SkyFail SUCKS

Obviously, many don't remember how entertaining the original Bond films were. This pales in comparison and should have an hour cut out.
The new "Q" totally SUCKS! A gun and a radio are the only gadgets? Gone are the subtle comedy interludes, gone is a connected story line, gone is the villiian who wants to dominate the world.; just a revenge plot. No new supercar, they had to edit in a bit of the old "Goldfinger" DB5, to make it palatable.
These people have no right to make any more Bond movies; they forgot how to do it!
Nergo Pthycc
11-10-2012 09:44 PM

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hollis m.

hollis mills

bond is the shit, suck a dick

Feb 24 - 02:03 PM

Spok

Spok Schuh

That it did, and I thought the same things. The cast was disturbing, especially that fag rogue agent. It offered zero entertainment. I did enjoy some visuals, but they could never make up for such an unintelligent and boring story. One of the worst, strange movies I've ever seen. Those that gave it a positive review probably should stick with reading horrible books.

Feb 23 - 04:19 PM

Spok

Spok Schuh

It felt like they deliberately made the worst movie they could muster since the previous ones were just average in the hopes they can get a trampoline effect in interest for the next.

Feb 23 - 05:07 PM

Babadook Nyland

Babadook Nyland

You're an idiot.

Feb 24 - 09:45 AM

hollis m.

hollis mills

oh and spok can too

Feb 24 - 02:04 PM

Babadook Nyland

Babadook Nyland

Daniel Craig's interpretation of Bond is the closest to original character portrayed in the novels. If you don't like it, go fuck yourself and watch a Jason Statham movie.

Feb 23 - 01:17 PM

Dylan  J.

Dylan Jones

Hahaha awesome.

Feb 23 - 03:57 PM

Brian Padgett

Brian Padgett

Just so we can all be clear, if you say "previous Bond Villains all wanted to take over the world" you are kind of looking foolish given that most of their goals revolved around money, not world domination.

Feb 23 - 01:42 AM

Nolan Baker

Nolan Baker

Fanboys being fanboys. This is a masterfully crafted film. You're just butthurt you didn't get your fancy toys.

Feb 22 - 07:17 PM

Jeff P.

Jeff Walken

SkyFuck Yourself.

Feb 22 - 03:51 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

The OP likes big dicks up his ass

Feb 21 - 03:57 PM

Vu Nguyen

Vu Nguyen

Folks, most of you are stuck to the formula too much. Why not try to see Skyfall in a new light?

Feb 15 - 07:15 PM

Harvey Mushman

Harvey Mushman

92%

Feb 8 - 11:00 AM

Sam Denyer

Sam Denyer

I think sometimes you should stop being so damn picky and realise that Craig and Mendes have created a brilliant piece of cinema.

Feb 7 - 12:52 PM

Dane Aulph

Dane Aulph

DOn't even get me started on the komodo dragon eating the bad guy

Feb 6 - 01:16 PM

Dane Aulph

Dane Aulph

Casino Royal was still over the top but it was more believable than operating a digger on a train with conveniently parked VW beetles (is that really how they transport those in Europe), and tearing off the back end. Did no one think they should have stopped the train? Is that another thing in Europe? "Mr. Conductor sir. We just lost a good junk of train... sooo.. maybe we should stop or something?" Why did Bond think it a safe a good idea to get on the boat knowing the girls bodyguards were more like guards to keep an eye on her. Why was Javier Bardem just taking a stroll walking around Bonds childhood home knowing that a trained killer is in there with guns. Why did he put all that effort into getting caught in order to meet and kill M? All he had to do at anytime was go to London, get some henchman together and kill grab her at some point. Bond can get in her house - why can't a ex double O do it that is supposed to a be better agent in the first place? I can go on if you want me to....

Feb 6 - 01:16 PM

Patrick M.

Patrick Morris

I agree Casino Royal was a much better movie but need to make one comment and one correction. Yes, we do transport cars by train in Europe but this is irrelevant to the movie and your argument, as the scene was not set in Europe. It was somewhere between Istanbul and Adana (he falls from the Varda bridge) and so the train was in Asia and not Europe.

Feb 17 - 10:53 AM

Dane Aulph

Dane Aulph

h I don't even know where to start. There are so many plot holes and wtf's that I am overwhelmed. The action wasn't even that great except for the opening. But even then the opening was the old over the top ridiculous Bond action that I thought Casino Royale did away with in order to begin a more realistic movie and thus series of the new Bond movies.

Feb 6 - 01:16 PM

Mike Vass

Mike Vass

Agreed. I'd love a different company to give it or a similar franchise a go if Bond is going to continue anything like this.

Feb 3 - 08:07 PM

Robert S.

Robert Sillo

I love the old Bond films, but this film isn't that bad. There are a lot of reasons to like it (5oth anniversary, great actors, great twists, cool story) and for some people there are reasons to hate it (Young Q, not liking Craig as Bond, gay villain, no gadgets), In my opinion, it is in my top 10, but if I deeply hated Craig and his movies, this still would not be the worst Bond film.

Jan 20 - 04:14 PM

Amir S.

Amir Shokouhi

Let's see what we have here. An old agent who has been given up by M to Chinese. That old agent is called Silva. He's a talented man who has bridged MI6.

Now if you haven't watched the film, you think he's going to use his power, access and resources to gain some money, power and of course a bloody revenge. But wait, you have only predicted the half of this correctly. He uses his power, access and resources, but only to kill M.

What? Yes, that's right and sad. We've been used to see 007 as an agent who is more of a global dude. Someone who follows and takes down bad boys, not just in UK but in all over the world.

Some say Skyfall is the best James Bond ever. Let's agree to disagree. Of course there are breath taking scenes and don?t forget the casts who have done a beautiful job. Specially Javier Bardem (wish he wasn't shown gay!).

I like seeing the 007 who we saw in Casino Royal and Quantum of Solace AGAIN.

Jan 20 - 02:41 PM

Tano Kram

Tano Kram

Bond isn't supposed to be hyper-realistic, but the opening sequence where he is shot with a high-powered rifle, and survives a fall from a bridge into a creek, which just happens to be deep enough for him not to die on rocks, and then shows up fully recovered within weeks, (it could not have been months, because the data stolen was super time-critical) was just too much for me to stomach. The new character playing Q was erratic and out of element, playing smarmy one second, then an eager trainee the next. In short, the new actor didn't bring what he needed to, either his fault or the fault of a distracted director.

Bardem is a great actor, and did rise to the occasion, but his character was all over the map, and I've never seen such a weirdly directed and boring entrance, but I'll say it was different. Plus what were the brief homosexual overtones about? THe brilliance of the villain was taken to ridiculous lengths in the plot as the villain plotted his advance not 2-3 moves ahead but 6 moves. I'm getting tired of seeing this cheap 'I predicted it all from the beginning' plot device. Its screenwriting hackery of the worst order. On the villain side, there is always a memorable henchman. A sufficient one was established at the beginning, but was then gone before long, instead of escaping multiple times like in most Bond films. After that, every other soldier of the villain was disposable, and I dont think any even had lines.

The evil Bond girl was deadly for literally five minutes before Bond had her turning good, and then 15 minutes later she was dead. Never seen Bond women get such short shrift as in this film, but then there wasn't time amid all the emotional baggage of the past, which, granted, did give us a glimpse into Bond's childhood, in a rather cliched fashion, however.

The new Bond female field agent was lacking somehow in her acting, hard to quantify why. Again, she seemed acceptable, but lacked panache or true character, again probably a directing oversight, or more likely, in casting.

Craig was solid, as was Dench, though she seemed a bit weak and her battle-ax role got old before this film.

The hacker plot started out credible, and then went south with the secret island, and a server farm that looked like a jumbled LED-encrusted coat-rack from IKEA, regardless of whether it was accurate or not. The villain's lair was the biggest dump ever seen in a Bond film. Bond villains usually live much better. Bardem plays a rogue agent seeking revenge against the sins of his employer, but this is confused with a personal mentoring/mommy issue with Dench that sucks a lot of the power from the villain and makes him seem more like a guy who had to move out of the basement.

I wouldn't say it sucked, but it wasn't far from sucking either. Still, the Chinese, Scottish, and Turkish locations were enjoyable, despite various errors in each. The biggest problem was the wandering plot, and celebrations of meaningful new characters that came across in a quite boring manner. Even an Old Astin Martin was brought back only to be destroyed, though it did excellent service. THis attempted to fit into a plot of old vs youth that had value but got lost among other purposes. Movies aren't great at a mishmash of intents. One major statement is often enough.

The director seemed so distracted by the production that he ignored directing the actors, and the only reason Craig and Dench came across was because they supported one another, and were competent, and possibly got the most attention. Bardem was good, but rattled around inside different directives. Every other actor was swimming for their life.

