Movies: A Squad Couple

Starsky is fastidious to the point of compulsion and deeply paranoid. Hutch is so laid-back he's almost comatose, cool as a penguin holidaying on ice. In life they would be a screeching misalliance. In a more or less comic movie they are a match made in heaven. And it must be said that tense, tidy Ben Stiller and loose, louche Owen Wilson are perfectly cast in this movie version of the old TV series.

It must also be said that Starsky & Hutch has moments of hilarity a little greater than you might expect of a movie that is just out...

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