The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

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THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE is a dramatization of the real-World War II mission code-named Operation Postmaster. It isn’t a 100% reenactment, and some fictionalization has been added.

The mission was formed with a rag tag group of operators who have to risk their lives to try to cripple Germany’s U-boat dominance of the seas.

The team was formed by UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill in secret.

The acting, led by Henry Cavill and Alan Ritchson is excellent as are the cinematography, action sequences, and the score.

This movie made our Best of the Rest list because it was so well done. It is different than many of our Best of the Rest movies. Yet, it has a well-deserved place on our list.

THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE has a well-earned rating of “R” in the US R for violence. There is quite a bit of smoking for a movie released in 2024 as well. Given that Ian Fleming was involved in the creation/marketing of this group of operators, that shouldn’t be surprising.

THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE made our Best of the Rest list because it was so well done. It is different than many of our Best of the Rest movies. Yet, it has a well-deserved place on our list.

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare Review – No Spoilers!

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The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare Review – No Spoilers!

Dan and Tom give you their no-spoiler THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE review - designed to enhance your viewing of the movie.

THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE Review – No-Spoilers!

Here’s the full NO-SPOILER review of the new spy movie, THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE. This movie opens in theaters on April 19, 2024.

Guy Ritchie’s THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE is a dramatization of real-world events that helped shape the outcome of World War II.   Of course, it has an excellent cast starring Henry Cavill, Alan Ritchson, Eiza González, Til Schweiger, and many more. 

This review will enhance your viewing experience of the movie.  We keep the spoilers out but give you nuggets of background information. And, given this movie’s historical background there is much to know: real-world characters, places, and vessels behind the movie, and, there is an Ian Fleming tie-in as well. 

What other movies come to mind while watching THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE?    

We liked this movie a lot and think you will too.  Listen to find out why. 

So, had you heard of Operation Postmaster prior to our discussion? When you see THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE, let us know your thoughts, ideas for future episodes, and what you thought of this episode by dropping us a note at info@spymovienavigator.com.  The more we hear from you, the better the show will be!  We’ll give you a shout-out in a future episode! 
 
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RAAZI Is A Spy Movie Worth Watching

The 2018 Indian movie RAAZI is a spy movie worth watching. It is one of Tom’s all-time favorite spy movies. Have you heard of RAAZI?

RAAZI is a fictionalized drama about a real spy in the 1971 India-Pakistan war.  This is an espionage movie, not an action movie, which we think is a good thing.

The central theme of this movie is “What are you prepared to do for your country?”

Why is this a spy movie worth watching?   Dan and Tom detail the reasons why, and also talk about some of the criticisms of RAAZI. Listening to this episode will enhance your understanding and viewing experience of the movie!

Alia Bhatt fans will not want to miss RAAZI. She is excellent in it, as is the rest of the cast.

As of this posting (April 2, 2024), RAAZI is available on Amazon Prime in the US. RAAZI is released in the Hindi language with English subtitles. 

So, have you seen RAAZI? If so, do you think RAAZI is a spy movie worth watching? Did Dan and Tom miss anything?  Let us know your thoughts, ideas for future episodes, and what you thought of this episode by dropping us a note at info@spymovienavigator.com.  The more we hear from you, the better the show will be!

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Raazi – 2018

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RAAZI is a 2018 Indian spy movie, based on Harinder S. Sikka’s book “Calling Sehmat”. The story is a fictionalized drama about a real spy, Sehmat Khan (not her real name). She spied for India at the onset of the India-Pakistani war of 1971. 

The always excellent Alia Bhatt stars as Sehmat Khan, an Indian college student who is recruited for RAW to spy on the Pakistanis. Sehmat has no background in spying and must learn quickly. Then she’s thrust into a very fluid situation that challenges her beliefs. 

Sehmat’s senior RAW officer is Khalid Mir. He is played by Jaideep Ahlawat, who really stands out in this movie. One of the most conflicted characters in the movie is Iqbal Syed, played by Vicky Kaushal. He is Pakistani and you have to feel for this guy. He’s the nicest guy in the world who ends up in a bad situation.

