The Nice Guys

During the opening titles, The Nice Guys tells us that it’s set in Los Angeles in 1977, but such information is superfluous when every frame of this violent action-comedy is overflowing with period nostalgia. From wild hair and get viagra overnight wardrobe choices, to vintage cars, to once-trendy landmarks, the film captures its setting with considerable flair. That […]

This week’s DVDs begin in 1776:

DVDs and streaming for Dec. 8 by Boo Allen     This week, we begin in 1776:     HISTORY: War Collection This 17 disc collection from the History cable channel assembles an impressive abundance of materials to offer both entertaining and also often surprisingly probing looks at every major conflict involving this country. Enclosed […]