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'Skyfall': Bond is back in action -- and top form, critics say

After 50 years, 23 films and a rotating cast of leading men, the James Bond movie franchise endures, and if the new installment, "Skyfall," is any indication, it's in good hands. Directed by Sam Mendes ("American Beauty," "Revolutionary Road") and starring Daniel Craig in his third outing a Francois Duhamel / Columbia Pictures