Jan 20 - 03:18 AM

aya47

BQXHCHBWK4CT Miller

Let's address points, here, shall we?
1. The movie should have an hour cut out. Okay, care to explain which parts?
2. The new Q only gives 007 a radio and a gun. Look, I'm all for a bit of flair, but this is just a more realistic approach. Even still, the fingertip-sensitive gun DOES hold relevance later and DOES feel spy-like. Also, the new Q is very well acted, though that is just my opinion.
3. It's lost funny scenes. Good. Now they have the humor mixed in with the action and the rest of the movie. It feels much more cohesive, instead of "humor goes here, action goes there, stitch on a little explosion there..."
4. The story is disconnected. I'd like to disagree with this, but you're merely stating a fact, not defending it with reason. What's stopping me from just dismissing it as blindly as you've presented it? Answer: nothing. Hence why I did it.
5. There's no world-domination-based villain. A revenge plot, in my eyes, is definitely refreshing. Do we really need another end-of-the-world scheme? It's getting stale, really.
6. The old supercar is called fanservice. It's hardly reason for an ENTIRE movie to suck even if you dislike it.

Jan 2 - 05:12 PM

Brian Padgett

Brian Padgett

You didn't read his post did you?

Feb 23 - 12:25 PM

George Atkinson

George Atkinson

Of course this film sucks!
that's why it took a Billion at the box office. . . .

Jan 1 - 11:48 AM

Jim Beck

Jim Beck

Um ... the Transformers movies have all made close to that. Box office means nothing, really. :-)

Jan 1 - 10:56 PM

Lyn Ballou

Lyn Ballou

It was brilliant--great characters, themes of aging, brains vs. hubris, action and scenery, and ALBERT FINNEY--I love Daniel Craig and Judi Dench, but what quality of casting overall. Bond lives into the 21st century . . . .

Dec 31 - 08:11 PM

Nick C.

Nick Costi

I had to make an account just to point out the fact that the lack of Bond gadgets was INTENTIONAL. One of the underlying elements of the movie and the villain is that he is a hacker who basically engages in terrorist activities using technology (Which is also the natural topicality of the Craig Bond films). The house at the end was far removed from technology and that's how Bond got the edge over the villain. It's fine if you are disappointed in that but at least realize it's the film's intent.

As far as Bond goes, he's fine in this film. In fact he did do the obligatory meet-and-bang and discard the woman which may as well have been fanservice in and of itself since modern characters just don't do that in cinema. Really, complaining about the car, as if the car in a film is of any importance in 2013. The villain also had a defined motive, a backstory and depth which actually gave the film meaning as opposed to the countless mediocre Bond films. I would agree M didn't need to be an integral character but there are so few recurring characters in the Bond universe that to make this film it had to be a necessity. Also, having an underlying theme to the film, I.E. leaving the past behind and keeping an actual topical nature to the plot, not to mention bond is actually doing SPYING in this film is most likely the reason critics liked it. My only problem with the film is that the dialogue is at times unnecessary, I think James Bond doesn't need to say hello to people or say thank you. Also there were several comedic moments, maybe the subtlety bothers the original poster.

Dec 31 - 11:33 AM

Hank Bartolf

Hank Bartolf

Saw it yesterday and I'm still kinda confused about why so MANY critics liked it or thought it was a masterly improvement on the genre. DanielCraig's suits look way too tight and his jacket is way too short. He looks funny a lot of the time, which is NOT how Bond should ever look. Totally disappointing and totally NOT worthwhile...remember how good RussiaWithLove and Goldfinger were.....???

Dec 31 - 08:50 AM

Adrian Nedelcu

Adrian Nedelcu

OH please mummy, can I have the same thing again and again please? Can you please beat me over the head with the same movie until I am finished? Please please?

Skyfall is a sublime mix of new and old, and subtly done. You don't WANT classic campy bond movies. Look at Pierce Brosnan. Look at where we ended up going down those same tired old rails.

It's not about the gadgets, it's how you use them. You seem fixated on the gloss, looking over the structure underneath.

Dec 30 - 08:26 PM

William Granger

William Granger

I agree. what I can't understand is how many people thought this was such a great movie!! WHy??

Dec 30 - 01:06 PM

ThoroughlyEntertainOrDie

Thoroughly Entertain Me Or Die

"skyFAIL sucks"--double negative. therefore you lose.

Dec 30 - 12:15 PM

Kevin Hansen

Kevin Hansen

Every post that disliked the film have one thing in common. It didn't meet their preconceived expectations of what a "Bond" movie should be. That's a terrible reason to not like a movie.

Dec 26 - 11:01 AM

Kevin Hansen

Kevin Hansen

If all you want are spectacular stunts, stick to mind-numbing flicks like The Expendables. If you want a smart movie with a great story that carries the torch of Bond movies past, this is your baby. Best Bond movie in many years.

Dec 26 - 10:52 AM

Dyson Lu

Dyson Lu

I hate the "turn-your-brain-off-Expendables-like movies with the piss-poor acting from "action heroes" like Jason Statham and his predecessors. But I also didn't like Skyfall because it was NOT a smart movie. I cannot understand how people can claim it was a smart movie. Please explain to me how it was a smart movie with a great story??? Just because there's drama doesn't mean it's smart because the said drama was wrapped in a plot that was totally not believable at all, if not stupid. And the writing/dialogs was equally lame. I love drama but it needs to be inspired and believable. Skyfall didn't deliver in those areas.

Dec 27 - 02:00 PM

Jim Beck

Jim Beck

I second Dyson. This was not a smart movie at all. Every character made really dumb decisions ... Q connecting the hacking villain's computer into the MI6 mainframe ... Bond taking M to the orphanage, when he could have easily put her into hiding (the villain would have come anyway thanks to the breadcrumb trail) ... and the villain walking into an obvious trap. All of these characters acted in very unrealistic ways ... and honestly, it's a bit insulting to call it British "intelligence" when it lacked that very thing.

Jan 1 - 10:59 PM

Michael X.

Zero Override

I also happen to agree with those statements. The movie was so bland and predictable.

Jan 2 - 01:50 PM

Mark Goldberg

Mark Goldberg

Agreed 2 and a half hours of time wasted I won't get back !!! Very predictable and the villan was a joke !!

Dec 26 - 05:10 AM

Emerson Flohr

Emerson Flohr

I've seen almost every bond movie and this was just AWFUL. I really do not understand why all of the main reviewers are giving this stellar reviews. This movie just does not 'hook' you and is terribly predicable.

Dec 24 - 07:24 PM

Bob Dylan

God .

Casino Royale was okay, Quantum of Solace sucked, and this... THIS INEXCUSABLE LUMP OF TURDS... is the official low point in the James Bond reboots. The entire last half hour is enough to make your blood boil. Everything that has made Bond BOND for the past fifty years has been squashed into a mess of random shooting and Daniel Craig staring blankly at the camera. Instead of memorable characters, gadgets, and mind-blowing stunts, Bond has now been turned into yet another generic action movie.

Dec 24 - 09:57 AM

Joseph David

Joseph David

My exact thought when I walked outta the cinema. The Bond I grew up watching doesn't go hiding in some old family shack waiting for the bad guys. Besides, you don't watch a Bond movie to see a tired, emotionally drained Bond.

Sep 13 - 04:32 PM

David Joyce

David Joyce

Finally someone agrees with me, no plot too long, first two with Craig I loved. Saw this in Costa Rica and couldn't wait tor it to end

Dec 18 - 01:48 PM

Aaron Levey

Aaron Levey

Skyfall officially makes Bond movies no longer worth watching... I watched it for the inventive gadgets, unrealistic tricks & stunts, and for the eccentric characters... they are all gone.
The only 2 things vaguagy intereting about Skyfall was the villian and Bonds pre-007 history... and they shined over both, especially Bond's history.
No more Bond for me.

Dec 17 - 05:05 PM

tim c.

tim campbell

I don't understand how movies obtain such high ratings when there are many comments pointing out valid flaws in the movie. The shot glass scene made no sense to me and made me question the rest of the movie.

Also, what's with this new posting method at Rotten Tomatoes? The 'old' way was working rather well.

I give Skyfall a 7.5/10

Dec 17 - 11:49 AM

Douglas Deru

Douglas Deru

It's not hard to understand. The more successful a movie is from either a financial or a critical perspective, the louder the minority squeals about how lame it is. "Skyfall" is indisputably successful by any objective measure, so those who disliked it feel like they have to shout it down. It happens with pretty much every big hit.

Dec 29 - 05:48 PM

Eduardovich Nikituk

Alex N

The problem was that M had a big leadrole.

Dec 6 - 09:11 PM

Louise Clover

Louise Clover

absolutely - Judi Dench is no Bond Girl which was yet another integral missing item in this over long video of action scenes...

Dec 18 - 07:47 AM

aya47

BQXHCHBWK4CT Miller

Gasp, you mean we don't get a one-dimensional piece of "eye candy" just to appease the masses? You mean an ACTION movie dares to contain ACTION? You mean yet another person is neglecting the fact that both Moneypenny and that one Chinese girl ARE IN THE MOVIE AND COULD EASILY CONSTITUTE A BOND GIRL?

Jan 2 - 05:16 PM

Sam Common

Sam Common

true bond fans loved this movie, casual fans didn't.

Dec 6 - 06:11 PM

Nicholas Ord

Nicholas Ord

I am a died-in-the-wool, "true" Bond fan and have enjoyed watching the films regularly since I was a kid. And I hated this film. Are you honestly saying that compared to, for example, Casino Royale, this film was anything other than a luke warm attempt at a Bond film? No dastardly plot to foil (in fact, Bond fails completely in his mission to keep M alive), no interesting bad guy, just some whining Frenchman (who apparently worked for British Intelligence for mnay years) with sexual hangups and a gripe against M and no Bond girl. I just couldn't care less if M lived or not - there was nothing tangible at stake.

