Friday, October 4 2013
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a richly rewarding film, but you'll endure a twisty plot that delivers no clear lessons or moral uplift.
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”.
Sunday, July 11 2004
Martin Ritt coaxes a performance from Richard Burton that reveals Leamas as a full-fledged existential hero.