Necessity is the mother of invention and smaller budgets almost always beget more interesting films. For MGM and its fortunes going forward, Skyfall is the comeback it needed, the ultimate symbol of its recovery. Resurrection
Skyfall easily crushed the opening weekend record of the 007 series, earning a massive $90 million in its debut. It looks like the James Bond series may be returning to the top-tiers of franchise filmmaking, a roast it once unquestionably ruled.