A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.
Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
This film is a British-Irish co-production. See more »
During the rehearsal at Vetno, the song prominently features the sound of an electric guitar, yet nobody is playing one. See more »
He said I was cherishable, and he picked me to join the band.
You are fingers being told which keys to push.
I push my own keys...
Ten little bits of bone and skin.
And I'm perfectly capable of going to my furthest corners and composing music.
Your furthest corners?
My furthest corners.
Someone needs to punch you in the face.
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The credits roll with colored tiles floating and rotating in the background. At one point for a second, the tiles form Frank's head. See more »
I went to see Frank at the Ritzy Picturehouse in Brixton with my wife. I was not expecting much; I tend to dislike rock biopics and the whole premise of man-in-giant-papier-mache-head thing seemed gimmicky.
Frank is wonderful. The comedy is effortless, the dialogue is smart but not pretentious, the performances are elegant and understated. Fassbender is great and the head thing really works for him.
One of the real pleasures of this film is its narrative depth. The story arcs of the protagonists manage to be wholly natural and yet surprisingly subversive. At no point does the film simplify or 'talk down' to the audience.
The music is good too.
Go see it. Go see it while it is still in the cinema.
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