Dec 10 - 04:20 AM

Brian Vice

Brian Vice

I've seen every Bond movie...This movie is crap. No cool gadgets...a homing beacon is not a gadget. And bringing back the Goldfinger Aston Martin was a lame attempt to appease classic Bond fans. I don't understand why people love this new Bond...he's darker...more emotional...less about the gadgets....etc. That's what James Bond is gadgets, shagging hot chicks, cool cars, great villains & exotic locations. This movie provides some of that. Bardem is okay, but where is his sidekick, and the locations and filmography is nice but that was about it.

Dec 11 - 08:21 AM

Kevin Hansen

Kevin Hansen

Look up the word "evolve". Like, Bond is evolving into more than gadgets and Bond girls. That routine was going nowhere fast.

Dec 26 - 10:57 AM

Dick Travis

Mick Travis

You obviously have never read a Bond novel, but have just watched the movies. Quit bitching...Craig is Ian Fleming's Bond.

Dec 27 - 02:51 PM

Douglas Deru

Douglas Deru

If I were to write a post parodying what shallow, ADD-afflicted movie-goers would complain about after seeing "Skyfall," it would read exactly like yours. I can only hope you were shooting for irony.

Dec 29 - 05:53 PM

Mark Goldberg

Mark Goldberg

I love. The bond franchise... But this was a fucking joke ..... Laughable story poorly written and what plot ?? Pure big money shit ....

Dec 26 - 05:13 AM

aya47

BQXHCHBWK4CT Miller

Argument invalid. First Bond movie, loved every second of it. Well, except the way the villain died, which was a bit silly, but that's stupidly minor.

Jan 2 - 05:17 PM

Ben Roley

Ben Roley

Different doesn't mean bad.

Dec 1 - 07:29 PM

Fred Bouchard

Fred Bouchard

Amen

Dec 16 - 11:06 PM

Jaime Lannister

Jaime Lannister

plot was ridiculous but decent flick if you shut your brain off

Dec 1 - 06:57 PM

Odysseas Johnny Roubos

Odysseas Johnny Roubos

obviously, you don't even know what you're talking about.

Dec 1 - 02:01 PM

Leigh Samuels

Leigh Samuels

It wasn't as good as Casino Royale, since there literally was no heart. Lots of confusing plot points and a not so good ending. But still O.K. Propably my least favorite Bond.

Nov 30 - 09:39 PM

Keaton Banks

Keaton Banks

My problem with skyfall is a problem nobody's addressed yet: The writing of this movie is so damned terrible its almost unwatchable. Every line of dialogue sounds like a 13 year olds fan fiction, and the conversations were clunky and didn't make a ton of sense. Its just cringe worthy, for a movie as long as this I shouldn't have to put up with over-dramatized, dumbed down, drivel from actors I KNOW can do better. This movie will never be in the tier as Moonraker or Die Another Day, because it doesn't deserve to be. Its more like a five year olds action movie dreams, sure theres cool chases and gunfights, but when the characters have to eventually speak its just these short, blunt, inarticulate and completely juvenile hingepoints to take us to the next fight scene. This movie was garbage, and I refuse to hold it up as a Bond film.

Nov 28 - 09:47 AM

David Jalali

David Jalali

Amen.

Dec 8 - 02:15 AM

Douglas Deru

Douglas Deru

My eyes are telling me you just cited "Moonraker" and "Die Another Day" as two of the best Bond flicks, but my brain is rejecting that information. "Re-read the post," says my brain. "No-one could believe that. That makes as much sense as putting the 1967 "Casino Royale" at the top of the list." Yet, there it is, in black and white.

Dec 29 - 05:59 PM

Eli M.

Eli Mafoy

"...having seen Skyfall, in my opinion it is the best, best Bond of all..." -Roger Moore

http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20646505,00.html

Nov 26 - 01:01 PM

David Jalali

David Jalali

I wonder how much they paid him to say that?

Dec 8 - 02:15 AM

Zachary Perlmutter

Zachary Perlmutter

Probably very little, if any. Roger Moore has openly cited A View to a Kill as the worst Bond movie ever made, so I doubt he views his run as Bond as anything great.

In other words, I'd take him at his word there...

Dec 29 - 06:12 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

I wonder how low your IQ is

Feb 14 - 04:21 PM

John Edakul

John Edakul

if it sucked why does it have 88% audience rating and a 92% top critic rating.... I mostly judge my movies on the audience rating and whenever its high and i watch a movie it turns out to be great and I know fr sure skyfall is going to be one.... cyaz later xxx

Nov 26 - 01:34 AM

Steve Henry

Steve Henry

Only the intellectually lazy and easily bored dislike this movie. Skyfall was a welcome departure from previous Bond films.

Nov 25 - 06:52 PM

Nicholas Ord

Nicholas Ord

But who the hell goes to see Bond for intellectual stimulation and attention span exercise?

Dec 10 - 04:22 AM

Kevin Hansen

Kevin Hansen

I did.

Dec 26 - 10:58 AM

Thomas Reuben

Thomas Reuben

Me too.

Dec 29 - 02:25 AM

George Atkinson

George Atkinson

Wow. My brain imploded from your comment.

Jan 1 - 11:50 AM

Richard Dobson

Richard Dobson

Skyfall, and Quantum of Solace before it, are marxist-feminist propaganda films. Of course a clown wearing a Guy Fawkes mask like you and thus presumably a despicable marxist-leftist thinks they are a "welcome departure from previous Bond films", because previous Bond films are glorifications of a warm-blooded, hetero-sexual, white anglo-saxon male archetype engaged in devoted service to the Crown, for the cause of freedom and capitalism, and opposing communism and marxism. This is what James Bond films have been all about, and TRUE James Bond fans adore it. Traitorous marxist-leftists hate the James Bond archetype, and now it seems they've hijacked the films and twisted them around to become the exact opposite of what they used to represent.

Dec 17 - 12:07 AM

Thomas Reuben

Thomas Reuben

You should read the book.

Dec 29 - 02:28 AM

Douglas Deru

Douglas Deru

Dick, that sound you heard was my world-record eyeball roll. I think they actually somehow did a complete 360. It's a miracle I can still see.

Dec 29 - 06:02 PM

Anthony O Reilly

Anthony O Reilly

When you use the word 'sucks' to describe a movie, i think your opinion is instantly irrelevant.

Nov 25 - 10:36 AM

Hersson Preciado

Hersson Preciado

*Slow Clap*

Nov 26 - 04:24 PM

Kristel Altre

Kristel Altre

Well said

Nov 26 - 05:24 PM

Richard Dobson

Richard Dobson

Ummm, no? The word "sucks" is ubiquitous nomenclature amongst the younger generations to denote "of poor quality". Only a snob or a xenophobe would judge someone for speaking a different language/dialect.

Dec 17 - 01:00 AM

Mark Goldberg

Mark Goldberg

How about pure crap garbage and dumb shit and finally the movie sucked big time

Dec 26 - 05:16 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Pig's cunthole with AIDs

Sep 20 - 06:11 PM

Cody H.

Cody Halpert

So, because they chose not to do a rehash of the old Bond movies and acually make something new and more realistic, they have no right to make Bond movies?

Nov 24 - 07:26 PM

Alex H.

Alex Haines

they didn't forget how to make bond, you're forgetting that bond was originally a book character a decade before Dr. No came out. book bond was more like Craig bond (even if they don't look alike), not Connery bond. besides, most of the things you're saying, isn't that good. i mean, isn't it great to see a bond villain that isn't plotting world domination for once. isn't it great that we get a more complexed and un-formulaic bond film for once. hearing the same stories and ideas movie after movie get boring after a while, which is why i don't really care for slasher films, or cop buddy films. though i do like Connery, this is why Craig simply is the best bond of them all (or as least on his way there).

Nov 24 - 07:15 PM

Jon Galdos

Jon Galdos

You are my hero.

Nov 25 - 09:55 AM

Austin W.

Austin Williamson

AMEN. Someone who actually knows the real Bond

Nov 29 - 07:44 AM

Carol Reid

Carol Reid

Totally agree, none of our group liked it, but we remember what Bond is all about, obviously this movie did not.

Nov 24 - 06:18 PM

Russ Hark

Russ Hark

Its just an X Factor generation attempt at Bond. I saw Skyfall the other day and sat there after half an hour being bored and thinking, 'Oh no, I believed the hype again'. The last couple of minutes does the same as Casino Royale did and tried to make me think that the next one will be old school Bond, but not sure I believe them. I don't care about Bonds childhood, or M's past, or whether Bond can be arsed to save an mother figure old lady......Try opening sequence, titles, M tells Bond about a evil dude trying to take over the world , Q gives Bond some stuff from that spy shop in the West End (probably online now), Bond goes to lots of nice places and nails a few women and finds a hexagon glass or something. Along the way some 'henchmen' try and beat him up or kill him but he chins them all. The baddie catches him but forgets to actually kill him. Big fight, explosions, da na na na...na na na,all sorted, quickie with any surviving females and a quick one liner and then End... Just do that, its not rocket science!

On a more serious note, as a movie it is more of an advert, caught in time. It was obviously designed to round up the 50 years, it will not be relevant in 6 month, let alone a a few years.

Nov 24 - 01:59 PM

Cody H.

