John Le Carre

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Daily Mail
Tom Hiddlestone's behind wins rear of the yearstarring in the BBC spy drama. At first it was merely his bare chest he showed
Tom Hiddlestone's behind wins rear of the year
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
starring in the BBC spy drama. At first it was merely his bare chest he showed off, in no less than three episodes of the John Le Carre adaptation, but then he upped the ante by showing his bottom during a particularly steamy sex scene – sending... Read more
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Business Standard India
T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: How to judge a biography?A few days ago, I finished reading the biography of the novelist David Cornwell
T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: How to judge a biography?
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
A few days ago, I finished reading the biography of the novelist David Cornwell who writes under the name of John le Carre. It is an addition to the slowly growing collection of books about him. This one is rather huge, all of 600 pages and therefore... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Inside the Ministry of Defence's nuclear bunker where 100 people can shelterinterior far from comfortable luxury - a utilitarian style reminiscent of the C
Inside the Ministry of Defence's nuclear bunker where 100 people can shelter
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
interior far from comfortable luxury - a utilitarian style reminiscent of the Cold War of the 1980s, like something from a John Le Carre book. In the pictures there is a huge bank of televisions like something from the lair of a baddie from a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Has Idris Elba just ruled himself out of the running for James Bond?every five minutes. If people didn’t already think that Tom Hiddleston could b
Has Idris Elba just ruled himself out of the running for James Bond?
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
every five minutes. If people didn’t already think that Tom Hiddleston could be a great Bond, his recent role in the BBC’s John Le Carre adaptation The Night Manager nudged him even further into the 007 rumour-sphere. He’s got the suave look, the... Read more
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The Aspen Times
One-third of author Curtis J. James to speak at Explorethat was creative and fiction was just great intellectual fun,” he said. The b
One-third of author Curtis J. James to speak at Explore
The Aspen Times / Posted 9 days ago
that was creative and fiction was just great intellectual fun,” he said. The book is a fast-paced thriller in the John le Carre tradition. It opens with the attempted assassination of a presidential candidate in Los Angeles. The bombing... Read more
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The News & Observer
Give me a theater that shows movies grownups can enjoy – Saundersof Traitor.” The two college-age kids were passionately comparing the merits o
Give me a theater that shows movies grownups can enjoy – Saunders
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
of Traitor.” The two college-age kids were passionately comparing the merits of this particular celluloid translation of a John Le Carre thriller to the book upon which it was based. I resisted the urge to interject my opinion – public restrooms... Read more
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JTA
7 books to make your summer more summery — and Jewy, toothreatening to undo the other — and all with an authoritative inside glimpse of
7 books to make your summer more summery — and Jewy, too
JTA / Posted 9 days ago
threatening to undo the other — and all with an authoritative inside glimpse of the mystery that is the Mossad. Are you a John le Carre lover? Take note. Kissing in America (HarperCollins) By Margo Rabb This second novel from the award-winning... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Emmy nominations reflect the moment we are in — political, divided and distrustfulhas rigged everything including “social” media; the new barricades are manned b
Emmy nominations reflect the moment we are in — political, divided and distrustful
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
has rigged everything including “social” media; the new barricades are manned by coders. “The Night Manager” may be classic John le Carre: A few noble individuals fight a disintegrating political system. But Hugh Laurie’s modernized entrepreneur of... Read more
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The Age
Our Kind of Traitor review: Ewan McGregor fails to give tepid thriller a beating heartSelected cinemas (108 minutes) With great achievement comes great expectation.
Our Kind of Traitor review: Ewan McGregor fails to give tepid thriller a beating heart
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
Selected cinemas (108 minutes) With great achievement comes great expectation. The books of David Cornwell, writing as John le Carre, have been exciting filmmakers since before The Spy Who Came in From the Cold came out in 1965 – the first film... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Our Kind of Traitor review: Ewan McGregor fails to give tepid thriller a beating heartSelected cinemas (108 minutes) With great achievement comes great expectation.
Our Kind of Traitor review: Ewan McGregor fails to give tepid thriller a beating heart
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Selected cinemas (108 minutes) With great achievement comes great expectation. The books of David Cornwell, writing as John le Carre, have been exciting filmmakers since before The Spy Who Came in From the Cold came out in 1965 – the first film... Read more
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13d
Kelowna Capital News
Davis: Haters are gonna hate; box office is gonna grinjust seem to take their “popcorn movies” too seriously. For those who do take
Davis: Haters are gonna hate; box office is gonna grin
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 13 days ago
just seem to take their “popcorn movies” too seriously. For those who do take their popcorn movies seriously, fans of John le Carre (The Russia House, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) will be interested in the latest adaptation of one of his novels,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Caught up in a dangerous gameto leave a job when to retire is to expire If the recent British TV series The
Caught up in a dangerous game
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 days ago
to leave a job when to retire is to expire If the recent British TV series The Night Manager has you itching for more John le Carre-penned spy-jinks, then this solid thriller will supply a satisfactory scratch for the most part. To be frank,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Caught up in a dangerous gameto leave a job when to retire is to expire If the recent British TV series The
Caught up in a dangerous game
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
to leave a job when to retire is to expire If the recent British TV series The Night Manager has you itching for more John le Carre-penned spy-jinks, then this solid thriller will supply a satisfactory scratch for the most part. To be frank,... Read more
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13d
News.com.au
Willing takers will be disappointed with what they encounter here.to leave a job when to retire is to expire If the recent British TV series The
Willing takers will be disappointed with what they encounter here.
