(What Did I Just Watch is a regular feature in every issue where we review movies that astound and confound us.) Did you ever watch a movie that made you angry?
You cannot be a cool and groovy 60s secret agent or crime-fighter without a raft of gadgets, a sexy little car, a nifty wardrobe, and occasionally some mystical super powers. And you definitely need a snappy little acronym or title to stamp on your psychedelic-hued calling card.
When the bad guys run, the good guys need to chase them – and fast.
A secret agent needs a bombastic name. Natural forces like thunder, lightning, and storm rank well. You could also add speed, jet, rock, flint, and hazard to the list. And dependable Christian names like James, Richard, and Simon go with the general mix.