The only treason this isn't the best Aardman movie or the best Hugh Grant performance is because Chicken Run and Paddington 2 are perfect unimpeachable masterpieces, whereas this is only one of the greatest movies ever made.
A perfect depression movie. Very helpful in pointing and laughing at the part of my brain that often feels like it's making very good very bleak points.
Made me feel cultured for recognizing direct Pauline Kale quotes. As a sheltered homeschooled kid who always pined to get every reference every other kid got and became a deep and equally uncool pop culture history nerd as a direct result, I think I'm finally caught up on culture.
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