BOND – James Bond

I finally managed to go and see the new James Bond. I had been anxiously awaiting its release, but then there simply wasn’t any time for a trip to the cinema.

But well, now I finally had the chance to see it! Although everybody has probably already made up their mind about Skyfall by now, you can read what I made of it after the jump…

  1. I didn’t see a Quantum of Solace.
  2. I’m a girl.
  3. I’ve been a fan of Bond films forever.

Even if one and three don’t go together I still think they are all important in order to understand my following judgement on the film. Because I’m fairly sure it’ll be extremely subjective. But I couldn’t help being distracted by Daniel Craig, the landscape and the comparisons that popped up in my mind with past Bond actors.

But anyway, I did think it was definitely a film worth seeing. When I go to see a Bond film, I expect suspense, exciting car chases, hot girls, evil opponents and a bit of laughter. Skyfall offered all of that and director Sam Mendes also managed to include a little emotion. These more intimate views on Bond’s psyche are allowed since Daniel Craig took over the part. This may be because of Craig or the directors, but it’s certainly a substantial change to the ever-winning Bond-equation that I certainly welcome!

In Casino Royal it was all about Bond’s (in)ability to fall in love and Skyfall digs even deeper – to his childhood, parents and relationship with M. She is being professionally attacked by the government which questions her methods and privately by the ex-agent Raoul Silva (fantastically played by Javier Bardem). Bond fights all battles with her and you’ll have to go to the movies to find out how it ends…

Lia by
on December 4th, 2012
updated on December 4th, 2012
in Movies
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One Response to “BOND – James Bond”

  1. Caitlin K. Says:

    Seeing it this weekend ! Its funny, yesterday I discovered the founder of my college looks exactly like Daniel Craig.

    Do you know which cinemas in Berlin are good to see films in english ? I’ll be there soon and I’m planning on seeing the Hobbit on its premier night!


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