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Friday, November 9, 2012
Intense violent sequences throughout, some sexuality, language and smoking
Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Dame Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Ralph Fiennes, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw, Helen McCrory, Ola Rapace, Tonia Sotiropoulou
Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan
Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in "Skyfall," the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time. In "Skyfall," Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
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Part I: Spiritual History of Bond
Our journey will start with the James Bond we first met on screen in 1962, fifty years ago, as Sean Connery suavely drops that line, "Bond. James Bond," in the midst of a card game. Many of you will be introduced to George Lazenby, the one-shot Bond in the middle of the Connery era, who deserves his own chapter at some point but will merely be a footnote. We'll follow Bond through the '70s and '80s with the "saintly" Roger Moore, establish a change for a more gritty, realistic Bond with Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan, and leave you waiting breathlessly for Skyfall (November 2012) as Daniel Craig returns for a third time carrying his license to kill.
Whether Bond is merely the blunt instrument of his government or the assertive do-gooder is up to you to decide. But the fact remains that no single character has stood the test of time and experienced such prolific success as Bond, James Bond.
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