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Modern Love Is Automatic

Modern Love Is Automatic (2009)

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Two women find themselves serving the eccentric needs of men for a living in this dark comedy from writer and director Zach Clark. Lorraine (Melodie Sisk) is a nurse who is bored with her job and tired of the strange men who ask her out nearly every day. Lorraine shares an apartment with Adrian (Maggie Ross), an obsessively cheerful young woman who is determined to make it big as a model. While taking the bus one day, Lorraine finds a copy of a fetish magazine called Shackled, and finds herself

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All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (0)

If nothing else, Modern Love Is Automatic leaves you curious to see what this filmmaker will do next.

August 20, 2010 Full Review Source: New York Times
New York Times
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Modern Love eventually becomes a portrait of an unlikely friendship, and climaxes with a shadowy karaoke triumph, to New Order's "Age of Consent." Sweet.

August 17, 2010 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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Whip-smart, compelling, well-acted, wickedly funny, bold and visually stylish without a trace of pretentiousness.

August 25, 2010 Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru
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A jagged little jawbreaker made by and for aggressive youth-culture addicts.

August 20, 2010 Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine
Boxoffice Magazine

A fascinating character study serving up as sharp a contrast in leading ladies as you're ever likely to encounter onscreen.

August 19, 2010 Full Review Source: NewsBlaze
NewsBlaze

Zach Clark's film posits a world in which finding and maintaining amour is anything but routine.

August 15, 2010 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
Slant Magazine

Captures with rare sensitivity, however freaky, the pros but more likely cons literally, of the female working stiff experience in America. Same Shift, Different Day.

August 7, 2010 Full Review Source: NewsBlaze
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