Fading Gigolo | May 2, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

- May 2, 2014

Fading Gigolo

(2 stars) The urban fantasy "Fading Gigolo" almost gets by on its idiosyncrasies. First, there is the setting that keeps on giving: New York City. And then, there's NYC's favorite cinematic son, Woody Allen, schlemiel-ing it up as an unlikely pimp. And let's not forget the Hasidic neighborhood watch and tribunal that threaten to derail his lucrative new business, even as Sharon Stone and Sofía Vergara angle for a ménage à trois with John Turturro's shy "ho." What, as they say, could go wrong?

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