R | | Action, Comedy, Crime
In 1970s Los Angeles, a mismatched pair of private eyes investigate a missing girl and the mysterious death of a porn star.
At the beginning, when Jackson Healy is learning a new word (equanimity) while feeding his fish and reciting it to himself to memorize it, this scene is exactly like a scene from the Asian-American film Better Luck Tomorrow (2002); even the word is the same.
How do you like my car, Big Boy?
If the film is taking place in the autumn (as denoted by 1978 auto show), there should be many advertisements for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, which was the most sensational hit during 1977. Yet, none of them was shown in the film.
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