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'Spectre': New James Bond trailer presses forward while glancing back

'Spectre': New James Bond trailer presses forward while glancing back

By this point in its life, the James Bond franchise has found the golden balance between paying homage to the past and setting down squarely in the present. The new “Spectre” trailer doesn’t disappoint on either score. The newest piece for the latest (last?) Daniel Craig-Sam Mendes collaboration dropped in the American overnight (watch it above). The trailer sets up a long runway to a scheduled Nov. 6 U.S. release even as it builds a bridge from a franchise high point three years ago. In 2012, “Skyfall” excelled at action (that opening train sequence) and personal stakes (the closing at the titular estate) a relatively long four years after the previous...

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