San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The phrase "lesbian comedy" is not exactly an oxymoron, but April's Shower is still a rarity, an expansive, talky and often zany romantic farce, with lesbian characters at its center.
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The New York Times

Yet despite the absurdities and predictable outcome, April's Shower is enjoyable, primarily for its refreshingly volatile approach to sexual orientation.
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L.A. Weekly

By Mark Olsen
And whenever the film shifts from spunky "let's put on a show" fun to overly earnest drama, it slows to a crawl, with mawkish performances that fail to rise above the soggy material.
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Village Voice

By Ben Kenigsberg
Tepid lesbian comedy.
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By Robert Koehler
The joys of farce are fumbled in April's Shower, star-director-writer Trish Doolan's arch and undernourished comedy about a bridal shower turned on its head by the bride's lesbian past.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The result feels as if she (Trish Doolan) gathered all her friends, turned on her camera and let them loose. Which is perfectly fine, if you don't expect anyone to pay to watch the finished product.
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Los Angeles Times

By Carina Chocano
The movie suffers from a malady common to tiny indies of the let's-put-on-a-show variety -- it strains for irrepressibly nutty, but lands squarely in annoying.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Painfully sincere. But it wrings almost no laughs or tears from this seemingly idiot-proof premise.
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38 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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