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The Nice Guys is written and direct by Shane Black. He wrote the Lethal Weapon 1 and 2 along with directing and writing Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Iron Man 3. The movie stars Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling as Jackson Healy and Holland March. The film is set in 1970’s Los Angeles. The Nice Guys is a hilarious film.
Holland March is a single father private eye investigator that is currently looking for a girl named Amelia. Jackson Healy is for hire enforcer who Amelia hires to detour March’s attempts to find her. Healy is attacked at his apartment by a few thugs looking for Amelia, and realizes there might be more than meets the eye to Amelia. He hires March to find her, and together they start to uncover a conspiracy about Amelia’s occupation.
The Nice Guys is very entertaining and comedic film. The chemistry between the two main actors really drive the film. Crowe and Gosling play off each other well and are reminiscent of Danny Glover and Mel Gibson in the Lethal Weapon series. The audience laughed a lot when Crowe and Gosling were on screen together. The sequel could be in the works depending on the box ffice results.
Overall, The Nice Guys is a well directed movie with a lot of suspense and twists. It does have slow parts like any good comedy. Crowe and Gosling work really together and definitely could appear in other movies together. The costumes and feel of the film make the audience feel they are in the 70s. The Nice Guys gets a 4 out 5.