Skyfall (2012)

 

Produced by Michael G Wilson & Barbara Broccoli

Directed by Sam Mendes

Screenplay by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and John Logan

James Bond played by Daniel Craig

 

THE VILLAIN:    Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem) - a former MI6 agent who worked for M in Singapore. Silva is a cyberterrorist who is releasing the identities of field agents to seek revenge against MI6. Real name Tiago Rodriguez as disclosed by M.

 

VILLAIN'S PLOT:    Silva takes a computer drive that has a list of British agents to use against MI6 and M. He wants payback for her leaving him back in Singapore when he worked for her.

 

BOND WOMEN:    Severine (Bérénice Lim Marlohe)

 

BONDS ALLIES:        Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) - Field agent, who becomes M's assistant.

 

THE BOND TEAM:    M (Judi Dench) - new head of MI6, steel-nerved bureaucrat known to some as 'the evil queen of numbers', who does not like Bond's methods, but realises his necessity.

                                      Gareth Mallory (Ralph Fiennes) - former lieutenant colonel in the British Army and was captured and imprisoned by the IRA for six months earlier in life. During the events of the Skyfall Affair, he was chairman of the Security and Intelligence Committee.  After his retirement from the British Army, Mallory moved to MI6, and upon the death of M (Judi Dench), he replaced her in the position.

                                      Q (Ben Wishaw) - the creator of Bond's lethal gadgets, aka Major Boothroyd.

                                      Bill Tanner (Rory Kinnear) - a senior analyst working for internal operations at MI6.

         Kincade (Albert Finney) - Andrew and Monique Delacroix Bond's groundskeeper at Skyfall.ert

 

BOND'S GADGETS:    Walther PPK; homer radioHomer radio

 

LOCATIONS:     Turkey; Shanghai; Hashima Island (Japan);London; Scotland.