Cut Sleeve Boys (2007)

Cut Sleeve Boys




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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 lives as a result. Mel starts to wonder how much longer he can maintain his endless string of plastic surgeries to maintain his looks. Ash decides to try life as a transvestite in order to find a man who will stay with him. Soon a secret from Gavin's past … More

Rating: R (for strong sexual content, drug use and language)
Genre: Drama, Gay & Lesbian, Comedy
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Written By: Ray Yeung
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On DVD: Nov 13, 2007
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as Ashley Wang

as Melvin Shu

as Todd Charrington

as Ross Foreman

as Diane/Dan

as Gavin Chan

as Ian/Cashier

as Pastor Joseph Szeto

as Choi Lin Cheung
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Critic Reviews for Cut Sleeve Boys

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (6)

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

Full Review… | August 31, 2007
San Francisco Chronicle
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Despite original touches, Cut Sleeve Boys is mostly a mediocre gay-themed movie plagued by tired humor and slapdash filmmaking.

Full Review… | August 16, 2007
Chicago Tribune
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Things tend to sputter about, feeling disconnected and episodic.

Full Review… | August 9, 2007
Los Angeles Times
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[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.

Full Review… | August 9, 2007
L.A. Weekly
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Full Review… | August 8, 2008
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Full Review… | August 25, 2007
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Audience Reviews for Cut Sleeve Boys

"cut sleeve" is Chinese for "gay". It's a good movie with a good story and some situations one might relate to, or not. I think it's worth a look.

Glen Shrope

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