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“Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” (Starring Gary Oldman)

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011) Directed by:  Tomas Alfredson Written by:  Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan Cast:  Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, John Hurt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciaran Hinds, Toby Jones, Kathy Burke, David Dencik A film of admirable intelligence and complexity, … Continue reading

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Stupid movies for stupid people

Three cheers for Mark Kermode. In a recent article on Britain’s Guardian newspaper site, he writes about the sorry state of contemporary cinema and, I think, lays the blame where it properly belongs:  the average film-goer. The blockbuster mentality didn’t … Continue reading

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