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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy – John le Carré

I saw the movie when it was in the cinemas and I remember I liked it, despite thinking at the same time it was a bit boring. 539 more words

Reviews

Reflection Diary #6 (Movie)

Title: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

Director: Tomas Alfredson

Based On: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” by John le Carré

“I need more.” -Momentary Reflection- 260 more words

Creative Writing Class

Director, studio knew ‘The Snowman’ was shockingly bad, released it anyway

3/10 The tagline for The Snowman reads, “I gave you all the clues,” which is ironic, since director/executive producer Tomas Alfredson couldn’t give us all of the scenes. 994 more words

Entropy

'The Snowman' Review

Imagine this pitch. A gritty thriller starring Michael Fassbender and JK Simmons directed by the creative genius behind ‘Let The Right One In’? Sounds phenomenal, right? 351 more words

Film

Off the shelf: A Legacy of Spies

John le Carré
A Legacy of Spies
(Penguin Viking, 2017)

Not so long ago, I was lunching with a former City analyst, someone with whom I’d knocked about during the turbulent financial and economic events of the late 1980s and early ’90s, when the phone lines between Fleet Street and the Square Mile were running red hot. 1,098 more words

Culture

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

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