We think this is an excellent spy movie that any spy movie fan will enjoy. The way the two countries and people are portrayed is very even keeled.  Which is a refreshing change in these types of movies.

So, after watching this one, we have one question for you: “What are you prepared to do for your country?”

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Alfred Hitchcock’s Storyboards with author Tony Lee Moral

Dan and Tom bring back author Tony Lee Moral to discuss his latest book Alfred Hitchcock’s Storyboards. We focus on Hitchcock’s spy movies in today’s discussion. Unquestionably, Hitchcock was notorious for his use of storyboards and his practice has been emulated by many directors. 

We read an advance copy of the book prior to its February 6, 2024, release.  Tony’s book is an excellent look at why Hitchcock used storyboards. He also discusses how Hitchcock used them to set up the filming of the scenes in his movies. He drills into many of Hitchcock’s movies.  In addition, one great aspect of the book is the sheer number of storyboards he includes in the book that Hitchcock used. And the industry tricks of the trade including how those have changed over time with the use of technology.

Another thing we love about this book is that Tony teaches us about making movies. He does this by showing us how Hitchcock did it.  For example, in his discussion on THE 39 STEPS, Tony talks about how TikTok users can use a similar approach to what Hitchcock did to string together a bunch of shorts. We drill into this with Tony in this episode.  It’s a great and fun way to learn.

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The Spy Who Came In From The Cold (1965)

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In THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD (1965), British agent, Alec Leamas (Richard Burton) takes on another mission, instead of a desk job. Along the way, he meets a beautiful woman (Claire Bloom) and various operatives. Pay close attention as this one has some great twists.

This is one of the classic spy movies that any spy movie fan must watch. It is is dark, and probably a bit more realistic in terms of a spy’s life, than anything James Bond does.  There are no Aston Martins here, no tuxedos, no glamorous venues – nothing that could make you smile or feel relaxed much.  The decision to film it in black and white was brilliant and adds to the overall feeling of despair.

All we can say is this: If you haven’t seen this THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD (1965), watch it. If you have seen it, watch it again.

This movie was nominated for 2 Academy Award (Best Actor and Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White) as well as 6 BAFTA nominations (with 4 wins).

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As far as spy movies go, THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD is dark, and probably a bit more realistic in terms of a spy’s life, than anything James Bond does.  There are no Aston Martins here, no tuxedos, no glamorous venues – nothing that could make you smile or feel relaxed much.  The decision to film it in black and white was brilliant and adds to the overall feeling of despair.

The story is fairly complex, and you must pay attention.

Dan and Tom will help guide you through some of the complexities, although they disagree on the ending.

They also discuss how this movie fits into the time of the Cold War and real-world double-agents.

The cast, led by Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, and Oskar Werner, is top shelf. Burton earned a BAFTA Best British Actor win and an Academy Award Nomination for his role as Alec Leamas. The movie picked up seven BAFTA nominations, winning four of them. It also earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black and White, among other industry awards. Oskar Werner picked up a BAFTA nomination for Best Foreign Actor as well.

So, have a listen and you’ll “Be in the Know.” This should be a must-see for any spy movie fan.  Learn more about it as we decode THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD.

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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934 & 1956)

The Man Who Knew Too Much is a classic Alfred Hitchcock spy movie. Actually, it is two different movies.  Hitchcock released a version of this movie in 1934, starring Leslie Bands, Edna Best, and Peter Lorre.  He decided to release a new version in 1956, this time starring Jimmy Stewart and Doris Day.  His quote about the movies was that the “first version is the work of a talented amateur, and the second was made by a professional”.  Yes, both movies were directed by Hitchcock.

The overarching story is the same in the two versions of this suspense thriller, although there are many differences in the details.   A child is kidnapped to keep his father and successful mother quiet about an assassination the man has been warned about.  There are numerous twists throughout the movie.

In the 1956 version, Hitchcock took the time to educate his protagonist, as well as his audience about some of the cultural aspects of Morocco.  A British or American audience member was likely be as unfamiliar with some of these cultural aspects, just as Jimmy Stewart’s character Dr. Benjamin McKenna was.

It is interesting to watch both versions as most people will like parts of each movie vs. the other.

THE IPCRESS FILE Series Launched! Is it worth your time?

