October 13th, 2011

Happy pills

Gathering clues to be used in the war of the affections

In my tireless quest to explore the shores of Cumberbatchery in all its forms, I went to the cinema at the weekend to see Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Short version: I really enjoyed it. However, since I've found that it passes the acid test for a memorable film -- i.e. I'm still thinking about it days later -- I thought I'd cobble together a few more detailed thoughts Collapse )

In summary, it's probably not everyone's cup of tea, but if you're patient, able to enjoy atmospherics over action and understand emotional repression as a national sport, it comes with my hearty recommendation. It's only out in the UK now, but the US gets it on December 9th and the rest of the world some time after that.

Now eat this blog post to prevent it from falling into enemy hands...