Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
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The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - November 2011 | 16 Sep 2011 // 12:45 AM

Like the seminal song by Queen, November is "no time for losers" as the Oscar races heat up (J Edgar, The Descendants) and superficial fluff (Piranha 3DD, Tower Heist) becomes scarce.

Celebrity and the Celebration of Art: The Transformation of Benedict Cumberbatch | 26 Apr 2011 // 5:00 PM

Benedict Cumberbatch’s body of work is impressive. So what has previously prevented his transformation from a highly talented, sought-after actor to bona fide international celebrity?

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'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ Offers Bleak Charms | 8 Dec 2011 // 11:15 PM

In his slowly paced, dirty-minded adaptation of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, director Tomas Alfredson is faithful to the painstaking part of le Carre’s baroque and cynical fictions, almost to a fault.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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