Suburban Girl

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Suburban Girl Review


I'll be honest. The only reason I am bothering to write this review is to complain: Why would you take a pretty cool title like The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing and sub in a generic, borderline-lame one like Suburban Girl? I mean, there's not even anything remotely cool about the suburbs. Why would I want to watch a movie about a girl from them?

Well, you wouldn't, which is why Suburban Girl went straight to video, despite starring megawatt powers Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alec Baldwin. Gellar is Brett Eisenberg, the Suburban Girl of the title, though she lives and works in Manhattan as that age-old vocation of many a rom-com: book editor. Her exploits include a new boss (she's mean!) and a new lover (he's old!), played by Baldwin. Writer/director Marc Klein relies on two stories from Girls' Guide to intertwine her dealings with both: Old man Archie gives Brett career advice, then gets drunk and cheats on her. Almost as an aside, Brett's dad gets sick and dies. That's pretty much the

Come to think of it, it's neither comedic nor romantic, though a BlackBerry come-on does count as sexy, I guess, at least in the suburbs.



Suburban Girl

Facts and Figures

Run time: 97 mins

In Theaters: Monday 1st October 2007

Distributed by: Image Entertainment

Production compaines: Catch 23 Prods

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Fresh: 4 Rotten: 4

IMDB: 5.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: , , Darryl Taja

Starring: as Brett Eisenberg, as Archie Knox, as Chloe, as Robert Eisenberg


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