Towards the end of 'Skyfall' one character remarks to James Bond, "When all else fails, sometimes the old way works best." After an unfortunate stumble with the clunky 'Quantum of Solace,' 007 is back with a thrilling adventure that manages to be both classic Bond and a top notch modern action film.
'Skyfall' is still mostly a secret and producers have kept a tight lid on the film's secrets. Today we have the first 'Skyfall' clip online that shows us the introductory meeting between Bond (who, yes, introduces himself as Bond, James Bond) and new Bond girl Sévérine (Bérénice Marlohe). So what does this new 'Skyfall' clip reveal about some of the film's secrets?
Have 20 minutes to spare? In the middle of a weekday, probably not, but what if we told you it's 20 minutes to be spent with James Bond? That's what's being offered in the latest featurette for 'Skyfall,' the quickly approaching James Bond film. It's delivered shaken, not stirred, after the break.
What did you do this weekend? Catch up on 'Breaking Bad,' or watch the James Bond saga before 'Skyfall' hits theaters? Well, Aaron Paul and Pierce Brosnan sure weren't. Both of them were out partying at the Radiohead concert in London, where they almost got kicked out and an awesomely hilarious photo (shown above) was created.
It was fifty years ago today that James Bond hit screens with his first cinematic adventure 'Dr. No.' Now the world is gearing up for 'Skyfall.' We recently got the full theme song and now we've got a new trailer that uses that music, and a featurette to help celebrate the franchise's Golden Jubilee.
Looking at the mammoth 'Bond 50' set, it's a little startling to realize how compact a package it is considering it's full of all the films making up one of the more enduring characters and series in the pop-culture canon. The 22 films, starting with 1962's 'Dr. No' and ending with 2008's 'Quantum of Solace,' and even with a blank space for 'Skyfall' when it comes to disc in 2013 -- a nice bit of long-term thinking that demonstrates that for Hollywood, for 50 years, selling Bond has been like buying bonds -- is a solid investment, but better when you keep an eye on them.