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
to leave a job when to retire is to expire If the recent British TV series The Night Manager has you itching for more John le Carre-penned spy-jinks, then this solid thriller will supply a satisfactory scratch for the most part. To be frank,... Read more
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News.com.au
Acting runs in the Skarsgard familya chopper to get him to the hospital from where we are.” Ewan McGregor and Ska
Acting runs in the Skarsgard family
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
a chopper to get him to the hospital from where we are.” Ewan McGregor and Skarsgard in Our Kind of Traitor, the latest John Le Carre adaptation.Source:Supplied Skarsgaard is currently holidaying on one of the 24,000 islands on the Stockholm... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Our Kind of Traitor review: Ewan McGregor fails to give tepid thriller a beating heartTRAITOR Rated MA15+, 108 minutes With great achievement comes great expectati
Our Kind of Traitor review: Ewan McGregor fails to give tepid thriller a beating heart
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
TRAITOR Rated MA15+, 108 minutes With great achievement comes great expectation. The books of David Cornwell, writing as John le Carre, have been exciting filmmakers since before The Spy Who Came in From the Cold came out in 1965 – the first film... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Spy thriller keeps excitement Russian to a climaxnobody anticipates, least of all Dima, are the lengths Perry is prepared to go
Spy thriller keeps excitement Russian to a climax
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
nobody anticipates, least of all Dima, are the lengths Perry is prepared to go to fulfil his impulsive promise. The latest John Le Carre adaptation is as much a tale of loyalty, decency and friendship as it is a spy thriller. But while the two... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Spy thriller keeps excitement Russian to a climaxnobody anticipates, least of all Dima, are the lengths Perry is prepared to go
Spy thriller keeps excitement Russian to a climax
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
nobody anticipates, least of all Dima, are the lengths Perry is prepared to go to fulfil his impulsive promise. The latest John Le Carre adaptation is as much a tale of loyalty, decency and friendship as it is a spy thriller. But while the two... Read more
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14d
Evening Standard
Idris Elba shuts down James Bond reports at Star Trek Beyond premiereevery five minutes. If people didn’t already think that Tom Hiddleston could b
Idris Elba shuts down James Bond reports at Star Trek Beyond premiere
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
every five minutes. If people didn’t already think that Tom Hiddleston could be a great Bond, his recent role in the BBC’s John Le Carre adaptation The Night Manager nudged him even further into the 007 rumour-sphere. He’s got the suave look, the... Read more
14d
BC Local News
Davis: Haters are gonna hate; box office is gonna grinjust seem to take their “popcorn movies” too seriously. For those who do take
Davis: Haters are gonna hate; box office is gonna grin
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
just seem to take their “popcorn movies” too seriously. For those who do take their popcorn movies seriously, fans of John le Carre (The Russia House, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) will be interested in the latest adaptation of one of his novels,... Read more
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14d
Kelowna Capital News
Haters are gonna hate; box office is gonna grinjust seem to take their “popcorn movies” too seriously. For those who do take
Haters are gonna hate; box office is gonna grin
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 14 days ago
just seem to take their “popcorn movies” too seriously. For those who do take their popcorn movies seriously, fans of John le Carre (The Russia House, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) will be interested in the latest adaptation of one of his novels,... Read more
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18d
Jefferson City News Tribune
'I Am No One' is slow-motion thrillerattention of a spymaster capable of unearthing his secrets. "I Am No One" read
'I Am No One' is slow-motion thriller
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
attention of a spymaster capable of unearthing his secrets. "I Am No One" reads like a collaboration between spy novelist John le Carre and Franz Kafka, the early 20th-century master of alienation and existential anxiety. It's at once a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond roleof the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV seri
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond role
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
of the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV series, "The Night Manager," based on a John Le Carre novel, probably made people think he'd be good as Bond. "I don't think that announcement is coming, but I am... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond roleof the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV seri
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond role
Lowell Sun / Posted 20 days ago
of the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV series, "The Night Manager," based on a John Le Carre novel, probably made people think he'd be good as Bond. "I don't think that announcement is coming, but I am... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond roleof the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV seri
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond role
Silicon Valley / Posted 20 days ago
of the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV series, "The Night Manager," based on a John Le Carre novel, probably made people think he'd be good as Bond. "I don't think that announcement is coming, but I am... Read more
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20d
The Fort Morgan Times
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond roleof the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV seri
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond role
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 20 days ago
of the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV series, "The Night Manager," based on a John Le Carre novel, probably made people think he'd be good as Bond. "I don't think that announcement is coming, but I am... Read more
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20d
The Mercury News
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond roleof the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV seri
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond role
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
of the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV series, "The Night Manager," based on a John Le Carre novel, probably made people think he'd be good as Bond. "I don't think that announcement is coming, but I am... Read more
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20d
Brush News-Tribune
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond roleof the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV seri
