Excerpt: Il film di Abrahmson restituisce con sincerità e calore umano, personaggi e dinamiche che gli appassionati di musica conoscono bene, e non fa sconti nemmeno al protagonista Jon, un musicista senza un briciolo di talento.
Excerpt: Fantástica tragicomedia que discursa sobre la fama, sí, pero principalmente sobre encontrar nuestro lugar en el mundo. Hace reír y emociona, orbitando completamente alrededor de un gran Michael Fassbender que, una vez más, demuestra que hace lo que le apetece.
Excerpt: Director Lenny Abrahamson and screenwriters Jon Ronson and Peter Straughan have something to say about the lines of art and commerce, as well as genius and insanity, and wrap both comments into a bizarro road picture that carves its own tonally controlled route with dark, sometimes broad humor and dark, sad character layers.
Excerpt: Frank has nothing interesting in it and it isn’t as funny or as emotionally involving as it might think it is – assuming any thought went into it whatsoever. Taken as a whole, it is just gibberish, unfocused and annoying.
Excerpt: …[an] unconventional and infectiously wry musical dramedy. Not since Alan Parker’s 1991 The Commitments has there been a fictional big screen band so humorously sordid in song and misguided soul.