The Nice Guys (2016)

casey I’m calling it: Ryan Gosling is one of the great comedic actors of his generation.
And The Nice Guys is one of my favorite movies this year.

brooke It was an incredibly entertaining, dark, action-packed, dramatic comedy.

casey It’s fun, hilariously convoluted, and nails the feel of a seedy 1970s Los Angeles as well as any movie I’ve seen. It echoes one of my other favorite movies in the genre, director Shane Black’s debut film Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.

brooke Yeah, Black definitely refined his art for this one. The Nice Guys was completely not what I expected. Not many movies so seamlessly combine a real sense of drama with great comedy, but Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling did a fantastic job of it. Read More