It's hard to sort these in order, but it would seem to me the most incompetent are the female actresses. None of them can read.
The script is also terribad. Fifth-best in the screenplay writing class at the local community college in a rural locale sort of bad.
Russel Crowe speaks throughout in this Bogart-wannabe voice, which is almost as good as if he could act.
I watched this (unjustifiably lengthy) thing over three installments, because it kept putting me to sleep. I heartily recommend it for this purpose.
PS. Nothing substantial has changed in the intellectual space of the ideologically-correct USGistan productions. Sex is still this scary thing, the police is still this angels-on-earth deux ex machina mechanism, vote Reagan to make america great again.———