4. November 2012 19:07
Of all the marvelous feats that make Skyfall such a thrilling addition to the James Bond movie canon, the greatest may be that the 23rd entry conveys the melancholy of loss, mortality, and future-shock anxiety, while at the same time leaving us plenty of space to enjoy one of the most complexly unhinged villains in Bond history. Bounding back four years after the sour stasis of Quantum of Solace and 50 years after Mr. Bond ordered his first martini on screen, this freshly oxygenated entry — the third starring the totally captivating cool cucumber Daniel Craig as Agent 007 — is both an elegy and a mission statement. It's also a great, long-lasting jolt of pleasure.
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