Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Suburban Girl

"A wonderful romantic comedy" E! Online

Based on stories from the bestselling book The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing, Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The Grudge) stars in this funny and disarmingly wise romantic comedy set against the exhilarating backdrop of New York City. Gellar is Brett, a naive associate book editor embarking on her first big job. Brett is overwhelmed until she develops a romance with the seasoned literary star Archie Knox (30 Rock's Alex Baldwin) and is introduced to a glamorous new world. But when she faces a family crisis, Brett must make the decision of a lifetime as this girl from the burbs finds herself at a big-city crossroads.

My rate &
* * * *
Archie who keeps a photo album of
his ex girlfriends? lol ..
Cute, sexy and funny... is a joy to watch
Directed by
Marc Klein
Produced by
Catch 23 Productions/
Odd Lot Entertainment
Written by
Marc Klein
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin,
Maggie Grace, Chris Carmack,
Vincent De Paul, Vanessa Branch
Distributed by

Release date(s)
Romantic comedy
Running time
97 min.
United States
Gross revenue

Suburban Girl Trailer

Brett Eisenberg (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is a Manhattan literary assistant with dreams of a life doing what she loves: reading and editing books, being part of the great scene of New York idea culture. The movie intro shows her working on a manuscript using the standard proofreader markings, in pencil.

Brett, a young woman working her way up New York City's publishing ladder. Eager to get ahead, Brett attends a book signing with hopes of meeting influential publishing giant Archie Knox (Alec Baldwin).

So Brett meets up with Archie and she sees that they have more in common than just books. What begins to happen between Brett and Archie is an unplanned romance. But before anything can happen, Brett decides to break up with her immature boyfriend Jed (Chris Carmack) and her and Archie begin to date.No sooner do they trade glances than Archie is wooing Brett with extravagant dates, expensive gifts, and career assistance.

The relationship is a storybook romance from the start, but things later get complicated due to the age difference also when Brett gets a de-promotion at her job because of a new boss (Vanessa Branch) and she finds out that her dad, which she is very close to begins to have health complications. Brett also discovers that Archie has an awful relationship with his daughter and is a recovering alcoholic.

While dating Archie and going through real life hardships, Brett begins to discover herself and starts to become a more confident editor.