Staff Picks: Movies

Staff-recommended viewing from the KPL catalog.

Unlicensed Private Eye, Reasonable Rates

I’m not usually a fan of mysteries, but I am a fan of Jason Schwartzman, so when I found Bored to Death in our collection, I gave it a try.  Schwartzman plays Jonathan Ames (also the name of the writer/creator of the show), a struggling novelist who, on a whim, places an ad on Craigslist offering affordable private detective services.  Jonathan is a pothead, drinks too much white wine, and can’t get over his ex-girlfriend, making his efforts to solve cases (and just get through life in general) pretty funny.  Ted Danson plays Jonathan’s boss George, a wealthy magazine editor as clueless as Jonathan, and Zach Galifianakis plays a struggling comic-book artist and best friend to Jonathan.  Overall the show is fairly conventional, but it has some very funny lines that make it worth watching.


Bored to Death


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