With filmgoers busy at barbecues, Labor Day weekend box office is often slow. But in the past few years, Focus has taken advantage of the meager frame by releasing low-risk thrillers that sometimes…
Royal-Vision, prepare to make way for Weiner-Vision. Although the cable networks continue to obsess over the Royal Baby — who knew Wolf Blitzer spent so much time in “The Situation Room” worrying…
Hot off its Golden Globes win for comedy or musical, "The Artist" leads the pack with 12 BAFTA nominations, announced in London Tuesday morning.
"I had always wanted to make a movie about the Cold War, and I had always been a big fan of Le Carre -- and that sort of spy with crumpled trousers and an old jacket, as opposed to James Bond," says…
While preparing to star as George Smiley in the recent film adaptation of John le Carre's classic spy novel "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," Gary Oldman was visited by the ghost of Alec Guinness.
If "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" leaves you feeling perplexed, you won't be alone -- and the filmmakers won't be surprised.
"There is a palpable emotional power that comes from the collective harmony -- and the contrasts -- within a good ensemble," says London-based casting director Jina Jay, who has tackled some of…
The name's Smiley, George Smiley -- and he's the opposite of 007 in nearly every way.
On the southern bank of the Thames, backed by London's iconic skyline, a rendezvous took place Tuesday night. The location was on this occasion no secret, as crowds engulfed BFI's Southbank. The…
An inventive, meaty distillation of Le Carre's 1974 novel.