Re: Skyfall - Grading & Discussion
With the old films it was meant to be, implausibly, the same man from Connery to Brosnan hence him knowing about various gadgets kept in Qs vault from previous films, use of the DB5 and knowing the previous M before Judy Dench.
It's no different than the sliding timeline in comics. Spider-Man's various 1960s adventures are canonical, they just "happened" later (and in radically different circumstances).
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