Following Skyfall was never going to be an easy job; it was a fantastic blend of the classic Bond tropes, but also a modern action movie that was very aware of its roots and made the most of making use of them. Spectre is a movie painted with the same brush, connecting it to the all of the previous Daniel Craig movies in what has been a psedeo-reboot for the franchise.
Skyfall very much felt like the status quo re-establishing movie, the one that tied itself up with a neat bow and set the franchise rolling again right where Casino Royale had jarred it away from. Spectre wants the best of both worlds, returning to some of the more well known Bond tropes while continuing to throw in the more modern mentality of the world surrounding the character. Continue reading “My thoughts on: Spectre”