Cut Sleeve Boys
Cut Sleeve Boys (2007)

Ray Yeung's comedy Cut Sleeve Boys tells the story of two Chinese/British gay men named Mel and Ash. The two middle-aged friends attend the funeral of a former acquaintance named Gavin, and begin to question where they are in their own… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 10, 2007
DVD Release Date: November 13, 2007
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David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle

The performances are fairly static, but Lim and Leow are charming enough to hold our attention.

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Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly

[Director] Yeung handles [his characters'] parallel journeys of self-discovery with humor, grace and an occasionally heavy hand, with Leow giving a winning performance as Ash.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Something of a surprise: a gay-oriented feature that is genuinely touching and sincere.

Sid Smith
Chicago Tribune

Despite original touches, Cut Sleeve Boys is mostly a mediocre gay-themed movie plagued by tired humor and slapdash filmmaking.

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Don Willmott

this territory has been covered dozens of times before

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Ken Fox
TV Guide

It's pretty much gay business as usual.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

Things tend to sputter about, feeling disconnected and episodic.

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David Cornelius

Terrible soap opera that not even the most ardent admirers of the most high-camp aspects of gay culture will find anything to their liking.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The film barely transgresses racial boundaries.

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