DTLA (2012– )

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The relationships and sex lives of eight friends with varied ethnic, cultural, and sexual orientations that work and live in the vibrant community of Downtown Los Angeles.


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Series cast summary:
 Lenny (8 episodes, 2012)
 Stefan (8 episodes, 2012)
 SJ / ... (8 episodes, 2012)
 Bryan (8 episodes, 2012)
Hiro Tanaka ...
 Kai (8 episodes, 2012)
 Marky (8 episodes, 2012)
Patrick MacDonald ...
 Matthew (8 episodes, 2012)
 Harold (5 episodes, 2012)
 Rod (5 episodes, 2012)
 Kevin (4 episodes, 2012)
JC Jones ...
 Trey (4 episodes, 2012)
 Waylon (3 episodes, 2012)
 Norm (3 episodes, 2012)
 Carla / ... (3 episodes, 2012)
 Oliver (3 episodes, 2012)
Jeremy Jaxon ...
 Kevin (2 episodes, 2012)
 Reesie (2 episodes, 2012)
B. Scott ...
 Bosco (2 episodes, 2012)
 Kimberly / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
Jimmy Johnson ...
 Bobby (2 episodes, 2012)


From the executive producer of the "The L Word" and the star of "Noah's Arc," "DTLA" depicts the relationships and sex lives of eight friends with varied ethnic, cultural, and sexual orientations that work and live in the vibrant community of Downtown Los Angeles. Starring Darryl Stephens ("Noah's Arc") and a cavalcade of notable supporting cast including Golden Globe winning, and Academy Award nominated Melanie Griffith, Sandra Bernhard and Leslie Jordan, it's a story of love, friendship, loyalty, and being true to oneself - no matter what the cost. Written by LogoTV

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24 October 2012 (USA)  »

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Downtown Los Angeles  »

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Flawed but entertaining
30 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

This movie has sub par writing, acting, and technical production, there, I admit it up front. As to whether I would encourage or discourage others on viewing, I would definitely encourage with the knowledge that this is a flawed production. Overall I enjoyed viewing this series and therefore gave it a 5 out of 10 rating. If you are looking for intellectual stimulation or interesting commentary on gay life there is some but not always developed skilfully to gratifying conclusions as one would get in a more masterfully done project. Some acting is overly emotional and feels like the character is "acting" rather than naturally interacting. Without giving anything away there are also situations that seem gratuitous within this season. Encounters happen but then are not mentioned again. This leaves feelings of unfinished story lines (perhaps bad editing). This is a series and perhaps things might be explained in the following season but given the uncertainty about the continuation of a TV series, wrapping things up better would have been very much advised inside the season instead of one that follows. Two or so of these "unfinished" stories involve the main character and are also somewhat contradictory to his presumed values. If you are laid back and can enjoy a flawed but interesting story then you just might find this series an OK diversion.

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