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[Oscars 2013] – Predicting The Nominations

9 Jan

An actual Oscar statuette to be presented during the 79th Annual Academy Awards sits in a display case in Hollywood

I still have a few 2013 releases to catch up with, and I though I wanted to make my Oscar nominations predictions post having seen all of them, the nods are due early tomorrow morning so I’ll have to post them now.

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[Review] – Skyfall

7 Dec


Title: Skyfall
Year: 2012
Director: Sam Mendes
Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and John Logan, based on the characters by Ian Fleming
Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw
MPAA Rating: PG-13, intense violent sequences throughout, some sexuality, language and smoking
Runtime: 143 min
IMDb Rating: 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 81

Yes, I know, I’m officially the last person on Earth to have seen Skyfall. I’ve listened to unanimous praise being bandied about in regards to this movie for over a month, people calling it the best Bond movie of all-time even, and read about it smashing box office records (it’s currently at over $870 million worldwide) but yeah, it’s taken me a while to sit down to watch the twenty-third entry in the spy franchise. It didn’t take me quite as long, however, to agree that, yes, this may just be the best one there’s ever been.

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[Trailer] – Skyfall

31 Jul

When Daniel Craig took over duties from Pierce Brosnan and became the new James Bond, we got Casino Royale, which one could argue is the best 007 film ever, or at least certainly in the top three. So the world was eagerly awaiting the follow-up to that one, and we got Quantum of Solace, a film that, while certainly not bad, was still definitely inferior, and was a big disappointment to me personally. Well, now we’re getting Mr. Craig’s third go-round as the most famous spy in film history in Skyfall, and you can watch the trailer for it after the cut.

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[Teaser] – Skyfall

21 May

When Daniel Craig took over the James Bond character we got Casino Royale, which definitely vies fort he title of the best film in that storied franchise. But then Quantum of Solace wasn’t all that great, and after MGM went bankrupt, the future of the spy franchise was left up in the air. Well, now we know that the twenty-third 007 movie is coming this year, and it’ll be called Skyfall, and we’ve now have the first teaser for it which you can watch after the cut.

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