James Bond: Skyfall Review

The Rabbit and Reel

Words by Naomi Jeffreys

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Daniel Craig returns as James Bond, in his third Bond film. In the Directors chair this time, is Sam Mendes, a British Director who is known for his theatre work and his films. Perhaps you remember ‘Revolutionary Road’? The quiet, reflective film, which brought together Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in their first film since ‘Titanic’.

The film begins strong, with composer Thomas Newman blasting out the well known James Bond film theme.

According to IMDB the synopsis is; “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.”

Now, this is not your typical Bond film, there’s less sex, there isn’t really a ‘Bond’ girl, they appear for a scene, then are written out.

Instead, Mendes begins to delve deeper in…

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