Judging by the enormous box office take, chances are if you’ve been given the chance, you’ve seen Sam Mendes‘ Skyfall. Now, to relive one of the film’s finer moments, Sony has released the opening title sequence, free of said titles. The work comes from Daniel Kleinman, who has worked on every Bond film since Goldeneye, except for Marc Forster‘s effort, and shows Bond in a sort of purgatory after falling to his “death” — all while Adele’s glorious theme is belted out.
After that, we’ve got the entire new documentary Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007, from filmmakers Stevan Riley. Chronicling the history of our top MI6 agent, the film goes behind-the-scenes in creating such a franchise from Ian Fleming‘s story, with insight from producers Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman. Check out both videos below and make sure to read our review and listen to our podcast discussion on the latest Bond.
Skyfall is in theaters everywhere.
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