Skyfall

Trivia: Even though he appears on screen for more than fifteen minutes, Ola Rapace (playing Patrice, the mercenary they chase at the start who Bond later catches in Shanghai) doesn't have a single word of dialogue.

Cubs Fan

Trivia: M's house in this film is the former home of James Bond composer John Barry.

Trivia: All of the scenes filmed for the London Underground, Temple and Westminster stations, were filmed at Charing Cross underground station.

Trivia: When Bond confronts Patrice in the building, originally Bond was going to walk into the scene wearing cool leather gloves. But during the editing stage, a crew member pointed out that Bond's gun would only operate when his fingerprints were in contact with it, meaning the gloves wouldn't let him shoot during the scene. An extra $1 million was spent digitally removing the gloves from Daniel Craig's hands.

Trivia: The title song "Skyfall" was the first James Bond theme to win the Academy Award for Best Original Song, and was the first to earn an Oscar nomination since the song for 1981's "For Your Eyes Only".

Cubs Fan

Trivia: On the island, Silva pours a drink and says '50 years old.' Skyfall was released 50 years after Dr. No, the first Bond movie.

Revealing mistake: When the train plummets into the basement, the windows never seem to smash nor crack, nor does the paint on the train never seems to scratch the slightest bit. (01:34:15)

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Question: On Bond's obituary page M is typing up, after Bond's name is "C.M.G." and "R.N." What do these stand for?

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