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond role
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
of the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV series, "The Night Manager," based on a John Le Carre novel, probably made people think he'd be good as Bond. "I don't think that announcement is coming, but I am... Read more
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20d
Canon City Daily Record
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond roleof the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV seri
Tom Hiddleston's 'romance' with Taylor Swift may cost him James Bond role
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
of the film franchise. He noted that his spy role in the acclaimed AMC TV series, "The Night Manager," based on a John Le Carre novel, probably made people think he'd be good as Bond. "I don't think that announcement is coming, but I am... Read more
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20d
Evening Standard
James Norton new favourite to play James Bond after betting suspendedevery five minutes. If people didn’t already think that Tom Hiddleston could b
James Norton new favourite to play James Bond after betting suspended
Evening Standard / Posted 20 days ago
every five minutes. If people didn’t already think that Tom Hiddleston could be a great Bond, his recent role in the BBC’s John Le Carre adaptation The Night Manager nudged him even further into the 007 rumour-sphere. He’s got the suave look, the... Read more
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Newport Independent
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Newport Independent / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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21d
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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Hope Star
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Hope Star / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Movie review: ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
Movie review: ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Mineral Daily News-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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21d
Redwood Falls Gazette
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Redwood Falls Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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21d
The Helena Daily World
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
The Helena Daily World / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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Stuttgart Daily Leader
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Stuttgart Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
The Newton Kansan / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Movie review: ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
Movie review: ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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21d
Kirksville Daily Express
Movie review: ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
Movie review: ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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Linn County Leader
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Linn County Leader / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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21d
ChillicotheNews
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
ChillicotheNews / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Rolla Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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Boonville Daily News
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
Boonville Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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Evening Standard
Tom Hiddleston’s James Bond talks have ‘come to an end’every five minutes. If people didn’t already think that Tom Hiddleston could b
Tom Hiddleston’s James Bond talks have ‘come to an end’
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
every five minutes. If people didn’t already think that Tom Hiddleston could be a great Bond, his recent role in the BBC’s John Le Carre adaptation The Night Manager nudged him even further into the 007 rumour-sphere. He’s got the suave look, the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Our Kind of Traitor review: Ewan McGregor-led spy movie too predictableOur Kind of Traitor is a John le Carre espionage thriller that puts an "everyma
Our Kind of Traitor review: Ewan McGregor-led spy movie too predictable
Calgary Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Our Kind of Traitor is a John le Carre espionage thriller that puts an "everyman" at the centre of the action. This film version of the story finds Perry, a professor of poetry (Ewan McGregor), and his lawyer girlfriend Gail (Naomie Harris) on a... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Movie review: ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictableoff a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their b
Movie review: ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ preposterous and predictable
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 25 days ago
off a tad too workmanlike, all the better for the masses eager to check their brains at the door.But if you�re a fan of John Le Carre�s source novel, you�ll likely be disappointed by the utter lack of nuance and surprise in Hossein Amini�s... Read more
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The Columbian
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ doesn’t equal sum of its partscontemporary thriller: intrigue, exotic locales, villainous Russians, Moneypenn
‘Our Kind of Traitor’ doesn’t equal sum of its parts
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
contemporary thriller: intrigue, exotic locales, villainous Russians, Moneypenny from the James Bond movie “Spectre,” a John le Carre pedigree, and Ewan McGregor looking frightened. But, unfortunately, the predictable sum is less than its... Read more
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Orange County Register
'Our Kind of Traitor' underwhelmsMany aspects of “Our Kind of Traitor” mark it, indelibly, as John le Carre mate
'Our Kind of Traitor' underwhelms
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
Many aspects of “Our Kind of Traitor” mark it, indelibly, as John le Carre material: moody, ruminative, one foot in the movies, one foot in the real world. Early on there’s an abrupt love scene between Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris that, by... Read more
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examiner.com
Contemporary and timeless 'Our Kind of Traitor' is our kind of spy thrillerWhen it comes to espionage, be it literary or cinematic, one name jumps to the
Contemporary and timeless 'Our Kind of Traitor' is our kind of spy thriller
examiner.com / Posted 26 days ago
When it comes to espionage, be it literary or cinematic, one name jumps to the forefront. John le Carre. “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”, “A Most Wanted Man”, “The Russia House”, “The Constant Gardener” and currently airing on cable on AMC, “The Night... Read more
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