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Archive for September, 2011

The film of the TV series

September 30th, 2011
With the critical and box-office success of Tomas Alfredson’s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (which is currently occupying the top position at the British box-office), the trend of creating film adaptations of television mini-series looks set to continue. Tinker, Tailor has, of course, consistently been measured against Arthur Hopcraft’s distillation of the John le CarrĂ© novel, [...]

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The University of Portsmouth's Channel 4 project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and run in partnership with the British Universities Film and Video Council.
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Film on Four is only the latest version of this muddled British compromise [between imitating American commercialism and producing small-scale European movies for the home market and foreign art-houses]: too expensive to dare being experimental and too cheap to be convincingly commercial. — Richard Maltby, “British Film’s Fuzzy Images”, Televisual, August 1985, p. 36.