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Thursday, May 7 2009

Voyage of the Dammed

An affecting, if flawed, middlebrow drama about a seldom-discussed Depression-era tragedy.


Wednesday, December 3 2008

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

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”.


Tuesday, May 31 2005

Jules and Jim: Criterion Collection (1962)

'Truffaut had the dread of everything conventional. Above all, he detested the conventionality of the nonconventional,' Jean Gruault notes.


Monday, July 12 2004

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1965)

Martin Ritt coaxes a performance from Richard Burton that reveals Leamas as a full-fledged existential hero.


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