Wired Magazine
Date: 2012-01-22
Author: Angela Watercutter

Article Mentions
Author, Angela Watercutter
Mentioned, Susan Sarandon
Mentioned, Peter Sarsgaard
Mentioned, Liv Tyler
Mentioned, Frank Langella
Mentioned, Christopher Ford
Mentioned, James Marsden
Mentioned, Cylon
Mentioned, Sundance Film Festival
Robot and Frank makes friendship between a robot and an older man seem totally normal.PARK CITY, Utah Not every robot helper ultimately turns into a vengeful Cylon. Frank, played by the ever-endearing Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), may be an elderly grouch who is none too excited by his new bucket-of-bolts companion, but after he learns the benefits of having meals, a clean home and something (someone?) to share his old tricks with, he warms to his robot caretaker in ways that you might not initially expect.Well leave the big details out to avoid spoilers, but suffice to say Frank a one-time cat burglar discovers that his robot can come in very handy. But just as the VGC-60L robot does a good job of reinvigorating Franks slowly slipping m...(read more)
... Robot and Frank makes friendship between a robot and an older man seem totally normal.PARK CITY, Utah Not every robot helper ultimately turns into a vengeful Cylon. Frank, played by the ever-endearing Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), may be an elderly ...
... who plays a caring librarian Frank has taken a shine to, James Marsden (as Franks son, Hunter) and Liv Tyler, who plays his slightly hippie daughter, Madison. (Bonus points to Peter Sarsgaard ...
... for being the gentle, HAL 9000-ish voice of the robot.) Director Schreier worked mostly in shorts, commercials and music videos prior to making this film, and instincts gleaned from those efforts show. Robot and Frank occasionally exhibits the look ...


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