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'Skyfall' critics highlight 62 movie errors in fun viral video

Posted by on Mar. 2, 2013 at 1:55 PM
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'Skyfall' critics highlight 62 movie errors in fun viral video

Even Roger Moore, a former James Bond himself, has called “Skyfall,” the best  Bond film ever made. The 2012 movie based on Ian Fleming’s debonair spy racked up five Oscar nominations and won two -- for best original song and best sound editing.

Yet like all films, it has a few flaws. The fellows over at Cinema Sins have been poking holes in big-time movies like “The Hunger Games,” “Avatar,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” and now take on “Skyfall" in a fun viral video.

The video is breezy, clocking in around 4 minutes, but the lighthearted mockery moves a mile a second.

The video pokes fun at the film's insistence that Bond could be shot off of a moving train, fall limply into the water below and somehow survive with minimal injuries. It also zeroes in on huh-I-didn't-notice-that-questions. When Bond is fighting for his life on top of that speeding train, the video asks, “Why is there a random broken piece of chain just sitting atop this rapidly moving train car?” Um, it was in the script?

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Oh, Mister Bond: Did you really survive that fall?

Some of the critiques are absolutely hilarious, asking viewers to think about the unbelievably in-depth evil plan of villain Silva (Javier Bardem). “After the Joker and Loki this is the third stupidest get-yourself-captured-and-then-escape-with-no-real-other-objective plan I’ve ever heard of in my life," cracks the video's narrator.

Do you like to find goofs and ridiculous plots in films, or do you prefer not to question a movie? Tell us on Facebook.

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MamaMandee
by Mandee on Mar. 2, 2013 at 4:23 PM
My dad (who did props & sets for TV and movies) and my DH both love to point stuff out in movies. I just watch & enjoy.
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gmadiane
by on Mar. 2, 2013 at 4:48 PM

I have not seen it

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