Goldeneye. The "playfulness" of that script with the seriousness of Dalton's portrayal would of been golden. Which brings me to.....

    Daniel Craig. My favorite Bond. I refer to him as my Bond. He gives a Bond that us average height, muscular guys can look to. He also has the acting gravitas to pull off the emotion that his scripts demand. I love how Broccoli and Wilson is showing us the brutality that someone like Bond has to deal with and Craig quite convincing in that vein. I can't see Bronsan wiping the bathroom floor with a guy then drowning him in the sink. I can't see Dalton choking a guy on top of a train as it moves through Turkey. All the other ones pale in comparison to DC, with Connery in a very close second (you wouldn't believe how long it took to arrive at that opinion)

    Casino Royale- Classic. Perfect in every way.
    Quantum of Solace- Watchable, I remember being disappointed after the midnight showing on opening night, the 'Tosca' sequence saved it. I'm curious to why DC was told to drop the muscle and the weight. I think the muscular look works for him. Perhaps it was to pull off those Tom Ford pieces.
    Skyfall- It really grew on me. I was indifferent at first. It's now in my top 3. Hated Newman's shitty score. Mendes was excellent and I'm glad he's coming back. The age is starting to catch to Craig, which brings me back to his body type. I think the weight and muscle could help with craggy appearance.

    Ah well, can't have it all. But I feel sorry for the poor chap who has to follow him.
     
  16. Barbour-Bond

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    Hi Gents,[​IMG]

    I have a Large and XL of the Barbour Beacon Heritage Sports Jacket as recently worn by Daniel Craig in the James Bond movie 'Skyfall' for sale.

    If interested please contact me at rb.1979@hotmail.co.uk

    I am in the UK but am happy to ship Worldwide (tracked).
     
  17. GreenFrog

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    I haven't seen any of the earlier Bond movies, except when they came on TV because they were old ass movies when I was younger, at which point I promptly lost interest because, well, young kids can't stand old movies, lol.

    But yeah, I grew up with Brosnan as 007 and he's my favorite. Probably blasphemy to you all, but he's the actor I'm most familiar with and used to :shrug:.

    Anyway, saw Skyfall recently. Thought it was terrible. Weird, almost. The plot seemed weird, the action wasn't as intense, and again, the plot was just weird, especially at the end when Bardem could have easily just killed M but got super creepy about it. I mean, the dude was willing and ready to pump her full of lead when she was in the court room and then he got all fucking weird at the last minute, just to give Bond enough time to throw a stupid knife into his back.

    Lame.
     
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  18. gomestar

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    i didn't realize this until my brother told me, but Skyfall is kind of like a really intense version of Home Alone
     
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  19. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Well-Known Member

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    hahahahah holy shit, that's so true!

    astute observation
     
  20. El Argentino

    El Argentino Well-Known Member

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    That was the first thing my dad commented on after he saw it. ^ :lol:
     

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