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Sex With Strangers Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I didn't find much fascination in the swinging. What they're doing is a matter of plumbing arrangements and mind games, of no erotic or sensuous charge. But that they are doing it is thought-provoking.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

August 16, 2002
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Swinging, the film makes it seem, is not a hobby that attracts the young and fit. Or intelligent.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 2/4

August 30, 2002
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

August 7, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

The subject of swinging still seems ripe for a documentary -- just not this one.

| Original Score: 1/4

February 25, 2002
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

It leers, offering next to little insight into its intriguing subject.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 2/4

May 17, 2002
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Sex With Strangers will shock many with its unblinking frankness. But what is missing from it all is a moral. What is the filmmakers' point? Why did they deem it necessary to document all this emotional misery?

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

October 7, 2002
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Rarely has sex on screen been so aggressively anti-erotic.

| Original Score: 1/4

April 25, 2002
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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Finally, a movie for people who just can't get enough Jerry Springer.

| Original Score: 2/5

August 31, 2002
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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It's a documentary that says that the alternate sexuality meant to set you free may require so much relationship maintenance that celibacy can start looking good.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

October 11, 2002
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

As it stands, there's some fine sex onscreen, and some tense arguing, but not a whole lot more.

May 2, 2002
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2/5

March 10, 2003
Jessica Winter
Village Voice
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Choppy, overlong documentary about 'The Lifestyle.'

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April 23, 2002
Dave Kehr
New York Times
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It's the element of condescension, as the filmmakers look down on their working-class subjects from their lofty perch, that finally makes Sex With Strangers, which opens today in the New York metropolitan area, so distasteful.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

April 26, 2002
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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Even a hardened voyeur would require the patience of Job to get through this interminable, shapeless documentary about the swinging subculture.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

April 26, 2002
Luisa F. Ribeiro
Boxoffice Magazine

An empty, purposeless exercise.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

May 3, 2002
David Noh
Film Journal International

If you've ever entertained the notion of doing what the title of this film implies, what Sex With Strangers actually shows may put you off the idea forever.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

May 25, 2002
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

The Gantzes' interviews tend to let the guys off the hook.

Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

September 27, 2002

E! Online

The cold shower of swinger documentaries.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: C+

May 3, 2002

Los Angeles Daily News

Grueling.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 1/4

May 3, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Sex With Strangers is fascinating ...

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May 13, 2002
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Dennis Harvey
Variety
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Boston Phoenix
October 12, 2002

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Houston Chronicle
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