2017 Movie #75: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

2017 Movie #75: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

Are you paying close attention? You’ll probably want to if you’re watching Tomas Alfredson’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, adapted from the John le Carré novel. Not only does Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Tinker from here on out) feature an incredible complex plot, filled with codenames, spycraft, a wide array of characters, and deceit, the film also features a complicated nonlinear structure, with multiple narrators. For those willing to give Tinker the patience it deserves, the payoff justifies it all.

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2017 Movie #45: Sid and Nancy (1986)

2017 Movie #45: Sid and Nancy (1986)

Sid and Nancy is an aggressively punk rock film, a film that has no interest in appealing to normal cinematic sensibilities, an in-your-face film about the brief relationship shared in the all-too-short lives of Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen.

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