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For fans of Albert Finney this movie is
a must have. Here a young Finney investigates
mystery as a naive Sherlock Holmes.
This 1971 English film offers up in (Sam) Spades a fine addition to the list of great noir films.
It's a heavy in the pocket lump of small change film. Read more
This movie is a comedy drama filmed in Liverpool, UK ( a terrible city, according to those in the South of England). Read morePublished on March 29, 2012 by Scouser
This movie was very disapointing It is essentially a string of dialogues from better movies bound togather is in something remotely resembling a plot.Published on December 10, 2011 by Mitchell Weaver
In my opinion, its Finney's best movie after 'Tom Johns'. An unusual film noir parody with 'The Maltese Falcon' story line. The genre's cliches are a delight. Read morePublished on February 2, 2011 by Esar Shvartz
"Gumshoe" is a rare bird indeed. A homage to old-style detective films that could also serve as parody. Read morePublished on September 4, 2009 by David Baldwin
This is a gem; worthy of cult status.
But is my memory deceiving me or is there a bit missing -at least on the dvd version. Read more
I've read reviews of this film that praised it, that discussed it as a cult classic. For me it only fell into that category by being a misguided film that made little sense and... Read morePublished on March 14, 2009 by Mark Turner