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Movie review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)

Twice. Twice I watched Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. And even then I needed to read a summary of the plot. Perhaps it would have been better if I read the John Le Carré novel the movie is based on. 226 more words

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"She did not think that she had been seen..."

Note: This post is the ninth installment in my author’s commentary for Eternal Empire, covering Chapter 10. You can read the previous installments here… 947 more words

Writing

My 10 Favourite Book Characters On Screen

A few days ago I was tagged in a blog hop by Lisa Hope. Lisa’s post was about her ten favourite screen characters. Unfortunately I watch more tv and movies than I should and as a result of this, I have too many favourite characters. 234 more words

Books

Optical Illusion: The Eyeglasses of Colin Firth

Colin Firth’s first rate ‘eyeglasses acting’

So you saw Kingsman: The Secret Service and you decided it was awesome. And Colin Firth rocks as a gentleman spy who kicks ass while wearing posh suits and fancy eyeglasses. 673 more words

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John Le Carré, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"

“It is such a strain never to give your heart, not once.”

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New This Week: All Is Lost, Dom Hemingway, I, Robot, Robocop, Superbad, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, James and the Giant Peach

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Jude Law is a man on a mission! After 12 years in prison, he has a debt to settle and a family to win back. 801 more words

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John Le Carre, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"

“All through the summer holidays, as he moved uncomfortable between one household and another, embracing and rejecting, Bill Roach fretted about Jim: whether his back was hurting; what he was doing for money now that he had no one to teach and only half a term’s pay to live on; worst of all, whether he would be there when the new term began, for Bill had a feeling he could not describe that Jim lived so precariously on the world’s surface that height at any time fall off it into a void; he feared that Jim was like himself, without a natural gravity to hold him on. 109 more words

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