A Four Letter Word
A Four Letter Word (2008)

Writer/director Casper Andreas' thoughtful, ensemble-driven sex comedy A Four Letter Word embodies a loose sequel to his 2004 Slutty Summer, with several of the tertiary characters from that earlier effort, including Peter, Luke, and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 11, 2008
DVD Release Date: August 26, 2008
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Maureen M. Hart
Chicago Tribune

Archer's acting is overly arch, but Cory Grant is quite effective as Zeke.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A Four Letter Word is a surprisingly endearing romantic comedy that explores gay relationships with low-budget verve.

Sarah Boslaugh

...explores gay life in New York primarily through the eyes of Luke ... who is so busy trying to sparkle that he's made himself into the perfect gay cliché.

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Hank Stuever
Washington Post

The cliches of bad gay filmmaking were lampooned in 2006's Another Gay Movie. Well, here's another gay movie. Things haven't moved an inch.

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Dennis Harvey

The semi-earnest A Four Letter Word comes off like an insular gay sitcom, a la Paul Rudnick's Jeffrey, but without the honed verbal wit.

Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

A gay romantic comedy, witty and charming enough to stand up to any boy-meets-girl date flick in the megaplexes.

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Tom Russo
Boston Globe

The film also serves up latte-frothy glimpses of an all-drag bridal shower, an erotic spinning class, and - all of 90 seconds into the proceedings -- naked yoga. Don't forget to bring your wipe-down towel.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

[Director] Andreas rescues A Four Letter Word from being merely a raunchy lil' romance by showing how his characters are steeped in a culture of therapy that has filled Americans with endless, compulsive self-analysis and self-doubt.

Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

It's always a treat when a movie seems to be exactly the movie that the filmmakers intended to make, and their audience wants to see. It's also a treat when it's a good movie, too.

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jay nixon
Cute ultimately sweet movie. Some good performances some ragged.