James sweeney, katie findlay, dana drori, james scully, tracie thoms, betsy brandt, randall park, josh diaz, brendan scannell, ken kirby grace song, hillary anne matthews, logan huffman mpaa rating: Straight up is a fantastic showcase for a promising voice who understands the current sexual and emotional landscape.
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Straight up movie review. Straight up is an assured and refreshing first feature from writer/director/star james sweeney.with the rhythms and conventions of a traditional romantic comedy, it is refreshingly unconventional in form and content, boasting a sharp script and a gift for cinematic storytelling. But the goals of these projects, ranging from evoking ’80s john hughes to evoking ’90s meg ryan, look even more modest when compared to a movie as confident and idiosyncratic as straight up. Todd and rory are intellectual soul mates.
Straight up is a netflix film that released on june 24, 2019.the movie revolves around the concept of finding a partner that one connects with. Love is a complicated thing in james sweeney’s sweet, smart and funny ‘straight up’ katie findlay and james sweeney in the movie “straight up.” (strand releasing) A love story without the thrill of copulation.
“straight up” seems to recognize that such a setup is riper for tragedy than farce. Sweeney stars in the film with katie findlay, dana drori, james scully, tracie thoms, betsy brandt and randall park. Professional house sitter todd (sweeney) and failing actress rory (findlay) are great together.
It takes a few predictable turns, and some predictably unpredictable ones. With james sweeney, omar guazzelli, brendan scannell, tracie thoms. The film premiered at the outfest on july 23, 2019.
Film review james sweeney's tale of a young gay man who doesn't like sex — and thinks he must be straight — is a new kind of brainiac screwball comedy. Straight up displays the emotional and intellectual delusions that have replaced romance in the age of grinder, tinder, and bumble and yet keep todd, rory, and their friends’ heads spinning. Straight up is a 2019 independent film written, produced and directed by james sweeney.
James sweeney and katie findlay in straight up This is the point where it went from a dumb teen abortion movie to straight up propaganda. Movie review in ‘straight up,’ boy meets girl, and then — well, things get complicated.
He might not be gay after all. Todd may be confused, but sweeney feels like a fully formed voice in cinema. Straight up wrestles with its messaging, which bogs the picture down.
Straight up (2020) the streaming content boom has resulted in multiple courses of romantic comedy comfort food, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But sweeney maintains the manic patter even when the pacing flags. By ty burr globe staff, updated may 5, 2020, 5:30 p.m.
The film was released in a limited release by strand releasing on february 28, 2020. As veronica waits for her appointment, she sees another young woman across from her in the.
“A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A billion dollars.”