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comeandsee's rating of the film The King of Comedy

a very impressive piece of work on the very thin line between anonymity and fame. the alienation, isolation and utter desperate violent need for fame which plagues pumpkin is fantastically presented in de niro's performance. there is a unseen emitional violence bumbling under the surface and at times this presents an uneasy tone. scorsese's masterpiece, and a level which he has struggled to consistently reporduce.