The year's best film reinvigorated a 50-year-old franchise, Dark Knight-style. Daniel Craig is at his best as a 007 who might be too old for all this spy stuff, and Judi Dench's M is definitely worth dying for. All that and a finale that did more than just give fans a proper origin story. After seeing all those villain hideouts over the years, including that of Javier Bardem's hypnotic Silva, it turns out that the most fiendish and creepy lair of them all belongs to James Bond.
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