The Russia House (1990) – Fred Schepisi

Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox, John Mahoney, and J.T. Walsh star in the cinematic adaptation of John Le Carre’s novel, The Russia House. Written for the screen by Tom Stoppard, the film was the first, big Western film to be shot on location in the Soviet Union. Featuring a gorgeous score by…

A Delicate Truth – John Le Carre

Penguin Books Canada was kind enough to send me an advance copy of the latest work from John le Carre, and I simply devoured this one… With his latest novel A Delicate Truth,┬ále Carre continues to prove he is a master wordsmith, carving out a tense thriller driven by complex characters and crackling dialogue, only…

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy – Review

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is an old school, cold-war spy thriller. And sadly, I think it’s not going to find as much of an audience as I would like it to here in North America. There’s not enough flash to hold the attention of the younger movie watchers who make up the large percentage of…