Gay Sex in the 70s Reviews

June 2, 2006
creating much more nostalgia than substance
March 24, 2006
... lacks the authority of such gay documentary classics as "Word Is Out" and "Before Stonewall," which were far more inclusive.
March 24, 2006
The only clear message is of aging men enjoying a nostalgia trip... and thumbing their noses at the younger gay men who missed the party.
March 18, 2006
There is, however, little socio-political insight into the Dionysian revolution depicted here; the film seems to serve more as a nostalgia piece than anything.
March 17, 2006
It's not exactly clear what the message is for the gay community of today, except to say, 'Those days were fun while they lasted and sorry you weren't around to experience it.'
January 27, 2006
... Lovett's tribute to a bygone era feels like it might resonate deeper if context and character overpowered story upon story of sexual excess.
November 1, 2005
[The film] falls in line with the celebratory doc fare often found at gay film festivals: sub-TV production values, middling archival footage, and a hesitancy to separate history from nostalgia in the course of enshrining the first-person record.
October 28, 2005
Low on context and consequence if not sex appeal, Gay Sex in the 70s is only desirable if Fleshbot is having a slow gay news week.