It's simple, really: A mockumentary about the making of a documentary about two young filmmakers trying to make a documentary about a private detective. Got it? No matter: All you really need to know is that this smart spoof of film noir and filmmaking is very
clever and riotously funny. Fresh from lulling audiences to sleep with their magnum opus "Watering the Apple" — a three-hour documentary about New York City drinking water — A.J. Edison (John Livingston) and Wilton Crawley (Mos Def) head out to Los Angeles for their next project:
"Where's Marlowe? Examining the Private Detective in Late 20th Century America." Their subject is Joe Boone (Miguel Ferrer), a "per...