Haywire is definitely a spy thriller, just one that leans a little closer to the restrained Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy than the Salt-y adrenaline-pumping variety the advertising might lead you to believe.  Sure, it has plenty of hand-to-hand combat and car chases, it’s just done in a way that brings more focus to authenticity than … Continue reading

Movie Review: The Ghost Writer

“All the words are there; they’re just in the wrong order” explains Ewan McGregor in one of the early scenes of director Roman Polanski’s new thriller.  That is the work of a ghost writer. It’s also the work of any creator of suspense or mystery, piecing all these various elements together in a way that … Continue reading