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The Lives of Others...

Voyeurism in real life and movies

In the brilliant adaptation of John Le Carre’s spy novel “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”, one of the best scenes is the British spy watching the Russian delegate in bed with a floozie, as his wife is entering the apartment. 279 more words

Music & Film

TV Crime Log: Empire, Enfield & Game

Empire slips onto our screens with this week with little fanfare, but in the US it has been quite the phenomenon.

It arrived quietly only for the ratings to unprecedentedly rise every week — every single week — until, by the time the first season ended, it was the highest-rating drama for many years. 462 more words


Quote of the Fortnight: John Le Carre's "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy"

This week’s quote comes from John Le Carre’s classic cold war novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. The novel concerns the experience of master spy George Smiley attempting to discover a Soviet mole in British intelligence. 84 more words


Mip TV: Studiocanal, Tomas Alfredson’s Spark TV Ink First-Look Pact (EXCLUSIVE)

CANNES – Deepening yet further its impressive TV talent base in Scandinavia, European film-TV mini-major Studiocanal has inked a first-look pact with Spark TV, the Stockholm-based TV production company created by “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” director Tomas Alfredson and producing partner Piodor Gustafsson. 626 more words


Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Released:  2011

Cast:  Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciaran Hinds

Oscar Nominations:  Best Actor (Gary Oldman), Best Adapted Screenplay (Bridget O’Connor, Peter Straughan), Best Original Score (Alberto Iglesias) 434 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

La taupe (2011) / Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

R  |  127 min  |  Drama, Mystery, Thriller  |  6 January 2012 (USA)

Ratings: 7.1/10 from 129,963 users   Metascore: 85/100
Reviews: 498 user | 445 critic | 42 from Metacritic.com… 172 more words


WWW Wednesdays- March 11

WWW Wednesdays is an event hosted by Sam at SamAnneElizabeth that asks three questions:

What are you currently reading?

I have just started reading Dan Brown’s  300 more words