The Man from U.N.C.L.E. ★★★

According to the press notes, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. was a television show that existed before the internet. It was about spies. Not incidentally, Guy Ritchie’s The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is also about spies. Possibly even the same spies. The year is 1963, and the Cuban Missile Crisis still lingers over world politics like a cold snap after a snow storm – or so we’re told (any sense of nuclear dread is confined to the montage of archival clips that plays behind a Roberta Flack tune during the opening credits)...

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