Robot and Frank

“Robot and Frank” hasn’t really made a splash in the public domain but it’s a great little movie. The Oscar’s pretty much mean nothing to me, and certainly not since Russell Crowe took home the Award for Gladiator, but how Frank Langella didn’t get even a nod for his wonderfully nuanced portrayal of a retired cat burglar struggling with old age who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a robot is beyond me. He’s the centrepiece of a lovely piece of film making. It makes subtle points about old age, the role of technology in our lives, friendship and memories whilst also being laugh out loud funny.
Check it out.