Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002)



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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 -- he can't get work as a filmmaker, his relationship with his Prozac-addled girlfriend has resulted in an engagement that isn't leading either of them to the altar, and in his heart he knows he's never really been in love. One day, Sebastian thinks his luck … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Julien Hernandez
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 30, 2005
Regent Releasing - Official Site



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as Dante

as Nick, AKA Mr. Bang B...

as Veronica

as Blaire Edgewood

as Mr. Miller

as Old Sebastien

as Old Billy

as Makeup Artist

as Cheater Boy

as Bar Waiter

as Gossip Boy #1

as Gossip Boy #2

as Posh Waitress

as Posh Waiter

as Old Queen

as Party Guest

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as Mickey Miata
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Critic Reviews for Sex, Politics & Cocktails

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (7)

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

July 1, 2005
New York Post
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | July 1, 2005
New York Daily News
Top Critic

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.

Full Review… | June 30, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | June 28, 2005
Village Voice
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | May 20, 2005
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Utterly inept.

Full Review… | May 19, 2005
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Sex, Politics & Cocktails

Interesting enough concept. Don't think that the writing, acting or editing was good enough to hold this movie together. I really didn't even find any of the characters interesting. Sorry, was funny at times but not enough to hold my attention.

Dave Smith

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