Official Secrets Reviews

  • 4h ago

    It’s a rare thing to get a spy film without explosions, shootings, murder, car chases etc that still manages to keep you at the very edge of your seat and induces the feeling of a repeat watch. Official Secrets is the true story about a government staff whistleblower centring around the US and UK governments lie to go to war on Iraq. Enter real life heroine Katherine Gunn played by Keira Knightly in one of her best performances(deserving of nominations). Katherine Gunn is yet another example of someone who put everything in her life at risk to make that most difficult of choices. Doing the right thing. Despite the catastrophic risks to her career, marriage, life and future. Not the banal misinformed self righteous selfish rantings from people who don’t want to/or can’t really make a difference we currently see daily on social media. The film is tense and writer/director Gavin Hood excels in wonderfully bringing this story to life based on the novel The Spy who tried to Stop the War. The film boasts a fine British stellar cast with Ralph Fiennes giving his usual unequivocally solid performance this time as Katherine’s lawyer. Not to be missed. 5 out of 5.

    It’s a rare thing to get a spy film without explosions, shootings, murder, car chases etc that still manages to keep you at the very edge of your seat and induces the feeling of a repeat watch. Official Secrets is the true story about a government staff whistleblower centring around the US and UK governments lie to go to war on Iraq. Enter real life heroine Katherine Gunn played by Keira Knightly in one of her best performances(deserving of nominations). Katherine Gunn is yet another example of someone who put everything in her life at risk to make that most difficult of choices. Doing the right thing. Despite the catastrophic risks to her career, marriage, life and future. Not the banal misinformed self righteous selfish rantings from people who don’t want to/or can’t really make a difference we currently see daily on social media. The film is tense and writer/director Gavin Hood excels in wonderfully bringing this story to life based on the novel The Spy who tried to Stop the War. The film boasts a fine British stellar cast with Ralph Fiennes giving his usual unequivocally solid performance this time as Katherine’s lawyer. Not to be missed. 5 out of 5.

  • 12h ago

    Fabulous acting, never a dull moment. Surprise ending. A must see.

    Fabulous acting, never a dull moment. Surprise ending. A must see.

  • 15h ago

    Keira Knightley at her absolute best in this important true story of standing up for the truth. A tale of self sacrafice and bravery. Best movie I have seen this year.

    Keira Knightley at her absolute best in this important true story of standing up for the truth. A tale of self sacrafice and bravery. Best movie I have seen this year.

  • 18h ago

    Gripping from beginning to end

    Gripping from beginning to end

  • 3d ago

    you coned me.... you said i can register with my email then i can watch the full movie ... OFFICIAL SECRETS. ... all i get is trailers..... you guys bring bad names to torrent web.... ... so what you now do with my email ??????

    you coned me.... you said i can register with my email then i can watch the full movie ... OFFICIAL SECRETS. ... all i get is trailers..... you guys bring bad names to torrent web.... ... so what you now do with my email ??????

  • Oct 13, 2019

    True story about the machinations of the “Deep State.” Very good.

    True story about the machinations of the “Deep State.” Very good.

  • Oct 09, 2019

    great political thriller/drama

    great political thriller/drama

  • Oct 08, 2019

    Best directed movie of the year. It is truly gripping and compelling.

    Best directed movie of the year. It is truly gripping and compelling.

  • Oct 08, 2019

    Boring, simplistic, juvenile, idealistic, preachy, intolerant, self-righteous, moralisticly one-sided film. Really just an anti-war political platform for the scriptwriter and Director. Catherine Gun was a spy who took a top secret position in her government and knowingly broke the law. By the law she should have been prosecuted. The movie attempts to turn her into a heroine, and the law be damned.

    Boring, simplistic, juvenile, idealistic, preachy, intolerant, self-righteous, moralisticly one-sided film. Really just an anti-war political platform for the scriptwriter and Director. Catherine Gun was a spy who took a top secret position in her government and knowingly broke the law. By the law she should have been prosecuted. The movie attempts to turn her into a heroine, and the law be damned.

  • Jason R
    Oct 08, 2019

    Official Secrets was excellent, powerful and awesome. Based on a true story!! Great acting by keira, and Fiennes. Must see!! Film deserves an A

    Official Secrets was excellent, powerful and awesome. Based on a true story!! Great acting by keira, and Fiennes. Must see!! Film deserves an A