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Gayby (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 12 March 2012 (USA)
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Jenn (straight) and Matt (gay) are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, they decide to fulfill a youthful promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way.

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Jenn and Matt are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, Jenn spends her days teaching hot yoga and running errands for her boss. Matt suffers from comic-book writer's block and can't get over his ex-boyfriend. They decide to fulfill a promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way. Can they navigate the serious and unexpected snags they hit as they attempt to get their careers and dating lives back on track in preparation for parenthood? 'Gayboy' is an irreverent comedy about friendship, sex, loneliness, and the family you choose.

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Sex with your best friend has never been this reproductive.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Matt: I'm a guy. I can put it in anything.
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Crazy In Love
Written by Eugene Record, Beyoncé Knowles, Jay Z (aka Shawn Carter) and Richard Christopher Harrison (aka Rich Harrison)
Performed by Antony and the Johnsons
Used by Permission of EMI April Music Inc. and EMI Blackwood Music Inc.
all rights reserved
Published by Warner Chappell Music Canada OBO Unichappell Music Inc.
Published by Beyonce's Publishing (ASCAP) and Bug Music - Hico South (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Secretly Canadian
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Killer of a movie
15 June 2013 | by (EU) – See all my reviews

There's hope for gay cinema after all. This little character driven gem delivers in spades. Absolutely everyone is memorable and drops a pisser of a one-liner. It all plays against the background of the inexcusably dull protagonist. He's an instant bore but very real - I've met that kind more than a million times and I dosed off on each occasion. He's somewhere between the guy next door and muscle mary... zzzzzz. He's so pale, even the characters, who have 5 lines to say and appear for about 1 minute of screen time, steal the show.

The cast is more than competent, nothing feels forced. Maybe a few outdoor scenes where we could see some NYC would have been nice.

The writing is as tight as a spandex girdle even though there's not much of a plot and the movie doesn't take itself too seriously. Praise be.


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