What you may need to know:
1. Set in 1970’s California, a permanently stoned Private Dick gets dragged in to a kidnapping conspiracy by a former girlfriend.
5. Unlike Anderson’s last two movies – There Will Be Blood (2007) and The Master (2013) – this is less character study more slapstick comedy. He said that he took a lot of inspiration from the makers of Airplane! (1980) and The Naked Gun (1988).
7. Anderson left film school after two days because he felt his lecturers were making film boring.
8. Broadsheet Prognosis: Vice vice baby.
Release date: January 30, 2015