Cody Halpert

Yep, just make a movie we've seen a million times before. That's real filmmaking.

Nov 24 - 07:28 PM

Mephistopheles L.

Mephistopheles Lux

This was a bad ripoff of Nolan's Batman.

Nov 25 - 06:30 AM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

I don't know... Nolan's Batman were so overrated : great actors, lousy story... This Bond story was genuine and innovative.

Nov 25 - 03:53 PM

Cody H.

Cody Halpert

Who said anything about Batman?

Nov 25 - 04:27 PM

Rory Fannon

Rory Fannon

thank you!!!!

Nov 26 - 01:51 AM

Rory Fannon

Rory Fannon

this whole film was a batman rip!! open your eyes people , the film was terrible

Nov 26 - 01:52 AM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

@Rory Batman is like everything else!!! So your opinion is irrelevant... sorry, the fact that Nolan portrayed Batman the way he did gives not credit to the character... They gave Bond a more realistic feel because he is more realistic in a way, so stating that Skyfall is like Batman is totally inappropriate...

Nov 26 - 01:47 PM

Austin W.

Austin Williamson

I think it works better here than it does in Batman.

Nov 29 - 07:46 AM

Brian Cunningham

Brian Cunningham

Couldn't disagree with you more.

Nov 24 - 01:12 PM

Eli M.

Eli Mafoy

Here's the thing, I read the words you guys are writing, that the plot has holes and Bond isn't funny enough for you and the script is dumbed dumb but I think you don't realize that what you're really communicating is that you miss the the Bond movies with simple plots, contrived villains and Bond girls that have more in common with a blow up dolls than real women who possess a whole spectrum of human emotion.

Your #1 complaint seems to be that there's not enough sex. If you want more sex google "free porn" you'll get what you're looking for there. Seriously why do so many of you guys want so badly to be in a theater full of raging hard-ons? I am thinking something is wrong with you guys.

Popular Complaint #2 - "It was boring" Seriously?! Did the actor driven story-telling escape the boundaries of your comprehension? This move was suspensfully charged throug and through. People who are able to access their emotions found themselves rooting for this Bond to overcome his obstacles.

PC #3 ā?? " There wasn't enough gadgets" Ok, so we're obviously at the point where we're really get into the meat of what youā??re trying to say: That you miss the Moore version of 007. I am hoping you understand that Brasnan and Mooreā??s Bonds were a perversion of the character. That type of Bond can only survive due to the use of gimmicky stupid governmental gadgets that should piss you off because of the tremendous amount of wasted imaginary tax payers money on these oddly specific, single purpose spying gear that just happens to come in handy as a just-in-case moment rather than as a planned mission tool.

PC#4 ā?? "The villain lacked global domination ambitions" Right because that totally doesnā??t get old. So you say that Skyfall has a dumb down script but then you champion for single-minded simpleton antagonists. Do you see the mixed signal youā??re sending with your debate? Mooreā??s films and villains where BORING and amount to nothing more than Cinematic Diarrhea. Eon metaphorically pumped out "the same shit" for over a decade because they knew morons would keep paying to watch it. Silva was a proper villain worth being scared off. Instead of a cold war era declared mission statement, this unhinged intelligent freak is capable of no good. Homeboy is scary because heā??s lost it. His plan doesnā??t need to make sense; it only needs to satisfy his drive to screw with Mā??s head. Thatā??s why he doesnā??t just kill her. He wants to publicize her downfall. He planned to be caught to face her and then planned an escape so he can kill her at her hearing.

One of you also said that this is too much like the Bourne movies. Well good! The Bourne movies showed that the Brasnan/Moore Bond was absolutely the laughing stock of the espionage world. Bourne would beat the living daylights out of that Bond with a blindfold on and his cock tucked between his thighs! See while Mooreā??s Bond is running around spreading the Gospel of Syphilis (think about this, world class sex addict possing as spyā?¦ not smart enough to carry a condom around everywhere he goes) Jason Bourne is off systematically taking down a corrupted system like a real man does. So yes, Bond had to adapt. He had to become resourceful rather than lucky and brutal rather than obviously choreographed slap flights.

When it comes down to it, the Bond in Skyfall is much more manly and human than any other Bond, including that emotionally stunned Bond with a high school mentality of fucking anything and blowing shit up for the hell of it that you all are calling for.

Allah-dammit I am glad that people smarter than you immature cognitively challenged adolescents are in charge of this intellectual property.

Nov 24 - 02:39 AM

Carol Reid

Carol Reid

Well basically you're agreeing that this isn't the real bond. Its just another action thriller using his name.

Nov 24 - 06:21 PM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

LOL Than what do you call The Dark Knight Rises then???
And just for your information, Skyfall IS the real Bond or are you too negligent to realize that??

Nov 25 - 11:20 PM

Christopher Allen

Christopher Allen

Talk about missing the point. So off base that its not funny.

Dec 13 - 06:55 PM

Fred Bouchard

Fred Bouchard

There is no such thing as a real bond.

Dec 16 - 11:17 PM

Jeremy Anderson

Jeremy Anderson

Carol... why does your interpretation of the character "real" while anyone who sees it differently (say, those who read the original books) is wrong?

Dec 19 - 07:41 AM

Eli M.

Eli Mafoy



What I am saying is that it's absolutely essential for the Bond movies to evolve. To become less sexist and ridiculous and predictible and to become smarter and more relatable.

Nov 24 - 07:06 PM

Mephistopheles L.

Mephistopheles Lux

Dude it's supposed to be a fricken fun action movie, not a dark minimalist psychological thriller. I like artistic movies too, but that's not what I look for at Bond films. They are supposed to be escapist and fantastical. This was bait and switch, and that's why so many people dislike Skyfall.

Nov 25 - 06:41 AM

Austin W.

Austin Williamson

You have no right to say you know what they're supposed to be. If you did, YOU would've written the character and YOU would be in Hollywood in charge of it. But you don't and thank God for that. Sit down and read a friggin book for once, Ian Fleming specifically

Nov 29 - 07:48 AM

Christopher Allen

Christopher Allen

Dude did you see the Trailer? Have any idea of the previous movies (Quantum and Casino) and their darkness? There was no bait and switch. Bond-Spy, If you read the books then you would know it wasn't about escapism and fantastical. Go back to your Roger Moore Gospel of Sex.

Dec 13 - 06:58 PM

Brian Vice

Brian Vice

The fact that you had to write a 4-5 paragraph manifesto of why it didn't suck speaks volumes. Lux is right 007 movies are not psychological thrillers, it can contain that aspect, but this was overdone.

Dec 11 - 08:28 AM

Christopher Allen

Christopher Allen

What a joke here... Did you read anything? Or even watch any Bond films without Moore or Pierce? I think that him typing 4-5 paragraphs countering every point you morons had speaks volumes over your attempted counter arguments. Plus It was not a manifesto. He was proving a point with proof. Go to college and pay attention.

Dec 13 - 07:01 PM

Jim Beck

Jim Beck

He didn't prove anything, to be honest. I've seen all the Bond films, and I like when things are shaken up a bit. But what I don't like is every character making stupid decisions, and the fact that Bond caused the death of two people, one due to inaction and one due to what is quite possibly the least intelligent thing I've ever seen a Bond character do. I went into the theater thinking I was going to love this movie, and I found myself looking at my watch and being extremely disappointed in so many aspects. And yes, I can definitely watch slow character pieces. This was simply a movie masquerading as one.

Jan 1 - 11:28 PM

Brian Padgett

Brian Padgett

I just wanted a good plot, to say its character driven is silly,the character plot makes no sense either. why is M a mother figure? shes his boss, he was in the navy before serving in MI6 so he would have only known her for 10 years. He made no real character growth at all. And him having mummy daddy issues after 30 years is classic batman rip off :)

Feb 23 - 01:29 AM

Oliver Taylor

Oliver Taylor

No one wants the same damn thing every time, doing everything you listed screams generic!

Nov 23 - 09:38 PM

Philip Gossett III

Philip Gossett III

Agreed, this movie did suck, big time! If the dude wanted to whack "M" he could have just went over to her house. I found the movie boring and predictable. Where is 007, I hope he returns one day. These 007 movies have been dudes.

Nov 23 - 05:38 PM

Gavin Kyle

Gavin Kyle

I feel much the same as you do,enjoyable but too predictable, thin story line, disappointed as the last two films were great

Nov 26 - 09:47 PM

Adrian Alvillar

Adrian Alvillar

DO NOT RE-INVENT BOND!! 3 SEX SCENES MINIMAL FUN GADGETS AND EVEN BETTER CARS AND AN OVER THE TOP PLOT IS A MINIMAL FOR BOND..

Nov 23 - 09:11 AM

Dylan  J.

Dylan Jones

Seriously, you just sound like a horny thirteen year old boy. There's plenty of porn on the internet, so go beat off to that and then see Skyfall!

Nov 24 - 07:34 PM

Brian Vice

Brian Vice

Lame comment Dylan.

