The Nice Guys
First screened in June 2016
Director: Shane Black. Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice, Margaret Qualley, Beau Knapp, Keith David, Lois Smith, Matt Bomer, Kim Basinger, Daisy Tahan, Yaya DaCosta, Jack Kilmer, Ty Simpkins, Murielle Telio, Gil Gerard, Angela Everhart. Screenplay: Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi. Twitter Capsule:
Noncommittal title. Convoluted script. Antically inhabits space between those poles. Fun, then not, then fun, then n
Structure is (literally) eccentric enough that it feels like a gamble. The 70s milieu also sets it apart. But it's disappointing how anonymous and second-hand so much of it feels.