…Hit the Wall

It’s been a good summer for the long-shot blockbusters. “Ant-Man” proved that Marvel still knows what they’re doing. “Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation” showed that it’s still going strong. Even “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” a movie based on a 1960s television show that many of us have never heard of, surprised us. It’s been a nice long…

…espy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy  a film directed by Tomas Alfredson and based on John le Carré’s 1974 British spy novel, is a welcome reminder of what suspense is capable of–what it can do to us and what it can do for us. First, our setting: England in the midst of the Cold War.  The head of MI6,…