Dec 11 - 08:25 AM

Phyllis Huang

Phyllis Huang

I just saw this last night. First, the movie started out as a chase scene (like it always does), but this one wasn't so badass and raw. When I saw he required help from Eve, I thought, "Why does he need any help?". The chase scenes in the beginning Casino Royale and Quantum were way better. Second, I thought BƩrƩnice Marlohe was a terrible actress. As a woman movie viewer, I want sex appeal, sensuality and eye candy in the Bond girls as well. The dialogue between she and Bond were flat and anti-climactic. There were no real steamy scenes between them. Third, why did the movie change halfway through and become a whole other movie? Why did they go back to his boyhood home and fight with rudimentary weapons? That is so NOT James Bond. I though the latter half of the movie was seriously lacking and was longing and waiting for more. I want James Bond in tailored Armani suits, sitting in an upscale bar/casino with his DBS. I want chemistry between he and the Bond girls. The shaving scene between he and Naomie Harris was just decent. This is the worst Bond with Daniel Craig. I want more. Looks like I will have to wait a couple years.

Nov 22 - 09:38 PM

Timothy Kim

Timothy Kim

You got it right

Nov 24 - 01:47 AM

Hersson Preciado

Hersson Preciado

Honestly the only Fail in this movie is the female characters (obviously M excluded)

Nov 26 - 04:28 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

You are All Fags, enough said

Nov 22 - 08:58 AM

Ramzi Kibbi

Ramzi Kibbi

how does that insult anyone and on what basis?

Nov 25 - 06:02 AM

David Jalali

David Jalali

Look at this intelligent reviewer! I bet your favorite part was all the things that went bang! Or was it when Javier was rubbing Craig's thighs?

Dec 8 - 02:20 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Was your favorite part in Disaster Movie all the unfunny pop culture references? or the when all those people got hit by random cows?

Dec 8 - 10:46 PM

Shafa Maulida

Shafa Maulida

yeah AWFUL. I don't get it why everyone talk bad about breaking dawn 2 and talk good with this awful james bond movie -____-"

Nov 21 - 01:54 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Because Twilight sucks you dumbfuck

Feb 14 - 04:19 PM

Liz Lugo

Liz Lugo

I really like best the new bond, BUT this movie was awful. I couldn't believe it received such a high rating. I agree th ebest part of the movie was the song intro.. after that it was DOWNHILL from there.

Nov 20 - 11:33 PM

Dyson Lu

Dyson Lu

Skyfall is one of those movies where the whole is lesser than the sum of its parts. Watching this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ct_Tex3QJxc

You realize all these short scenes taken separately are pretty amazing. But it's just that when you add the dialog and the plot to tied them all together, it becomes a story with too many plot holes and unevenness.

Nov 20 - 08:53 PM

Jon Berry

Jon Berry

The best part of this movie was the the theme song and the first 30 minutes or so, after that....FALLLLLLLLL

Nov 20 - 09:33 AM

Kris G.

Kris Gunnarsson

Nergo Phtycc, I can only add to your spot on characterization of "Skyfail" that not only does it suck, it hurls chunks. This movie has none, I repeat, none of the familiar attributes of the James Bond movies. It has none of the wit, none of the amazing abilities that makes James Bond a stand out, none of the gee-wiz gadgetry (a miniature locator beacon!!!), even the sexy babe in a bikini are missing. Yes, missing. And as the ultimate insult to the James Bond genre, the final scene steals a page out of Stallone's The Expandables. Can you stoop lower? Disgraceful!

The adulation that "professional" reviewers heap on Mr Mendes and the work he has done is totally incredible. There must be some inside group think among reviewers that we long time Bond fans are missing.

Whatever it is, they can keep it to themselves. In a word, SkyFall is awful.

Nov 19 - 12:49 PM

winston c.

winston churchill

Man you guys get really touchy about this stuff - Sean Connery this, Aston Martin that, Craig is a bad Bond, Fleming wrote xyz, etc. The debate is about this movie: Is it good, or does it suck? Was it fun to watch? visually stunning? intriguing plot? cool villain? exciting ending? Not really. The people who didn't like this one have (mostly) well-argued points about what the film lacked. The people who liked it have this response to the haters: you're stupid, this movie was good. Well, tell us why it was so good and warranted being 2.5 hours long. Why does the London Tube use bulletproof ladders? Why make a pity point about women in the international sex trade, then have Bond sleep with the girl anyway (instead of saving her)? Why is Eric Brokovich's lawyer hanging out in a haunted house? Why can't a wealthy criminal mastermind afford a chopper with rockets? Why can't a despondent, government trained secret agent POW manage to kill himself? Anyway, telling people to go see a Micheal Bay film if they want action is a bit trite - Bay movies are tall on action, short on plot. Skyfall has neither. Will you guys be pissed when you see the new Hobbit movie and there aren't any trolls, dragons or elves? Well when I go to see a Bond film I expect to see a new luxury sports car, cool technology, intelligent problem-solving, clever banter with a hot girl, great suits, and big stunts. Lest you all forget Casino Royale, they already put a classic Aston in a new Bond film. I quote Eli Wallach as "Ugly" from "The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly": "If you're going to shoot, shoot. Don't talk."

Nov 19 - 12:35 PM

Vivienne Morris

Vivienne Morris

You are spot on, old fellow. Craig is charisma-less, there is no clever banter, and no pretense at a convincing story-line, just scenes strung together. This is yet another cynical money-making Hollywood blockbuster with top marketing relying on the lowest common denominator of movie-goer. Depressing.

Nov 22 - 04:52 PM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

Right... Keep your prejudice at home little lady, I enjoyed the movie and I don't think that I'm a lower common denominator... If you didn't like it, that's your take on it, but don't judge all of us because of some idiot fan boys...

Nov 22 - 08:30 PM

David Jalali

David Jalali

Amen to that Vivienne!

Dec 8 - 02:27 AM

Michael Morris

Michael Morris

Upon reading the complaints, I have surmised that the film's detractors are simpletons that would prefer to be entertained by gimics and cheap thrills rather than a good story (i.e. no gadgets and monolithic badguys with the same tireless "take over the world" scheme). For that crap, go watch the next Michael Bay film. This Bond was spectacular with plenty of action, a great story, beautiful cinematography, and perhaps the best villain of all-time.

Nov 19 - 10:04 AM

David Jalali

David Jalali

Wow, a great story?!? You're retarded. This movie had one of the worst plots I've ever seen. Got 20+ hired guns after you? No problem, go back to where you were raised and kill em all with an old hunting rifle and booby traps!

Dec 8 - 02:29 AM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

Dude, you're mentally unstable, you want a worst Bond, go see Roger Moore and Lazenby...

Dec 8 - 12:45 PM

Brian Padgett

Brian Padgett

if you want pretty pictures on screen there are plenty of them in the Hobbit. The action was not plentiful or even impressive, and the plot was terrible.

Feb 23 - 01:37 AM

Sven Svenson

Sven Svenson

For future Bond films they need to bring back the voluptuous woman with fun names, the arch-rival who is as unique and unknown, not a Javier Bardiem. They need a dangerous sidekick we know will battle Bond. The plot needs to be bigger than the moviegoer could imagine being a part of, only to watch and enjoy. Create more fun gadgets and for Pete's sake, make it more dangerous. Goldmember was more dangerous...

Nov 19 - 08:47 AM

Adrian Alvillar

Adrian Alvillar

Amen brother ..and atleast 3 sex scenes!!

Nov 23 - 09:06 AM

Alex Laney

Alex Laney

Casino - check. Beds a bond girl - check. Exotic filming locations - check. High tech - check. Villain - check. Moneypenny - check. Aston - check. Exotic dangerous animals - check. Opening credits montage - check. Seems to me they know how to make a Bond film.

Nov 19 - 08:29 AM

Dyson Lu

Dyson Lu

Boxes unchecked:
- Bond girl (a woman Bond has sex with isn't automatically a Bond Girl!)

- Exotic locations (which ones? Shanghai? Macau? Pleaase. That's not exotic, that's unoriginal.)

- High tech (What high tech? Walther PPK with blinking LEDs? LOL)

- Bond quips

- Posh and fancy settings/scenes (ex: opera scene and Dominic Greene's cocktail scene; Casino Royale, well there are plenty of that. Casino scene in Skyfall doesn't cut it.)

Nov 20 - 02:55 PM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

You sir have some issues, stop clinging to your nostalgia!! Casino Royale did not have high tech sh*t and it still is one of the best Bond films, if not the best. And in case you did not realize, ALL the actors that played Bond gave their own take on him. But the true Bond with always be Connery!

Nov 22 - 08:34 PM

Dyson Lu

Dyson Lu

I think you need to understand how arguing works. I was replying to the guy above who said "high tech" made this movie a Bond movie. I demonstrated that he was wrong.

Nov 29 - 09:52 AM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

@Dyson Sorry, I thought your intentions were to compliment him... I must have misinterpreted it.

Dec 8 - 12:43 PM

Nick B.

Nick Bari

Completely agree!!!! Only bright spot is Judy Dench has been killed off, she was terrible as M. I'm done with the new Bond movies, waste of time, stick to the Connery/Moore versions.

Nov 19 - 05:22 AM

Adam Almerud

Adam Almerud

HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT ABOUT JUDY DENCH!:O, I do know that you have your opinion and I do respect that but I did thought it was very sad the they had to kill her off. You see, she was the only traditional character left, that you could relate to(or more like connect to the previous installments).

Nov 23 - 05:23 PM

Ramzi Kibbi

Ramzi Kibbi

YOU ARE A COMPLETE ASSHOLE! Judy Dench was AMAZING as M she was cold smart and the right amount of bitchiness while still being able to be liked. You sir do not know how to judge a good actress when you see one so F*** off!

