The Professional

Ben Lewin‘s The Sessions (Fox Searchlight, 10.26) “is a touching, thoughtful and comforting film about touching, needing, being open and the finding of fulfillment,” I wrote on 1.24.12. “It’s an emotionally erotic variation on the themes in My Left Foot, The Sea Inside and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly with a little dash of Who’s Life Is It Anyway?. John Hawkes will almost certainly get some awards action eight to ten months hence; ditto Helen Hunt.”

“The only thing the film (i.e., Lewin) lacks is a strong visual imagination. Any film about a paralyzed protagonist needs to somehow free itself from that immobility. It can’t just be a series of static interiors or the viewer will start to be hemmed in to some degree.”

  • Ray DeRousse

    It’s so weird how this premise can change based on gender. Imagine how this film plays if the paralyzed person is female and the sex therapist is male.

  • Still Ray

    “It’s so weird how this premise can change based on gender. Imagine how this film plays if the paralyzed person is female and the sex therapist is male.”

    Creepily and offensively, unfortunately.

    You know, like Macy’s mullet. WTF IS THAT? Talk about distracting.

    Hunt looks wonderful however, good to see her again, even if this makes it ANOTHER movie where she romances a paralyzed guy (wasn’t that the plot to The Waterdance?)

  • Ghost of Kazan

    I like this title a little better than the original one, “Confession Session, What’s Her Profession?”

  • Ghost of Kazan

    Or was it “Transgression Repression, Father Give Me Intercession?”

  • Ghost of Kazan

    No, I think it was “Obsession Suppression, Forgive My Indiscretion”

  • Ghost of Kazan

    Yes, bartender, I think I will have one more.

  • fitz-hume

    Gotta say that Helen Hunt has never looked more radiant than she does in that trailer.

  • Raising_Kaned

    I’m sorry, but this looks positively ABYSMAL.

  • JoeTanto

    If I ordered a hooker and Helen Hunt showed up, I’d ask for a goddamn refund.

  • JoeTanto

    Also I’m kinda sick of John Hawkes. Seems like every 2-3 years we get THE RETURN OF THE MACK hype about this low-rent Harry Dean Stanton, always giving the EXACT SAME PERFORMANCE he’s been giving since DUSK STILL DAWN.

    HARDBALL? Same performance. MIAMI VICE? Same performance. That Miranda July shitfest? Again.

    At least here he’s channeling Andrew “Dice” Clay’s imitation of Jerry Lewis crossed with “IT MATTERS TO MEEEEEEE!” I AM SAM and OTHER SISTER *comedy gold* of some dude doing some EMBARRASSING retarded guy shtick.

    Also I CANNOT WAIT for SHAMELESS to be canceled, so Macy can cut that RIDICULOUS fucking hair.

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