But since Helen is straight this would actually give them something in common to talk about, namely men, except that Helen has a lot more success with men, at least in terms of sex. Jessica Stein Jennifer Westfeldt is a woman with a solid career as a copy editor, but her love life isn't much to write home about; she's been through a long series of disastrous first dates that refuse to evolve into second dates, and the well-intended advice of her best friend Joan Jackie Hoffman and former boyfriend Josh Scott Cohen isn't helping a bit. Her mother just wants her to settle down with a nice Jewish man, while Helen wants to find the perfect combination of love and sexual heat. A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. Jessica reads on to discover that she has a lot in common with the person who placed the ad -- too much so, since it turns out the notice is from a woman, Helen Cooper Heather Juergensen , who manages an art gallery. During the course of their friendship, Rachel starts to question her own sexuality.
What's so funny is the getting there. Helen challenges Jessica's assumptions about what will make her happy and then kisses her goodnight. I actually have known a couple of people like that. As their relationship progresses, Jessica finds herself struggling with her feelings about her new sexual outlook, and she isn't sure how to break the news about her relationship to her mother Tovah Feldshuh as she tries to decide if she should bring Helen along to her brother's wedding. There are a series of deleted scenes, including some choice outtakes from the bad date montage, and a standard behind the scenes featurette. I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. Like many perfectionists, Jessica works as a copy editor and fact-checker, finding writers' mistakes with the same zeal she applies to the imperfections of would-be husbands.
Joe Fine moves his family from Brooklyn to New Orleans, where his dreams and extravagance far exceed his means. And though she comes to realize she may have feelings for her new friend, Rachel must decide who she will ultimately find the most happiness with: Heck, her new husband who is also adored by her family Gray and Sam are brother and sister and best friends, flatmates in New York City, where she creates ad campaigns and he's a surgery intern. Movies similar to Kissing Jessica Stein are , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,. Megan is an all-American girl. Helen is not sure what to expect when Jessica shows up, but someone who is not only straight but who also brings a bunch of manuals and handbooks about lesbians would not have been a high expectation. No advice comes from Gray's therapist, but a co-worker and a cab driver give theirs.
They catch up and she tells him that Helen dumped her, which was tough. This is noticed at her work and attracts interest, especially from her boss Josh, but Jessica insists that she has not found a boyfriend. Getting physical proves difficult because they are so many places where Jessica does not want to be touched, but there is an undeniable something between the two young women that serves as the basis for a relationship, with or without benefits. Before crossing paths with Peyton, falling for a woman was an unimaginable situation for Elena, a straight wife and mother. However, we do not think as highly of Josh as he does himself, and there is something intrinsically sweet about the relationship between Jessica and Helen. A newcomer to a posh girls boarding school discovers that her two senior roommates are lovers.
Helen says that isn't enough for her, she wants passion and to be with someone who wants to tear her clothes off, so she breaks up with Jessica. Not only might this explain her solitary life, but it could lead to real dilemmas - with Charlie who's sweet, but a bit opaque and with Sam. As their relationship progresses, Jessica finds herself struggling with her feelings about her new sexual outlook, and she isn't sure how to break the news about her relationship to her mother Tovah Feldshuh as she tries to decide if she should bring Helen along to her brother's wedding. Jessica and Helen quickly strike up a close friendship that evolves into something more intimate, though neither of them has ever been involved with another woman. Later Jessica meets her friend Helen for coffee and tells her that she is going on a date with Josh. Jeanne falls for Marie and they embark on an extramarital affair. The film was next shown at the , with screenings scheduled the day before and the day after the.
Helen is more flexible, knowing and wise. An uptight and conservative woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman who works at a local carnival that comes to town. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Claude and Ellen are best friends who live in a not-so-nice area of New York. Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert. It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. This is one of those memorable jewels of a moment in a movie where you know you will never forget it and just thinking about it invokes its power.
Everyone says she's too picky especially her mother Tovah Feldshuh and. Her neigbor is photographer Lucy Berliner and Syd starts to fall in love with her. But I was still blown away by her mother-daughter talk with Jessica, and the exquisitely powerful delivery of a single line. The friendship between Peyton, an out lesbian writer, and Elena. Jessica and Helen arrange a meeting. Here you will find unforgettable moments, scenes and lines from all your favorite films.
Can Gray sort things out? A pair of best friends and a seemingly perfect couple meet at a local Irish pub tucked in the winding streets of the West Village. This film is worth a look, for sure. Jessica figures it would at least be nice to hang out with someone who shares her interests, and she gives Helen a call. Anyone like Josh , her boss and former boyfriend. Since there is a child involved Jeanne first decides to stay with David.
Right now, she's like the grade-school girl at the spin-the-bottle party who changes the rules when the bottle points at her. I found myself truly admiring these women, and rooting for the success of their relationship, despite all odds. It was released in different theatres between 2008 and 2009. Helen starts an argument because they haven't had sex for a month. Here you will find unforgettable moments, scenes and lines from all your favorite films. Jessica goes around to Helen's and invites her to be her date for her brother's wedding.
It will not surprise you that the latter is both more interesting and more insightful. The two start going out on dates and making out on the couch afterwards. A few months later, Jessica and Helen are living together in an apartment. Anyway, I believe the movie is worth a watch. A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness. Later again, Helen is living with another woman.