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Their makeup is fabulous. Their shows are flawless. Their fights are infamous.

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Rated R for strong sexual content including graphic dialogue, and for language
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$14,250 (USA) (2 November 2001)

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$147,593 (USA) (7 December 2001)
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ONE OF THE MOST HONEST PORTRAYALS OF QUEER MEN OF COLOR
22 December 2000 | by (VENTURA, CA) – See all my reviews

"PUNKS" is a great little flick done on a fairly shoestring budget. It's not perfectly polished; it's not full of visual effects or innovative camera tricks; but what it does have plenty of is Character! Character and Charisma; enough to go around a few times!

These guys may not be to everyone's taste, but if you give them a chance, you'll see yourself at some point in someone in this film, and that's what movies are about, after all, right?! Seeing the truth of your own life...

Being gay in this society is tough; being gay and a person of color just compounds every aspect of living freely and truly. "Punks" has truth from start to finish, truth that affirms all of our lives and revels in our uniqueness amongst one another. Even if you don't find it easy to relate to queer folks (or even L.A. folks; and that can be a challenge in itself!), the time you invest in watching this film won't be spent in vain. You'll come away with a better understanding of a wider circle of your fellow human beings. For that alone, "Punks" is well worth the time!


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