As a general rule, the more seriously you take Westerns, the stupider you look. Obviously there are exceptions, but Lawless is not one of them. It’s a fun, ultra-violent, narratively patchy jumble of interesting characters doing interesting things and stabbing people. If you’re looking for [...]
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I’m someone who’s willing to put my hands up and admit that I preferred Batman Begins to The Dark Knight. I prefer preamble to action, brooding awakenings to car chases. I am not an action movie man but Chris Nolan is a sufficiently intelligent filmmaker [...]
Watched it? Starring Academy Award winners Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman, Academy Award Nominees Gary Oldman and Anne Hathaway, Shot by Academy Award Winning Cinematographer Wally Pfister, Written and Directed by Academy Award Nominee Christopher Nolan. Sound like award bait yet? This creepily [...]
Every week Polish poster designer Maks Bereski will be gracing The Clapper Bored with his beautiful, minimalist takes on new and upcoming releases. As awards season starts we’re revisiting one of the key contenders from back in September, Thomas Alfredson’s Tinker Tailor Solider Spy and it’s [...]
On about three separate occasions during the production of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (no freakin’ commas already!) we, the world, sat up and went ‘hmm, that’ll probably be good.’ The first was the appointment of Swedish director (and, dare I say it, ‘auteur’) Thomas Alfredson, [...]
To celebrate the impending release of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and in order to fully exercise my dormant pedantry, I put together this homemade height-chart. On it you will find a small drawing of the actor and a small drawing of the character (from the [...]