Tag Archive | Sam Mendes




(2012 – Director: Sam Mendes   Cast: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem)

Skyfall is a different kind of Bond. But it may be the best kind. So good, that (despite my fandom) I would argue it should end the entire Bond series. Read More…

Memorable Scenes: Road to Perdition


I’ve decided to start a new series that takes a look at memorable scenes.  When I think about a movie I haven’t seen for years, what scene comes to mind?  Are there brilliant scenes in mediocre films that redeem the movie?

I’m going to kick it off with one of my favorites.  The gunfight scene in the rising action/climax of Road to Perdition is a mesmerizing, beautiful display of directing.  Read More…

Quantum of Solace

(2008 – Director: Marc Foster   Cast: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko)

With the new Skyfall coming out November 9, 2012, I thought I would take a look back at the Bond adventure Quantum of Solace.

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Away We Go

(2009 – Director: Sam Mendes   Cast: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph)

Sam Mendes proves that he is the most versatile, innovative, and genuine filmmaker out there.  He just blew me away with Away We GoRead More…


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