The “quirky indie comedy” has become a genre unto itself, in which the benchmark has become just how many strange and ridiculous things can befall the protagonists before they can wrap things up in a bow at the end. With 3, 2, 1…Frankie Go Boom
, writer and director Jordan Roberts seemingly set out to establish the world record in cinema quirkdom, grimly determined to see how much absurdity he can cram into a film and still have a narrative. You want cigar-chomping transgender Internet criminals? Psychotic washed-up movie stars with pet pigs who like to jog in the nude? Celibate Christian movie producers who see angels hovering about them? Online pornographers ...