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THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020): The Things I Liked…

The Boys In The Band (2020), Jim Parsons, Netflix
The Boys In The Band (2020), Jim Parsons, Netflix

Starring Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto and Andrew Rannells, the first great thing about director Joe Mantello’s The Boys In The Band is all the performances. 

Second is all the funny moments with great comic timing, and how very well-written and paced it is. 

I love the way the story unfolds like a beautiful play. A truth that makes sense since The Boys In The Band is a film adaptation of Mart Crowley’s play of the same name. A play that features several interesting characters, and manages the tension in scenes so well, that you can’t wait for all to be revealed. 

In addition to capturing several moments of heartbreaking truth brilliantly, other personal highlights include the set design and the way the production is lit. Even though almost all of the action takes place during a party in a New York City apartment in 1968, there isn’t a moment when you find yourself wanting a change of scenery. All because what’s happing inside is thoroughly engaging, thanks to the very watchable complex characters.

Characters with understandable complexities, especially considering the difficulties they faced during that particular time in American history. A time when just being themselves was a far less accepted thing. And it is this reality that’s the underlying fuel. Fuel that results in a perfectly watchable film, thanks to great writing and brilliant performances by all.

Watch The Boys In The Band because it’s good. 

Happy Film Loving 

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THE BOYS IN THE BAND (2020): New Trailer Starring Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells…

The Boys In The Band (2020), Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons, Netflix
The Boys In The Band (2020), Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons, Netflix

Read my spoiler-free movie review of The Boys in the Band (2020).


New Joe Mantello directed drama The Boys In The Band stars Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer, Zachary Quinto and Andrew Rannells.

Set at a birthday party in New York City in 1968, a group of gay men find the drinks and laughs interrupted when a visitor from the host’s past turns the evening upside down.

I’m in for the intriguing tensions, good dialogue and great performances especially from Jim Parsons. I’ve been a fan of his since his turn as Sheldon Cooper on NBC’s The Big bang Theory.

Also, it looks as though everything happens in one apartment which should make things even more interesting.

Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver, Robin de Jesus, Brian Hutchison, Michael Benjamin Washington, Tuc Watkins, John DeLuca and Tyler Miles also star.

The Boys In The Band Release Dates: September 30th, 2020 (US & UK)/Netflix…

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