I Can't Think Straight Reviews

April 3, 2009
It's such a mish-mash of terrible ideas next to sincere and affecting themes that it never really works and repeatedly sabotages any recommendation.
April 3, 2009
From the wince-inducing title onwards, the script is laughably bad, especially when it attempts seriousnes.
April 3, 2009
I Can't Think Straight, a glossy contemporary cross-cultural romance between a Palestinian Christian girl and an Anglo-Indian Muslim girl, is spectacularly dreadful.
April 3, 2009
Frankly this looks more like Dynasty, with some very broad, soapy acting, coy sex scenes and some airily conspicuous wealth.
November 21, 2008
Buildings and their interiors fare a lot better in this sumptuously lensed and set-designed film. That's because they don't have to talk or act.
November 21, 2008
Plugging the same two actresses into different Sapphic scenarios may be a valid filmmaking strategy but it can be an extremely boring one.
Top Critic
November 21, 2008
Hw do they tell their boyfriends and parents that they're gay? Conventionally, that's how.
November 21, 2008
In exploring the eternal conflict between love and duty in a fresh, provocative way, Sarif demonstrates that she is a filmmaker of exceptional promise.
November 21, 2008
Although she has made two films in rapid succession, Sarif shows no discernible aptitude for her new medium.
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.