Focus Features

Dec 15 2011

Gary Oldman and director Tomas Alfredson talk “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

(This interview was originally published on December 15, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) When we sat down with Gary Oldman and director Tomas Alfredson to discuss their  adaptation of John le Carré’s 1974 Cold War espionage thriller “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”, I was prepared to interview two men with the same reserved demeanor as the characters in […]
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Aug 31 2011

The Debt

(This review was originally published on August 31, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) Oftentimes when thrillers attempt to weave the realism of a historically relevant era into their plot, they get wrapped up in the mechanics of what the characters are doing instead of the characters themselves. “The Debt”, John Madden’s re-imagining of the 2007 Israeli thriller […]
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Aug 30 2011

Director John Madden Talks About “The Debt”

(This review was originally published on August 30, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) For an Oscar nominated director, John Madden is a modest man. From theatre and radio to television and eventually feature films, he is also a Jury Member at Filmaka, a studio that harnesses up-and-coming talent in the filmmaking industry. Perhaps best known […]
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