The Girlfriend Experience

Summer of Same: May 2009 | 26 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.


The Girlfriend Experience | 15 Oct 2009 // 3:59 PM

The camera continually zeroes on Sasha Grey's face: pretty, unknowable, sometimes out of focus.


Soderbergh Delivers an Intriguing 'Experience' | 14 May 2009 // 11:11 PM

Shot on digital and budgeted at a mere $1.7 million, this calm character study stands in direct contrast with his last film -- the big, bombastic, and epic biopic Che!


Steven Soderbergh refuses to play it safe | 28 May 2009 // 12:54 AM

For his 20th feature film, "The Girlfriend Experience," director Steven Soderbergh has returned to a theme he explored in his breakthrough "sex, lies and videotape":

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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