Oscars Attention For Skyfall?
Packed-out Academy screening suggests success for 007...
James Bond movie to be in with a chance of winning the coveted Best Picture award at the Oscars, it is reported.
Javier Bardem as the villainous Silva and Judi Dench with a particularly meaty turn as M this time around."
And he quoted the movie's sound mixer Greg P Russell as saying: "Generally as Academy members we are dealing with art films or indie films but the big popular movie that has critical acclaim too makes a lot of sense for Best Picture. I would love to see a more popular film get in and I think Skyfall fits into that as well."
The James Bond franchise has only won two Oscars in the previous 50 years: Best Sound Effects for Goldfinger and Best Visual Effects for Thunderball.