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THE IPCRESS FILE Series Launched! Is it worth your time?

We've had the opportunity to view all 6 episodes of this monumental series. Dan, Tom, and Vicky share their no-spoilers insights here!

“The Ipcress File” 6-part series has launched in the UK through ITV as of March 6, 2022!

Our Cracking the Code of Spy Movies team has had the opportunity to view all 6 episodes of this monumental series, & we share our no-spoilers insights here!  We don’t always agree & we let you know what we liked and what we wish was different. Take a listen.

The Ipcress File” will be released in many other countries soon:

AMC+ in the US,
Seven Network in Australia
Now TV in Hong Kong
Tohokushinsha in Japan and
Lionsgate Play in India, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

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  • Areas of disagreement
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Spy Movie Navigator Recap of ITV’s: “The Ipcress File” Press Conference

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ITV is set to release its new series based on the Len Deighton book, “The Ipcress File”.  In advance of the release, ITV hosted a press conference and has released a trailer.  You can see this trailer here on YouTube (ITV – The Ipcress File Official Trailer).

The series, which will air starting in March 2022, will be released on ITV in the UK, AMC+ in the US, Seven Network in Australia, Now TV in Hong Kong, Tohokushinsha in Japan, and Lionsgate Play in India, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

Dan Silvestri and Tom Pizzato from SpyMovieNavigator.com had the wonderful opportunity to attend a press briefing for the “The Ipcress File” TV series hosted by ITV.

Spy Movie Navigator’s Previous Analysis of the Movie The Ipcress File

In August of 2020, Spy Movie Navigator released our podcasts on the Harry Saltzman-produced movie of the Len Deighton book, “The Ipcress File”. These podcasts were very well received throughout the world, thank you to our audience for that. Then, later that year, ITV announced that they obtained the right to produce a tv series based on the book.

In those podcasts, we talked about what we liked, and what we wished was different in the movie. Specifically, we called out

  1. The use of Harry’s glasses to bring things in and out of focus
  2. The fact that Jean’s role wasn’t very well developed, and we wanted to see more of her story
  3. The trickery of the camera shots bothered Tom, Dan liked them
  4. The fact that the atoll part of the book wasn’t in the movie. We didn’t know this was a problem until we read the book.

As we discuss our experience here at the press conference, you will see why we are so excited about this series.

Why The Series Excites Us

We can’t wait as there was a lot in the book that they couldn’t show in the movie with Michael Caine. This series gives them a lot more time to flesh things out.

The movie, The Ipcress File, ran 1 hour and 49 minutes – so they will have more time here in the series for sure.

This is an exciting series whose six episodes have been shot already in Liverpool England and Croatia. It promises to be an outstanding series, starring Joe Cole (of “Peaky Blinders” fame) as Harry Palmer, Tom Hollander as Major Dalby, Lucy Boynton as Jean Courtney, Ashely Thomas as Maddox, Paul Bazely as Morris, David Dencik as Colonel Stok, and Tamla Kari as Deborah.

Tom Hollander was just in The King’s Man. He was also in Bohemian Rhapsody with Lucy Boynton. David Dencik played Tom’s favorite character in No Time To Die, Valdo Obruchev. He also was in Tinker Tailor, Soldier Spy. And we can’t wait to see Joe Cole after his roles as John Shelby in “Peaky Blinders” and Sean Wallace in “Gangs of London.”  Ashley Thomas played Isaac Carter in the TV series “24: Legacy”. It will also be good to see Paul Bazely and Tamla Kari tackling a spy movie.

This is a tremendous cast, and in the press briefing we were able to see some of the clips from the series, and wow! The acting is superb, but so in the condemnatorily, sets and ambiance of recreating a 1960s England and setting.

Of course, “The Ipcress File” is based on the works of Len Deighton, and we remember the 1960s movie trilogy starring Michael Caine as Harry Palmer in The Ipcress File, Funeral in Berlin, and Billion Dollar Brain. We have podcasts out on all three of those movies (Podcast links: The Ipcress File, Funeral in Berlin, and Billion Dollar Brain).

