BBC to adapt John Le Carré’s “Spy Who Came In From The Cold”

Avoiding for a few days, once again, the extreme temptation to write about Sunday night’s series 4 finale of Sherlock, we turn our attention to the brilliant news that the BBC will adapt one of author John Le Carré’s most famous works, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold. The best-selling 1963 novel will […]

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So you think you want to be a Spy? You might want to re-think that….

While I’m probably the biggest fan there is of the BBC series, Spooks (or, MI5 in the States), if push ever came to shove, I’m not sure I would actually want take Harry Pierce’s place at any point of time. While Harry seemed to survive the full complement of 10 series of Spooks, there definitely was a limited life […]

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier….DVD giveaway

Tinker Tailor 1979 vs. Tinker Tailor 2011 with ***DVD giveway instructions below*** Now that we are just over a week into the wider release of the brilliant Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, it’s probably ok to do a bit of comparison shopping (with spoilers) between the the new film and the equally as brilliant 1979 classic […]

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Spooks S10 – Early report from the grid

Unfortunately, no news as to an official transmission date in the UK for the final season of brilliant BBC series, Spooks, with initial reports still saying ‘Fall’, and all that implies. Still on tap for an April 2012 broadcast in the U.S. on public television so, that much, we know. As most know, filming is […]

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy set to premiere

If you are in the UK, mark down the date of Friday, 16 September as the day a potential Oscar winning film premieres. For those in the U.S., clear out Friday, November 18 on your calendar for the same reason. Starring Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Atonement, Fortysomething), Tom Hardy, Mark Strong and […]

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – 32+ years in the making

I know it’s Oscar time 2011 and everyone is focused on The King’s Speech, True Grit, 127 Hours, etc. and I know it’s not right to start looking ahead to next year, but I’m setting my sights on what’s coming out in 2011/2012 that should get Oscar nominations for 2012. To start it off….put this on […]

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Kryten meets MI6

Seems as though a funny thing happened to Robert Llewellyn as he stepped up his brilliant Carpool series to Dave, the self-proclaimed television home of witty banter, recently. When tooling around London this summer doing some mounted camera and microphone testing, he attracted the attention of London anti-terrorism police in the process. As they passed MI6 headquarters, […]

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