‘Kingsman’ tries too hard (w/video)

February 13, 2015 9:00 PM

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‘Kingsman’ tries too hard (w/video)

The Spy Who Amused Me, James Bond, has abdicated that title. That’s the gap the Mark Millar/Dave Gibbons comic “The Secret Service” leaped into, and it’s territory that feels most at home in the film from that comic, “Kingsman: The Secret Service.”

Often, it’s a droll riff on spy movies and what “makes a gentleman,” fine tailored (bespoke) suits and the clash of classes evident by the posh accents the movies so often attach to British secret agents.

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