‘A film like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy rarely comes along […] a masterpiece’. Read more.Watch video
‘Unlike most thrillers today, this is an espionage film of the old-school breed […] director Alfredson understands that this material thrives not on speed, but on its simmering power’ Read more.Watch video
“When you choose material, it’s not that intellectual. If you react in a visceral way when reading a script, if you see a lot of images; if you laugh, cry, or shiver, then it’s probably something you should do”.
‘Le Carré succeeds in what most authors dream of but few achieve: he creates fully realized worlds inhabited by complex human beings […] dealing with complex issues’. Read more.Watch video
For those new to John le Carré, or to ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’, this is a helpful introduction from Salon.com. Read more.Watch video
‘This year’s London Critics’ Circle nomination list is a tale of two Scandis with Tomas Alfredson’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Drive, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn leading the charge with six shots at glory apiece’ Read more.Watch video
Keith Olbermann, a huge fan of the BBC adaptation of ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’, gives a very thorough, very positive review of Tomas Alfredson’s film version. .
“Smiley sees everything and he hears everything, I wanted wide glasses like a wise old owl for Smiley.”
‘The second-weekend average is the highest for any movie expanding […] from four theaters to 16 or 18 in its second weekend’ Read more.Watch video
“Gary Oldman is a […] consummate talent who consistently challenges audiences to expect the unexpected when he performs,”