‘Skyfall’ International Trailer

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James Bond has had to deal with some pretty serious bad guys in his time – from Dr. No to Ernst Blofeld to Jaws – and it looks like Javier Bardem’s Raoul Silva could be next in line. Don’t be fooled by the wacky blonde hairdo; Bardem means business. Just check out this new international trailer for Skyfall.

Whereas the previous trailers focused more on Bond’s splintered relationship with M, this trailer shines a bit more light on 007′s newest enemy. It also shows off a bit more footage from the movie’s big action sequences.

From the trailer, it’s still not clear exactly who Silva is or how he’s connected to M, but it is clear that he’s not someone to mess with. As Berenice Marlohe’s character explains, Bond may know fear, but “Not like this. Not like him.”

Javier Bardem as Raoul Silva Skyfall Skyfall International Trailer

With his unusual hair and menacing nature, many are comparing Bardem’s Bond villain to his Academy Award-winning role as the merciless hitman Chigurh in the Coen brothers’ No Country for Old Men. While it’s unlikely that Silva will approach quite the same level of pure evil as Chigurh, the comparison is only a good sign for Bond fans. After all, the world’s most famous secret agent is at his best when he’s up against a really great villain.

There are plenty of other things to like about Skyfall besides Bardem, not the least of which is the film’s director, Academy Award winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty). While his career hasn’t been marked by big action extravaganzas, there’s no doubt that Mendes is one of the best directors working today.

Better yet, Mendes is working with many of his frequent collaborators, including cinematographer Roger Deacons (who worked with Mendes on Revolutionary Road and Jarhead) and composer Thomas Newman (who has scored four of Mendes’ previous films).

There’s strong potential for Skyfall to be the best Daniel Craig Bond film so far, especially following the relative letdown of Quantum of Solace. Considering that Craig recently signed on for two more films, one can only hope Skyfall turns out well lest audiences get tired of seeing the actor in the iconic role.

Skyfall opens in U.S. theaters on November 9th, 2012. To gear up for the new film, celebrate James Bond Day on October 5th.

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  1. Javier Bardem’s hair was a stylistic disaster and he hardly looks to
    have the intimidating presence he had in No Country For Old Men.

    Seriously. He looks like Tori Spelling.

    • Tori Spelling I know. I knew he reminded me of someone..

    • I actually think that helps him. Bond villains have always had some sort of eccentricity to them, and the struggles has always been to make them distinctive without being *too* crazy and distracting.

      It’s a silly blond style but that’s all it is – a hairstyle. In my opinion it’s pretty good at being distinct without being too much. They could’ve given him Joker makeup…

    • @Robert:

      Waitaminnit, so you’re saying that Silva’s blonde haircut doesn’t have the same intimidating presence of the Moe from the Three Stooges haircut he had in No Country For Old Men…? :)

      • Ha Ha Ha ;d And yes, Moe more intimidating.
        Bardem’s dark Latin look is a source of his power
        which is all washed away with this bottle blond look.

  2. Im sorry but that Japanese/ Chinese voice in the end killed it!

    • You have to admit though that was hecka funny. Cause here you are watching a 007 trailer and then bam theirs that voice.

    • I laughed my f****** ass of when i heard the chinese at the end.

      • thats because you are just as culturally numb as everyone else who has made similar statements…Its a trailer made for a foreign culture. The film might be in english but the marketing is in Chinese…get over it…

  3. Already sold. No need towatch this, and spoil myself.

  4. Oh my god, that japanese guy! xD But on an unrelated note, as excited as I am for Skyfall, when I would watch the trailers, they didn’t feel like Bond. Now I know what was missing…the epic theme ;) NOW it’s a 007 movie trailer <3

    • I’m hoping the theme is used in the film, it was absent from QOS.

  5. And can we please, please, please, have a gun barrel opening? Please! I get not having it on Casino Royale, and it was nice to see it at the end of QOS, but Skyfall needs to start with the intent that Bond is back!

    • There’s no way both the gun barrel scene and the Bond theme will be absent from this film. Case in point, the gun barrel is the prominent feature in both teaser posters.

      I think we’ve got a Goldfinger here. At the very least.

  6. I think this will be the best Bond so far, love the premise, love the cast, think Bardems hair is badass and is an homage to Robert Shaw in From Russia with Love which had one of the best Bond fights on a train (which I think we will see in this) and cant wait to hear Adeles theme tune!

    Nevermind il find Skyfall like yoooooouuuu!

  7. whaat, the previous trailer showed the same if not more of Bardem’s character, there’s at least nothing new, thanks for misleading. Anyways, Skyfall looks awesome, can’t wait

  8. It just looks so gorgeous, everything is framed to perfection which vibrant colours and clarity. And Bond cutting off the back of a train, hopping onto it and fixing his cufflinks is just too awesome. Seems like the tone is going back to “bond film” instead of “dark gritty Nolan film”. Just really hope they don’t have more of that Bourne crap again. Oh and there HAS to be a gun barrel opening, they really should have never messed with that in the first place, gun barrel opening is that goosebump moment when you know you’re about to get 2 hours of Bond goodness. Putting it at the end makes it irrelevant.

  9. Alright the asian guy at the end stole the show!!!! lol

  10. Hopefully the THIRD times the charm. The last two Craig incarnations (barring the opening free-running chase in C.R.) were GARBAGE! C’mon Danny-Boy!

  11. Im going to do my very best to cave man myself from all future news about this film. I want to walk into that theater with no more than what I know now: Bond, M, Q, and blond haired Javier. Bring it.

  12. Looks god! I laughed so hard when the Chinese (?) came in at the end hahahaha

  13. ‘Mr Craig….Mr Craig!!’. Nothing. “Daniel…Daniel….could I trouble you to sign my back??’. Less than nothing. So I just stood there, shirtless, in the ‘Pet’s Are Us’ carpark, Collier’s Wood, watching his mauve hatchback pull off at break neck speed. That was just over 11 years ago, I had just embarked on a electronics course at Newport Pagnell Tech while Daniel had just wowed audiences with his turn as Alex West in the excellent Tomb Raider. The chemistry between him and Angelina Jolly was electric and the snappy dialogue is still fresh in my mind.
    Lara Croft: ‘You stole my prayer wheels’.
    Alex West: ‘No I didn’t!’.
    If your reading this Daniel I hope the new film goes well. But really would it of killed you to stop and chat to me?.

  14. Just watched it today. And SADLY I am VERY Disapointed. I loved the last two but Skyfall has a weak plot. Cheap Action sequences, and a terribly bad ending. I will watch the next Bond film But I wont be buying this one for the collection

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