I Can't Think Straight Reviews

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Top Critic
November 21, 2008
Hw do they tell their boyfriends and parents that they're gay? Conventionally, that's how.
November 21, 2008
Although she has made two films in rapid succession, Sarif shows no discernible aptitude for her new medium.
November 20, 2008
Talk of Middle East politics seems out of place in a lesbian discovery tale, a fact reinforced by the cast, who look as though they're trying to pass kidney stones when the dialogue wanders to the news page.
November 20, 2008
The comedic touches are well wrought, but there's a lot of plodding, earnest discussion about Palestine and Israel, when the focus should be on the Lebanese. Sorry -- the lesbians.
November 20, 2008
Every image seems to have been Scotchgarded.
November 18, 2008
The film is too schematic by half and overflows with one-dimensional characters.
November 16, 2008
Homophobia in Muslim families and communities is a topic ripe for exploration, but as its eye-rollingly lame titular pun makes clear, I Can't Think Straight isn't the film to do it.
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