Starts out stylishly, and promisingly, but then coarsens into a silly parody of film noir.
Quite apart from wringing the last molecule of vividness from his freewheeling roster of loose cannons, he brings to his direction of Martin a finesse shared by only a few of the directors who have worked with the comedian-actor.
One moment it's farcical comedy, the next it's gruesome melodrama. The movie never finds the right tone. show more