Jonah Hill's directorial debut isn't one that is born out of nostalgia, but a sense of love for the time period of its title.
Entertaining all throughout, drawing on familiar roots. (✯✯✯✯)
Entangling just as the best mystery films would be, yet never not entertaining. (✯✯✯✯✯)
Has too much trouble in deciding its own identity as an Alien film. (✯✯½)