Frank & Lola Reviews

November 20, 2017
A muddled descent into psycho-sexual mind games that never fully gels.
December 14, 2016
As an exercise in voyeurism, this is a movie that sleeps on its feet. Shannon is too good for this nonsense, and Poots has got to do something about that disastrous name.
December 12, 2016
By the time Ross builds to a final shot that is utterly predictable in its ambiguity, it's hard to care either way about whether these two archetypal blanks will eventually reconcile the disturbing truths they have discovered about each other.
December 10, 2016
Frank and Lola ultimately feels like less of a compelling, free-standing work than a promise of better movies to come.
December 9, 2016
There is, without a doubt, an intensity to the performances given by Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots... The result though is a movie that is unrelenting in its grim outlook.
December 8, 2016
The story Mr. Ross has come up with suggests that he wants to say something about desire and jealousy, but he hasn't given Frank enough of an inner life to make the character's transformation from a besotted lover into a distrustful one plausible.
December 8, 2016
Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots meander through this strained neo-noir about a Vegas chef who falls for the wrong gal.
December 8, 2016
However suspensefully the score groans and cries, the emotional stakes dwindle with each overemphatic narrative curve.
December 8, 2016
Two of the most watchable actors on the planet are stranded in a numb sketch of a film that doesn't know what to do with them.
December 8, 2016
Ridiculous coincidence drives the plot, but a reliance on outdated notions of gender expectations is what makes this neonoir such an infuriating experience.
December 7, 2016
The film's success depends upon the tension between Frank and Lola, and even this cast can't overcome what feels like an essential disconnect in the central relationship.
December 7, 2016
Frank & Lola occasionally benefits from the weird energy shared between Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots.
December 7, 2016
In a trim 88 minutes, it manages to make Poots and Shannon an intriguing duo, then lets them revert to odd mismatch.