A forgotten one-night stand from the 1980s sets the stage for romance 15 years later in director Craig Chester's romantic comedy starring Parker Posey, Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, and Chris Kattan. Despite the fact that neither Adam (Chester) nor Steve (Gets) recall the one-night stand they shared 15 years ago, the compatible pair form a fast bond when they meet again far-removed from the intoxicating effects of the party scene. When the loving couple realize that their pasts have previously intersected, it's up to their best friends Rhonda (Posey) and Michael (Kattan) to help their pals accept their past and use the foundation of their current relationship to forge ahead into a fulfilling future of kindness and commitment. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Finally: a grown-up, original, gay romantic comedy. Craig Chester's (he wrote it, directed it & plays one of the leads) ADAM & STEVE is something else: Its first few minutes contain one of the truly gross scenes in filmmaking--as funny as it is shocking. Later it's used to a splendid purpose, proving that--rather than never having to say you're sorry--love actually means sometimes accepting the most offensive moments from your partner, understanding them & continuing to love. If this sounds a bit pompous or heavy, the movie is anything but. Buoyed by two wonderful performances from Chester & Malcolm Gets, and two more marvelous ones from Parker Posey (one of her best) and Chris Kattan (whom I have not enjoyed this much since "Monkeybone"), it works because of its quirks. The characters are just off-kilter enough to seem surprisingly real & their life in NYC should ring all kinds of bells for gay New Yorkers. There's plenty of laugh-out-loud humor here, too, and even some good music.
I actually saw this in the theater and would not have gone if I had listened to the reviews. But, this was tender, cute, funny, and it certainly doesn't take itself seriously. Rent this and have a good time!
Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God. (1 Corinthians 6:9-10)
The first 15 minutes of this movie was soooo hysterical (many of you have probably done the same thing!), I couldn't stop crying! Parker Posey and Craig Chester were absolutely amazing! I highly recommend this to any 30 something and up crowd!
Ok, so I had heard bad things, and as with any gay movie I went in knowing it would either be ok, or totally unwatchable. There doesn't seem to be a middle ground in queer cinema. Anyway the movie takes off with a rocky start, but flash forward to the present and it is a laugh riot! The jokes are repeated and campy but wonderful. I really couldn't stop laughing the entire way through this movie! feel good time
After the disaster of the first date (involving gross bodily functions) during the first few minutes of the film, I had difficulty focusing on the rest of the plot and characters. Throughout the rest I kept longer for more dimension in the characters, and a quicker resolution of the problem, which occurs far too late in the film. Good plots require a better definition and presentation of the crisis, with at least a few facets explored and overcome. Maybe the 'time-jump' is where this got lost. Other reviewers are right, "All Over The Guy" is much better, as this one falls rather flat-ulent...
My friends and I could not stop laughing at this very funny comedy. The other reviews were just too critical. This movie is NOT trying to be an Oscar winner, just simple gay humor and a romantic comedy. Chris Kattan, Parker Posie and the rest of the cast were just out to have fun with this movie with director/writer/friend Craig Chester. By the way, Craig Chester was hilarious in KISS ME GUIDO. Relax, make a cocktail, and enjoy a funny comedy.
This is a great campy comedy. It has some silly dialogue and it is pretty predictable. In spite of this, it made me laugh. There are parts of the film that pop into your head unexpectedly when you least expect it. It is entertaining and funny. If you are a product of the 80's (and you are old enough to remember them), it is even more funny. All of you nudity addicts will be disappointed... if you are looking for that, go find yourself an episode of Dante's Cove or something.