Kissing Jessica Stein Synopsis
A woman answers a personal ad and explores her sexuality.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Delightfully unpredictable, hilarious comedy with wonderful performances that tug at your heart in ways that utterly transcend gender...
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88

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A pitch-perfect gem.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Delivers that rare combination of winning traits. It's a low-key comedy with a risque hook -- a seemingly straight woman dabbles in...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's a charmer.
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Westfeldt and Juergensen are smart, sexy knockouts, finding just the right mix of fun and tenderness in their writing and performances.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A small independent feature that's everything an independent feature -- small or big -- should be.
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75

Boston Globe

By Loren King
Small, sharply written, incisive comedy examines, with smarts and style and sexiness, the very nature of modern romance - gay, straight,...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Charming and witty, it's also somewhat clumsy.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
All too content to be a comedy of surfaces and stereotypes. And because, for all the novelty of the bisexual romantic angle, there's...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
One of the film's strengths is that nobody -- male, female, gay, straight or Jewish mother -- is reduced to stereotype.
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Sweet comedy about when a girl meets girl.
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