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Based on 11 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An intelligent, well-made film about a seemingly well-adjusted, likable and loquacious woman. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    A fascinating fly-on-the-wall documentary. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Revelatory. show more

  • 63
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Despite inadequate editing and overreliance on bad background music, The Girl Next Door doesn't disappoint. show more

  • 70
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    (Fugate's) portrait of Valentine/Baker is rich and compelling. show more

  • 80
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Insightful and thoughtful. show more

  • 70
    L.A. Weekly

    Even more than the invasive procedures of her day job, or the casual humiliation by the raging misogynists drawn to this business, there's a virulent self-hatred on display that is palpably painful to watch. show more

  • 70

    Fascinating. show more

  • 70
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    Melancholy. show more

  • 70
    Lisa Alspector Chicago Reader

    Challenges us to reconcile its snapshots of earnest entrepreneurs, colleagues, and fans with its long takes of her disillusionment. show more

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