Let's Get Frank Reviews

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
April 1, 2005
Enjoyable for everyone except those who think Kenneth Starr investigation was actually fair or balanced.
Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International
October 6, 2004
A fascinating, entertaining and well-assembled documentary.
Top Critic
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
August 27, 2004
Frank, who has been told he should do talk radio, is a natural in front of a camera and microphone, and his ease comes across in Everly's film.
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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
July 16, 2004
There's nothing new here, but Frank provides a genial reminder that politics doesn't always have to take the low road.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

E! Online
July 16, 2004
It's a fascinating look at power, prejudice and the way politics is really played.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
July 15, 2004
Feisty, funny, and smart.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide
July 15, 2004
Terrifically entertaining documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
July 27, 2004
Disappointingly slapdash and spotty in its approach.
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com
July 15, 2004
Sure, it's in essence a love letter to Barney Frank, but from the looks of things, he seems to deserve it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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John Anderson
Newsday
July 15, 2004
Between skirmishes in the Capitol, we get a portrait of the congressman as an openly homosexual man, with Everly's agenda much more about Frank's sex life than his politics.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Megan Lehmann
New York Post
July 15, 2004
Frank is a worthy subject, but this treatment amounts to not much more than a somewhat extraneous sidebar to last month's The Hunting of the President.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
July 15, 2004
Frustrating lack of context leaves you wanting a lot more in the way of texture.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Ed Halter
Village Voice
July 13, 2004
Indiscriminately shot, set to insufferably caffeinated trip-hop, and edited with the superficial pep of a television magazine show, Let's Get Frank conveys its congressional star as a personality, but not quite a character.
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