The character, Harry Palmer, is offered an opportunity to be a spy, versus serving prison time and that is the basis of his personality and interactions with his boss, Major Dalby. Caine was superb.

But the 1960s was a long time ago, and not much has been done with Harry Palmer since, other than a couple of made-for-TV movies that were not that well received. So, now we move to the present!

Press Conference Attendees & Discussion

The meeting was expertly hosted by Boyd Hilton, and in attendance were actors Joe Cole, Lucy Boynton, Tom Hollander, Ashley Thomas, John Hodge (the writer), and James Watkins (the series Director).

John Hodge, the writer, suggested that this is a great spy story, embracing social mobility and class, glass ceilings, and more. He is a fan of the books and said that it was appealing to turn this into a 6-part TV series.

He also suggests that the tone will be humor, the warmth of human interaction, the feeling of humanity, highlighting small moments – human weaknesses and strengths. He came back to the theme of humanity multiple times in the discussion so this seems like it will be very important to watch out for.

We at SpyMovieNavigator.com wonder how much detail will be presented in the series since the movie in 1965 was about 109 minutes. Here they have a series of 6 episodes which will afford them a lot more time to develop the storyline and characters.

We very much would like to see the atoll appear in the series.  That whole part of the book wasn’t in the movie, and we want to see what they do with it. It was our favorite part of the book.

LUCY BOYNTON

Lucy Boynton gave us her insights and said that her character, Jean Courtney, is an interesting woman in the 1960s liberation environment – a very interesting era. Here, we may find out more about Jean’s personal life. She was an intriguing character in the book but limited. In this series, we will see more of her personality and her in an expanded professional role.

They reminded us that the book is written in the first person. Remember, Harry was the first person in the novel and didn’t get a name until the film. Therefore, some of the characters, including Jean need to have their roles expanded, which they do here. So that’s one of the things we mentioned we’d like to have seen in the movie. We’ll get that here.

Two things Lucy Boynton said about Jean that grabbed our attention were “She uses that societal underestimation of young women to her advantage” and “She’s such a commentary on what it’s like to be a woman in a male-dominated industry.”

As for the first quote, Lucy Boynton also mentioned that Jean can hide in plain sight. She also tells us that in the book and the movie, Jean is Harry’s assistant. However, in the series, Jean is an agent in her own right and is “bloody good at what she does.

ASHLEY THOMAS

Ashley Thomas, who plays Maddox, fleshes out the character of an African American in the 1960s – a very capable man with twists and turns – who is in a position of power, so it is interesting to explore this dynamic of an African American in that time. In the series, he has a sense of humor, smiles during some tense moments which relives the serious scenes a bit.

Ashley said that he approaches each character with respect (accents, back story, etc.) and wanted to get that unique perspective on 1960s African Americans.

He also liked the fish and chips in Liverpool where they filmed a lot of this series.  We like to hear comments like this in press briefings.  It lets us learn more about the talent involved in the production.

Ashley talks about how his character is expanded, especially for an African American in a time of racial oppression. He said they made “sure these things were addressed, and I wasn’t just shoehorned into the series. So, I was really excited with what John and James had come up with for the character. He’s a very capable man and many people who are African American or just black whether in the UK or in the US are very capable. Given the state of society at that time weren’t given those opportunities.” He then says “He’s in a position of power. He’s going to have to be very good, if not better than some of his counterparts to be in those positions.” He mentions how black people were often not shown in positions of power in that period.

They then commented that his first onscreen line is “Yes, that’s right, I’m black”.

So, with both Jean and Maddox, the humanity that John Hodge talks about will come through.

TOM HOLLANDER

Tom Hollander, playing Major Dalby said it was a strong script by John Hodge – witty, economical, authentic to the period, while still making things fresh. Dalby, he thinks, is a “headmaster” type – complicated and slightly jaded. He looked at the script, looked at the original film but did not finish the book.

We like that Hollander says that Dalby was fun to play. That “headmaster”, “slightly jaded” points he mentioned probably added to his fun. Hollander is such a good actor that it was good to hear his excitement for this role. Dalby is a huge part of the story.

He also commented on how the writers, John and James, were quite receptive to character development ideas from the actors. Which, he said doesn’t always happen.  We like hearing when the writers and directors take input from the actor. We think we see better performances when the actor has that input. He or she has an idea of how they want to play a role and having the powers that be buy-in is great to see.

