The Kid Detective ★★★★

Neo-noir that was reminiscent of Brick but with a darker sense of humor and not reeking of style. So maybe not like Brick. Nothing like Under The Silver Lake but the two would make a good double feature. The ending made me think this was a deconstructed “other perspective” on a well received A24 movie (iykyk). “What if Encyclopedia Brown grew up?” and the answer is: What if he didn’t though?

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