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  • The Nice Guys

    The Nice Guys

    ★★★½

    What a wonderfully original film.

    Ryan Gosling gives a great performance, both hilarious and well thought out. Russel Crowe delivers too, but he seems more one-dimensional than anyone else in the cast. Overall, they make a good dysfunctional duo, certainly better than the Man from UNCLE duo (they're comparable, right?).

    I feel like this is often a stereotype for "buddy cop" films, where you have one really interesting character and the other half of the duo is more boring and…

  • Mean Streets

    Mean Streets

    ★★½

    Technically well done, feels like Taxi Driver only much more boring. Turned it off because I needed to find something productive to do rather than sit through something I was falling asleep to. You can easily tell while the film is not bad per say, Scorsese was still finding his footing as an early director in '73.