JOE COLE

Joe Cole plays Harry Palmer. Joe said that he was not really familiar with Harry Palmer, but after speaking with people, he realized what an important character he is. He saw the Michael Caine stuff, he said but still did his own thing. He looked at the book, watched the movie, but did not want to do a Michael Caine impersonation – he wanted to do his own thing with it.

We thought that was a good insight on his part. It would be so easy for an actor to take on an iconic role and just try to duplicate what the first guy did. And with Michael Caine’s style, it would be easy to fall into an impersonation. So, it’s good to see Cole acknowledge or recognize that and point out that he didn’t want to just do an impersonation.

He also talked about the point of working-class versus his superiors.

When Joe was asked how it felt to put on those glasses for the first time, Joe said: it was important to get them right and he tried a lot on – haircut, glasses clothes – all important. He joked that “the glasses were a great thing to hide behind!” And he admitted they were non-prescription.

From the clips we have seen, Joe does a bang-up, brilliant job as Harry Palmer. They did keep the glasses thing as part of the Harry Palmer image!

JAMES WATKINS

James Watkins – the Series Director said, they started with Joe Cole as Harry Palmer and built around that. He suggested that Joe has that intersection of gentleness and knowing the world is against him. He said that Joe as Harry uses humor well and is the kind of guy you want to hang out with like Hans Solo.

One thing that Watkins mentioned that hit home for us was that Len Deighton describes Harry Palmer as “a winner who puts himself across as a loser.” He is angry and he’s got insolence. “Joe and I spent a lot of time trying to capture that tone.”

The opening shot of the show is of the glasses – out of focus, then in focus with the glasses on – like the movies. This was another from our list of items we liked in our podcasts on the movie.

JOHN HODGE

Hodge added that the series comments on social attitudes – social issues, mobility. That era in the 1960s had freedom promised but not always delivered.

We saw that in the movie, but it was filmed in the 60s. So, it’s good to see that they kept that feel.

THE TEAM INTERACTION

Lucy Boynton, playing Jean Courtney, said that Joe Cole brought a sense of humor and the freedom to have fun with it. Her character, Jean, was a person who was impenetrable – and Harry was the first to penetrate that.

Joe was asked if Harry was an anti-James Bond? Joe says he read that somewhere. He is very different and sees Harry as working class, who doesn’t have a lot of money, and who is hyper-intelligent and he’s fun. Cole says” The most important thing for me was to try to capture that.”

The trick was making Harry likable too – likable but facetious, a balance. He wants to push a few buttons that make Harry tough and critical, but also likable. Cole gave an example of this when he described a scene from the beginning of the first episode when Harry is with Jean. He talked about how the writing and Lucy’s powerful performance as Jean in this scene really could make Harry “look like a dick”, and how he had to make Harry likable.

The repartee between Joe as Harry and Tom as Dalby is great! Tom says it is in the taught, witty script – “dynamic class stuff in it!” They talked about how Harry knows he is trapped (forced to be a spy) but that Dalby is also trapped in a way – “both dancing on their own pinheads – restricted by the world that is theirs.”

Joe also gave us some insight into acting with an accomplished actor like Tom Hollander playing Dalby. Joe initially thought that in his first scenes with Dalby, Harry would have a swagger about him. But then he thought, no, Tom will see right through that. So, he quashed those ideas and went with what John had written. You don’t hear actors talk too much like that, so we thought this was refreshing to hear. We thought that was a great insight. And you can see that in the characters themselves. Brilliant.

LOCATIONS

In general, they commented that locations were important for the character’s journey. James Watkins, the director says that they are going to some of the places that were in the book that they didn’t have in the movie due to budgetary constraints.

YES!!!! This makes us very happy because we saw the movie first and then read the book. There is a section of the book on an atoll that wasn’t in the movie but makes it into the series. We mentioned it in our podcasts on the movies. We didn’t miss it in the movie since we saw it first, but after reading the book, we missed it immensely in the movie. Len Deighton’s description of this part of the story was so vivid we can’t wait to see what they do with it here in the series. We’re so glad they will have that and Beirut and Finland in the series. YES!!!

