A FRANK MOVIE REVIEW      “Those Who Wish Me Dead”  –   8.0   In a word: Captivating   If you are a nitpicker about correctness and accuracy, don’t see this movie. There are plenty of opportunities to think “Gotcha” in scenes that were a bit over-the-top for plausibility. But if you go to movies to be entertained and impressed with spectacular edge-of-your seat visual effects, and some pretty good acting, then this was worth the
A FRANK MOVIE REVIEW      “Here Today” –  10.0   In a word:  Mah-velous (as a Billy Crystal might say)        There have been a number of movies of late which address the plight of those who suffer from the onset of dementia. While the undertones of such stories are naturally sad and gut wrenching, Here Today offers a welcome slate of belly-laugh humor that only someone with the gift of comedy like Billy
A FRANK MOVIE REVIEW        “FOUR GOOD DAYS” – 9.0   In a word:  Depressing      But, not in a bad way, because the messages are clear and powerful, worth a viewing for millions of people in this country whose lives are in constant upheaval burdened with the stark realities of drug addiction. The story not only unveils the pervasive, path of the addict, but moms, dads, sisters, brothers, lovers, employers, doctors, friends, cops
Let’s be brutally honest, folks. The recent surge of thousands more immigrants swarming over the southern border illegally has nothing to do with helping immigrants with humane objectives. It’s all about politics. It’s all about gaining millions of votes in future elections, legal or illegal, tipping the scales, irreversibly, for one political party over another. Numbers matter. Years ago, people went to the polls on election day, produced a voter ID, then voted. Contrary to
A FRANK MOVIE REVIEW  “The Father”  –   9.5  In a word:  Emotional   This is a movie that will pull heartstrings. If you dislike stories that can make you cry, however well-made, do not see this picture.      If you have a loved one who has long suffered from severe memory loss, you will either cherish this film for all the value and understanding it conveys. For some, it could be upsetting.      To start,