If you can imagine Lethal Weapon with Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as younger, hotter ex-boyfriends, you'll have the basis for Hot Guys With Guns, a modern take on the old-fashioned detective story. It's Chinatown meets Boystown.
Darryl Stephens plays Pete Logsdon-just a guy in Philadelphia who happens to have a history of getting involved with married men. His father, played by veteran Richard Lawson and his ... See full summary »
Danny Lohman and Patrick Armstrong - nicknamed Pip - are gay, one time lovers, and recovered best friends from their romantic split living in Los Angeles. Danny is a struggling actor who supplements his income by waiting tables. He is taking a private detective class taught by former PI Jimmy Peppicelli solely as research for a role on a television crime drama for which he has an audition. Well-connected Pip lives off his wealthy, overbearing, substance indulging and off-kilter mother Patricia, in whose house he lives in a separate wing all his own. Like Patricia, Pip is a narcissist who is all about self pleasure. He has convinced himself that he has long been on the search for Mr. Right, but in reality seems content to settle for Mr. Right Now, that role currently filled by actor/model Robin, who potentially wants to be Pip's Mr. Right but is aware that he will eventually be tossed aside like all the others in Pip's life. Pip is also not averse to more than one Mr. Right Now at any ...Written by
Another typical gay movie, drawing an audience only because as gays, we hope it might be good and we should see it. To get the 8/10 posted here, those associated with the film must pushed every person they knew to make a favorable review.
Seriously, we saw this as part of the LGBT film fest at Lincoln Center in NY and couldn't believe it was selected for viewing. Its just Noah's Ark with guns and a bad crime plot. And in response to their superficial lure of "Hot Guys," well, no, not really. There must be SOOO many other films more worthy of selection. Major disappointment!
On the upside, other films in this fest have been very good.
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