Man from U.N.C.L.E movie review

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

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    It's based on a 60s tv show. Don't worry if you never saw it. It does take place in '61 or so. It introduces the two main characters in a pretty entertaining way. Lots of interesting 60's spy stuff. Lots of action and intrigue. They stuck to 60s accuracy pretty well except for a lot of American words that the English didn't use at the time. The three main actors were good. Hugh Grant also has a small part in it and plays it well. The story is OK, maybe good, but not spectacular. They definitely set things up for a series of movies. Not a lot of CGI and huge special effects if that's what you like.

    I would give it maybe 3.5 out of 5. 4 if a pretty damn good movie and it doesn't reach that. If you enjoy the movie experience, go see it. If you don't mind waiting until it is on video, that's not a bad option.
     
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    It's on my list.
     
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    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

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    The girl that stars in it was also in Ex Machina

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    The only reason I ever heard of the original was because of cross word puzzles
     
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    I kind of remember it. I know the two main guys but I don't remember if I've ever watched an episode or not. I'm sort of interested in finding some episodes now.
     
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    Love the 60s show. Thank you for your cogent analysis
     
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    It must take you a long time to complete a crossword puzzle because of your lazy eye.
     
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    I will never see this movie. Fuck Hollywood, Droopy!
     
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    Goat's lurking taint odor....:emperor:
     
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    Ducky form NCIS was in the 60s series
     
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  11. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

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    Bunch of libtards.
     
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    Hot
     
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    The only British shows I know from that era are Danger Man and The Prisoner both starring Patrick McGoohan and The Saint with Roger Moore.

    I never heard of the Man From Uncle, but I guess it was spoofing all these spy shows.
     
  14. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

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    It wasn't a funny show. It was serious.
     
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    They run episodes of the original series on MeTV on Sunday nights.

    I always preferred it over Mission Impossible.

    Probably wait for the movie to hit DVD.
     
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    agree with poster above


    sidenote 8pm tonight columbo..metv
     
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    Original tv guys
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    Yah.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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