Watkins also said that “James Bond is a superhero movie whereas Harry Palmer is a real person. He wants to not work on his weekends, and he wants to reclaim his expenses, is interested about what he’s cooking. It’s real life” he’s a real guy and the plot in the series is to get to know the characters and hang out with them.

As for filming in Liverpool, they all said they liked Liverpool.

  • Tom Hollander said they liked Liverpool because it was full of amazing buildings and history – bits of Britain from the 1960s still there.
  • Ashley said it was the first production in the UK during Covid – so there were adjustments with masks, etc.
  • Joe said he liked Liverpool, while Lucy said she had not been to Liverpool before.

We found it was interesting to hear about how the pandemic lockdowns affected their experience.

COSTUMES

As for costumes, James Watkins said they looked at stuff from the 1960s so they could “incorporate elements of the character information” through the costumes. For instance, there is a collision between the way Dalby and Palmer dress – the class thing again.  Class is very important in this story.

THE COLOR PALETTE

As for the color palette in general: they wanted to show a bleached color palate – to look like 1965 – dirty whites, grit – more life textures in terms of costumes and design. A pattern of dirtiness.

We thought this discussion was great. No one talks about this. Yes, people talk about the virtues of shooting on film or digital, but they normally don’t explain why they like one or the other. But Watkins talked about the differences here. He said that he and the cinematographer, Tim Maurice Jones, spent a lot of time on that. How to take a chemical film approach to digital film. how to make the reds right. They are plum red; the whites are dirty ivory whites.

He said that if you film a white wall on digital it’s all ones and zeros and it looks the same from frame to frame to frame, on film each frame is a different photochemical composition so there is a grain structure to it. Yes, this was geeky, but it helped us understand the differences and the challenges of trying to shoot something today and make it look like the 60s.  We loved this discussion.

CAMERA ANGLES

Another topic from this part of the discussion with Watkins scares Tom Pizzato, from Spy Movie Navigator, a bit, but not Dan Silvestri. Watkins mentions that there are off-kilter camera angles in the series. He says they looked at the movie The Third Man for inspiration.

Remember at the beginning of this podcast we mentioned that the tricky camera angles in the movie, The Ipcress File, bothered Pizzato. Harry Saltzman, who produced the movie, got into disagreements with the director of the movie about them.  It was editor Peter Hunt who convinced Saltzman that they worked.

Pizzato is wary about this while Silvestri loved the variety and unique camera angles in the original movie!

One of Pizzato’s concerns here is that the cinematographer for the series is Tim Maurice-Jones. He was also the Director of Photography for the just-released movie The 355. In our review of that movie, we commented on the shakiness and off-plane camera shots, especially for the close-in fight scenes. Pizzato didn’t like those. So, we’ll have to see what Watkins means with the “off-kilter” camera angles here in this series.

KEVIN LYGO FROM ITV

ITV’s Director of Television, Kevin Lygo, came on at end of the discussion and said that this is a great production – movie quality. The team joked around a bit that this was a higher-level production than what ITV normally produces. They compared it to a big-budget Netflix series. And from what we saw, it looked like that for sure.

OUR WRAP UP

If you look at the list we mentioned at the beginning of the podcast, it looks like this team kept the stuff we liked from the movie The Ipcress File and except for the off-kilter camera stuff, addressed the stuff we didn’t like. We can’t wait for this to come out. The atoll was a bit later in the book, so we’ll probably have to wait for a few episodes to see it, but this press conference has us on the edge of my seat waiting for March when this comes out.

Finally, it was great to be invited to the press conference – we were two of 64 journalists around the world on the call, so this was pretty special!  We want to thank ITV for inviting us to this press conference for the upcoming ITV series “The Ipcress File”.

Dan Silvestri and Tom Pizzato are the creators of the website SpyMovieNavigator.com.  We create podcasts, YouTube videos, and more focusing on spy movies.  Our podcast and our YouTube channel share the name “Cracking the Code of Spy Movies”! You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@SpyNavigator), and Instagram too! And we welcome you to join our private Facebook group, The Worldwide Community of Spy Movie Fans!

