Saturday, December 5, 2015
Thoughts on Bridge of Spies
I really liked Bridge of Spies. I am fascinated by Cold War politics and spy movies (not the Bond kind, more that are dialogue-heavy and based on real events), so I indulged my nerdy interest in this. Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance both excelled in this, and the depiction of the origins of the Berlin Wall, the nuclear threats, and fears of spies was fascinating to me. Steven Spielberg excelled with making the spy drama Munich more about talk and strategy than just violence, so I was sure he would succeed with this as well.