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Sam Mendes' "Skyfall" (2012)

**This essay was originally published on November 9th, 2012, immediately following the film’s release**

As long as I can remember, I’ve been a James Bond fan.  1,702 more words


Sam Mendes' "Revolutionary Road" (2008)

In 2008, Sam Mendes teamed up with Hollywood heavyweight producer Scott Rudin and directed REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, a 1950’s-set chamber drama about a rotting marriage stifled by a normal existence in the suburbs.  1,288 more words


Sam Mendes' "Away We Go" (2009)

Notable Festivals: Edinburgh, Sao Paulo, Melbourne

Following the harrowing chamber drama of 2008’s REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, it’s understandable that director Sam Mendes would want to tackle something a little bit more light-hearted.  1,383 more words


Sam Mendes' "Jarhead" (2005)

Every director worth his salt seems, at one point or another, to tackle a war film.  Often, the particular war or setting chosen serves as a compelling prism with which to gaze into a given director’s own psyche and mentality about the nature of conflict.  1,465 more words



SPECTRE || 2015, USA || Action || Directed by – Sam Mendes / Written by – John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Jez Butterworth / Produced by – Zakaria Alaoui, Barbara Broccoli, Daniel Craig, Roberto Malerba, Callum McDougall, Andrew Noakes, Stacy Perskie, David Pope, Wolfgang Ramml, Jayne-Ann Tenggren, Gregg Wilson, Michael G.

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Sam Mendes' "Road To Perdition" (2002)

Notable Festivals: Venice (In Competition)

Academy Award Wins: Best Cinematography

2002’s ROAD TO PERDITION was the first film by Sam Mendes that I ever saw.  As I wrote previously, I remembered being captivated by the imagery on display during the theatrical trailer, and sought it out on DVD once it was available.  1,814 more words


Daniel Craig Back As Bond?

Written by,
Sean Wall

With the rumors of a possible new actor taking on the role of James Bond, it seemed likely given the comments… 309 more words