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Pierce Brosnan's spy skills can't save 'November Man,' reviews say
Pierce Brosnan's spy skills can't save 'November Man,' reviews say

"Devereaux, Peter Devereaux" just doesn't have the same ring to it as Pierce Brosnan's other super-spy role. In "The November Man," the erstwhile Agent 007 plays an ex-spook grudgingly drawn out of retirement for one last mission, and although many film critics agree that Brosnan still has some juice, most also say he can't save the movie from a convoluted, cliche-ridden plot. In a review for The Times, Robert Abele writes, "Brosnan is aging quite nicely as a leading man, but even his residual appeal running around again in agent mode is diluted by [his] character's inconsistencies, a hindrance unaided by the screenplay's silly soup of...

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