History YMMV / Skyfall

6th May '16 8:36:24 AM JamesAustin
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** Some fans, and [[WebVideo/HonestTrailers Screen Junkies]], have unfavorably compared the use of homemade traps during the showdown at Skyfall mansion to being basically a more serious take on the booby trap sequences in ''Film/HomeAlone''.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Specific mention is made of Mallory [[spoiler: being a captive of the IRA for three months]], but nobody ever draws attention to how [[spoiler: he still serves England and Silva became a FallenHero under similar conditions]].
** Fiennes is returning as [[spoiler: the new M]] for ''Film/{{Spectre}}'', so don't count him out quite yet.
** It's more likely that the comparison was supposed to be between Silva and Bond. Both were sacrificed by M for the sake of a mission. Yet Bond, despite his anger, came back and fought for her (and with her), whereas the embittered Silva plotted her downfall.

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** Some fans, and [[WebVideo/HonestTrailers Screen Junkies]], ''WebVideo/HonestTrailers'', have unfavorably compared the use of homemade traps during the showdown at Skyfall mansion to being basically a more serious take on the booby trap sequences in ''Film/HomeAlone''.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: Specific mention is made of Mallory [[spoiler: being a captive of the IRA for three months]], but nobody ever draws attention to how [[spoiler: he still serves England and Silva became a FallenHero under similar conditions]].
** Fiennes is returning as [[spoiler: the new M]] for ''Film/{{Spectre}}'', so don't count him out quite yet.
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conditions]]. It's more likely that the comparison was supposed to be between Silva and Bond. Both were sacrificed by M for the sake of a mission. Yet Bond, despite his anger, came back and fought for her (and with her), whereas the embittered Silva plotted her downfall.
21st Apr '16 5:40:02 PM maxwellsilver
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--> ''[[TitleDrop Let the sky faaaaaall!]]''\\
''[[BadassBoast When it crumbllllles,]]''\\
''[[BadassBoast we will stand TAAAAAAAALL]]''\\
''[[TrueCompanions and face it all together at Skyfall!]]''

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--> ''[[TitleDrop Let ''Let the sky faaaaaall!]]''\\
''[[BadassBoast When
faaaaaall!''\\
''When
it crumbllllles,]]''\\
''[[BadassBoast we
crumbllllles,''\\
''we
will stand TAAAAAAAALL]]''\\
''[[TrueCompanions and
TAAAAAAAALL''\\
''and
face it all together at Skyfall!]]''Skyfall!''
9th Feb '16 12:33:28 PM xxbiasonxxx
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* AntiClimaxBoss: [[spoiler: All it takes for the confrontation between Bond and Silva to end is for the former to throw a knife at the latter's back.]]
7th Feb '16 6:19:16 AM Freshmeat
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* MagnumOpus: One of the contenders for this title in the Bond series.
4th Jan '16 6:32:35 AM Pren
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* HilariousInHindsight: WordOfGod said that Silva was inspired in part by Hans Landa from ''Film/IngloriousBasterds''. Creator/ChristophWaltz, who played Landa, was later cast as Franz Oberhauser [[spoiler:aka Ernst Stavro Blofeld]], the BigBad of the next film, ''Film/{{Spectre}}''.
** Q says they "don't go in for" things like [[Film/{{Goldeneye}} exploding pens]] anymore, but in [[Film/{{Spectre}} the next movie,]] he's given [[spoiler: an exploding wristwatch]]

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* HilariousInHindsight: HilariousInHindsight:
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WordOfGod said that Silva was inspired in part by Hans Landa from ''Film/IngloriousBasterds''. Creator/ChristophWaltz, who played Landa, was later cast as Franz Oberhauser [[spoiler:aka Ernst Stavro Blofeld]], the BigBad of the next film, ''Film/{{Spectre}}''.
** Q says they "don't go in for" things like [[Film/{{Goldeneye}} exploding pens]] anymore, but in [[Film/{{Spectre}} the next movie,]] he's given [[spoiler: an exploding wristwatch]]wristwatch]].
** Silva's escape from his cell is pretty amusing after Daniel Craig's cameo in ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' as a stormtrooper who falls prey to a JediMindTrick and frees his prisoner.
26th Dec '15 1:21:58 PM iBlewupthemoon
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** Q says they "don't go in for" things like [[Film/Goldeneye exploding pens]] anymore, but in [[Film/Spectre the next movie,]] he's given [[spoiler: an exploding wristwatch]]

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** Q says they "don't go in for" things like [[Film/Goldeneye [[Film/{{Goldeneye}} exploding pens]] anymore, but in [[Film/Spectre [[Film/{{Spectre}} the next movie,]] he's given [[spoiler: an exploding wristwatch]]
26th Dec '15 1:20:57 PM iBlewupthemoon
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** Q says they "don't go in for" things like [[Film/Goldeneye exploding pens]] anymore, but in [[Film/Spectre the next movie,]] he's given [[spoiler: an exploding wristwatch]]
21st Nov '15 8:36:49 PM AntMan
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Silva's *ahem* ''[[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow interest]]'', in Bond. He starts blatantly coming on to him for a few minutes, then it's right back to the plot as though it never happened.
16th Nov '15 12:43:22 PM Silverblade2
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* EvenBetterSequel / SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: Some reviewers have gone so far as to rank ''Skyfall'' among the best of the Bond films. In any case, the movie was significantly better received than ''Film/QuantumOfSolace''.

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* EvenBetterSequel / SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: EvenBetterSequel: Some reviewers have gone so far as to rank ''Skyfall'' among the best of the Bond films. In any case, the movie was significantly better received than ''Film/QuantumOfSolace''.
14th Nov '15 11:11:40 PM Dark
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* WhatAnIdiot: Q hooking up Silva's laptop to MI6's network.

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* WhatAnIdiot: Q hooking up Silva's laptop to MI6's network. Silva is a known talented hacker, and if Q was really as smart as he claimed, he would've at least isolated the laptop in a virtual sandbox and prevented it from accessing other nodes at the network. If he really wanted to do it right, he could've kept it isolated on a hardware level too, bringing in tools as he needed them.
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