Being Frank Reviews

July 6, 2019
Director Miranda Bailey put together an overall enjoyable film reminiscent of the sleeper films of an era of filmmaking that is altogether lost
June 24, 2019
The movie has a great message for kids and teens...stand up and be the adults out...especially if you feel they are wrong and in this case, Frank is oh so wrong...
June 21, 2019
What a jerk. But what an interesting jerk to be at the center of a quirky and entertaining deadpan comedy/drama.
June 20, 2019
You expect Jim Gaffigan to make you laugh, but this, his first lead role, is serious. It's a dramedy. One we think could have had both more comedy and more drama.
June 14, 2019
Gaffigan deals in exaggerated grimaces that shift back and forth from panic to guarded sincerity, which make for most of the movie's humor aside from some cutting lines by the supporting cast.
June 13, 2019
So while the film feels somewhat overlong and meandering, it's packed with people and themes that resonate.
June 12, 2019
Gaffigan makes his moments count, lifting "Being Frank" when it periodically becomes a drag.
June 11, 2019
Jim Gaffigan has never been better than he is here in "Being Frank." What starts out as a bleary one-note performance evolves into something complex and fascinating.
February 28, 2019
Jim Gaffigan and Logan Miller have incredible chemistry together and give spectacularly heartfelt and honest performances.
March 15, 2018
You Can Choose Your Family is an absolute emotional joy that will have you crying one moment and laughing the next.
March 14, 2018
With its mix of comedy and drama, Being Frank delivers the goods in filmmaker Miranda Bailey's narrative feature directorial debut.
March 12, 2018
Frank betrays everyone he professes to love, which includes two wives and four children. He's horrible. It should be easy to hate him, but Gaffigan and Miller's onscreen chemistry and writer Glen Lakin's hilarious dialogue complicate it all a bit.