Analyze That, Harold Ramis' sequel to Analyze
This, is, like its predecessor, a remarkably mediocre film.
After his release from prison, Paul Vitti
(Robert De Niro), a former mob boss, comes to stay in the house of his
psychiatrist (Billy Crystal) and quickly disrupts the latter's life, just as he
As was the case with Analyze This,
I cannot think of anything particularly positive or particularly negative to
say about Analyze That. The acting and writing are both competent. The
production values are fine, and the movie is never boring. On the other hand, I
was not impressed by the performance of any actor. I never laughed at the
humorous incidents of the film, and I was never moved by the beauty of the
sets, costumes, staging, or cinematography. Distinguished neither by being bad
or good, Analyze That is, ultimately, a forgettable if competently
made film. Like its predecessor, it is a perfect example of mediocrity.
Review by Keith Allen
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