Articles tagged john le carre

28 Mar 2016 // 8:00 AM

The Night Manager: Season 1, Episode 3

Finally the show starts to resemble a spy thriller, and benefits from renewed focus and drive. Come now to leper -- sorry, I mean Roper Island!

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9 Mar 2016 // 9:00 AM

The Night Manager: Season 1, Episode 2

Typical of its narrative world, episode two revealed only what it wanted to, obscured when convenient with misdirection, and not always in good ways…

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1 Mar 2016 // 9:05 AM

The Night Manager: Season 1, Episode 1

Exciting, exotic, suitably (yet uncomfortably) close to reality, the BBC's latest foray into spy thriller territory pulls Le Carré into new, if not necessarily original, directions.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Grappled With Broken Systems in His Final Roles

Both A Most Wanted Man and God's Pocket reminder us of how Hoffman always rose to the occasion of the role and drew our attention to the larger structures at play.

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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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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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