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The British are coming!
For the upcoming spy pic "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," Swedish director Tomas Alfredson manages to whittle the sprawling John le Carré spy vs. spy novel into a twisty-turny Rubik's Cube of a feature film. Not a small order, considering it was originally made into a seven-part BBC miniseries in 1979.
Packing the running time to capacity with complex examinations of Cold War loyalty and betrayal among an MI6 intelligence agency that's sprung a Russian leak, Alfredson assembled what could be considered an elite guard of English actors to fill just about every part, large or small. Star Gary Oldman, who plays enigmatic lead character George Smiley, is already talking sequel, and we have a list of all the main ingredients that have made this batch of Brits a force to be reckoned with. Get More »
If "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1" is the cauldron beginning to brew, then "Part 2" is the boiling point (and maybe even a little run over). The wizarding world is about to explode.
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1" hit DVD and Blu-ray last week, signaling the descent into the July 15 release of "Part 2" and the rise of our excitement. Thanks to Trailer Addict, the opening scene (plus a few teasing tidbits from the rest of the movie) is now online and ready to cast its spell on your eyeballs. Get More »