Charlize Theron Is Betrayed in New Atomic
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Screen RantCharlize Theron Is Betrayed in New Atomic Blonde TV SpotScreen RantWith its intricately choreographed action, stylish neon-drenched visuals and spy-thriller storyline, the film promises to be equal parts John Wick, Kingsman: The Secret Service and John Le Carre (but much sexier). The advertising for Atomic Blonde has ...and more »
Posted on 20 May 2017 | 8:31 am
Penny Dreadfuls go into spying : News 2017 :
British Comedy GuidePenny Dreadfuls go into spying : News 2017 : Chortle : The UK ...ChortlePenny Dreadfuls go into spying - Le Carre spoof for Radio 4.The Penny Dreadfuls to present spy spoof on Radio 4 - News ...British Comedy Guideall 2 news articles »
Posted on 16 May 2017 | 4:20 am
What connects Brexit, the DUP, dark money
Irish TimesWhat connects Brexit, the DUP, dark money and a Saudi prince?Irish TimesThis story has all the makings of a John le Carré thriller but democracy on this island needs facts, not fiction. To recap briefly: two days before the Brexit referendum last June, the Metro freesheet in London and other British cities came wrapped in ...
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 8:01 pm
Stalin's agent in India - Times of India
Stalin's agent in IndiaTimes of India (blog)This is an unusual spy story. There are no John Le Carre moments but the story of Bhagat Ram Talwar is a necessary and relevant chapter in India's struggle for independence when many patriots where confronted with dilemmas of contradictory choices, as ...
Posted on 13 May 2017 | 6:54 am
MUST READS - Daily Mail
Daily MailMUST READSDaily Mail'There is scarcely a book of mine that didn't have The Pigeon Tunnel as its working title,' writes John le Carre in the introduction to his memoir. The title refers to a memory from his teens, when his 'occasional jailbird' father Ronnie took him to a ...
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 2:27 pm
'No Escape' amps the action and keeps the
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“No Escape” stars Owen Wilson as an American businessman relocated to an unnamed Southeast Asian country with his family just as a bloody coup d’état erupts. Directed and co-written by John Erick Dowdle, the film is obviously meant to cash in on ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:24 am
Sean Connery’s birthday: 85 facts about
57: He played on the first golf course in the Soviet Union in 1989 while filming John Le Carre’s The Russia House. The Moscow City Club had nine fairways constructed around high-rise tenements. 58: He met Moroccan artist Micheline Roquebrune at a golf ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:47 pm
The top 25 secret agents in film
Unlike the movies adapted from the novels by John le Carre or Len Deighton, Bond deals with the seductive fantasy of spy craft rather than the mundane, soul-sapping reality. But therein lies Bond's almost universal appeal: 007's stock in trade may be death ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:10 pm
There is a special place for all the people in the world who love a well realised thriller. I’m speaking about those of us who adore something along the lines of a John Le Carré novel that has been translated into film, preferably in the style of Jean ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:42 pm
Book review: Mai Jia’s In the Dark shines
For a purveyor of crime and espionage fiction, it seems fitting that Mai Jia should be so difficult to sum up and pin down. Some critics have called him China’s answer to John le Carré. Others, in what is surely a backhanded compliment, hail him as ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:17 pm