Apart from a handful of cinematic tricks, the only truly noteworthy innovation is the barely hidden homoerotic subtext between its two model-gorgeous stars.
Whatever tough-guy notion of 1960s masculinity Robert Vaughn and David McCallum once embodied as reluctantly paired Cold War rivals has clearly gone the way of the Berlin Wall in the otherwise retro-flavoured The Man from U.N.C.L.E., a PG-13...
Rip-off remake is haunted by its original
It's one of those half forgotten facts that in 1982 on first release, Poltergeist got some pretty nasty reviews that praised its technique and blasted it for lacking soul.
Epic biopic resonates with timely relevance.
A period film always looks at the past through the filtering window of the present. This happens with Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln in small ways. Consider the way in which Lincoln’s youngest son regards glass plate photographs, the way a modern...