Nov 25 - 06:06 AM

Cayce Sweeney

Cayce Sweeney

you sir, never deserve to watch another Bond movie. ever.

Dec 7 - 01:31 PM

machani

C N Machani

I am not one of those who subscribes to the "new approach" to Bond. The new avatar of Bond is boring. I want to be *entertained* when I go to see Bond!

Where's the sexy leading lady? Where are the gadgets? (Seriously - a radio tracking device is all Q has to offer?). Where's the witty dialogue?


Nov 18 - 06:13 PM

Bruno Baker

Bruno Baker

the cgi of the tube train i coud have done better with a train set edit poor badi in plastic box escape?

Nov 18 - 02:36 PM

Lucas Esteves

Lucas Esteves

That scene in the tube wasn't CGI. Chris Corbould rigged a full train into a set and let it roam inside. You can find the whole effect on websites related to special effects anywhere

Dec 11 - 09:12 AM

Jeff Wigton

Jeff Wigton

I think this film is a bit over hyped. It was "just aight" for me babe, "just aight." Kind of long, a little boring, and a little long on "acty stuff" and short on the stuff that makes Bond films fun and kitchy. Didn't love the story, but the talent roster in the film was impressive.Don't think that this film falls into the wheelhouse for director Mendes' style. But overall, I give it a C+. and the popcorn was good.

Nov 18 - 01:17 PM

Nicoy Caine

Nicoy Caine

the new approach that they are taking is totally ruining the bond franchise this is just another action movie not a bond film basically the last bond film was die another day

Nov 18 - 09:11 AM

Jake Mitchell

Jake Mitchell

Wow. There's way more hostility and edgy rhetoric here than could possibly be deserved by a movie. You people don't even know each other and yet you scorn, swear and ridicule without thought. Some of you liked the movie, others didn't. That's fine, and so is a well reasoned explanation for your point of view. What you say (and how you say it) says a good bit more about you than the movie.

Nov 18 - 07:20 AM

NoRo11

Norbert Rossel

This movie really sucks- total waste of time. People should be warned to not waste their money and support a crappy below mediocre movie. Maybe then we would see some better productions in the future.

Nov 18 - 06:18 AM

Krishan A.

Krishan Adhikari

first half was ok. the end was terrible. Only casino royale was a decent enough flick. the other 2 have been a letdown

Nov 18 - 04:54 AM

Yu Efsi

Yu Efsi

Overrated! Plot is un-effing-believable! A POWERFUL GODLY HACKER who said 'he could hack a satelite', he could set bombs anywhere, he could DO ANYTHING sets an assassination plot LIKE THAT??? Ridiculous.

Though a lot of action scenes are really nice.

It's just the. The story.. Pffffft!

Nov 18 - 02:02 AM

Ash Moore

Ash Moore

I think people's expectations for new Bond movies are just ridiculously high. Since Craig's entrance to the Bond role, we have been presented with three perfectly fine Bond movies. Critics panned Quantum of Solace, and it seems viewers are now panning Skyfall. To me, both movies are enjoyable Bond entries.

To anyone that takes a dislike to these new Craig movies, should refer to 'Die Another Day' as a reminder of just how ridiculous Bond was getting, before these much needed re-vamped entries were released.

Nov 18 - 01:17 AM

Nicoy Caine

Nicoy Caine

die another day was way better than all three or craig's movies

Nov 18 - 09:12 AM

Robert Mompart-Endecott

Robert Mompart-Endecott

Sure..., that is why Die another Day is the last in the ranking of bond films published by TIME magazine. Die Another Days is so silly...

Nov 19 - 04:34 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Shithead

Feb 14 - 04:23 PM

Brian Padgett

Brian Padgett

Die another day received great reviews actually, like Skyfall it had a massive first month or two when the hype was high. Read about it on Wiki, maybe Skyfall will be the next big Bond Joke when something better comes along

Feb 23 - 01:40 AM

Michael Pham

Michael Pham

agree, movie was disappointing. Craig always too stiff as if hes posing for camera.

Nov 17 - 10:17 PM

Nathan Stables

Nathan Stables

Literally dont understand the complaints. I feel like SO many "bond fans" literally want the same plot in EVERY bond movie. Some villian who wants to take over the world. Anything else such as personal gain, revenge or expansion of their criminal organization and its shot down as "not good enough". I don't get it. This is the Bond of the time. You can't keep rehashing the same thing over and over. Daniel Craig (in my opinion) in technical terms may be the best actor to ever play 007. And now after seeing Skyfall one of my personal favorite Bonds. Its a Bond movie with layers and heart and emotional connection. Ive been a huge Bond fan for the majority of my life and this was the FIRST bond film i felt emotional connection too. But the whole of the film did not get lost in this, it still had all the elements of a 007 movie. Just not as campy as over the top as some of the classic 007 films. Gadgets, an AMAZING villian, beautiful Bond girls, next level action and wonderfully enjoyable throwback references to classic Bond trivia that makes knowing every Bond film like the back of my hand all the more satisfying. And one amazing quality about the film is the fact that EVERY character plays a role in the film that matters instead of being in the background. But at the same time not over masking the spotlight for 007. The ending for me was one that brought things full circle and has me excited and ready for more Bond. I couldn't help but feel like a kid again at the excitement of seeing that simple statement not seen in years at the end of a 007 film. James Bond will return. Doesnt get much better than that.

Nov 17 - 09:16 PM

NoRo11

Norbert Rossel

"Gadgets, an AMAZING villian, beautiful Bond girls, next level action..."
Gadgets?- boring, Amazing villain?- really?, beautiful Bond girls- where?, next level action- nicely put- for me it was "action" putting me asleep. Sorry, but this movie was simply terrible!

Nov 18 - 06:28 AM

Ccino N.

Ccino Neri

first scenes are good.. establishing Bond as survivor and was able to resurrect.. but as the story goes fighting a guy with no special weapon .. no special strtegry.. and BOND having a F**ng tough time destroying the enemy??? come on!!! And in the end.. the person they are protecting since the start of the movie (M) juts DIED like that... so LAME.. wasted money on this... :(

Nov 17 - 07:31 PM

Ccino N.

Ccino Neri

the action scenes are so LAME...so mediocre...

Nov 17 - 07:28 PM

Brad Williams

Brad Williams

You must have watched a different movie than I did.

Nov 17 - 10:33 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Dumb cunt

Feb 14 - 04:23 PM

Mark Kohut

Mark Kohut

Largely true, IMHO.

Nov 17 - 12:52 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Your opinion sucks

Feb 14 - 04:23 PM

Jeff Marcon

Jeff Marcon

an OK bond flick.. not a great on.

Nov 17 - 12:45 PM

Brian Marshall

Brian Marshall

Your review sucks!! Your probably the type of guy that likes movies like the blade series taken
Go see the twilight saga seems like more your speed.

Nov 17 - 10:21 AM

John Debnam

John Debnam

One car chase..one bike chase...2 gadgets...and one girl...a very poor Bond film....

Nov 17 - 09:27 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Idiot

Feb 14 - 04:24 PM

Art M.

Art Morris

I don't know what this was but it sure wasn't 007.
Angst worthy of George Smiley

Nov 17 - 04:01 AM

Tim Chang

Tim Chang

First half gave u the traditional Bond - some fun, girls and cars. The 2nd half just went downhill.. and poor M. storyline got wasted for this ? What happened to the resourceful MI6 ? Why are there never any other 00 agents even assisting ? Completely illogical in the 2nd half of the story... the fun, gadgets, even the girls are completed cut out in the 2nd half...

Nov 16 - 10:11 PM

Scott Naidus

Scott Naidus

im reading some of these reviews and im in shock;HOW the hell can it be that people were so thrilled with this slow stupid pile of crap;totally ridiculous...any good acting took a far backseat to a prolonged, REALLY lame story and moments of intense yawning.

Nov 16 - 07:44 PM

Boudewyn C.

Boudewyn Couprie

So many people hankering after the old style Bond Villains......remember how easy Blofeld was to parody by Mike Myers.

Nov 15 - 11:10 AM

Sebastian Montesinos

sebastian montesinos

Isn't that another word for "I am a retard"?

Nov 14 - 07:00 PM

rupert c.

rupert cornelius

this new bond reminds me of the new star trek or most new anythings they dig up and attempt to update, dumbed down and stupefied for the girls and gays. they make the claim that the old formula is tired however they regurgitate every cliche of the old films with exception of "bond tech", which for me was always a highlight of every movie. the film isn't void of technology in the way of lame special effects; bad green screen, a digital face droop and what looks like a pair of dewbacks from the star wars special edition. the real disappointment in skyfall is when you learn what skyfall actually is, i won't spoil the surprise but i imagined it to be something much different...another letdown is that bond now shows more skin than the girls and the unnecessary homoeroticism from the antagonist. yet somehow this all seems to make the film more accessible and enjoyable for the endless droves of idiots who post these favorable reviews for the film, which in the end seems to me to be the biggest downfall of skyfall.

Nov 13 - 01:50 PM

Jon Berry

Jon Berry

Agreed. While not quite as bad as you describe in my opinion, though it is dumbed down for the now A.D.D., mainstream audience.

