Circuit (2001)

A man hoping to move out of the closet falls into a trap of drug-fueled hedonism in this cautionary drama. John (Jonathan Wade Drahos) is a police officer from a small town who is forced to leave his career behind when it is discovered that… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 13, 2001
DVD Release Date: December 10, 2002
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Like most movies about the pitfalls of bad behavior ... Circuit gets drawn into the party.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

Kitschy, flashy, overlong soap opera.

Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

The film itself is about something very interesting and odd that would probably work better as a real documentary without the insinuation of mediocre acting or a fairly trite narrative.

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Christopher Muther
Boston Globe

Like Showgirls and Glitter, the most entertaining moments here are unintentional.

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Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

A sudsy cautionary tale.

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David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

Director Dirk Shafer and co-writer Greg Hinton ride the dubious divide where gay porn reaches for serious drama.

Loren King
Chicago Tribune

It's too soap opera-ish to carry the heavy weight of the morality play Shafer has fashioned.

Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Mostly, Shafer and co-writer Gregory Hinton lack a strong-minded viewpoint, or a sense of humor.

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David Ehrenstein
New Times

What's most memorable about Circuit is that it's shot on digital video, whose tiny camera enables Shafer to navigate spaces both large ... and small ... with considerable aplomb.

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