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Stream Guide: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy & The Fate Of The Furious (January 19th, 2018)

TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY If you aren’t going out to see Gary Oldman’s transformative performance as Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour” this weekend, of which he will certainly get an Academy Award nomination for, then stay home and watch his other Oscar nominated performance in the espionage thriller “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.” Bad Day For The Cut (Netflix) A Boy Called Po (Netflix) Dallas … Read More Stream Guide: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy & The Fate Of The Furious (January 19th, 2018)

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Rest In Peace, John Hurt: (1956-2016)

SIR JOHN HURT 22 January 1940 – 25 January 2017 (age 77) Cause of Death: Pancreatic Cancer Believe it or not, John Hurt didn’t die back in 1979 when an alien burst out of his chest on the Nostromo. Instead, he lived until the ripe age of 77, having starred in over 129 films over the span of six decades. He would go on … Read More Rest In Peace, John Hurt: (1956-2016)

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One Minute Review: A Most Wanted Man (2014) [4.5]

A MOST WANTED MAN // Marking the final leading role for Philip Seymour Hoffman, “A Most Wanted Man” is an espionage thriller from the same author as “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”. Intricate and complex in design, Hoffman delivers a powerhouse of a performance as Günther Bachmann, adding a fervor to an otherwise extremely dense subject matter. Much in the same way that Gary Oldman … Read More One Minute Review: A Most Wanted Man (2014) [4.5]

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2012 Oscars Challenge: [17] Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy & 3 Nominations

[29 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[23 DAYS TO OSCARS] It’s going to be a tough year in the Best Adapted Screenplay category, not just because they are all worthy contenders, but because I really enjoyed them all and cannot pick a favorite. That being said, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” seems like one of the trickier concepts to get across when adapting the long form … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: [17] Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy & 3 Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 2011 San Francisco Film Critics Awards

Best Picture “The Tree of Life” Best Director Terrence Malick, “The Tree of Life” Best Original Screenplay J.C. Chandor, “Margin Call” Best Adapted Screenplay Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” Best Actor Gary Oldman, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” Best Actress Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin” Best Supporting Actor Albert Brooks, “Drive” Best Supporting Actress Vanessa Redgrave, “Coriolanus” Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 San Francisco Film Critics Awards

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

Though not yet released, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” is getting the full treatment, with considerations in all categories: Best Picture Tim Belvan (Producer) Eric Fellner (Producer) Robyn Slovo (Producer) Best Director Tomas Alfredson Best Actor Gary Oldman Best Supporting Actor Benedict Cumberbatch David Dencik Colin Firth Stephen Graham Tom Hardy Ciaran Hinds John Hurt Toby Jones Simon McBurney Mark Strong Best Supporting Actress Kathy … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”