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Rarely have i hated a movie enough to decide that i need to finish watching it so as to more thoroughly criticize it, rather than just scolding my tivo for recording it, deleting it, and forgetting all about it.
Basically, it's High Fidelity.
Without good music, humorous dialog, likable characters, tension, cohesive pathos, a believable love interest, a compelling protagonist, an interesting plot, or a good ending.
I liked Dennis Leary as a standup but he is wooden as an actor.
Liz Hurley is a good actress and a bad choice for her part in this film.
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