In Search of a Midnight Kiss Synopsis
A failed writer (Scoot McNairy) goes on a blind date with an abrasive woman (Sara Simmonds).
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Wonderfully romantic and romantically bittersweet. It's not about forever; it's about now.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
We increasingly admire the quality of the acting: Both actors take their characters through a difficult series of changes, without ever...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A romantic comedy with film noir shadows.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
With a moody overlay of songs supplied by Okkervil River and Shearwater, In Search of a Midnight Kiss also serves as a millennial's answer...
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Takes a bit of "Swingers" and a bit of "Manhattan" to create a slacktacular vision of uncertain youth in today's L.A.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
It's a handsome and entertaining small-scale picture with nice acting, some crisp (and some crude) dialogue and effective direction.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

An amusing ensemble piece about the troubles of dislocated twentysomethings attempting to find their way through life and love.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
By the end, Holdridge has captured the bittersweet complexities of romance with a wisdom that proves surprisingly seductive.
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50

Premiere

The arc of the story mirrors "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset," but the writing isn't nearly as strong, nor the characters as believable...
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50

TV Guide

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Painfully undermined by its central characters.
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Worse than bad

By playadelwilcox
This is by far the worst movie I've had the dishonor to see. We should have walked out during the first 5 minutes during an explicit scene involving the main character and a computer screen. This...

Loved it!

By hellosunshine0
I saw this movie at the IFC on Saturday night and loved it. It takes some time to get into the story, but once it hooks you, you fall in love....

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Rated NR