There’s a sexy/macho passing of the torch that takes place between Robert Redford and Brad Pitt during “Spy Game” (2001) and it’s not subtle. Redford’s last day as a CIA operative before retirement, Pitt goes rogue, yada, yada, yada. Usual spy stuff. The old master spy somehow gets the best of an entire agency full of spies (exemplified by lots of lame, stock bureaucrat types in dark suits). Still, not a bad flick. We do like our underdogs. Good tension. Tony Scott directs, and within this film, we catch a faint whiff of something. That something became “Man on Fire.”

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