Eating Out: The Open Weekend

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"Relationships have rules...but some rules were meant to be...OPEN."
  • NR
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 20 min
  • 5.4  (2,494)

Eating Out: The Open Weekend is a 2011 romantic comedy directed by Q. Allan Brocka. The movie is part of the Eating Out series and is the fifth film in the franchise. Starring Aaron Milo, Chris Puckett, Chris Salvatore, the movie promises to deliver the same level of drama, comedy, and romance that the previous films of the series had been known for.

The movie begins with Zack and Ben, who have been dating for two years, and their friend Lily who has just broken up with her boyfriend. Zack suggests that Lily should accompany them to a gay resort for the weekend. With the intention of finding a new boyfriend, Lily agrees, but was unaware of the shenanigans that are about to occur.

As they arrive at the resort, they meet a group of characters who become entangled in each other’s romantic lives. Casey, an openly gay man, falls in love with Zack while Ben becomes enamored with a bisexual man named Sergio. Meanwhile, Troy, a self-proclaimed gay man, falls for a lesbian named Tiffani.

The rest of the movie revolves around the twisted and intertwined love lives of the characters. The humor in the film is often situational, with the characters finding themselves in one awkward situation after another. The writing is witty and sharp, and there is an undeniable chemistry between the cast members. The dialogue and gags are full of playful innuendo, which is hilariously delivered by the actors.

Aaron Milo, who plays Zack, delivers a heartwarming performance. He brings depth to his character by showcasing his vulnerability and insecurity in his relationship with Ben. Chris Salvatore, who plays Casey, brings life to the character with his fantastic comedic timing and the ability to deliver one-liners with panache. His chemistry with Aaron Milo is palpable, and the two actors make an incredible onscreen duo. Chris Puckett plays Ben with a level of sincerity that sells the onscreen romance with Sergio, played by Daniel Skelton.

The film also tackles issues of sexuality and relationship dynamics. It explores the theme of whether someone can be in a relationship with someone else who is bisexual. The movie challenges the stereotype of a “typical” gay/bisexual relationship by having the characters defy their labels and dating outside of their stated orientations.

In terms of direction, Q. Allan Brocka keeps a steady hand on the tonal shifts of the movie. The film is fast-paced, with a vibrant and colorful cinematography that complements the fun and playful nature of the film. The pacing is perfect, with the plot moving from one situation to another without feeling rushed or disconnected.

The setting of the film also deserves a special mention. The beach resort is gorgeous, and the movie utilizes the stunning backdrop to showcase the fun and playful nature of the movie. The production design, coupled with the location, sets the tone for the movie and makes the viewer feel right at home in the world of Eating Out.

Overall, Eating Out: The Open Weekend is a fantastic addition to the Eating Out series. The movie delivers on its promise of providing a fun and zany tale of love and relationships while still managing to tackle complex issues. It features great performances from the cast, witty writing, and spectacular direction. Whether a fan of the series or someone looking for a good laugh and a heartfelt story, Eating Out: The Open Weekend is a must-see film.

Eating Out: The Open Weekend is a 2012 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 20 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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    5.4  (2,494)