Watching the Detectives
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Watching the Detectives
A film freak has his life turned upside down when he starts dating a real-life femme fatale in this comedy. Neil (Cillian Murphy) is a dyed-in-the-wool movie fan who runs a video store, "Gumshoe Video," specializing in classic film noir and offbeat cult items. Neil spends nearly every evening on the couch, soaking up classic movies from the blue glow of his television; Neil's lack of a social life has not been good for his relationships with women, and his latest girlfriend walked out on him after he declared he wanted her to be more like Katharine Ross in Butch Cassidy and the… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Even mega-fans of either of the headliners will have trouble muddling through it."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"It looks like it's back to doling out parking tickets and shotgunning booze for Mr. Soter, and I think Cillian's probably learned a valuable career lesson here as well."
‑ Marlow Stern, Manhattan Movie Magazine
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