Frank is a rare tragicomic masterpiece, one that will surely divide audiences. Jon (the wonderfully endearing Domhnall Gleason; next seen in J.J. Abrams' forthcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens) is a young office worker who writes songs in his spare time. He adores music, and dreams of an artist's life.
There is a part of me that wants to write a two sentence review for this movie: "Killing Them Softly is fantastic! Go see it." Leave it at that. My reasoning? The things that make this movie so engaging, so unique, and so fascinating, could almost sound too off-putting or esoteric in a film review.