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Marlowe - Ben Sorensen's 60 Second Reviews

Updated: May 11, 2023


Marlowe is a brooding, low energy, world weary ex-detective who’s now in the private investigator game… his latest client is a wealthy married woman whose lover disappeared.

What unfolds is an ever deepening web of high society, politics, and most of all greed.

The film is based on the 2014 novel, the Black-Eyed Blond and I’d call its adaption to screen a success. Marlowe’s slower pace matched the style and genre beautifully, the Cinematography was great, the mystery kept me interested and guessing, and performances were wonderful.

Top little murder mystery flick.


#Marlowe a gripping noir crime thriller set in late 1930’s Los Angeles, centers around a street-wise, down on his luck detective; Philip Marlowe, played by #LiamNeeson, who is hired to find the ex-lover of a glamorous heiress (#DianeKruger), daughter of a well-known movie star (#JessicaLange). The disappearance unearths a web of lies, and soon Marlowe is involved in a dangerous, deadly investigation where everyone involved has something to hide.

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