Credit Card Documentary "Maxed Out" Opens Today

Maxed Out, a documentary about the credit card industry, is opening today in select cities (New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Washington DC, Seattle, and Austin) and next week in a few more (Chicago, Boston, and Minneapolis).

We haven’t seen it yet, but the trailer is really interesting. The debt collectors are so slimy! Anyone planning on seeing it? —MEGHANN MARCO

“Maxed Out” Opens in Theatres Today [CL&P]

UPDATE: J.D. from Get Rich Slowly writes,

For whatever reason, the production company for MAXED OUT contacted me and sent me a screener of the film. My wife and I watched it earlier this week. (I actually watched it twice so that I had a better feel for it.) They sent me the book, too, but I haven’t had a chance to read it.

I posted my review here
In short, it’s a fine film, but it has some flaws.