Tag: Thomas Alfredson

October 3, 2012 / / Main Slate Archive

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – 2011 – dir. Thomas Alfredson

Plot points are forgotten moments after a film ends. We forget most all of it over the next couple days, even with the great movies. Yet the idea that a movie plot should cohere down to its last detail, that every event should have a clearly explained linear causality to the next event remains critical in our understanding of how a movie should function.