UK Box Office: October 7 – 9, 2011

1. Johnny English Reborn – £4.9M

2. The Lion King 3D – £2.7M

3. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy – £1.1M Continue reading “UK Box Office: October 7 – 9, 2011”

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Cinema Releases: September 16, 2011

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Director: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Gary Oldman, Benedict Cumberbatch and Colin Firth Continue reading “Cinema Releases: September 16, 2011”

Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)

Awards season enters its prime with the long-awaited release of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, a new cinematic adaptation of John Le Carré’s acclaimed spy thriller of the same name.

Entrenched in the mid-1970’s, George Smiley (Gary Oldman) is pressured from semi-retirement by Control (John Hurt), the head of British Intelligence, to expose an undercover Sovient agent within MI6’s ranks. His list of suspects include the wily Percy Alleline (Toby Jones), liberal Bill Haydon (Colin Firth), laconic Roy Bland (Ciarán Hinds), reticent Toby Esterhase (David Dencik) and then, of course, Smiley himself. Continue reading “Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)”