Looking Closer’s Favorite Movies of 2009, Part One. And an urgent appeal.

It's time for me to join the parade of list-makers... … [Read more...]

Looking Closer’s Favorite Movies of 2009, Part One. And an Urgent Appeal.

It's time for me to join the parade of list-makers... … [Read more...]

The Girlfriend Experience (2009)

a review by Jeffrey Overstreet • Magnolia Pictures. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Starring Sasha Grey, Chris Santos,Peter Zizzo, Glenn Kenny. Written by Brian Koppelman and David Levien. 77 minutes. Rated R (for sexual content, nudity and language). •No, I can’t say I found it fun to watch a real porn star (Sasha Grey) dramatize an expensive call-girl’s tedious, humiliating, self-destructive work.But I can say I found it, um, "revealing" to watch The Girlfriend Experience — Steven Sod … [Read more...]


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