Nov 20 - 09:28 AM

Arvin Sokarijo

Arvin Sokarijo

thank you! Skyfall would be enjoyable if you've never seen an action movie, let alone a 'real' bond movie

Nov 13 - 07:24 AM

Himanshu Pant

Himanshu Pant

This is the best bond movie yet.
Stop calling it the worst.

Nov 12 - 05:51 PM

Scott Naidus

Scott Naidus

was slow and stupid...worst bond movie in a long time,sorry,it really was crap.

Nov 16 - 07:46 PM

Gavin Kyle

Gavin Kyle

Worst out of the last three at least, villain was like a watered down Nolan joker, lots of plans that failed dismally,and the ending fell flat, really enjoyed the film until after the island scene

Nov 26 - 10:15 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Stupid fucks

Feb 14 - 04:20 PM

Craig Hinkle

Craig Hinkle

Skyfall was a movie. That about sums it up. They spent more than two hours acting, and there were credits. I wish I could say more about it.

Nov 12 - 07:36 AM

Samuel-L-b lackson

James Hogg

skyfall is possibly the best film of the noughties so the fact you say its bad really questions not only your ability to review films properly, but also your mental health...

Nov 12 - 06:35 AM

Colin Vance

Colin Vance

I agree with your review this is the worst bond movie ever ( I have seen them all) I still love casino royale the best

Nov 12 - 02:23 AM

mattovo

mattovo the great

no you're wrong, you obviously have no taste in films whatsoever, get a life

Nov 12 - 05:36 AM

Scott Naidus

Scott Naidus

worst bond movie ever....the good reviews are insane.

Nov 16 - 07:48 PM

Chris Benson

Chris Benson

This is probably closer to the worst bond film than the best. Certainly not as entertaining as Casino Royale....and isn't that what going to the movies is all about....being entertained. My friend had to wake me up in this one...he said I was snoring.

Nov 18 - 09:31 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

You're mentally challenged

Feb 21 - 03:55 PM

Sebastian Montesinos

sebastian montesinos

^^^^^^

Nov 14 - 07:03 PM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

It's funny that the people that don't like the Craig era of James Bond cling more on nostalgia than the innovative style of Bond (Which is actually what the first novels were).
Shame on all you haters for wanting the same thing over and over...
Change is good, if you guys can't grow up with the evolution of the films, then you don't deserve to have an opinion on the matter.

Nov 11 - 10:44 PM

Nicoy Caine

Nicoy Caine

even the novels have more gadgets and girl than this film

Nov 18 - 09:16 AM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

No, not really!! Not the first novels... please get your facts straight before "trying" to argue.

Nov 21 - 06:46 AM

Hashim Khan

Hashim Khan

Well another disaapointment but atleast vilon of the movie live up to remember.
They risk it with Daniel craig in first movie and they learn lesson ..so they have to end the rest two on low budget, weak script, and most humilitating way they can protrait the bond. So that they can throw a fresh start, I hope.
All three movie destroy the image of bond. Seriously that's how you remember bond from past?? With his balls beaten, deceived by a female enemy for her charm,saved because of her pity, without gadgets?? And all..where is innovation? And seriously can anybody really spot the bond girl in skyfall?... well I have to say sherlock homles series can live up for jamea bond series..not this one.glad its finally over..
And seriously don't go for movie revenue turn over. Nowadays any big name and media trickry get people in cinema. But indeed really disappointing. Would hold no gurage if movie wasn't title as James bond franchise.

Nov 11 - 07:19 PM

mattovo

mattovo the great

no, i dont agree at all, learn to read...

Nov 12 - 05:42 AM

Alex Jeffrey

Alex Jeffrey

Bro, do you even lift?

Nov 13 - 07:23 AM

Tom Barrett

Tom Barrett

I really don't think he does Alex!

Nov 13 - 07:31 AM

Stanley Mitchell

Stanley Mitchell

Alex you right homie, this guy ain't nothing but a none lifting chump!

Nov 13 - 07:47 AM

mattovo

mattovo the great

you guys obviously are illeterate douchebags with no real opinions, get a life

Nov 14 - 03:49 AM

Alex Jeffrey

Alex Jeffrey

illiterate*

Nov 14 - 08:21 PM

Stanley Mitchell

Stanley Mitchell

hahahaha Alex you burnt him bad homie!

Nov 14 - 08:44 PM

Gavin Kyle

Gavin Kyle

Haha, geez! illeterate!

Nov 26 - 10:19 PM

David McGann

David McGann

Skyfall is mediocre. Bland bad guy, one bad guy. Plot- amateur, story slow. Starting to believe Craig is a one trick pony when it comes to Bond movies. Casino royal interesting good plot & subplots, many nasty bad guys, well casted, twists & turns, great action & story turns all the way through the film. Second Daniel Craig bond not worth mentioning. Skyfall should have been all out best Bond to make up for the forgettable hole the last Bond film was. One more chance for Craig in Bond then " bye bye ". Not his fault really, bad writers & casting agents.

Nov 11 - 06:46 PM

Felipe G.

Felipe G.

This movie was a good movie, just not BOND quality, first of all Q is supposed to be this really smart guy that have all this incredible toys that he lends to 007. Bond uses them very discreatly and only to get himself out of difficult situations. Part of the charm of the Film series are the gadgets if you cant deal with that then dont watch bond films. wether it is a BMW or an Aston Martin, Bond needs a car. No car this time. Lame. The villain, has all the power in this movie, he could have easily killed M, at the beggining of the movie with MI6 explosion, but he has emotional attachment to her? Fourth, and this is the most important part of a bond film, Bond cannot be doubtful of himself, are you kidding me, Bond is suppose to be IM6 best operative. I agree completely with Mr. Pthycc, they should be revoked the right of making bond movies until they learn how to do them again.

Nov 11 - 02:20 PM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

1. Q is very smart, as it is mentioned is the movie. No gadgets means Bond must rely on his skills not his equipment, which is what a spy must do to survive.
2. The old films used gadgets to make the movie eye popping, while in fact the novels, Bond DID NOT have all those fancy gadgets at first, which is where the series is right now.
3. He had a car, the Aston Martin DB5, and he did use it!! (Pay attention!!)
4. The villain ALWAYS has the power, Silva was just sending a message to M with the explosion. (Again, it was explained in the movie and again, PAY ATTENTION!!)
5. Since the Daniel Craig Bond era starting, it portrayed the beginning of his spy career, who the hell doesn't have doubts starting a new job???
You sir, missed the point of the movie and everything it had in it!! Enjoy the movie for what it is and stop thinking nostalgia!!

Nov 11 - 10:37 PM

Colin Vance

Colin Vance

***spoiler alert***
SKYFAIL was bad the bond girl had 4 lines then dies. And did bond really get saved by a komoto dragon? and then just runs up its back to get out of the pit. That may have been the worst thing in any movie I've seen in years.

Nov 12 - 02:27 AM

Carlos Alegrķa Miranda

Carlos Alegrķa Miranda

It was a nod to you nostalgic retards, when sir Roger Moore jumps on the alligator's heads in ''Live and Let Die''. The girl was secondary and just there to be eye candy, like in tons of 007 films where Bond's lay gets killed (Jill Masterson in Goldfinger, Paris Carver Tomorrow never dies, Strawberry Fields Quantum of Solace)This is what I hate about the internet. Retarted people with their retarted opinions have the same say as people with at least half a brain. You sir, and most idiots hating on Skyfall for idiotic reasons, have no place watching Bond movies. If you legitimatley don't like it it's in your right, but not with these retarted ass reasons.

Nov 12 - 04:32 AM

Tim Chang

Tim Chang

Plus that expensive gun got left in the dragon pit.. What agent leaves their personalized weapon as if it was toilet paper?

Nov 16 - 10:13 PM

Andrew M.

Andrew M

Just because a part of the movie is "explained" doesn't make it a good movie. If James Bond was saved by an alien spaceship as he fell of the bridge would that still make for a good movie? (Paying attention!?) No, because it isn't logical! Just as the villain had ultimate power via internet control. Remember he could alter satellites, the stock market, etc. (Still paying attention!?) So why would he allow himself to get captured when he could have just waited and showed up at M's press conference and shot her in the face? Or better yet... why didn't he just sneak in here house, like James Bond did? Instead he waits 15 years, builds this massive empire, continues his "small potato" thinking, gets unnecessarily captured, and you know the rest. (I know you brain is hurting but hang in there) So, Im sitting here thinking where is this "point of the movie" you are referencing? Is it the "Home Alone part in the end? Do you have some weird affinity for Macaulay Culkin or something?

Nov 12 - 06:08 PM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

Wow another comeback from you!! You really have no life!! First off : IT'S A MOVIE!!!! It's people like you that take everything so personal, damn dude, get over yourself!! Your opinion is different, fine, we get it!!

Nov 12 - 09:08 PM

Dave Kapustik

Dave Kapustik

If Q is so smart, why does he plug the bad guy's computer into the MI6 mainframe after they guy blew up the previous HQ by hacking into their computer? Seems to me an intelligent person would not expose their mainframe to this guy's ability a second time. Just one of the many problems with the plot logic.

Nov 18 - 07:32 AM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

Wow!!! How were they to know that a computer an agent brought back would have a virus in it?? They had to plug it in to find out, just like YOU would!! You have absolutely NO imagination or intelligence for that matter...

