I ************ ?The Girlfriend Experience?, my first venture into ?pay for view? on TV. What an interesting film. So permeated with the angst of modern life. Recent history with its references to the recent election and the financial melt down. You know both are taking place somewhere off screen but you, the viewer are caught up in the lives of Christine and her boyfriend, both for hire to
If this had been called a documentary, I might have enjoyed it, but as a motion picture, it was a bust. (Not meant as a pun). It was a real snorer and most people around me were watching with their eyes closed. I give this a "no star rating"
Technically beautiful, this movie is full of beautiful but souless people for whom advancing their own agenda seems to be the only point. The time frame is the very recent past, with economic collapse looming; all of the characters seem to be scurrying to gain a foothold. I could have easily sympathized with this if any of them had been less than despicable. The action (or non-action) was
May 30, 2009
The Girlfriend Experience sounds like it could be interesting but isn't. The storyline never goes anywhere and the acting is poor by most of the actors in the movie. Also the ending is bad, nothi happened. This movie never makes up its mind about weather it wants to be a scripted documentary or a movie. Don't waste your time on this
The movie is boring, slow, and based on a sickening subject