Posts tagged james bond
The Abandoned Island In 'Skyfall' Has A Scary History

If you’ve seen the new ‘Skyfall’, I assume most of you will be wondering how they managed to create such a realistic setting for the villain’s island, played by Javier Bardem. Well, for one thing the setting itself is real, and has a chilling past.

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Film Review: Skyfall

Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. (Source: IMDB)

There’s a moment in Bond 23 in which Javier Bardem’s Raoul Silva asks a dishevelled Bond his preferred hobby, to which he replies “resurrection”. Given we’re now celebrating Bond in his fiftieth year, it’s a trait the Broccoli family has also had to adopt to keep Bond feeling fresh through the years. Over the past half a century – kicking off with Dr. No in 1962 – the franchise has had to continually redefine, reboot, resurrect itself to stay relevant, ticking off the 00's as it goes. Fittingly, it's Skyfall that melds the old and the new together in a modern day Bond perhaps better than any other. 

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