“Half Nelson” follows the story of former New York City cop Rocky Nelson (Pesci), who quit his job and moved to Hollywood with the dream of becoming a famous actor. Despite being rejected almost immediately in Hollywood, Rocky decided to get over it, choosing a job for a private security company called “Beverly Hills Patrol” so he could continue pursuing his dreams. me.
As a member of the Beverly Hills Patrol, Rocky is tasked with providing security for the legend Dean Martin, who played a fictional version of himself in what would eventually be his last role before his death in 1995. After one of his colleagues was murdered under circumstances mysteriously, Rocky takes on the role of a tough detective and travels to LA solving crimes — eventually becoming embroiled in a massive extortion scheme aimed at bringing down Hollywood’s elite (via TV’s obscurity).
“Half Nelson” is marketed as a “light-hearted” action-adventure series, and while the combination of a comedic premise and a classic detective story is certainly enjoyable, it’s clearly not. for everyone.
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