The Movies thread! Nov 13, 2012 8:54:54 GMT -5
Post by stamper on Nov 13, 2012 8:54:54 GMT -5
In the Daniel Craig James Bond era, I'd rank this one #2. While I got a major kick out of all the throwback Bond references, it just wasn't on the same level as Casino Royale in terms of quality. Still, it's much better than Quantum of Solance and probably the 3rd best James Bond film in the past 30 years.
I agree it's the second best Daniel Craig Bond, but in my books that's not saying much given that it only has to be a smidge better than Quantum of Solace to achieve that. 3rd best James Bond film in 30 years? I have to disagree completely on that. Casino Royale is probably in the top 3-5, but Skyfall is still not as good as most of the Brosnan bond movies in my opinion.
Let's keep in mind which Bond films came out in the past 30 years...
Skyfall, Quantum of Solace, Casino Royale, Die another Day, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World i.s not Enough, Goldeneye, License to Kill, The Living Daylights, A View to a Kill, Octopussy and Never Say Never Again.
Apart from Casino Royale and Goldeneye, the past 30 years has been an especially bad time for the Bond series. Pierce Brosman, as charming as he was as Bond, only made 1 film that wasn't terrible. In terms of quality, Brosman's films are sandwiched between Dalton's The Living Daylights and License to Kill.