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The Ipcress File! No, we’re not talking today about the 1965 movie with Michael Caine! We are talking about the ITV TV series, “The Ipcress File” starring Joe Cole – coming in March! And . . .

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Harry Palmer, a cold Helsinki winter, virus-filled eggs, outdoor festivals, evil computer programs, a maniac billionaire, a double-cross – make up the story of the third Harry Palmer movie, Billion Dollar Brain!

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The Ipcress File (1965)

The Ipcress File (1965) is the movie introduction of Len Deighton’s spy character, Harry Palmer.  A name he was given for the movies as he was unnamed in Deighton’s novels.

This was Michael Caine’s first starring role.  He takes on the challenge of portraying Harry Palmer, without trying to mimic James Bond in his portrayal.  We see lots of connections to James Bond, including key personnel like Harry Saltzman, the producer, Guy Coleman (who was in Thunderball) and more.  However, Michael Caine’s portrayal brings a unique perspective into how we see spies in movies.  He’s gritty, not wealthy, likes some of the finer things in life, but not nearly to the extent James Bond does.

Oh, and he likes ‘birds’.

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Join the fun in Cracking the Code of The Ipcress File for some interesting reveals!  Watch the two part curation videos below for key scene analysis and commentaries, connections and more!  Each part is around 30 minute in length. You can also click on the related content at the top of this page and listen to the audio versions of the podcast, if you prefer to listen rather than watch.

Funeral in Berlin (1966)

FUNERAL IN BERLIN (1966) continues the development of Len Deighton’s spy character, Harry Palmer, in the movies.  In the novels Len Deighton’s character did not have a name.  For the movies, they gave him the name, “Harry Palmer!”

Starring Michael Caine as Harry Palmer, we see lots of connections to James Bond, including key personnel like Harry Saltzman, the producer, Guy Coleman (who was in Thunderball) and more.

Join Dan and Tom as they head to Germany to attend the Funeral in Berlin!   This 1966 movie is the second installment after The Ipcress File.

  • Lots of Bond connections,
  • quips,
  • key scenes are explored from a fresh angle.

If a funeral could be fun, this is it!  Join us, won’t you?

Join the fun in Cracking the Code of FUNERAL IN BERLIN  – some interesting reveals!  Watch the two-part videos below for key scene analysis and commentaries, connections and more!

Funeral in Berlin (1966) – Part 2 – Scene Analysis & Connections

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Funeral in Berlin (1966) – Part 2 – Scene Analysis & Connections

Join Dan and Tom as they finish up their look at Funeral in Berlin! 

Join Dan and Tom as they head to Germany to attend the Funeral in Berlin!   This 1966 movie is the second installment after The Ipcress File, with Michael Caine as Harry Palmer, based on Len Deighton’s novels.  Part 2 of 2.

Lots of Bond connections, quips, key scenes are explored from a fresh angle.   If a funeral could be fun, this is it!  Join us, wont you?

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In part 2, we look at:

  • Nikki van der Zyl’s role in this movie and in James Bond movies
  • Johnny Vulcan’s role in the plot
  • How Harry Palmer differs from James Bond
    • The type of woman he likes as evidenced in Casino Royale (2000)
    • Hailing a taxi (Dr. No (1962))
  • Why Tom thought Kreutzman was evil just on first glance
  • The “grieving widow”
  • The role of the forger, who we don’t see
  • A similarity with 3 Days of the Condor
  • Why Tom loves the character Alice
  • What is a lepidopterist or ( or lepidopterologist? And its role in both Funeral in Berlin and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
  • How The Nelson Touch may play into the ending
  • and more …

 

 


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Join Dan and Tom as they head to Germany to attend the Funeral in Berlin!   This 1966 movie is the second installment after The Ipcress File, with Michael Caine as Harry Palmer, based on Len Deighton's novels.  Part 1 of 2. 

 

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Starring Michael Caine as Harry Palmer, this movie has a lot of Bond connections in staff, including Harry Saltzman as producer!  Great acting, great, gritty spy adventure and based on Len Deighton’s novels.

Looking at what was happening in the world at the time, and key scenes.  Is Harry Palmer at all like James Bond?  Let’s see!

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