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”.
Tuesday, April 26 2005
Perhaps the most vehemently anti-war film of its era, Bitter Victory has no time for Greatest Generation mythologizing.
Monday, July 12 2004
Martin Ritt coaxes a performance from Richard Burton that reveals Leamas as a full-fledged existential hero.