If you haven’t read John le Carre’s original novels or seen the BBC series, then this post will be quite helpful. I can’t go into it much due to embargo (even though we have a full, glowing UK review), but I saw Tomas Alfredson‘s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy last week and it is a tour-de-force of style and class, but it is easy to get lost with the many characters. Focus Features has released new images with more info about our large ensemble cast that is a great counterpart to the film I can’t wait to see again.
Before we get to that, they studio has released their scripts online for Oscar consideration and Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan‘s screenplay for this spy thriller is on it. Click here to download it directly and check out their award site or Rope of Silicon for links to download the scripts for Pariah, Beginners, Hanna, Jane Eyre and The Debt. One can see the Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy playing card below featuring a cast that includes Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Jones, David Dencik, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Stephen Graham, Kathy Burke and Ciarán Hinds.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy hits theaters on December 9th.
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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