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  • Summary: A story about a group of gay men in Hollywood, their lovers and friends, and the often hilarious, occasionally poignant space in between. (Sony Pictures)
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  1. Positive: 9 out of 17
  2. Negative: 5 out of 17
  1. A majority oriented movie that assumes sophisticated familiarity with a sexual minority.
  2. It's the first mainstream gay movie that feels totally comfortable in its shoes.
  3. 75
    So likable, we go with it on its chosen level.
  4. An undemanding and reassuring amiability that made it a crowd-pleaser at Sundance.
  5. Reviewed by: Loren King
    Shallow though it may be, is a breakthrough.
  6. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    It plays like a pilot for what I imagine will be network TV's first all-gay sitcom.
  7. 20
    Bloated loquaciousness, damp self-absorption, and defensive reflexiveness on display here.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Keith
    Jul 30, 2007
    This is one of those movies that sneaks into your heart in spite of any protesting you might offer. I found some of it clumsily done, especially the big death that happens near the end. I found this completely unnecessary, as if the screenwriter was trying to check off some list of things that must happen in a romantic comedy. The movie succeeds, though, largely because the characters (and actors, too) are so likable and the scenes among them have the chemistry of real friendships. I must admit, I put this movie on often, when I feel like settling into something comforting and with characters who I now regard as my own friends. Nothing earthshattering here, but it is pleasant, funny, big-hearted, and at times, true to life. Expand

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