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3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom Reviews

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Kathleen Murphy
MSN Movies
October 18, 2012
Though deliciously rude and crude, '3, 2, 1 ... Frankie Go Boom' possesses a surprisingly sweet heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
October 12, 2012
A sub-Apatovian farce that tries way too hard ...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
October 11, 2012
A noisy stab at wacky wrongness that starts with reasonably plump possibility as a dispatch from the frontlines of viral video embarrassment hell.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
October 11, 2012
A vibrantly vulgar comedy that never hangs around to admire its own cleverness.
| Original Score: 5/5
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October 11, 2012
Tragically unfunny, Frankie is occasionally elevated by some of its gifted and game cast, but the film's nasty, comedically incoherent script limits its potential.
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Randy Cordova
Arizona Republic
October 11, 2012
Both actors somehow stay grounded despite all the shenanigans. Hunnam, in particular, is quite adept at playing against his movie-star looks.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
October 11, 2012
Just like that cumbersome "3, 2, 1 ..." of the title, Roberts adds too many elements to nearly every scene of this insanely frenetic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Alison Willmore
AV Club
October 11, 2012
The image of [Perlman] in makeup and a wig, painting his toenails, is a terribly easy joke, but it's the best one this otherwise abrasive comedy can manage.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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David Fear
Time Out
October 9, 2012
No matter how many jokes about impotence, vomiting pigs, deviant movie stars and underground adult-entertainment you shove into a gross-out flick, there are few things worse than strained outrageousness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Nick Schager
Village Voice
October 9, 2012
Less inept than its worst-of-the-year title suggests, 3, 2, 1 . . . Frankie Go Boom nonetheless proves too ramshackle and aimless to ever achieve true absurdity.
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
April 24, 2012
Though riddled with credibility-straining coincidences and over-the-top humiliation, Jordan Roberts' Frankie Go Boom plays out with more charm than desperation.
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Joe Leydon
Variety
March 13, 2012
There's no denying that writer-director Jordan Roberts earns a good number of laughs, and even some extended guffaws, with his crass romance about sex, lies and digital video.