Skyfall

Skyfall, editorial content, 007, James Bond, spy movie podcasts, EON Production movies, espionage, Daniel CraigSkyfall, released in 2012, is often ranked at Daniel Craig’s second-best Bond movie, behind Casino Royale, and Eon Productions 23rd Bond movie.   The jury is still out on No Time to Die.    In Skyfall, the real identities of all of MI6’s agents has been stolen.  Patrice is the guy to chase – a great pre-title sequence in this movie – and when MI6 HQ is blown up, Bond who has been missing and thought dead – returns to help.   Patrice leads Bond to Silva – the ultimate bad guy, who has a vendetta to eliminate M (Judi Dench). 

 

The rest is Bond’s attempt to protect M, and the ultimate showdown at Skyfall, the name of James Bond’s home when he was a child.

James Bond’s SKYFALL Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

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James Bond’s SKYFALL Pre-Title Sequence Decoded!

Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as they get on-track and take a shot at decoding the pre-title sequence to SKYFALL! Let’s Go!!!

Aliens? An agent dies?  A twin-drummed magazine on a pistol, motorcycles on rooftops, an inexperienced agent, a fight on a train (oh, really?!), an excavator put to novel use, and Bond dies again?

Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as they get on-track and take a shot at decoding the pre-title sequence to SKYFALL! Let’s Go!!!

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In this episode, we look at the following from Skyfall:

  • The call-backs to Mission: Impossible, U.S. Marshals, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, The General, Wolverine, Close Encounters of the Third Kind. the song “Alice’s Restaurant’ and more.
  • How much the twin-barrel magazine gun that Patrice uses weighs.
  • How inept the agent helping James Bond is.  We find out later she’s Moneypenny.
  • The humor and interaction between Moneypenny and James Bond.
  • The motorcycle chase.
  • The amazing transmission capability of the earpieces.
  • The Caterpillar Excavator.
  • And More …

 


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James Bond – The Daniel Craig Arc from CASINO ROYALE to SPECTRE!

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James Bond – The Daniel Craig Arc from CASINO ROYALE to SPECTRE!

Join Dan Tom and a special guest, our agent in Montreal "Eddie," in looking at the Daniel Craig arc - get ready for NO TIME TO DIE!

 

Join Dan Tom and a special guest, our agent in Montreal “Eddie,” in looking at the Daniel Craig arc – get ready for NO TIME TO DIE!

We look at what we call the “connective tissue” holding the four Craig movies together: CASINO ROYALE, QUANTUM OF SOLACE, SKYFALL and SPECTRE!

Let’s go!

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In this episode we examine:

  • Bond’s age throughout the first four Daniel Craig movies
  • Callbacks to some scenes in those movies that may come back in play in No Time To Die
  • The role of the writers Purvis and Wade
  • How Ian Fleming influenced this story arc (and where he didn’t)
  • Some of the trailers for No Time To Die, with a bit of speculation
  • And More …

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8 James Bond Movies Discussed by Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans!

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8 James Bond Movies Discussed by Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans!

Join Dan, Vicky, and Tom as they talk with four members of the SpyMovieNavigator's Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans Facebook group about their favorite James Bond movies.

Join Dan, Vicky, and Tom as they talk with four members of the SpyMovieNavigator’s Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans Facebook group about their favorite James Bond movies.

The topic of today’s discussion:  Tell us your two favorite James Bond movies.  The catch is both of their choices need to have a different actor playing James Bond.

This led to a lively discussion and all six James Bond actors to date are discussed.

Click on the Episode notes to see which movies they chose.

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Four of our Facebook Group discuss Eight James Bond Movies!

Here is the list of the fans on the podcast along with the movies they discuss and where they are located:

  • Scott Winterroth: (Chicago)
    • The Spy Who Loved Me
    • Tomorrow Never Dies
  • David Lippiatt: (Scotland)
    • From Russia With Love
    • The Man With The Golden Gun
  • Lindsey Cancino: (Bahamas)
      • Goldfinger
      • Skyfall
  • Bryan Herr: (Seattle)
      • On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
      • Licence to Kill

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Gadgets in Spy Movies – Dr. No & Skyfall – Can You Believe It?

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Gadgets in Spy Movies – Dr. No & Skyfall – Can You Believe It?

Join Dan and Tom as they launch a new series on the Cracking the Code of Spy Movies show called Gadgets in Spy Movies - Can You Believe it? Here they discuss the gadgets in DR. NO and SKYFALLl, with a special guest to discuss some gadgets in SKYFALL, Joe Pappalardo

From a Listener: “Love This Episode of the Podcast! The Way you Guys Explain in Detail Each Gadget from Dr. No and Skyfall and The Interview with Joe Pappalardo was great!”

Join Dan and Tom as they launch a new series on the Cracking the Code of Spy Movies show called Gadgets in Spy Movies – Can You Believe it?

Each episode will cover different spy movies. Here they discuss the gadgets in Dr. No and Skyfall, with a special guest to discuss some gadgets in Skyfall, Joe Pappalardo, author and magazine contributor to “Smithsonian Air and Space,” and “Popular Mechanics.”

Join the fun! A twin drum pistol magazine that fires over a 100 rounds? What?

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Topics from this episode include:

  • Gadgets in Dr. No
    • The Geiger Counter
    • Cyanide Cigarettes
    • Destructor Bag
  • Gadgets in Skyfall
    • Radio Locators
    • Lightbulb Bombs
    • The use of a Caterpillar excavator as a gadget
  • Interview with Joe Pappalardo
    • Discussion of Skyfall gadgets
  • And more …

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