Skyfall ★★★★

absolutely back to form here! awesome action, solid tongue in cheek call backs, and two perfectly disparate dashes of sexy and emotionally captivating to keep the Fleming harmony in line. Deakins is a powerhouse as always. his mastery of lighting gives this the weight it needs, and makes up for the few moments of lackluster writing thus keeping the story afloat. Javier Bardem is also so damn unnerving, he deserved to go out with more flash than that. this still isn’t perfect though, and I believe (read: hope) that Craig’s best Bond is yet to come