Arclight Cinema’s Jonathan Josell interviewed Tomas Alfredson, director of ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’: He talks about ‘Day of The Jackal’, silent movies, and ‘Sid Vicious frying an egg’: Read more.
As well as Gary Oldman’s nomination for ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’, for his portrayal of George Smiley, ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ has received a further two nominations. Read more.Watch video
“It is extremely humbling, gratifying, and delightful to have your work recognized by the Academy, and to join the celebrated ranks of previous nominees and colleagues. Amazing.”
John le Carré was unable to attend the French premiere of ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ but sent the following message to those who attended: Read more.Watch video
“[Oldman’s Smiley] is the best performance I’ve seen in years – not just from him, but from anyone.”
“Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may be more inclined to consider the merits of Tomas Alfredson’s magisterial adaptation of the beige-and-brooding John le Carré spy story” Read more.Watch video
“Her film résumé may be short, but Jacqueline Durran is rapidly proving herself one of the deftest costume designers in the business”. Read more.Watch video
“This beautiful film [..] isn’t really about spying at all. It’s about trust, betrayal, loneliness, those kind of issues”.
With news and reaction to ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’s BAFTA nominations available elsewhere on the site, read the full list of nominations here: Read more.Watch video
“Stellar turns abound, from Mark Strong’s desperate and haunted Jim Prideaux and John Hurt’s worried Control to Benedict Cumberbatch’s camp Peter Guillam and Colin Firth’s disdainfully louche Bill Haydon”. Read more.Watch video