Dramas about the porn industry range from expressions of puritanical rage to celebrations of open sexuality; this one manages to avoid both extremes, as well as anything else that might make it worth watching.
Here is a movie that suggests prostitution is something that just sort of happens to you, like Lyme disease.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
This is just a slow-moving skin flick broken up by lots of boring discussions about Cherry's future.
| Original Score: 1/4
The fatal flaw ... is its refusal to examine Angelina's occupation from outside the bubble. You might even call it a recruitment film.
| Original Score: 2/5
Everything here is done badly.
| Original Score: 0/5
It has a didactic undercurrent, making its main character into a beautiful blank, ready to blossom under the bright camera lights and to be unabashed in the face of the unenlightened.
| Original Score: C+
It's pornography bathed in the tangerine glow of fruit-scented candlelight.
| Original Score: 2/4
About Cherry only manages to seem inconsequential.
Never boring but never as engaging as it could or should be.
| Original Score: 2.5/4