AIDS is at the forefront of the gay community’s consciousness, and Jeffrey (Steven Weber)is frustrated by how complicated sex has become. His solution is to swear it off, and naturally he immediately meets and falls for Steve (Michael T. Weiss). What to do, especially when you are neurotic like Jeffrey. Fortunately (or unfortunately), Jeffrey has plenty of friends and family who want to help out, including Patrick Stewart, whose line about looking like “a gay superhero”suddenly has more bite than it did in 1995.
The music starts off rather weakly, and is nowhere near as strong in the opening credits as it should be, at least in matters of surround sound. Almost immediately, matters improve. The sound effects, however, remain very low key. There are some nice environmental moments, but you really have to listen for them, even with the rear speaker volume cranked high. The dialogue is nicely free of distortion.
A strong 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer. Through there is a slight degree of edge enhancement, there is no grain. The colours are very strong, with well-judged contrasts, and theflesh tones (of which there are quite a few, as it were) are accurate (no excessive pallor here). No pixellation to deal with either.
Nothing here except the theatrical trailer and the menu is basic.
Very much a snapshot of the 1995 scene, and managing to maintain a sense of humour in the face of a difficult situation, this comedy, while not perfect, is also very likeable.