"Lovelace" Movie Review: 2 1/2 Stars
by Michael Phillips
How far does a girl have to go to untangle her tingle? This was the discreetly prurient poster question used to sell "Deep Throat" and
Seyfried shot this well-acted but dodgy biopic around the time she made "Les Miserables"; truly, though, Lovelace was the miserable one.
Another marriage, pure hell for Lovelace, looms front and center here. Following Bellin's script, directors
Soon enough, at a local roller rink, Lovelace (still
Cameo appearances by everyone from
Traynor and Lovelace made a lousy
Spending time with Traynor and various other cold creeps gives you, deliberately, the cold creeps. The re-creations of the era are artful, and the acting's strong. Seyfried and Sarsgaard have a lot to play, and attack the material fiercely and honestly. But "Lovelace" is a coldly compelling look at the surface of a woman, with little interest in the contradictions under the skin.
"Lovelace" Movie Trailer
MPAA rating: R (for strong sexual content, language, thematic elements and brief smoking).
Running time: 1:32.
Credits: Directed by
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