The shadow of Guy Ritchie's LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS hangs heavily over this shaggy English gangster movie, but it's neither a rip-off nor a slavish imitation it's a larky variation on a theme and, despite some rough patches, it's a pretty entertaining ride. The running joke is that the movie's burly, scary-looking thugs are less interested in leg-breaking than their petty personal problems. At the center of its rollicking carnival of tough-guy posturing are childhood friends Jude (Jude Law) and Jonny (Jonny Lee Miller). Jude's Uncle Ray (Ray Winstone) is a big-shot North London gangster, and Jonny is a lowly, discontented messenger. Jonny pleads wi...