April's Shower
April's Shower (2004)

A woman negotiates the tricky etiquette of celebrating the wedding of her former girlfriend in this independent comedy. April (Maria Cina) and Alex (Trish Doolan) are close friends who have something of a past together -- both are lesbians,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 26, 2004
DVD Release Date: May 23, 2006
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

The film has a pleasant spirit and lively dialogue, and what's more, seems to be coming from a specific cultural and geographical location.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A lighthearted comedy about the outing of a bride-to-be and her five-year relationship with her maid of honor.

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Kam Williams
Upstage Magazine

With the preordained outcome of telegraphed in its opening scene, all that's left to enjoy of this mean-spirited melodrama, are politically-incorrect laughs at the expense of a bizarre cross-section of California kooks.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

It wrings almost no laughs or tears from this seemingly idiot-proof premise, taking 45 yawn-filled minutes to introduce its collection of severely stereotyped characters, whose conflicts then play out in excruciatingly predictable fashion.

Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times

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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Kim Morgan

Poorly shot, badly timed, lamely idiosyncratic, and annoying.

Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

If there is a single phrase that should strike fear in the hearts of innocent moviegoers, it is 'writer-director- producer-star.'

Jan Stuart

How do you stop it, a movie that labors as stridently for sitcom feel-goodness?

E! Online

Unfortunately, the guest list includes a gaggle of clichés.

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