6

The Year In Film: 2012's Best Movie Moments

“Pre-title Sequence,” Skyfall

The Bond movies are famous for their pre-title sequences, the action mini-movies (often barely connected to the plotline that follows) that smash us over the head, right off the bat, with the stunts and derring-do that are the series’ trademark. But director Sam Mendes outdoes himself with the thrilling opener to this year’s Skyfall, an extended, white-knuckle pursuit via foot, car, and train. It’s fast and breathless, but with little dashes of wonderful wit (we still can’t get over that great little beat with the cufflinks).

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 7,893 other followers