Trick (1999)
First screened in March 2001 / Most recently screened in August 2020
Director: Jim Fall. Cast: Christian Campbell, John Paul Pitoc, Tori Spelling, Brad Beyer, Lorri Bagley, Steve Hayes, Clinton Leupp (aka Coco Peru), Lacey Kohl, Jamie Gustis, Helen Hanft, Missi Pyle, Michele Brilliant, Eric Bernat, Debbie Troche, Will Keenan, Joey Dedio, Kevin Chamberlin. Screenplay: Jason Schafer.

Twitter Capsule: Treats nearly every character as if they're ten times more charming than is true. Poor script, badly acted across the board.

VOR:   Proof of dire, decades-long misservice that something this mediocre could be hailed out of Sundance '99 as What We Gays Have to Look Forward To.

Photo © 1999 Fine Line Features/
Roadside Attractions/Good Machine

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D

Permalink Home 1999 ABC Blog E-Mail