Directed by IRVIN KERSHNER
Screenplay by MALCOLM MARMORSTEIN, LAWRENCE J. COHEN and FRED FREEMAN
The punctuation is misleading. The only similarities between this bedraggled comedy of foreign intrigue and M*A*S*H are two leading men and three asterisks.
The credits are especially beefy in the writing department, but one can only guess at the contribution the scenarists made. Perhaps each supplied one bit of title punctuation. S*P*Y*S seems to have been tailored to and by the talents of Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould. The movie has a tone of smug bemusement, as if the...