It seems the almighty publicity campaign behind Skyfall (2012) paid off. Weeks of plugging everything from Xperia mobiles to Heineken beer gave Bond the push he needed to reach the top of the all time UK box office list. First Harry Potter fell, then Toy Story 3 (2010), leaving a James Cameron double header between 007 and the number one spot. Titanic (1997) went quietly but JC’s Fern Gully (1992) update took some beating. But finally this week Avatar (2009) was toppled. And it feels good having James atop our charts. But the superspy had an unlikely ally in scaling the table; the Batman.
Having waited for the Skyfall
hysteria to die down, it was only this last week that I caught Bond’s latest outing. And despite Empire Magazine ruining the climax with their early Review of 2012 (and there are spoilers ahead here for those tha
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