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A Brief History of Spy Movies: Part Two

40 YEARS OF SPY THRILLERS  In the first post I watched the Harry Palmer movies, and the third I look at the film adaptations of John Le Carré novels. Here's a cross-section of stellar—and not-so stellar—spy movies through the years. The Quiller Memorandum (1966) was directed by Michael Anderson, Harold Pinter wrote the screenplay based on… Read More

Preparing for Blade Runner 2049

It's hard to overestimate the lasting impression of Blade Runner in my film life. I can't remember the first time I saw it. It was released 35 years ago, on June 25, 1982. I was not yet 12, but I must have seen it shortly after it was first released, probably drawn by the idea… Read More