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Frank

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Amy Winehouse

Frank

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
96 minutes
Limited Release Date:
08/15/14
performer:
Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal
director:
Lenny Abrahamson
distributor:
Magnolia Pictures
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Amy Winehouse’s gossip-baiting ways might make some wonder whether everything smart about Back to Black was a fluke. It wasn’t. Her first album β€” a U.K. smash in ’03, now being issued here β€” bristles with fiercer intelligence, though it lacks the classic-soul warmth of the Mark Ronson-produced Black. On this jazzier debut, she’s closer to Sade…if Sade specialized in jaw-dropping put-downs of overfeminized boyfriends and pub-hopping tarts. Even greater things were to come, but Winehouse may never write a better song than ”F— Me Pumps.” A-
DOWNLOAD THIS: ”F— Me Pumps”