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  • Analyze This

    ★★★

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★

  • All My Friends Hate Me

    ★★★★★

  • King Rocker

    ★★★★

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  • All My Friends Hate Me

    All My Friends Hate Me

    ★★★★★

    Who is Pete? It's a question that both drives this film and can't be answered. The premise is that Pete is reuniting with old university friends for his 31st birthday after a period of extended absence (mostly spent working with refugee children, as he'll be the first to mention).

    I've heard the focus on comedy awkwardness and embarrassment compared to Peep Show. I think that, interestingly enough, we get drawn up into Pete's world and his view of things despite…

  • Analyze This

    Analyze This

    ★★★

    A fun little comedy about two mismatched guys from very different walks of life learning new perspectives on life and their problems from each other. Dialogue is pretty witty, and well acted. De Niro does a good turn as crass walking gangster pastiche Paul Vitti, who's both street-smart and absolutely emotionally stunted. Credit to De Niro for being able to do both serious and comical weeping in the same film, even the same scene at one point. Billy Crystal's Ben…

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  • King Rocker

    King Rocker

    ★★★★

    An undercurrent of the film is how Birmingham rejects its cultural heritage, almost as if it's allergic to recognition. It rejected Monro's King Kong statue, it rejected Robert Llyod, and, arguably, rejected Lee himself. He's lived in London for decades. That may be an unfair claim on my part; it is simply easier to be a stand-up in London than the Midlands and Lee clearly has no ill will to Brum. Regardless, it's rejected much more. Birmingham, if it had…