Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe Deacon is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering assignment. Instead, he becomes embroiled in the search for a serial killer who is terrorizing the city.
- " The Little Things stands on its own feet…well worth watching and I will not be surprised if Leto receives another Oscar nomination. " – Stephen Romei (The Australian)
- " What follows is a solidly crafted, no frills procedural, with writer/director John Lee Hancock getting plenty of mileage out of both Washington and Malik's maverick mentor/young gun dynamic… " – Alistair Harkness (Scotsman)
- " The Little Things is an old school procedural thriller, one that allows its grim atmosphere and slowly unfolding story to take centre stage, complete with growled dialogue and bleak twists. " – Jack Bottomley (Starburst)