Tuesday, December 06, 2011
FRANKLIN AVENUE CONTEST: "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" Prize Pack
Based on the classic John le Carré novel of the same name, the new feature "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" takes place in 1973, at the height of the Cold War, and revolves George Smiley (Gary Oldman), a career spy for Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (code named "The Circus"). Smiley is forced out of the agency but later secretly rehired to uncover a double agent in their midst.
Tomas Alfredson ("Let the Right One In") directed the film, based on a screenplay adaptation by Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan. Benedict Cumberbatch, David Dencik, Colin Firth, Stephen Graham, Tom Hardy, Ciarán Hinds, John Hurt, Toby Jones and Mark Strong also star.
The movie opens in select cities, including L.A., this Friday, Dec. 9. Focus Features has given a prize pack to give away to a Franklin Avenue reader -- simply shoot us an email (with SPY in the header) and the Blogger Toddler 2.0 will pick a lucky winner. The prize includes a $25 Movie Theater Gift Card, T-Shirt, Voice Recorder Pen and Post-it Note Cube.
Check out more info on the "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" Facebook page. And here's a trailer for the film: