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Maggie Gyllenhaal

'Frank' has genius obscured

'Frank' has genius obscured

**1/2 (out of four) Anyone who raises an eyebrow at Kanye West performing shows in a mask may elevate their entire face at the title character of “Frank.” Played by Michael Fassbender, he spends all of his time wearing a giant, fake head that looks like something out of a comic book. He wears the head when he sleeps and when he eats. In the shower, he protects the head with a plastic bag. Frank leads a strange band with an unpronounceable name (Soronprfbs). At times they possess the quirks of someone doing a mildly grating job of ripping off Wes Anderson. At others, the group seems like an indictment of the music-industry hype machine, in which something bizarre catches on at...

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