Movie review: ‘Skyfall’

“Skyfall” feels like a new high mark for the Bond canon — a keenly savvy, sexy and exhilarating movie packed with subversive secrets that puts the “intelligence” back into Ian Fleming’s spy game.

BY DENNIS KING Special Correspondent Published: November 9, 2012
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As British superspy James Bond turns 50 with “Skyfall,” he’s demoted by his doubtful MI6 handlers, saddled with middle-age aches and pains, nagged by a sense of creeping mortality, confronted with a shadowy new world of cyber terrorism and accosted by perhaps the most deliriously, floridly lunatic villain since SPECTRE’s Ernst Stavro Blofeld.

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