Peter's Friends Reviews

March 29, 2020
What felt sincere and reassuring in 1992, seems indulgent and stilted today.
July 25, 2018
Anyone else who is going to require a bit of preparatory jollying up should probably avoid this production.
March 26, 2009
Many of the lines and the shadings brought to them by these expert performers are good for some laughs, and pic has plenty of energy, but it can't be taken as seriously as it wants to be.
December 29, 2003
July 2, 2003
March 19, 2003
Why does this genre endure, and why does it attract actors of the caliber of Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, and Emma Thompson?
July 26, 2002
July 26, 2002
January 1, 2000
Mostly a hodgepodge of stale show-biz stereotypes mixed with the brand of schmaltzy emotionalism that can be bought off the rack of any store on Rodeo Drive.
January 1, 2000
[Branagh] seems at sea, using stilted camera shots, dark and gloomy lighting and allowing the initially amusing proceedings to gradually sink into a morass of gooey melodramatics.
January 1, 2000