Browsing the archives for the Robert Ludlum tag

The Osterman Weekend (1983)

Country: United States Director: Sam Peckinpah Starring: Rutger Hauer, John Hurt, Craig T. Nelson, Dennis Hopper, Chris Sarandon, Meg Foster, Helen Shaver, Cassie Yates, Jan Triska, Burt Lancaster Music: Lalo Schifrin Based on the novel by Robert Ludlum Although directed by the legendary Sam Peckinpah and based on the best selling novel by Robert Ludlum, […]

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Espionage Cinema & Television in the 21st Century

Here’s a little piece I wrote earlier this year for Wes Britton’s Spywise website, where he invited spy fans from all around the world to look back at the most influential spy films, television shows and books of the first decade of the 21st Century. Due to the format the final piece took, this article […]

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The Holcroft Covenant (1985)

Country: United Kingdom Director: John Frankenheimer Starring: Michael Caine, Anthony Andrews, Victoria Tennant, Mario Adorf, Michael Lonsdale, Bernard Hepton, Lilli Palmer Music: Stanislas Based on the novel by Robert Ludlum Noel Holcroft (Michael Caine) is a man who grew up believing that his father – his real father, because his mother remarried when he was […]

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The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Country: United States / GermanyDirected by Paul GreengrassMatt Damon, Julia Styles, David Strathairn, Joan Allen, Scott Glenn, Paddy Considine, Albert FinneyMusic by John PowellSong ‘Strange Ways’ performed by MobyBased loosely on the novel by Robert Ludlum On a initial viewing, The Bourne Ultimatum may seem like an incredibly fast paced and complex espionage drama. Well […]

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