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Beyond Bond: Alt-Spy Dramas Swap Angst for Action



It’s a gray day in London and two men in suits contemplate chess pieces crowned with crumpled photographs of double agents employed by Britain’s secret spy service, code-named “The Circus.”“There’s a rotten apple,” whispers curmudgeonly MI6 boss Control played by John Hurt to his underling. “And we have to find it.”It’s not Tom Cruise dangling from the world’s tallest office building, but the mind games played in upcoming espionage thriller Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy prove every bit as riveting — and a hell of a lot more realistic — than the shoot-’em-ups we’ve come to expect from Hollywood spy spectacles.

via Beyond Bond: Alt-Spy Dramas Swap Angst for Action | Underwire | Wired.com.