The frenetic but flat caper-comedy BULLSEYE! owes its existence, strangely enough, to Gunga Din
, Rudyard Kipling's adventure of British soldiers and their dashing deeds during the native uprisings in 19th-century India.
Movie mogul Menahem Golan had planned an epic adaptation featuring veteran stars Michael Caine and Roger Moore, in hopes of recapturing the magic that young Cary Grant and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. brought to the classic 1939 version. Not surprisingly, Golan's remake never took flight. Roger Moore
himself explained why in typically self-deprecating fashion: "We're older than any dead field marshal, let alone a live one. How can we play...