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I didn't really know what the expect and considering the fact that 3 actors are featured on the poster I was sort of hoping for a love triangle with some psychology dealing with if and how a relationship could function as a threesome. But to my dismay, Nick May as the houseboy Ricky and the older couple Brian Patacca (DJ) with Tom Merlino (Simon) have one scene together (the best one sadly enough) then they both leave and the story goes flat. Actually I should specify that story is too strong a word because the number one problem with this production is that there is no plot.
All we see is Ricky brooding and inviting guys over for random sex during the Holidays with explicit sexual scenes and drug use, one after the other without purpose other than relieving boredom which I suspect is now spreading to the audience. I kept on watching, hoping that somehow this would amount to something deeper or at least more interesting but to no avail. A movie without a strong story is like a house without a foundation, it can not stand strong and will sooner or later start to collapse under its own weight.
If the acting had been interesting or the cinematography original maybe I could have latched on to something but all I felt was a sense of dread as I realized that this is all we get. Nick May as Ricky is not a good actor or even a decent one and I always felt like he was trying to not embarrass himself too much, lost in a ridiculous semi-porn movie (which is what this boils down to really...) with weird and uncomfortable sex scenes not even good enough to sustain our interest.
By the end, I only felt relief that this excruciating journey was over and I can not in good conscience recommend it to anyone unless they are prepared to not expect anything more than a sex flick with some bits of dialogue thrown in as we get to look at Ricky's face ad nauseam as he tries to keep our interest from disintegrating. But unfortunately, he doesn't succeed and I for one can't wait to forget this dreadful and inept flick. 1 star is all I could give to this awful experience.
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