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    Exclusive: Sam Mendes Says He Was "Not At All" Interested In Bond At First, Took Direct Inspiration From Nolan's 'Dark Knight' Films

    Sam Mendes may be a self-confessed long-time fan of the James Bond franchise, but he's known for more humanistic dramas like "American Beauty," "Road to Perdition" and "Revolutionary Road," and the director said the Bond series wasn't something that appealed to ...

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    'Skyfall' Early Review Round-Up: Mendes, Craig, and Bardem Rise to the Occasion

    Early reviews for Bond 23 are glowing. Directed by Sam Mendes, "Skyfall" features Daniel Craig in his third Bond film and showcases Javier Bardem as the sinister villain and Judi Dench's M. Reviewers report that under Mendes' guidance, this James Bond might be the best of them all...

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    Early 'Skyfall' Reviews Suggest Sam Mendes' Bond is Not a Skyfail

    A few critics got to see the new Bond film over the weekend -- here's what they thought.

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    Review: Sam Mendes' 007 Film 'Skyfall' Sees James Bond Back To His Best

    Christopher Nolan is, famously (like many British directors), a big fan of the James Bond franchise. He said that he approached "Batman Begins" more like a Bond flick than a superhero movie, he directly nodded to one of 007's high watermarks in "Inception," and has publicly expressed interest in, at...

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    Fall Movie Pros & Cons: 007's Return In 'Skyfall'

    With festival season finally mostly winding down (only a few days left of the NYFF...), we're spending this week and next taking a look at some of the big movies remaining under wraps for the rest of this year, reading the tea leaves to see what bodes well for the films, and what might be their pote...

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    Adele-Theme 'Skyfall' Trailer, Plus Daniel Craig Visits SNL & Remembers Forgotten Bond Girls

    Daniel Craig and pseudo-Bond girl Adele (who sings the theme song) are doing their part in promoting the latest Bond film, Sam Mendes' "Skyfall." The song does add quite a bit to this latest trailer (below), reminding us just how dashing and badass 007 is (in case we've forgotten s...

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    Bond News: 'Skyfall' Submerges with Underwater Video, Adele's Theme Song & 50 Years of Bond Gadgets [Video]

    The video blog and promotion materials for the 23rd James Bond film, "Skyfall," may be at risk of giving everything away! In this latest clip, production experts show us how the underwater action sequences were shot for the film...

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    Bardem Brightens New 'Skyfall' Trailer with Badass Blond Locks

    It's tough to follow Daniel Craig as James Bond opening the 2012 Summer Olympics with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Nonetheless, at least the latest international trailer for Sam Mendes' take on Bond, "Skyfall," features badass Javier Bardem.

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    Watch: Full Trailer For Sam Mendes' James Bond Film 'Skyfall' With Daniel Craig & Javier Bardem

    Now that we're coming to the end of summer blockbuster season, many eyes are turning towards the fall line-up, and while there's the usual selection of prestige fare there, we're not exactly going to be starving for blockbusters. "The Hobbit," "Jack Reacher," "Breaking Dawn Pt. 2" -- all films with ...

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    Daniel Craig & Ola Rapace Beat City Traffic With Dirt Bikes In New Look At Sam Mendes' 'Skyfall'

    Four years after the disappointment of "Quantum Of Solace," the Bond franchise is set to return with a bang this fall when Sam Mendes' "Skyfall" is unveiled. With a script by John Logan, Roger Deakins as DoP and an exciting cast that sees regulars Daniel Craig and Judi Dench ...

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