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    Gary Oldman Talks About "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" (Video Interview)

    How do you take a 1974 spy novel, already famous as a 1979 miniseries, and make it new without changing the setting? The key to Tomas Alfredson’s fresh take on Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is Gary Oldman’s powerfully solid yet edgy performance as George Smiley, the British intellige...

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    Gary Oldman Calls 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Director Tomas Alfredson A "True Artist" & Talks Taking On George Smiley

    Take away his instantly recognizable roles in blockbuster franchises like 'Harry Potter' and Christopher Nolan's Batman, and Gary Oldman would still be treasured as a bona fide cinematic icon. Frankly, how could the 53-year-old British actor not be, considering how many iconic characters...

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    The Political Relevance of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"

    What does Tomas Alfredson's bleak, engrossing new adaptation of John Le Carre's 1970s Cold War classic "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" have to say about our own current political landscape? Thankfully, the answer is not an obvious one. Unlike such political films as George Clooney&#...

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    Director Tomas Alfredson Says 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Sequel Will Happen "At The Right Moment" & "For The Right Reasons"

    Director Tomas Alfredson Says 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Sequel Will Happen "At The Right Moment" & "For The Right Reasons"

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    Gary Oldman Confirms 'Smiley's People' As Source For 'Tinker' Sequel; Says He's Retiring Jim Gordon After 'The Dark Knight Rises'

    Gary Oldman Confirms 'Smiley's People' As Source For 'Tinker' Sequel; Says He's Retiring Jim Gordon After 'The Dark Knight Rises'

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    Gary Oldman Won't Be The Colonel In 'Akira,' Ken Watanabe Next On List

    Gary Oldman Won't Be The Colonel In 'Akira,' Ken Watanabe Next On List

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    Aaron Sorkin, Gary Oldman & Colin Firth Each Confirm They Are Thinking About Maybe Making Something

    As if the "offer story" wasn't bad enough, the "testing" or "reading for" stories have taken that to a lower standard. And listen, we get it. We've run those things before because a peek behind the curtain is interesting, particularly for high profile projects a...

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    Writer Peter Straughan Confirms That 'Smiley's People' Will Form Basis Of A 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Sequel

    It's something that will become clear to most of you in the coming weeks, with the film finally opening in the U.S soon, but to reiterate what we've been saying for a while -- "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy" rocks. Meticulously made on every level, with a brace of impeccable performances, it works as ...

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    Keira Knightley Being Pursued For 'Akira' & Gary Oldman Wanted For 'Arthur & Lancelot'

    With "Harry Potter" ending this summer, Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy coming to a close in 2012, and "Green Lantern" proving a weak start to the DC heroes that the studio hoped would see them through the next few years, Warner Bros. are branching out a bit in their ...

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