It’s a dark look at a 1930s conspiracy concerning water rights in the desert city of Los Angeles. Sounds dry, right? Wrong! Watch Jack Nicholson in his prime play Detective Jake Gittes follow a trail of clues that leads him to the deep pockets of the rich. Faye Dunaway stars opposite as a dynamic and tragic figure. It’s not a cheerful end, but it’s one that will keep you thinking.
What do you say about a movie that’s better the first time around but is a little confusing even on subsequent watches, requires multiple trigger warnings, and seems to want to end about 45 minutes before the runtime expires? Join us for our The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo podcast to find out.