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Soderbergh’s The Girlfriend Experience Screens At Sundance

The latest buzz at this year’s Sundance Film Festival centers around Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming movie, “The Girlfriend Experience.” The film has gotten tons of attention since it was announced, for two reasons. It’s a peek into the exclusive, mostly unseen world of high-end escorting. And, its star is Sasha Grey, a 20-year-old adult film star. This week, “The Girlfriend Experience” made its debut at the festival, and the reviews range from positive to mixed. Defamer reports: “[A]s Soderbergh films go, it’s in the austere league of ‘Bubble’ and ‘Che,’ likely to confound the average moviegoer and irritate the eager pornhound Grey-ophile — which is kind of how we like him.” Even though it stars a porn star, the movie features no explicit sex, nor, opines Defamer, “any sexiness whatsoever.” Other critics describe “GFE” as “not-half-bad,” “a nuanced character study,” and “fascinating.” Keep reading »

Quickies!: D-Listers Invade Sundance, Facebook Causes Political Controversy, & A Political Courtship

  • The Sundance Film Festival used to be all artsy and stuff, but now it’s where D-listers go to show off their horrible fashion nonsense. [Dlisted]
  • Your boyfriend might possess all the qualities you look for in a BFF, but you really should have other friends. You know, for moments when you just want to vent about what annoying thing he did again. [Dear Sugar]
  • Former Danity Kane member Aubrey O’Day is wearing a lanyard in one of the first photos from her Playboy shoot. Thank god she’s not posing with that damn dog again. [Mediatakeout]
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    Star Couplings: Jared Leto and Paris Hilton Swap Spit

  • Jared Leto and Paris Hilton, both partying the night away at Sundance, demonstrate the magic of STD exchange. [Ed. Note: Is it wrong that we're still totally attracted to Jared Leto? We have questionable taste sometimes...] [DListed]
  • Rumors are flying that Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal are engaged, but their reps, of course, are denying it. Whatever — we just hope their future kids are hyphenates! [US Weekly]
  • Celibate is the new man whore! Lenny Kravitz tells the new issue of Maxim that he hasn’t had sex for three years and that, “Where I’m at in life, the women have got to come with something else, not just the body, but the mind and spirit. It usually trips them out, but that’s the way it’s going to be.” Paging Lisa Bonet… [NY Post]
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