Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008)
Average Rating: 5.4/10
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Average Rating: 5.2/10
Critic Reviews: 8
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Average Rating: 3.9/5
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The popular Logo series about the lives and loves of four gay African-American men gets the feature-film treatment with this road movie that finds longtime friends Noah, Alex, Ricky, and Chance traveling to Martha's Vineyard with their significant others for a weekend wedding retreat. Aspiring Los Angeles screenwriter Noah (Darryl Stephens) and his partner, Wade (Jensen Atwood), are about to be married in an intimate Martha's Vineyard ceremony, and to celebrate in style Noah has invited Alex
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It's tempting to slight the effort as My Big Fat Gay Wedding, since the screenwriters follow a familiar template.
The lively, timely film plays like a soap opera on a big screen, has its awkward and uneven moments but delivers the goods.
Despite some drinking (with nary a hangover afterward) and a fling or two, the prevailing mood isnā(TM)t campy or disco-decadent. Rather the emphasis is squarely on heartfelt communication, monogamy and child rearing.
It might be helpful to think of the series and its spinoff as a male version of The Golden Girls. A young, gay, African American male version of The Golden Girls.
While there are some solid chuckles scattered throughout the film, Polk's heavy-handed political sloganeering is lifted straight from pamphlets, while his character development and plotting are clumsy and filled with holes.
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