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Oscar Watch: Darkest Hour

My recent Oscar Watch posts have largely focused on the Venice Film Festival (and there’s more posts from that fest coming your way shortly), but the Telluride Film Festival is also underway and it premiered Joe Wright’s eagerly awaited  171 more words


John le Carre's 'A Legacy of Spies' be to published by Viking Books in September

JOHN le Carré’s latest book, A Legacy of Spies, will be published by Viking Books on September 7.

This is the first novel in over twenty-five years to feature George Smiley, le Carré’s most beloved character.  342 more words


Cirkus odlazi iz grada a ja da glumim klovna, ma jedite bre govna… pisalo je na zidu koji je prvo prekrečen, pa srušen, nedugo zatim raznesen, ciglu po ciglu, pretvoren u prah (i pepeo) i počišćen sa lica zemlje/ulice tako da je ostala samo prazna poljana. 829 more words


P. Pufferfish's first attempt at reading John Le Carré

Last week, I got around to watching Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy after… 3 or so years? It was a decent movie, but I had some trouble telling if some of the flashback scenes were part of one large flashback or were actually different flashbacks that all happened to be around the same time each year (you’ll know exactly what I mean if you’ve seen it). 766 more words


John Le Carré's , 'Smiley's People' featuring Alec Guinness as 'George Smiley'.

The Smila v/s Karla trilogy featured 3 novels – ‘Tinker, Soldier, Sailor, Spy’, ‘The Honourable Schoolboy’ and ‘Smiley’s People’. In the first novel Karla bested Smiley’s boss, Control, and Smiley was recalled to pick the pieces. 877 more words

Book Reviews

Discussion | Reading Before Watching

Hi folks, I bring you something of a discussion post regarding something that has been on my mind recently – reading before watching. Let me clarify – reading a book before watching the adaptation. 957 more words