Tomas Alfredson

Dec 16 2011

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

(This review was originally published on December 16, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) Anyone who has read much John le Carré is probably well acquainted with George Smiley, the quintessential British spy character of the Cold War era (no, it’s not James Bond). In “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”, which is the first book in the ‘Karla’ trilogy (released later […]
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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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