Tinker, Tailor, Boredom, Why?
The first season of Showtime’s suspenseful television series “Homeland” came to a controversial close this past Sunday evening, and Tomas Alfredson’s film “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” has been released recently to lukewarm praise.
Both, are recent successful, high-profile spy thrillers. But do their portrayals of intelligence communities really get spy games right?
Read TNR film critic David Thomson on why so much is lost in translation in Hollywood’s attempts to depict intelligence communities, here.
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