Do I Sound Gay? Reviews

May 14, 2019
An interesting and earnest first glimpse at an intriguing question; hopefully it will inspire others to take up the mantle.
April 8, 2019
Thorpe would really have benefited from expanding his lines of enquiry further, and drawing the focus more thoroughly away from himself... As such he turns "Do I Sound Gay?" into a vanity project.
July 24, 2015
There are enough amusing observations and anecdotes to make the film diverting. Thorpe's own adventure in speech therapy... looks suspiciously like something a documentary filmmaker would do to give his movie a through-line.
July 23, 2015
From there the film ventures into famous-talking-head mode and follows Thorpe on his mundane quest everywhere.
July 22, 2015
We can't help but wish that Thorpe had acted more like an emcee than a subject.
July 15, 2015
Filmmaker David Thorpe remains such a tentative presence in his own story that the result is both navel-gazing and non-revealing.
July 15, 2015
As a filmmaker, Thorpe is merely serviceable, and "Do I Sound Gay?" has trouble keeping all its different strands - political, cultural, personal - from tangling on screen.
July 9, 2015
For a film largely about speech, the provocatively titled documentary "Do I Sound Gay?" has little of great significance to say.
June 27, 2015
Another link in an increasingly tiresome chain of naval-gazing think pieces posing as personal documentary.