“Friends and Family” is an entertaining movie which marries two elements that probably won’t mix well together; the gays and the mafia. The central character – a gay couple played by Greg Lauren and Christopher Gartin is arguably one of the best looking on screen queer pair since like, ever. And dayum they look so good in tuxedos! The movie has all that jazz, but lack one very, very crucial element. The effing LOVE SCENE! What’s a queer flick without a love scene? That’s like watching “Lipstick Jungle” with shirted Robert Buckley in it. To be fair, they did provide us Greg Lauren’s shirtless scene featuring his delectable hairy chest which lasted for about 5 seconds or so. I really wish they give Christopher Gartin some exposure as well because he looks like (younger) Tom Hanks and Matt Keeslar’s lovechild, which basically translates to one word — WANT.
Christopher Gartin. Note the fuzzy substance peeking under the shirt. YUM.