Daily Archives: September 21, 2014

Frank (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Did he ever wash his face or hair?

 When I saw its trailer several months ago, I wondered whether “Frank” could work, but it turns out to be better than I expected. While its distant, enigmatic title character and other oddball characters surely draw our attention, the movie … Continue reading

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Fading Gigolo (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5): A little more than sex for cash, so to speak

 As a comedy about the world’s oldest profession(and the second one), “Fading Gigolo” caresses, curdles, massages, and tickles its story and characters while not going a lot into its carnal affairs. Although it occasionally shows humor and poignancy while handling … Continue reading

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