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Favorite Eleven Films of 2011

Favorite Eleven Films of 2011

  • Moneyball
  • The Artist
  • The Descendants
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • The Ides of March
  • Take Shelter
  • Hugo
  • Drive
  • Midnight in Paris…
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Favorite Lists

Gwendoline Christie Joins Cast of Top of the Lake

Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie is joining the Season 2 cast of Top of the Lake. Christie said of the project:

“I am so delighted to be working on Top of the Lake 2. 

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Read 03/12/2012-29/12/2012

Rating: 5 stars

I really enjoyed reading this. I saw the film with Gary Oldman in the role of George Smiley, so knew what happened, and yet that didn’t spoil the book for me at all. 328 more words

Book Review

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Although considered a spy story, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is also a detective story with oodles of class.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy was broadcast on the BBC in 1979. 312 more words

Novels

Why Write Novels?

Writing is like drinking beer: at first you don’t like it but it feels grown up; then you enjoy it, but you’re not very good at it; last of all, you stop enjoying it, but by that point it’s the thing you’re best at, so you decide to stick with it. 1,409 more words

Non-fiction

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

Starring: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, John Hurt, Beneditch Cumberbatch, Mark Strong, Tom Hardy

Director: Tomas Alfredson

British spy movie, set in the cold war and based on the best selling novel by Le Carré, in which a retired member of the Secret Service elite is tasked with investigating a possible double agent in the top echelons of the new establishment. 110 more words

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) Explanation

In the confusing power struggle between nation states that have double agents at their disposal, we’re given subtle hints of its likeness to the tussle between partners. 479 more words

Drama