Skyfall - Grading & Discussion

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Agent Richard07, Oct 23, 2012.

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Grade the movie...

  1. A+

    25.6%
  2. A

    27.3%
  3. A-

    16.5%
  4. B+

    8.5%
  5. B

    4.5%
  6. B-

    6.3%
  7. C+

    2.3%
  8. C

    2.3%
  9. C-

    4.0%
  10. D+

    1.1%
  11. D

    0.6%
  12. D-

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. F

    1.1%
  1. TedShatner10

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    ^Since he got doubled crossed and taken into Chinese custody back in the late 1990s, Silva may have spent many years in prison before he somehow escaped or got released, and looked like it took Silva a long time to gather his henchmen and equipment together for his grand plan.

    Silva seemed to sprout convoluted plans, mercs and helicopter gunships from his backside, but keep in mind he is relatively modest when put next to another ex-MI6 operative turned supervillain, Alec Trevelyan (who had half the Russian military in his pocket, the greatest arms dealing syndicate in Eurasia, a private army of thugs, computer geeks, and mercenaries, subverted space weapon platforms, a stolen experimental stealth helicopter, a state of the art armoured train that was packed full of stuff like a helicopter, and a very large underground command centre that was linked up to the biggest dish in the world that could be submerged in water to become an artificial lake to boot).

    And speaking about GoldenEye and it being the most popular Brosnan movie among fandom (when it feels a bit padded, disjointed, and dated now), its popularity seems to be down to it being rather decent as a jack of all trades Bond movie, almost a compilation of many previous Bond movies until that point. Call me odd but I prefered Tomorrow Never Dies out of the Brosnan series, despite its own faults.
     
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  2. Pingfah

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    I think Goldeneye's legacy has seriously benefited from having one of the best computer games ever based on it.
     
  3. CaptainCanada

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    She doesn't fake his death. She thinks he is dead. He's contemplating getting out, but gets pulled back in.
    He's done that before.
    He never had a reason to remove them.
    All the doors are electronically locked, and got switched to open. That was the point of that whole scene with Q's lab and all the hatches opening.
     
  4. Captrek

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    I've gotta say, this film has some utterly ridiculously notions of what computers can do. This is but one example.
     
  5. Bob The Skutter

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    The notions aren't that crap. These things are/would be possible if you were idiot enough to wire your network up in such a way. Why anyone would plug a super dooper hacker's laptop in to their own network the way they did in the film is another question though.
     
  6. Captrek

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    I haven't noticed anybody mentioning the theme song. One of my favorites of the series.
     
  7. Evil Twin

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    I absolutely love Casino Royale's "You Know My Name", very lively and energetic theme, one of my favorites of the series, but I don't remember Quantum of Solace's theme at all now (probably because I haven't rewatched it since I saw it in the theater ;)) and Skyfall's has already almost faded from my memory.
     
  8. doubleohfive

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  9. Agent Richard07

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    I did. I didn't like it. I didn't find it very memorable.

     
  10. Bob The Skutter

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    This is Quantum of Solace's theme

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6CoNUE5Zho[/yt]

    or maybe it's this...

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAXVeKdrDOM[/yt]
     
  11. Agent Richard07

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    ^ Ah yes... The Something of Boris.
     
  12. Bob The Skutter

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    He has great big man tits and tiny trunks.
     
  13. doubleohfive

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    Did none of you watch the deleted scene?
     
  14. Agent Richard07

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    ^ It's blocked for me. I can't watch it. I'll have to find some other way later.
     
  15. Captrek

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    Completely agree about You Know My Name, which is probably my favorite of the series, followed by Live and Let Die. I have a soft spot for Nobody Does It Better, because The Spy Who Loved Me is the first Bond film I ever saw.

    My least favorite, by far, is Die Another Day.
     
  16. Captaindemotion

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    ^The deleted scene is blocked for me too.
     
  17. Agent Richard07

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    Okay, I just saw the clip from doubleohfive's link. Try this if it's blocked for you.

    I had no idea someone else was cast as Q. :eek:

    But seriously, good stuff. :rofl: I wonder how they put it together. And I got a kick out of the Trek reference.
     
  18. Captrek

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    I wish they had cast John de Lancie.
     
  19. Professor Zoom

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    Caliburn24 might have been wondering why Silva didn't just break into M's house. It, apparently, isn't very hard to do. A drunken former spy, who isn't fit for duty, with no equipment was able to do it. Should be easy for a Master Hacker, no?
     
  20. Agent Richard07

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    I would have liked Ken Jeong.

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