Sam Mendes

4K Ultra HD Review: 1917 is visually spectacular and undoubtedly a polished feat of filmmaking craft

April 22, 2020

Given 1917‘s rather simplistic plot – a pair of infantrymen having to cross the treacherous No Man’s Land in order to prevent a doomed attack during the height of World War 1 – it makes sense that director Sam Mendes (Skyfall) would opt for a more complex manner to detail the story.  Single camera shots […]

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Sam Mendes will not direct the next James Bond but Susanne Bier might

June 2, 2016

“I think it’s time for somebody else,” were the words Sam Mendes used to end his five-year pairing with the spy franchise. “It was an incredible adventure, I loved every second of it,” he also added. Mendes was responsible for Skyfall and Spectre, both films receiving critical and box office success, with critics believing he had brought new depth to […]

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Film Review: Skyfall (UK, 2012)

October 29, 2012

Skyfall lives up to all the expectations I had for the next Bond film courtesy of a clever script, exceptional acting and casting. Plus an even balance of explosive action VS visually stunning cinematography.

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