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Robot & Frank Reviews

Chase Whale
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FRANK & ROBOT is a poignant tale of man and machine

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November 8, 2013
Tom Huddleston
Time Out
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Ultimately, it feels as though the filmmakers have settled for the soft option one too many times, and the result is a pleasant but unmemorable watch.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

January 7, 2013
Tom Long
Detroit News
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"Robot & Frank" hits all the right notes - romantic, fantastic, tragic and sweet.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B+

August 31, 2012
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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There's a warm and poignant interplay between the co-stars.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 30, 2012
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Langella ... is tremendous.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

August 30, 2012
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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It may not seem like an even playing field pitting an actor as powerfully intense as Frank Langella opposite a robot, but that's the game plan behind the waywardly endearing, slightly futuristic fantasy Robot & Frank.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B

August 24, 2012
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Much of Robot & Frank is (frankly) resistible, including the climactic narrative twist, but there is also a likeable oddness that transcends the sentimental contrivance.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 24, 2012
Rafer Guzman
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An endearing movie about a human and his mechanical new buddy.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

August 24, 2012
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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Just about the time that Robot starts to grow on his curmudgeonly client, so may this movie -- a sci-fi fantasia that's surprisingly sweet and old-fashioned -- win over any skeptics.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 24, 2012
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Turns out to be a hard, funny and realistic movie about the future.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

August 23, 2012
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Charming, playful and sly, it makes us believe that a serene automaton and a snappish human being can be best friends forever.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 23, 2012
Ian Buckwalter
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The key to making all of this come together is Langella, who effortlessly conveys the complexity of Frank's anger and confusion even when playing a scene for laughs.

Full Review Source: NPR | Original Score: 7.8/10

August 23, 2012
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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A small, sweet character study that affords Frank Langella another opportunity to shine.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

August 23, 2012
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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"Robot & Frank" is the sort of undernourished, underpopulated production that indie fans must all too frequently settle for. It's a theatrical feature hell bent for home video.

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August 23, 2012
Mark Feeney
Boston Globe
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"Robot & Frank" isn't sure whether it's a comedy or drama, buddy movie or sci-fi fantasy, family melodrama or social satire.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

August 23, 2012
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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[T]he movie in general is undercut by the crime high jinks.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 23, 2012
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
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A gentle comedy that goes far deeper than its cyber Odd Couple setup implies.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

August 23, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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This is a framework that could have benefitted from more irony and complexity, especially with the resources of Langella, but at the end, I felt the movie was too easily satisfied.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 23, 2012
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Sentimental high-concept fluff that works.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

August 22, 2012
William Goss
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This is Langella's show, and although the story seems slight and straightforward, Christopher D. Ford's screenplay finds more complicated shades of emotion for the veteran actor to explore by the end.

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August 22, 2012
Kathleen Murphy
MSN Movies
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Robot & Frank is very nearly a one-man show, a master interacting with a machine.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 21, 2012
Dana Stevens
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A rueful and funny reflection on aging, death, parenthood, and technology.

Full Review Source: Slate

August 17, 2012
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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It's an amusing set up for a film, and it's given some weight by the interplay between the two characters.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

August 17, 2012
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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It's Langella's crafty, heart-tugging burglar who steals every scene.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

August 17, 2012
Andrew O'Hehir
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You don't realize how well it works until it's over.

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August 16, 2012
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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Frank Langella plays so many variations on cute and crotchety and with such suppleness - he's by turns a charming codger, a silver fox and a wise graybeard - that his performance comes close to a saving grace.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 16, 2012
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Frank Langella gives a master class in acting in a movie with bracing humor and a dash of heartbreak - just don't expect to be wrapped up in a warm and fuzzy cinematic blanket.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3/4

August 16, 2012
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Frank Langella gives a somber, bittersweet performance in director Jake Schreier's odd but ingratiating drama.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

August 16, 2012
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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A work of power, nuance and daredevil craft, Langella's performance is a reminder that giants still fill the stage, and the screen.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 16, 2012
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Essentially a mediocre character study dipped in sci-fi conventions and Social Security-age sentimentality.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

August 14, 2012
Nick Schager
Village Voice
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It's Langella ... who ultimately props up this borderline schmaltzy character study.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 14, 2012
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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Its irresponsibility redeems it -- it's a raspberry blown against the dying of the light.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

August 13, 2012
John Anderson
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Debuting helmer Jake Schreier, screenwriter Christopher D. Ford and a wry and wily Frank Langella all shine in a smart, plausible and resonant film.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 24, 2012
Noel Murray
AV Club
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Schreier elicits warm performances from Langella and Susan Sarandon, and even from his robot (voiced by Peter Sarsgaard).

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B

January 22, 2012
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
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Robot & Frank reminds quirk-hardened veterans that an odd premise and big heart don't have to add up to too-precious awards bait.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

January 22, 2012
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