Great fun. A bit predictable in parts, of course, but still worth watching.
From the opening credits which hearken back to the early days of cinema to the final depressing scene, this movie masterfully captures the look and feel of classic film noir.
The mystery surrounding the story is compelling and believable. It takes place in Los Angeles during the '30's and touches on the politics and intrigue surrounding its early days and potential growth into a major metropolis. This plot is interweaved into the lives of the main characters J.J. 'Jake' Gittes…