London Spy

London Spy

DVD - 2016 | Widescreen version
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Publisher: Burbank, California : Distributed in the USA by Warner Home Video, c2016
Edition: Widescreen version
Branch Call Number: DVD TV SERIES (UK)
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (approximately 290 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
DVD video,4 3/4 in
Language Note: Closed-captioned (SDH)


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Apr 20, 2019

A gay movie section? What year is this?

Apr 19, 2019

I wish the library would have a section all of it's own for these gay movies. Slogged through one episode and had more than enough.

Nov 14, 2018

The homosexual angle aside, I found this series to be achingly slow and moved on to the last episode just to get the outcome. They created a lead character so naive and ignorant of what was happening around him that I just couldn't take him any more! If you're looking for a well pace spy story, this is definitely not it. Next...

Jul 07, 2018

Rated 3/10. I only watched one episode of this, as I found the storyline to be a big disappointment.

I just didn't care for the plot. Perhaps you would like it better. You judge.

May 04, 2018

I was looking for a spy movie--not a love story.

Oct 23, 2017

For starters, I adore both Ben Wishaw and Charlotte Rampling. And I thought the series started out very well -- gripping and well-written. Yes, there are homoerotic scenes, but ever so tasteful. Unfortunately, I thought the last few episodes were way too bizarre and somewhat gothic, and I lost interest about 3/4 of the way through.

Oct 12, 2017

(sidenote: I'm sorry, but the previous review that says that "this title is misleading to children" is just hilarious to me. Nowhere does this state that it's intended for children.) ANYWAY. This is an incredible series. But, gasp, there's homosexuality! Sorry, that's definitely not a dealbreaker for me. If it is for you, *coughcoughgrowup* then pass on this one. I adore Ben Whisaw and after this I was blown away by his versatility. And Charlotte Rampling! QUEEN. This is a dark twisted trip through the underground London spy network and deliciously addicting.

Jul 25, 2017

I love a suspenseful and full-of-intrigue spy thriller and this series had some of it with twists and the unexpected. However, I didn't realize there would be explicit sexual content, which I thought inappropriate. I would not have taken it out had I known. So I fast forwarded through those parts. Some really top notch British actors showcased, but the series felt unworthy of their talent. So Only 2-1/2 stars.

Jul 23, 2017

I had no idea that "London Spy" was going to promote gay people and most likely gay sex if I watched for very long. I oppose this type of entertainment to the max. So, after sitting through a few minutes waiting to see just what was going to be the scenario I stopped the DVD and will be happy to get rid of it!!

LPL_FisherA Apr 18, 2017

I'm not going to lie, but London Spy surprised me in many different ways. What begins as a seemingly normal romance between a self-indulgent, somewhat idealistic young man who's experienced a number of traumatic events and an enigmatic, socially awkward, secretive gentleman quickly turns into an espionage thriller. The actors are brilliant, especially Ben Whishaw and Jim Broadbent who are clear standouts. Part of what makes this series succeed for me hinges on their performances, because I was not a massive fan of the story, and thankfully the characters are so dynamic and wonderful that they kept me coming back for more. Stylistically, London Spy reminds me of The Fall, which isn't surprising considering Jakob Verbruggen's involvement, and it made me want to go back and re-watch that series right away (which is a great thing in my book). I think that a consolidated version of the story could have been told in a two hour film, but I'm more than happy to spend time as much time as possible with these talented actors.

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