While it hasn’t benefited from decades of rose-colored glasses and nostalgia like others, Goldfinger and From Russia with Love, for example, Skyfall nevertheless is by far the best James Bond film. The most competently made, the most reverential in tone, it is a high-quality film and the most compelling installment of the canon to date.
Vin Diesel, Katee Sackhoff, Karl Urban Is it a good movie? No, not really. It won’t make any post-Academy snub lists. The effects are on a budget, the acting is high school theater guild, and it’s not scary. It’s more or less by-the-numbers and familiar, made for young males. But I liked it. It wasContinue reading “Riddick: Vin Diesel’s Passion Project”