Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Not Normal: Invisible Detainees and Compliant Restraint

Neil Durkin | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK
Neil Durkin

As long ago as 2006 President Bush acknowledged (after lengthy rumours) that the US had transported to Guantánamo 14 "high value" detainees previously held by the CIA in a secret location. Now, seven years later, it's noticeable that Department of Defense's updates on the hunger strike at Guantánamo systematically exclude the high value detainees.

WATCH: Gary Oldman Reads Out 'Jersey Shore' Episode Synopsis

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Comedy

With it being the run-up to the Oscars, many of the nominated stars are doing a lot more press than usual to keep their names in the voters' minds. ...

Caroline Frost

Senna Races Home To BAFTA

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Senna may have been overlooked even for the long list for Best Documentary by this year's Oscar-voting contingent, but it was Britain's biggest home-g...

Caroline Frost

BAFTA Awards: Gary Oldman Leaves Empty-Handed, Jean Dujardin Wins Best Leading Actor

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Gary Oldman will be nursing disappointment this morning, leaving last night's BAFTAs empty-handed, after losing out in the Best Leading Actor category...

Gary Oldman On SAG: 'Disappointed For Tinker Cast'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

In his time, Gary Oldman has played a gallery of iconic characters - both fictional and real - from Dracula to Joe Orton, Sid Vicious, Beethoven and L...

Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

Hugh Salmon | Posted 25.03.2012 | Home
Hugh Salmon

"Form is temporary. Class is permanent." This phrase, heard most often in my life in a cricketing context, came to mind today as I was helping to judge the BMS Seasonal Book Marketing Awards (a much more modest event than yesterday's Costa Book Awards, won by Andrew Miller's novel Pure).

Oldman 'Humbled' By Oscar Nod

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Gary Oldman and Kenneth Branagh lead the British charge at this year's Oscars. Oldman has been nominated for his role of the poker-faced George Smi...

Daniel Radcliffe's Not Biased, But...

WENN | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Daniel Radcliffe was forced to hide his delight as he unveiled the 2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) movie award nominations th...

Baftas 2012: The Nominations

MyDaily | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Style

Awards season is well underway - the Golden Globes have been and gone and now the Bafta nominations have been officially announced....

Bafta 2012: Who's In The Running?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and My Week with Marilyn are set to go head to head at this year's Baftas, with both films picking up an impressive 16 nods....

Tinkering With Silverware?

Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Drive look set to lead the 2012 London Film Critics' Circle awards after landing six nominations each. Both movies ha...

Caroline Frost

Cumberbatch Plays Coy - And Rocket Man, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch was playing very coy last night on the red carpet at the Moet British Independent Film Awards. Asked about the prospect of ta...

Tinker Tailor Stars Hardy And Cumberbatch - A Very British Contest!

PA | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy co-stars Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch are pitched against each other in a bid to pick up a prestigious film award. ...

The Actress who Cried Sexism

Ross Jones-Morris | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Ross Jones-Morris

Call me a bleeding heart liberal but I think that women are a good thing. There it is, I've said it. "But Ross" you shout, "you've got it all wrong, ...

Stinker Tailor

David Spencer | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
David Spencer

The previews and reviews for Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy have been virtually unanimous in their praise for the film. And when you look at the cast, you wonder how they could possibly fail. But fail it does.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: A Symphony in the Key of Beige

Ross Jones-Morris | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Ross Jones-Morris

As stunning an ensemble as one is ever likely to see in a cinema, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is littered with British greats.

What A Le Carre On

Chris Simpson | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Chris Simpson

Wearily predictable, but very necessary, the first thing I had to do after paying an extortionate West End £12.30 to see the much-feted film version of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy was to nip into a nearby HMV to buy......Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, a mere £7 if you're interested. You know the one.

Colin Firth's Memory Loss

Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Colin Firth has no memory of receiving his Oscar. The actor won the Academy Award in February, for his role as stuttering mona...

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Mum

Kate Harrad | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Kate Harrad

Two major films were released last Friday, both adapted from bestselling novels published in previous decades.

Cumberbatch: 'I Had A Proper Pop At Tom Hardy'

Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Benedict Cumberbatch has admitted he enjoyed hitting Tom Hardy in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. The debonair Sherlock actor had t...

Firth Set For 'Fraught Family Reunion' Of 'Bridget Jones 3'

Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Colin Firth has confirmed the script for Bridget Jones 3 has been written - and joked that filming will be like a "fraught family...

Gary Oldman Tipped For Oscar Success

Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION-- Gary Oldman has revealed the role of George Smiley "would be the perfect casting" for winning his first Oscar. The Nil By Mouth...

Michael Fassbender Wins Best Actor Award

Posted 11.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Michael Fassbender has won the best actor prize at the Venice Film Festival for his role in the British film Shame. The German...

The British are Coming: The UK Takes Over the Venice Film Festival

Emma Jones | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Emma Jones

Our summer riots may be a source of national shame. Likewise, our summer weather. But at least British films are cause for riotous celebrations and thunderous applause at the Venice Film Festival.

Colin Firth Makes His Red Carpet Return At Venice Film Festival

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Style

Colin Firth was welcomed back to the red carpet last night, as he and his wife Livia attended the premiere of his latest film, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier...