Film Review - Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
Blu-ray Review - 99 Homes

Film Review - The Nice Guys


It’s hard to believe that “The Nice Guys” is only Shane Black’s third directorial effort. The famed screenwriter’s influence (“Lethal Weapon,” “The Long Kiss Goodnight”) has reverberated throughout the industry for decades, but Black is only really getting started when it comes to personalized cinematic pursuits. His debut was 2005’s appealingly noir-ish comedy, “Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang,” but that promise eventually found itself with a plastic grocery bag wrapped over its head for “Iron Man 3,” an enormous production that showed little patience for Black’s DNA. “The Nice Guys” returns the director to his old stomping grounds, finding a reason to revisit Los Angeles with a silly detective story that’s soaking wet with Blackisms. It’s not an especially successful film, but here’s a handy tip: if you’re not laughing within the first ten minutes, there’s no reason to hang around for the remaining 100. Read the rest at


Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)