Sex, Politics & Cocktails
Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002)

A straight man gets a life-changing eyeful when he takes a close-up look at the lives of gay men in this independent comedy. At the age of thirty, Cuban-American Sebastian Cortez (Julien Hernandez) has the feeling his life is going nowhere… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 30, 2002
DVD Release Date: August 30, 2005
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Julien Hernandez's micro-budgeted, gay-themed vanity project Sex, Politics & Cocktails gives all three a bad name.

Matt Singer
Village Voice

Comparing Sex to a student film is an insult to the American education system; even film students can make title cards without typos.

Don Willmott

We've seen this before. A lot.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Enthusiastic performances help, but without a logical script or confident direction, the fizz very quickly goes flat.

Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

This peculiar little comedy, shot on digital video, gets points for editorial pizzazz, but earns a big zero for content.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

It treads such well-worn ground that you can't help but want a little more substance.

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Dana Stevens
New York Times

Structurally, Sex, Politics and Cocktails is wildly, almost frantically inventive ... But no amount of directorial trickery can mask the essential vacuousness of the story and its characters.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Utterly inept.

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Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine

Hernandez seems not to realize that a movie is supposed to sum to something.

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