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    Tom Alfredson To Direct Former Martin Scorsese Project 'The Snowman' & Jim Sheridan Preps Pan Am Bombing Pic

    Exactly one year ago today, we were talking about director Tomas Alfredson’s next directorial project, “The Brothers Lionheart.” It was supposed to be the most expensive Scandinavian film ever made and was slated for a Christmas 2014 release. Well, since April 29th of last year, we’ve heard diddly s...

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    Marrakech Interview: Tomas Alfredson On "Slow Cooking," The 'Tinker Tailor' Sequel And Staying In Sweden

    A little like being told not to think of an elephant, when the small group of press who got to meet Tomas Alfredson at the Marrakech Film Festival was asked in advance not to ask about his next project, it was pretty much all any of us could think about. The “Let the Right One In” and “Tinker Tailor...

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    Tomas Alfredson's 'Brothers Lionheart' Set To Become Most Expensive Scandinavian Movie Ever, Targeted For Christmas 2014 Release

    After the release of his elegant period spy thriller "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," which received critical raves and solid box office, it was a big question of what Tomas Alfredson would do next. The director, who made a splash with his Swedish vampire movie "Let the Right One In," had a number of po...

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    Ralph Fiennes & Mads Mikkelsen Lining Up 'Our Kind Of Traitor,' 'Tinker Tailor' Sequel 'Smiley's People' May Shoot Next Year

    Some very good news for fans of John Le Carré or just smart spy films in general that don't end with the hero booby trapping his house in an overly elaborate and kind of stupid plan to capture an international criminal: two books by the master of the genre are on their way to the big scre...

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    'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Director Tomas Alfredson Planning 'The Brothers Lionheart'

    Despite the critical acclaim and modest box office success of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," director Tomas Alfredson hasn't been attached to many -- or any -- movies in the way you might expect. His name was briefly on the shortlist for "Catching Fire" and his adaptation of Ph...

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    It Looks Like Francis Lawrence Is Going To Direct 'Catching Fire'; Tomas Alfredson, Joe Cornish, Duncan Jones & Cary Fukunaga Were Also Shortlisted

    ...and then there was one. The hunt for the director to take the helm of "Catching Fire" looks to be nearing an end. Just a couple days after we reported that Francis Lawrence and Bennett Miller were in the hunt for the job, it now looks like Lionsgate has decided on their man.

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    Tomas Alfredson Says There Is "Something Dishonest" About Matt Reeves' 'Let Me In' Remake

    Last we heard from Tomas Alfredson, he was relatively cool with Matt Reeves' "Let Me In," a remake of the director's cult hit "Let The Right One In." “I haven’t seen it,” Alfredson told us in December. “It was a little disturbing when I first ...

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    Immersed in Movies: Soaking Up the Tweedy Atmospherics of 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'

    The BAFTA-nominated "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" is all about atmosphere. Not only in conveying the lies, betrayal, and silences of the Cold War spy game back in the '70s, but also in the look of gritty, rain-sodden, strip-lighted London of the period.

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    Gary Oldman, 'The Swiss Army Knife of Acting,' Talks 'Tinker' at Palm Springs

    When Gary Oldman (who was nominated for a BAFTA today) spoke before an audience at the Palm Springs Film Festival this past weekend, he was not sporting a bushy beard, a jet-black Van Dyke, a nest of dreadlocks, or a conspicuous gold tooth.

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    London Film Critics' Circle Lead London Film Critic Nominations

    The London Film Critics' Circle has released their nominees this morning, with some surprising frontrunners. Tomas Alfredson's Cold War thriller "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and Nicolas Winding Refn's pulpy blast "Drive" were the top nominees, with six nominations...

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