Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a movie that stars Gary Oldman, Colin Firth and Tom Hardy received amazing reviews from critics and audiences. Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy is the perfect film to watch for all espionage fans in the world. Get ready to dive into a web of deception, mystery and thrill with the amazing Gary Oldman.
Here’s a movie review that tells it all:
“When we first meet Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy,” an operation in Hungary has gone very wrong. He and his more flamboyant boss Control (John Hurt) are disgraced, while their old colleagues (Colin Firth, Ciaran Hinds, Toby Jones) are still gainfully employed in “the Circus” (MI-6, roughly the Brit equivalent of the CIA.)
Until, that is, the time comes for Smiley to stop idling, puttering and ghost-walking through an enforced retirement and go back to work to investigate an increasingly troublesome mole. It is, in fact, Smiley’s enforced time away from the Circus that has made him the most trustworthy agent to find out the leak.
Because operatives and information are nothing if not slippery, the denizens of this sometimes fatal bureaucracy are capable of a good deal of wit about it. As one fellow observes on one occasion, “I’m innocent (pause). Within reason.”
Even those who are loyal by nature don’t know from time to time who or what they’re being loyal to.
Which leads to the other major criticism I’ve heard of “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” — that it’s too hard to follow.
My advice? Don’t worry. Stay with Oldman as he tries to figure out whether the mole is the one his superior had code-named Tinker, Tailor, Soldier or Spy. All confusions and obscurities, I assure you, are transitory here. The underlying plot is moving quickly.
Just enjoy the extraordinary subtleties of director Tomas Alfredson and the amazing cast assembled around Oldman — Firth, Hinds, Jones, Hurt and Tom Hardy (as Smiley’s assistant).
It’s chilling to think just exactly how much our daily well-being depends on games of chess played with bullets, bombardments, blood-spillings and instruments of torture, but it does.”