Skyfall – James Bond’s (Daniel Craig) loyalty to M (Judi Dench) is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. Also starring Javier Bardem and Naomie Harris. Directed by Sam Mendes (Revolutionary Road).
Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln actually opens in limited release this weekend but we’ll have more on that next week when it goes wide. Also in limited release is The Comedy starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim of Tim & Eric fame, about a guy not concerned with inheriting his father’s estate. Nature Calls stars Patton Oswalt and Johnny Knoxville as brothers who have a rivalry that is taken too far. Selma Blair stars in In Their Skin about a family on vacation interrupted by identity thefts. Finally there’s A Royal Affair about a young queen married to an insane king.