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  • Summary: This rhythm-and-blues-driven romantic comedy is the story of four close-knit friends trying to find that mythical relationship that will make finally make things right. But if you think that sounds familiar, think again, because Punks is the first-ever comic love story set amidst the worldThis rhythm-and-blues-driven romantic comedy is the story of four close-knit friends trying to find that mythical relationship that will make finally make things right. But if you think that sounds familiar, think again, because Punks is the first-ever comic love story set amidst the world of African-American gay men. (Urbanworld Films) Expand
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  1. Positive: 5 out of 10
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  1. Terrific entertainment, full of wit and energy, alternately hilarious and serious -- and very sexy.
  2. 75
    Lively, well-acted and directed with assurance.
  3. The movie's warmth, and Mr. Gilliam's sober, likable performance sustain it through its ragged stretches and amateurish lapses.
  4. 60
    Thanks to an uninhibited screenplay and the easy, unforced chemistry of its ensemble cast, Punks is mostly good, snappy fun.
  5. At its best when it embraces its true identity, as frivolous fun.
  6. 50
    For a film purporting to tell it like it is for black gay men, race is the most poorly handled aspect in Punk's equation; it's almost as if it had no relevance. That might have flown if its most telling moment didn't suggest otherwise.
  7. Never mind the fact that romantic comedies about gay African-American and Latino men aren't exactly plentiful, let alone ones this good-natured.

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