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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

December 09, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Tomas Alfredson

Starring :

Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong, John Hurt, Stephen Graham, Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds, David Dencik, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Kathy Burke, Laura Carmichael, Christian McKay, Simon McBurney

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..when all the plot twists are unraveled in a solid piece of thinking-man's entertainment for upmarket thriller audiences..”
by Deborah Young [Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : C

“..viewers are rewarded with a moody, layered and involving thriller..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..typical of Alfredson's film, which is obliged, by its two-hour duration, to keep things crisp..”
by Anthony Lane [New Yorker]
5 of 5

“..this challenging movie freezes you to the edge of your seat, adrenalized with terror and pity..”
by Kathleen Murphy [MSN Movies]
3 of 4

“..stories have no room for mindless action; they are heavily plot-driven..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..multi-stranded, timeframe-skipping plotline..”
by Dana Stevens [Slate]
“..more explicit regarding various characters' sexual proclivities than was the miniseries..”
by J. Hoberman [Village Voice]
“..like the characters within the story who are all haunted by the past, the film itself has its ghosts..”
by Leslie Felperin [Variety]
Review rate : C+

“..it is as if the idea of theme itself is too ambitious, too glamorous for this cadre of small men in shabby surroundings in a dingy decade..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Review rate : C+

“..gives a performance that is flawless in every detail..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4 of 5

“..given the sadness that cloaks the story's many watchers, feels chilling..”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
Review rate : B

“..enormously impressive piece of work, and that's news too good to stay secret for long..”
by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times]
“..dialogue-heavy characters lend themselves more readily to episodic television than to a splashy Hollywood movie beamed..”
by Ella Taylor [NPR]
Review rate : B+

“..complicated narrative even more difficult to decode..”
by Peter Rainer [Christian Science Monitor]
Review rate : B+

“..a riveting spy thriller, an emotional puzzle as much as a logical one..”
by William Goss [Film.com]

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