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SCENE & HEARD: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Written by UTG critic Grace Duffy, Scene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for The Dark Knight, or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of Top Gun, there is no denying the impact music has on movies […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Film: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Director: Tomas Alfredson Starring: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy Those in America will have the benefit of watching this without the shadow of a masterly 1970s adaptation by the BBC clouding their vision. For many in Europe, Alec Guinness (he of Obi-Wan fame) had turned in the definitive portrayal of […]

MOVIE TRAILER: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Before Michael Bay made it a pre-requisite that every action film be as outrageous as possible, there used to be a fine art in filmmaking known as “spy films.” Sure a few good ones have come in recent years, but as a whole, the craft of subtlety has not exactly been a hit in recent […]