This week’s question: spies in the cinema. Secret plots and mysterious agents are always rich premises for drama, and filmmakers have been eager to explore those shadowy worlds. What’s your favorite spy movie?
Here is what our host Reel 13 host Richard Peña thinks, “The Manchurian Candidate is an old favorite, as is John Schlesinger’s Marathon Man. But you should check out Eric Rohmer’s Triple Agent, a rather singular film from a filmmaker better known for intelligent sensitive analyses of romance.