Timothy Dalton: 'Skyfall Deserves An Oscar'
Former 007 star says it's time Bond got 'proper attention' at Academy Awards...
Former 007 James Bond franchise should win an Oscar.
The 68-year-old - who played the famous spy in Daniel Craig.
Speaking to The Sunday Express, Dalton said: "It is absolutely time for Bond to get proper attention at the Oscars. On almost every level this Bond movie [Skyfall] is right at the forefront of what cinema is capable of."
He went on: "[Skyfall] is an absolutely modern James Bond, a movie truly of its time. Daniel Craig is fantastic and it feels very real.
"It has also got a great story about M with a nice streak of cynicism. I thought the film was fabulous."
first Bond movie to make $1 billion at the box office.