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jb25| Skyfall
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2012
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Director: Sam Mendes
Screenplay: John Logan, Ian Fleming, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade
Producer: Barbara Broccoli, Callum McDougall, Andrew Noakes, Chiu Wah Lee
Cast: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Running Time: 143
Aspect Ratio:  (NTSC )
Sound: Dolby Digital
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Studio:  Eon Productions DVD Region:  1
DVD Release:  Discs:  1 (Blu-ray) []
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Reviews:  What shall I give "Skyfall" as a rating? Hmmm....

Perhaps give it 10 stars because I like this Bond best of all, and I am one who gives "Dr. No, From Russia with Love, Goldfinger, On Her Majesties Secret Service, For Your Eyes Only" and "Licence To Kill" my highest rating because, rather than be brought up by the movies, I gathered Ian Fleming's (himself a member of the OSS, Britain's CIA during the 2nd World War) books and started my 007 with them, and they are much grittier, some 007 doesn't get the girl, and some end with Bond dead!

But I guess I'll give this 5 stars due to the fact that only five are available in my DVD collection on my computer!

Now I would go on about the plot but I'll let other reviewers tackle that. ("Skyfall" Wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skyfall#cite_note-Skyfall_Lodge-14)
I want to focus on whatever Christian elements are in the film, if there are any, and I believe there are!

"People have successfully made high dives of more than 170 feet. This is essentially what Bond does. He enters the water head-first, perhaps unconsciously and by good fortune, or perhaps because he's still conscious and is executing a deliberate survival mechanism. If he were shown smacking face-first into the water, that would be unsurvivable. But the way he enters the water is similar enough to a controlled dive that his survival is not freakish or fantastical.

Weren't you paying attention YOLT? A MASSIVE hand plucked him from the water. Apparently massive hands are breeding like rats in Turkey. Lucky there was one around when Bond needed saving most.

In all seriousness i think we are to assume that the woman we see him shacked up with on the beach rescued him.

Bond's wearing a bullet proof vest. He mentions later on that he has a few cracked ribs; the result of Eve's bullet hitting his vest.

Maybe in the Director's Cut we'll see M, in the end, look up at Bond and say "I see dead people".

~ kevin

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When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes), the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows - aided only by field agent, Eve (Naomie Harris) - following a trail to the mysterious Silva (Javier Bardem), whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves.


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