Tag Archive: Moles


Starring: Richard Gere, Topher Grace, Stephen Moyer, Odette Yustman & Martin Sheen
Written by Michael Brandt & Derek Haas
Directed by Michael Brandt

After a U.S. Senator is murdered, a retired CIA operative teams up with a young FBI agent to hunt down a Soviet assassin who was long thought to be dead.


Cold War-era spies
return in a film that’s as
fresh as the Cold War.

Grade: C


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
The Double is available on Blu-ray and DVD.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1646980/

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Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Gillian Anderson, Dominic West & Rosamund Pike
Screenplay by Hamish McColl
Directed by Oliver Parker

Bumbling spy Johnny English returns to stop the assassination of the Chinese premier.


For Anglophiles, Bean
fans, Scully lovers, and dorks.
Yup. I am all four.

Grade: B


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Johnny English Reborn is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/28/12.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1634122/

Starring: Gary Oldman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, CiarĂ¡n Hinds, Toby Jones, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong & John Hurt
Screenplay by Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan
Directed by Tomas Alfredson

In the midst of the Cold War, a retired British spy is recruited to uncover a mole at the very highest level of British intelligence.


Not all spies look like
Daniel Craig, but Oldman leaves
your martini stirred.

Grade: A-


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is playing now in select cities.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1340800/