‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ review: Two handsome squares in a round hole
I’d have to check the history books but I don’t remember the Cold War being quite so ..funky.
But in Guy Ritchie’s version, the political oppression represented by Soviet Communism, the rooting-out of escaped Nazi torturers and the omnipresent, existential threat of atomic annihilation is just delicious.
It’s undeniable that his retooling of the near-forgotten 1960s TV spy series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. is slick, but with ludicrous characterization, a nearly nonexistent plot and few thrills in the action sequences, it ultimately comes up short Read more…
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