Articles tagged george smiley

John le Carré’s ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ Reheats the Cold War

More than 30 years after George Smiley’s television debut, he still reminds us of the value and price of loyalty—and the reason why Sir Alec Guinness was one of the finest actors of the 20th century.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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