Director Patrik-Ian Polk provides exciting character developments, brilliant cinematography and life lessons for all, particularly for black LGBT members. Cameo appearances of key actors of the Noah Arc series are visual delights.
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As a black gay man, I was really looking forward to this movie. I saw it last year at the Gay/Lesbian Film Festival. Most of the cast and crew of the film were there telling us how "we've never seen a film like this before". I beg to differ. It was just like every white-boy gay romantic comedy I've ever seen, only in blackface. A colorful trio of pals lusting after a macho hunk that may or may not be gay. Now that's original. And am I the only gay man who doesn't have a friend who's lip-syncing drag queen? I must be by what I see in gay-indi flicks. I also think this film tries too hard to appeal to a wide audience. None of the characters seem to have any one preference for the race of the person they date. Even though I wish more gay men were that way, I find it very unrealistic to black gay life. Obviously a marketing decision, so the film wouldn't be seen as "too black". Although a disappointment, I hope this film makes money so it will open the door to more (better) black gay flicks
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