About Cherry Reviews
There are no obstacles for her to face, no situations that even seem to matter, that the film makes a great big deal out of.
If anything this film made me hate people in the adult industry even more.
One thing that made me flip out. Who touches themselves watching an adult film with no headphones, volume up high, door wide open, and pants still on. So basically this film is a lie. Nothing in this film would happen, ever., Not the events taken place. But the way they happen and for what reason they happen for. Terrible.
On the plus side, Ashley Hinshaw is great in the lead role. Stunningly beautiful, and convincing. James Franco proves yet again that he is vastly overrated as an actor, coming across as a clueless kid in a school play. He is may well be the male version of Kristen Stewart...
Heather Graham does well in a supporting role. Dev Patel seems a bit miscast in his role.
Alternately erotic and chaste, "About Cherry" does admittedly suffer from a lack of focus at times. But it is also refreshing in it not being a garden variety cautionary tale. Rather, it is about somebody who is surrounded by cautionary tales. And it is a nice touch that the movie depicts a corner of the adult film industry as being both gay and female friendly. Out of all the surprises here, the biggest has to be the neat turn by none other than Heather Graham.
It was sad to see Heather Graham in something this bad!