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Patton Oswalt: My Weakness Is Strong (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary | Comedy  -  25 August 2009 (USA)
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The critically-acclaimed comedian, actor, writer, and voice of Remy the Rat (the Oscar-winning Ratatouille) takes time out from his many film and television outings to return to the comedy stage for his fourth stand-up special.

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The critically-acclaimed comedian, actor, writer, and voice of Remy the Rat (the Oscar-winning Ratatouille) takes time out from his many film and television outings to return to the comedy stage for his fourth stand-up special.

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Patton Oswalt: Okay, here's how this works. First, I got pregnant in high school. Then! My baby's daddy decided not to leave his wife but he did stop being my guidance counselor. So none of my transcripts went to college. Now I'm going to take you through the next eight years in eleven seconds. Ready? Meth. Meth. Meth. Biker boyfriend. Dead cop. Technicality. Rehab. Jesus. Pharmacy assistant. MEEEEETH! Checkout clerk. Wave your food over this laser beam and put it in the bag. Do you HAVE any meth? No? Then ...
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7 September 2009 | by (texas) – See all my reviews

I have seen/heard about 6 Oswalt specials/TV appearances, and I would rank this second to Feeling Kinda Patton. That isn't faint praise, since I consider Feeling Kinda Patton to be in my top five comedy sets of all time. My Weakness is Strong is brilliant, simply brilliant creativity applied to ordinary events that might otherwise blow right passed the rest of the world. That's Oswalt's genius, in my opinion. There are moments in life where you don't see how insanely humorous it could be until someone tells you. Just from the first bit about text messaging, which would fail in nearly every comics hands, is delivered in such a way that makes you appreciate the bizarre events of everyday.

I cried laughing twice. Cried laughing, I haven't done that in I don't know how long. No spoilers, but I'll just say the parts that got me involved an iPod case and then a Tom Waits song.

Kudos, Mr. Oswalt. I loved it all.


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