Better Than Sex
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While visiting Sydney, Aussie wildlife photographer Josh meets Cin, a dressmaker, at a party just three days before he's to return to his job in London. During a shared taxi ride ripe with sexual tension, both Josh and Cin privately weigh the pros and cons of a one-night stand and come to the same conclusion--why not? Immediately, they hop into bed at Cin's studio and share a blissful night of sexual adventure that doesn't end the next morning. Josh and Cin soon find themselves enjoying an intense three days of nonstop sex and talk. As they get to know each other ever more… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 47%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"With remarkable grace, [Teplitzky's] actors balance the competing demands of candor and whimsy, and the result, while not unforgettable, is charming."
‑ Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer
"It could be funnier, sharper, more probing, but at its best it is sexy, and that's always something to celebrate."
‑ Charles Taylor, Salon.com
"A paper-thin script that is by turns fatuous and emotionally fraudulent."
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"An irresistible Australian romantic comedy that celebrates the life-affirming magic of sexual pleasure."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"This is refreshing: a sex film that actually thinks that, for the most part, sex is good fun."
‑ Bob Strauss, Los Angeles Daily News
"Runs out of impulse and falls back on glibness."
‑ Jay Carr, Boston Globe
"The director and actors get away with this fluff thanks to the nimble, whimsical way it's played."
‑ Louis B. Parks, Houston Chronicle
"The bulk of the film rests squarely on its leads and both Porter and Wenham are winning and appealing."
‑ Ted Murphy, Murphy's Movie Reviews
"Writer/director Teplitsky has a great eye for detail and often manages to say a lot by saying very little."
‑ Nikki Tranter, PopMatters
"They're a charming couple, and you don't mind watching them. Just don't expect insightful love revelations."
‑ Dave White, IFilm
"At times, Better Than Sex feels like Last Tango in Paris, with all the grunting and animalistic behavior but none of the raison d'etre."
‑ Eli Sanders, Seattle Times
"Continues for 84 minutes, short for a feature but too long for a commercial. And Mr. Teplitzky lacks the big-screen savvy to fill the surplus footage."
‑ Philip Wuntch, Dallas Morning News
"Absurdly threadbare.....Supposed to be darling, of course, but it's mostly a stream of flat, pedestrian or nauseatingly cute talk."
‑ Frank Swietek, One Guy's Opinion
"It doesn't quite live up to the title, but this little Australian import will leave you feeling satisfied."
‑ , E! Online
"When you come down to it, its hoary insights -- like 'men are slobs' and 'women can never decide what to wear on a date' -- have been the stuff of sitcoms since the seven words you couldn't say on television were taboo in movies as well."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
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