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The Girlfriend Experience
Steven Soderbergh directs this DV-cam look at the life of a high-end Manhattan call girl (played by porn star Sasha Grey).
"...Chelsea (Grey), a $2,000-an-hour Manhattan escort who sells the “girlfriend experience,” a complete package in which her impeccable grooming,..."

May 22, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Send a Card for Girlfriend's Day
Director talks Bob Odenkirk's Netflix crime comedy
"...When it comes to crime noir, Netflix's Girlfriend's Day has it all: murder, corporate intrigue, furniture sales,..."

Feb. 21, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The New Girlfriend
A Frenchwoman discovers the secret hidden by her best friend's husband
"...The New Girlfriend begins with the arresting image of lipstick being applied..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Built My Girlfriend's iPod
Stranded on a desert island? At least you have your iPodSolar.
"...One night, our unreality check washed up on girlfriend's porch as we sat listening to a still 11pm..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Girlfriend to Girlfriend
"...But only one book, The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy, by Vicki Iovine, who writes a..."

March 5, 1999 Books Feature by Roseana Auten

Ask the Best Straight Girlfriend
Warning: ALTRFW! (A little too racy to open at work)
"...over the lack of available gay guys to my girlfriends...."

May 21, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Claire Harrison

Threet's Girlfriend Asks for Mercy
" is Kathryn M. Giesy, and I was the girlfriend and companion of Brandon Threet for four years, including..."

Nov. 15, 2005 Postmarks

My Super Ex-Girlfriend
High-concept farce crashes down pretty low: Think Fatal Attraction meets X-Men and you basically have the gist.

July 28, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Gay Place
DJ GirlFriend continues to make space for queers and also raise funds for some hard-workin' orgs
"...sure who "they" are, I am certain that DJ GirlFriend makes Austin more fun (and more queer). Saturday, GirlFriend..."

July 15, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

"...the middle-class, white protagonist Steve (Jones) takes his black girlfriend out for dinner and a movie. They never make..."

July 16, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

In Stereo
Indie romantic comedy doesn't resonate
" David has just discovered that his significantly younger girlfriend Jennifer (Bolona) is screwing his best friend Chris (Campion),..."

July 3, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Harmony and Me
This Austin-made gem by Bob Byington is a sharply written and acted observational piece about a heartsick guy played by Justin Rice.
"...he’s not blending well. He’s stuck on his old girlfriend Jessica (Tucker, who is also one of the film’s..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wristcutters: A Love Story
Despite the film's good-natured sense of absurdity about the afterlife, it's not enough to make up for its lack of real humor or meaning.
"...for some relief from the pain of losing his girlfriend, only to realize that for him, death means an..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Bad Moon
"...The film's opening moments find Pare traveling with his girlfriend through the wilds of Nepal, shooting the local flora..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...getaway for London. There he looks up an old girlfriend, has sex with her masochistic roommate, and then wanders..."

April 15, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Inside Monkey Zetterland
"...written out of the plot. Monkey's bored and blasé girlfriend (Mazar) has just left him and the yellow window..."

Nov. 19, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...on a true crime book who lives with his girlfriend Carrie (Forbes), a photographer and Robert Mapplethorpe wannabe who..."

Sept. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

"...apartment, stabbing him in the gut and terrorizing Mandrake's girlfriend (Pays). So what's Mandrake's recourse? He employs someone named..."

Jan. 31, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Livin' Large!
"...taking classes at the Ajax School of Broadcasting. His girlfriend believes in him but his sister wishes he'd get..."

Sept. 20, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Scottish Rite Dorm Admits They Failed Queer Resident
Separate rules were applied to UT freshman and her girlfriend
"...Baker has spent the last few weeks at her girlfriend Carlee's West Campus apartment, only returning to collect her..."

Dec. 7, 2018 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Mexican action comedy
"...getting his partner killed. Three months later, Garza’s new girlfriend Maria (Derbez) is kidnapped by Santos’ thugs, and Garza..."

April 22, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Creative Control
This whip-smart comedy received Special Jury Recognition at SXSW 2015
"...symbols denoting their effect. David’s relationship with his yoga-instructor girlfriend Juliette (Zehetner) has grown strained, and he is beginning..."

March 11, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Chinese Puzzle
A large extended family becomes the natural, yet sometimes awkward outgrowth of modern-day relationships In this romantic piece from France.
"...couple: his best friend Isabelle (De France) and her girlfriend Ju (Holt). Xavier’s marriage seems okay until his wife..."

May 30, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

There are many things we can learn from the animals but lessons in love from talking primates is not one of them.
"...zookeeper Griffin try to woo back his mean, vapid ex-girlfriend (Bibb). Here’s the bait and switch: Griffin is coached..."

July 8, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Get Him to the Greek
Jonah Hill and Russell Brand make a well-matched odd couple, and their path to Hollywood is littered with the excesses of drugs and rock & roll.
"...since apartheid”), and the subsequent departure of his longtime girlfriend Jackie Q (Byrne). The opening portion of the film..."

June 4, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Public Enemies
Michael Mann's film is a human-scale biopic of the gangster folk hero John Dillinger.
"...the scene, in which Dillinger tries to assure his girlfriend that, well, he's going to live forever. It's a..."

July 3, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Dan in Real Life
What passes for real life in this Steve Carell film is as genially inoffensive and predictable as the average TV sitcom.
"...back at the house that his inamorata is the girlfriend of his brother Mitch (Cook), a cad who, with..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
South Korean horror cultist Park Chan-wook's 2002 film is the opening freshet in his bloody cinematic triptych; it’s also a finely wrought and emotionally complex film of surpassing, stylized beauty.
"...industrial job in between hanging out with his politico girlfriend (Bae) and scheming to find a spare kidney for..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Grizzly Man
This documentary reveals how Timothy Treadwell, the popular grizzly bear preservationist, may have needed the bears more than they needed him.
"...Alaska before getting devoured by them, along with his girlfriend Amy Huguenard, in 2003. Treadwell would go into the..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Breakin' All the Rules
Despite the title of this sugar-coated fluffbomb of an urban romantic comedy, precious few rules are broken, cinematically speaking, during its quick, painless 90 minutes.
"...and co-workers together to announce his impending nuptials to sex-kitten-cum-girlfriend Helen (Lawson). As so often happens in these situations..."

May 14, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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