Frank Langella plays a retired cat burglar who’s starting to lose his memory. His concerned son buys him a service robot (this is the near future), which is greeted with disdain…until Frank and the robot develop the inevitable relationship. This film is not a hilarious comedy, but an mildly amusing examination of aging and pride. The performances are all solid (including Susan Sarandon and James Marsden) and the pacing never lags. This is a sweet little story.
GAY ANGLE: No gay characters, but Marsden is always easy on the eyes.
Jerry Williams reviewed movies for WTVR-TV for 14 years and for Style Weekly for 10 years. When he launched his own website in 1998 at TVJerry.com, he took his reviews to the Internet. Through those hundreds of reviews, Jerry kept his sexual orientation muted. So, he's excited to be adding "gay angles" to his postings for GayRVA.com.
Who was really responsible for the Stonewall riots, the 1969 event which is considered the start of the fight for LGBTQ equality? According to some, the trailer for an upcoming film about the riots, Stonewall, glosses over quite a few important people who happened to be at the Christopher Street bar that night. All folks really have [...]