Wednesday, February 11 2009
This film skirts heavy handedness with grace and subtly, insinuating itself into your subconscious and lighting things up from deep within.
Wednesday, December 3 2008
This is easily one of Burton’s best performances in a long career of great roles. He embodies so eloquently the ambivalence of the Cold War and the sad fiction of the “sexy spy”.
Monday, July 12 2004
Martin Ritt coaxes a performance from Richard Burton that reveals Leamas as a full-fledged existential hero.