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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It also addresses questions of aging and neglect that Hollywood likes to run from. Langella, who's played everyone from Dracula to Nixon onscreen, is giving a master class in acting. Enroll now. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A hard, funny and realistic movie about the future. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The concept is schematic and predictable, and watching first-rate actors - the cast includes Susan Sarandon as a local librarian - doing third-rate material is a dubious pleasure. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    It's an Alzheimer's allegory, full of humanity, heart, and humor. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    No one conveys late-life elegy and cool intellectual cunning like Langella. show more

  • 70
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Robot & Frank reminds quirk-hardened veterans that an odd premise and big heart don't have to add up to too-precious awards bait. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    The feature directorial debut of Jake Schreier, has a smart script by C.D. Ford and an impressive supporting cast. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    This is a framework that could have benefitted from more irony and complexity, especially with the resources of Langella, but at the end, I felt the movie was too easily satisfied. show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Very charming but very slight. show more

  • 63
    Joe Williams St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Ultimately a movie that could have been a little jewel is unpolished. show more

  • October 02, 2013 jackd1207
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    Could have taken this story much further, but, entertaining as written. Well acted, and a touching story line.

  • March 06, 2013 gg00000000140366
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    A little slow in places. A little predictable. Burt, a touching tale nonetheless.

  • September 08, 2012 natalie z riccio
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    creative

  • September 03, 2012 john223309
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    One of the best I have seen tis year. Sure hits home about caring for parents and is humorous at the same time. Worth the money and the time.

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