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Monday, 5 November 2012

The Sky is the limit for Skyfall

With Skyfall we finally have Daniel Craig in a Bond movie that actually feels like a James Bond movie - eat, your heart out Bourne. And it's been a massive success.

EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment are delighted to announce that SKYFALL has taken an extraordinary £37.2 million in its opening week, overtaking Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 to secure the biggest 7 day gross of all time in UK box office history.

SKYFALL, the 23rd James Bond adventure, continuing the longest running and most successful franchise in film history, opened in 587 cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Friday 26th October. It will release in the US on November 9th.

“We are very grateful to the Bond fans and all UK cinema audiences for making SKYFALL the biggest opening week ever during our 50th anniversary year.” Michael Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.

“The continued record-breaking success of this film is a true testament to all involved and the global power of this 50 year old franchise” Gary Barber, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MGM.

At last I feel as if I've seen a real Bond movie. I was never a fan of Casino Royale since I felt the movie didn't feel like a Bond movie at all,  and I hated Quantum of Solace, but with Skyfall I have a Bond that stretches back through the entire franchise and can sit comfortably alongside all the other Bond movies.
It's been a long time but Bond is most certainly back. From the Skyfall Tainted Archive review - 
Check out the Archive's Skyfall Review HERE

1 comment:

Diwali said...

Usually the regional movies are remade from English movies with necessary spices to meet the audience. In this movie, i felt most of the scenes were remade from regional movies with 007 tag in it. I would say the 007 flavor is missing in fact after the dusk of Brosnan. Eager to see the 007 with Guns,Girls and Martini - in style.