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The Girlfriend Experience

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

May 22, 2009 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Steven Soderbergh

Starring :

Sasha Grey, Chris Santos, Timothy Davis, Glenn Kenney, Mark Jacobson

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

3.5 of 4

“..serene, uninflected, unforgiving movie..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4

“..moderately compelling and clinical..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3.5 of 4

“..Like an X-ray, the focused power of sex, lies and hi-def video cuts to the bone..”
by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 4

“..fascinating, albeit distanced, voyeurism..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
4 of 5

“..Far more attuned to mood than Bubble..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
2.5 of 4

“..beyond bland..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : C

“..a reality TV show with pretensions and yet another film about sex with little sex in it..”
by James Verniere [Boston Herald]
“..a compelling monotony..”
by Robert Abele [LA Times]
Review rate : A
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 5
Reviewed by John P. McCarthy [Boxoffice Magazine]
Review rate : C
Reviewed by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Reviewed by A.O. Scott [NY Times]

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