Nov 22 - 08:41 PM

Augusta Mels

Augusta Mels

So, wait, we should just have an entire Bond film where people just shoot each other, the villain wants to take over the world and we have a ton of flashy gadgets, but no plot or depth? 'Cause that's what I'm getting from your poor review.

Nov 11 - 01:59 PM

Nathan Stables

Nathan Stables

THANK YOU

Nov 17 - 09:18 PM

Jon J.

Jon Johannesson

I'm incredibly grateful that this is not like the Bond films of old. Sure, there's a very valid place in cinematic history for the old Bond films, but the ludicrous gadgets, overemphasis on simple style and no substance and the ludicrously outdated plans to "rule the world" are to me something that have held the series back. This is IMO the best film the series has ever had, even better than the stellar Casino Royale. You seem to have already defined what a Bond film should be simply based on the naive notion that things never change. Shame, you missed out on a great ride.

Nov 11 - 01:20 PM

Teresa Bossow

Teresa Bossow

Skyfall is not old school 007. I missed the suave Bond who saved the gorgeous lady, the Q gadgets, The fabulous car with so many hidden surprises. They could have done a much better job of the casino seen, he never even gambled. The new Q certainly did not impress me a bit. I have mixed feelings about Skyfall. It is a good movie just not a good Bond movie.

Nov 11 - 12:42 PM

Jon Martin

Jon Martin

Bond is suppose to be much more than just gadgets. He's innovative and an improvisation expert, that's why he's a 00 agent!! It's fine that they want to experience other stories than just "take over the world" thing... and about your DB5 remark, that car was in Casino Royale, so your statement is irrelevant, and very much so. Stop clinging on nostalgia and appreciate a great film!!

Nov 11 - 12:22 PM

Scott Barber

Scott Barber

Looks like Rotten Tomatoes is going down the same route as IMDB. Inviting lots of knobs like this prick to have a movie critic opinion, when the guy can barely string a sentence together. It is clear he knows nothing about Bond, so should not be allowed to spout such drivel on any website.

Nov 11 - 11:22 AM

Tj Swafford

Tj Swafford

Said the kettle.

Nov 12 - 07:22 PM

Blake Blevins

Blake Blevins

This review really SUCKS. Apparently people don't know how to write how they feel about movies anymore.

Nov 11 - 10:57 AM

Benjamin Paul

Benjamin Paul

The trend in a lot of action movies these days is to make everything more realistic. Kind of like the new Batman. The Pierce Brosnan movies were so mediocre with its exploding pens and invisible cars. The best part about seeing a realistic action scene is that we can connect easier to the realistic emotions that follow. I look back at the Pierce Brosnan movies and can't take it seriously. Maybe audiences are just smarter these days.

Nov 11 - 10:34 AM

Kim Girard

Kim Girard

I'm 21 years old but I have seen all the Bond movies several times and I feel that it is a good thing that the series is taking a different route. The series is 50 years old. Think about that for a second. I think that it is vital for any genre or series to change things up a bit in order to stay relevant. I enjoyed the small dose of gadgets. The movie itself mocks the previous films ridiculous gadgets by saying "what did you except an exploding pen?" We can't always have the formulaic Bond movie over and over again. The series would just become stale and boring.

Nov 11 - 09:10 AM

Andrew MacIsaac

Andrew MacIsaac

You do realize they changed Bond's character to be more campy, right? Or are you one of these idiots who think 1960's Hollywood is somehow more credible than present Hollywood? Fucking knob.

http://www.universalexports.net/00FlemVision.shtml

Here, do some homework you dipshit. You'll find that the perfect Bond movie was actually On Her Majesty's Secret Service, not any of Sean Connery's foolish campy takes on it. He did everything he could to make the audience like him, and that was exactly what Ian Fleming DIDN'T want Bond to do. The only thing they fucked up with OHMSS was that they had a bond with manners and no charisma (instead of charisma and no manners).

Nov 11 - 08:07 AM

David Griffin

David Griffin

I disagree competely with your assessment. I expect the fact the three Craig movies are prequels is competely lost on you

Nov 11 - 08:04 AM

Andrew MacIsaac

Andrew MacIsaac

These people are knobs. They clearly didn't see the transition back to old school Bond at the fucking end, like, I hate these people with a burning passion for talking like a bunch of film critics yet not catching the NOT-SO-SUBTLE changes to old school Bond.

They're here to be disagreed with lol

Nov 11 - 08:09 AM

Carlos Alegrķa Miranda

Carlos Alegrķa Miranda

They are not a prequel to the older films, but an entirely new continuity, therefore, they count as legitimate Bond films.

Nov 12 - 04:36 AM

Cody H.

Cody Halpert

They're not prequels. They're reboots. The makers of the movies said it themselves.

Nov 25 - 04:23 PM

Tom Christensen

Tom Christensen

I totally agree with you these new bond films since DAD! has gone one way!, down. The problem is these scripts they are missing so much what made eon make 23 bond films. I think they must find back the formula or this series will be gone where soon. Right now I dont see any difference between Jason bourne or Bond.

Nov 11 - 07:12 AM

Francesco F.

Francesco Fortuna

Why would I want to see the same Bond movie with yet another actor in it? I'm glad they're moving away from the formula, because after DAD I've gotten sick of it.

Nov 11 - 07:48 AM

Franco Polli

Franco Polli

welcome in the 2012

Nov 11 - 01:22 AM

Jordan Mundy

Jordan Mundy

That's how Ian Fleming's younger Bond is. A quartermaster gives supplies in the books. They aren't necessarily rings that explode glass or invisible cars. Sometimes it's JUST a gun and a radio. They didn't get the whole flashy gadgetry until later in the books. I believe these people know exactly how to make Bond movies. Comparing the newer Bond movies to the older ones is a lot like comparing the old and new True Grit movie. They both are good. One just goes for a different interpretation of the source.

Nov 11 - 01:05 AM

Andrew MacIsaac

Andrew MacIsaac

NO DON'T SAY SMART THINGS DANIEL CRAIG IS GAY AND BOND SUCKS NOW BECAUSE THEY CHANGED IT (even though they're for the first time since 1969 thinking about what Ian Fleming wanted but fuck him what does he know)

Nov 11 - 08:11 AM

SAMfromCALGARY

Samuel C

Opinions aside, you are in serious denial, my friend. See someone about that.

Nov 11 - 08:25 AM

Andrew MacIsaac

Andrew MacIsaac

It's not my opinion, it's a simple comparison to the source material. Casino Royale is the most closely adapted film, even with it taking place 50 years or so after the novel. I want Hollywood to explain that one, lol

Nov 11 - 10:31 AM

Hugo Thomsen

Hugo Thomsen

No, Andrew, you don't say smart things, you just swear a lot, and any point you might have had gets lost.

Nov 11 - 08:56 AM

Andrew MacIsaac

Andrew MacIsaac

I'm not saying what I said was smart, I was saying what he said was smart. Dipshit. Oh sorry, I said a BAD WORD so my point is no longer valid.

Nov 11 - 10:27 AM

Carlos Alegrķa Miranda

Carlos Alegrķa Miranda

he actually makes more sense than the Bond haters who disliked the movie because Bond didn't go into outer space with a gravity disrupter gadget given by Q branch, driving a modified Aston Matrin with 6 models into the milky way, like most tards want.

Nov 12 - 04:38 AM

Kaiya Ando

Kaiya Ando

True but there trying to create a whole new type of Bond series. One which is more action packed and exciting. But I do agree with the gadgets and villain. They could've done better with that.

Nov 10 - 10:11 PM

Kurt Ramspott

Kurt Ramspott

I could not agree more. As a Bond fan I thought it nostalgic to bring out the Aston Martin in Casino Royale. Yet to bring it BACK out in Skyfall for a simple ride in the country was to placate me as a die-hard fan. Then to 'Amp-up' the old James Bond music at that point in the movie was ridiculous. It seems these new screenwriters are out of suspenseful, witty, cunning and adventurous ideas to make this Bond film a winner.

Nov 10 - 09:59 PM

Andrew MacIsaac

Andrew MacIsaac

You're a fucking idiot. The Goldfinger car was NOT in Casino Royale. Like you re-affirm my belief that anyone who gave this movie a negative review is either retarded, didn't pay attention, or both.

Nov 11 - 08:12 AM

Alan Lachapelle

Alan Lachapelle

http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/spy-gadget1.htm I think he is talking about that car. And where did he say Goldfinger anyway? But that is the Aston from that movie. Toxic trolling is what it looks like to me.

Nov 11 - 10:25 AM

Andrew MacIsaac

Andrew MacIsaac

...Because he was otherwise saying it was Nostalgic to see a modern Aston Martin in a Bond movie, which makes no sense.

Nov 11 - 10:28 AM

Andrew MacIsaac

Andrew MacIsaac

And still, they're totally different cars. One was a regular Aston Martin, and one was a Q gadget like half these rabid "fans" have been bitching about bringing back. Now that they do, "NO THAT SUCKS THAT WAS CHEAP" let me just quote Q to you five year olds when I say "Were you expecting an exploding pen?" something Ian Fleming himself would likely say in defense of the Craig movies (I guess i should specify that the last sentence is an opinion before I get torn apart for raising good points).

Nov 11 - 10:34 AM

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