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Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Blog, Movie Reviews | 0 comments

Why Spies Do What They Do (Movie Review: A Most Wanted Man)



Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final on-screen appearances, A Most Wanted Man, based on the book by John le Carre


In the real world of clandestine intelligence-gathering operations, otherwise known as “spying,” no bullet ever gets fired.  The good guys don’t swing on trapeze wires between skyscrapers over breathtaking city skylines.  The villains aren’t giggly chrome-domed psychopaths holding hissing white Persian cats.  The real spy game is subtle, and at times — messy.

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