variety.com – After three weekends of high-flying overseas playtime, Sony-MGM's 23rd James Bond film "Skyfall" turned its scope Stateside, scoring the franchise's biggest domestic opening weekend with an estimated $87.8 million. "Skyfall" had another massive weekend internationally, estimating $89 million for an overseas cume of $428.6 million. Pic's worldwide tally stands at $518.6 million. 31 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
2:04 PM 11/10/2012 by Senh Duong
After already banking $321M overseas in a couple of weeks, “Skyfall” has finally landed in U.S. yesterday, taking in a massive $30.8M, an opening day record for the fifty year franchise according to BoxOfficeMojo.com. With Thursday’s revenue from midnight and IMAX screenings, its total is $33M so far. For the weekend, it’s projected to pull in $80M-$90M, also a new opening record for the franchise.
boxofficemojo.com – As expected, Skyfall set a new opening day record for a Bond movie on Friday with a very strong $30.8 million. That's the fifth-highest debut of the year, and best since July's The Dark Knight Rises. Add in IMAX and large-format grosses from Thursday and Skyfall is already at $33 million.Skyfall's opening was a bit of an improvement over Daniel Craig's last outing as 007, Quantum of Solace, which earned $27 million on its first day in 2008. 31 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
8:21 AM 11/10/2012 by Jeff Giles
Film franchises lose their way all the time, and the Bond series has more baggage than most -- but Skyfall acts as a lithe, brutal case study in how characters can stay vital no matter how many stories they've already told.
10:03 PM 11/9/2012 by Binh Ngo
James Bond is back in the theaters with Skyfall, the only wide new release coming out this weekend. After a disappointing outing in 2008's Quantum of Solace, the new Bond movie will try to get the franchise back on track with Sam Mendes at the helm and Daniel Craig returning as the titular MI6 agent.
1:22 PM 11/9/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
A close up of Daniel Craig’s eye ends Skyfall’s credit sequence. It’s a touch of Vertigo and reminds us this franchise will “keep ticking,” or at least the hands of time don't plan to stop moving. The clock motif is subtle but bigger than Bond's Omega product placement. This Bond is greying, wounded and unfit for service—but his legacy as MI6’s energizer bunny makes him the ideal (if the only) candidate to defeat a villain too internet savvy to track and too ephemeral to identify.
movieline.com – Bérénice Marlohe moves through Skyfall with the beauty and grace of a panther, and there's a reason for that. In an interview with Movieline, the 33-year-old French-Chinese-Cambodian actress, who plays the femme fatale Sévérine in Skyfall, says she based her character, in part, on a mythical creature that was part-snake, part-dragon and part-jungle cat. 31 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
guardian.co.uk – 'I've been trying to get out of this from the very moment I got into it,' Craig admits. Meanwhile, was Javier Bardem really once offered the role of Bond?Daniel Craig has suggested that the finish line for himself as James Bond is not far away, during an interview with Rolling Stone to promote new 007 adventure Skyfall in the US. 31 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman