Analyze That

Bobby and Billy return in flat sequel

Trending Now

Pete Townshend looks back at The Who in 1967: “I don’t think I was angry”

Smashing guitars, hanging out with Small Faces and keeping Keith Moon onside

Mogwai: Album By Album

Founded in 1995 and initially a trio, Glasgow’s Mogwai made their debut with “Tuner/Lower”, a self-pressed seven-inch in thrall...

Introducing the new issue of Uncut

GETTING YOUR COPY OF THIS MONTH'S UNCUT DELIVERED STRAIGHT TO YOUR DOOR IS EASY AND HASSLE FREE - CLICK...

Introducing the Deluxe Ultimate Music Guide to Bob Marley

In-depths reviews and archive encounters with the reggae legend

OPENS FEBRUARY 28, CERT 15, 95 MINS

It’s less bada-bing, more bada-bore in this lazy follow-up to Analyze This, the 1999 comedy that first twinned Robert De Niro’s Noo Yawk mobster with Billy Crystal’s reluctant shrink. That movie’s pitch?gangster enlists psychiatrist to cure his anxiety attacks?is repeated but not developed, resulting in a sluggish retread.

This time around De Niro’s Paul Vitti is released from Sing Sing into Crystal’s custody, embroiling both him and his wife (Lisa Kudrow of Friends fame) in an escalating gang feud. Crystal, meanwhile, is having a mini crisis of his own, brought on by the death of his “withholding” father.

The funniest scenes have Vitti struggling to go legit in a series of ill-fitting jobs, including ma

Advertisement

Latest Issue

The Who, New York Dolls, Fugazi, Peggy Seeger, Scritti Politti, Bob Dylan, Marvin Gaye, Serge Gainsbourg, Israel Nash and Valerie June
Advertisement

Features

Advertisement