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The Skinny (2012)

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Director Patrik-Ian Polk provides exciting character developments, brilliant cinematography and life lessons for all, particularly for members of the black LGBT community. Cameos by key actors from the Noah Arc series are visual delights.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Magnus
... Sebastian
Anthony Burrell ... Kyle
... Langston
... Joey
... Savannah
Robb Sherman ... Junot
Dustin Ross ... Ryan
Joshua Cruz ... Evan
... Dr. Vasquez
... Nurse Nicholson
... Testing Van Doc
Derrick Briggs ... Rapist #1
Dewayne Queen ... Rapist #2
Joshua Randle ... Sex Party Patron
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Feature film from award-winning writer/director Patrik-Ian Polk, tells the story of five black Brown University classmate s- four gay men and one lesbian - reuniting in the Big Apple for a weekend of sin, fun, secrets, lies and drama. Written by Anonymous

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Written by Ty Glascoe
Performed by Ty Glascoe
Music by Kirk Strachan
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Even better than his past work...
17 April 2012 | by See all my reviews

This film shows Patrik-Ian Polk at his best, or what I perceive to be his best. His work has gotten progressively better with each film I've seen. All show gay men pretty much being themselves in their everyday lives, but the characters have warmth and heart and, of course, drama. From 'Punks' to 'Noah's Arc' (the series and the film, 'Jumping the Broom') I honestly enjoy his work. But, 'The Skinny' is better. 'Noah' regular touched on issues that affect the glbt community, this film seems to take subject of AIDS, promiscuity and the party scene a lot more seriously and to good effect. Well acted with an attractive cast, during Pride weekend in Harlem. Highly recommended.


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