Judging from the dark opening credits and earnestly scripted initial scene, you might wonder if Operation: Endgame
is supposed to be an actual action drama. But don’t worry -- even though the film maintains the modest tone and earnest score of a totally serious spy thriller, this movie is a satire, and a funny one at that.
Not that you’d have any trouble discerning this by five minutes into the story. We begin with a new recruit (Joe Anderson) to the government’s most top-secret spy organization, The Factory, receiving an awesomely severe verbal beating from his new co-worker, codenamed “Chariot” (Rob Corddry). In between sips from a revolver-shaped ...