Film Review: The Snowman

Directed by Tomas Alfredson and based on the novel of the same name by Jo Nesbo, The Snowman follows Detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) who is sent to investigate the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.

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Film Review: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

(Read this in my publication In Retrospect – Issue 2 and on BritScene)

Rating:

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor, Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Thief.

This month has got many film critics talking about Gary Oldman and, with the release of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy this month, it’s not hard to see why. Alongside Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch, John Hurt and Tom Hardy, this film adaptation, directed by Tomas Alfredson, is a traditional British spy thriller based on the novel written by John le CarrĂ© in 1974.

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