The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys ★★★½

Shane Black made a very potent, anti-establishment satire; complete with two great lead performances, a comedic script and witty direction to enunciate comedic timing and important exchanges. It has numerous similarities to Chinatown and The Big Sleep, as well.

The "Nice Guys" are terrible people; one of them is a murderer and the other is a deceitful drunk. But in the corrupt, filthy LA created by Shane Black, they truly are The Nice Guys.

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