THE PERFECT FIND – Review by April Neale

Perfection is an illusory state. It presents at the least expected times and often sneaks up on the person least desiring it. So it goes for accomplished Jenna Jones (Gabrielle Union), a middle-aged careerist licking her wounds under her mother’s roof after a terrible breakup and less-than-stellar exit from a profile career. Her glorious comeback in career and life is the road to “The Perfect Find,” the title suggesting Jenna’s future, albeit best by loads of roadblocks. The Perfect Find is a wonderfully wrought film where “grown women are talking” in a mature twist on the rom-com genre.

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THE PERFECT FIND (Tribeca 2023) – Review by Sherin Nicole

I am in love with love. And romantic comedies are candy. Devouring them is what I do. Yet, lately, they haven’t been as tasty as they once were. Outside of K-dramas, it’s been a long time since a rom-com has delighted me. So, I have good news: The Perfect Find is what its title suggests. Based on the novel of the same name by Tia Williams (who also makes a cameo appearace), director Numa Perrier and writer Leigh Davenport kept me giggling but also delivered a couple I could cheer for.

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