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A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partners' brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.

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Arthur Sailes must have the courage to marry his beloved Ben Sheets and stand against the obstacles that face him. His brother, Victor, a devout Christian, plans to get himself reinstated into the church after they throw him out because his brother, Arthur, is gay. Written by Sam Mraovich

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Love calms the soul...and so does revenge.


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In financial planning, "The Story of Ben and Arthur" is a scenario used to demonstrate the benefits of early investing to college students and recent high school graduates. See more »

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Neither Catholicism or any other mainstream branch of Christianity teaches that murdering a sinner absolves them of their sins and permits them to enter Heaven, as Victor repeatedly claims and which Father Rabin appears to endorse. See more »

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Bar Owner: That's great. Now let's see your penis.
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oh-my-god!
25 January 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

If an auteur gives himself 2 credits before the main title and about 15 more credits before the movie starts, and the first shot shows the auteur rolling around on a bed in lycra bike shorts, it won't be a surprise to observe that said auteur has the kind of body that should never be seen in spandex. The kind of look that might be useful to a homosexual aversion therapist.

Others have given this thing the dishing it deserves. For me the most pitiable moment came when the trip from LA was signified by a plane landing at what appeared to be LAX; and the return was signified by a shot of a Fedex cargo plane.


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