A secret city has sprouted in the scrubby hills of northern New Mexico, its inhabitants charged with carrying out a crucial mission.
If Jon Hopkins' moody, muscular dance music leaves fans feeling a little dazed, that's no accident. The London-based producer practices autogenic training (a kind of brain-clearing mental yoga) and director David Lynch's brand of Transcendental Meditation.
Philip Seymour Hoffman pulls off one of his most chameleonic roles ever, amid many other fine portrayals. It's easy to get caught up in the tension — and humanity — of this John Le Carré adaptation.