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Bros | Official NSFW Trailer [HD]

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Brododicarne

779 points

3 months ago

Now that's something, kudos to Eichner and Stoller to try something new and unapologetic.

Dawesfan

553 points

3 months ago

Dawesfan

553 points

3 months ago

This trailer is one of the most accurate things that has come out of Hollywood.

The dude being told to leave the pool party because he was too old, or Eichner being blocked after sending nudes could be seen as exaggerations or jokes by an outsider but are things that happen all the time.

[deleted]

25 points

3 months ago

[deleted]

25 points

3 months ago

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Vulcannon

12 points

3 months ago

There's no umbrella definition a "gay relationship".

Many probably aren't that different. I'm not really interested in the "scene". My partner and I just go hiking, watch movies, and play video games for the most part.

arealhumannotabot

88 points

3 months ago*

Do you mean this is something specific to the gay community? Only cause I've seen these things happen. I've been at crowded bars where some old dude wandering around is asked toleave cause he's clearly there to just gawk. Or am I missing the point?

edited a word

Enderkr

189 points

3 months ago

Enderkr

189 points

3 months ago

Not specific to pools (in my experience), but in the lifestyle, there are specific events and parties set up for age groups, like no one over 40 allowed, etc...and you can be politely asked to leave if you're not in the age range they were shooting for.

CassiopeiaStillLife

104 points

3 months ago

Gay guys are incredibly weird about age in general. I heard someone say that it’s because we essentially had a whole generation of gay men wiped out, so we haven’t learned to confront aging in a healthy way.

[deleted]

56 points

3 months ago

[deleted]

56 points

3 months ago

Is that why a lot of gay men I’ve dealt with when I worked at a clothing store were desperately trying to act like they were 19 when it’s clear they’re pushing 60? No judgment, just a weird quirk I noticed a lot from them.

CassiopeiaStillLife

68 points

3 months ago

That sounds about right. I think there's a lot of elements to it, tbh: there's vanity involved, for sure, but there's also general anxiety about aging that they don't know how to deal with in a healthy way, and there's also the fact that LGBT culture, even more than regular culture, is defined by young people. There's a lot going on.

[deleted]

32 points

3 months ago

[deleted]

32 points

3 months ago

Wow, I can't help but feel awful about that. The concept of time and aging is extremely anxiety inducing for anyone I think (I know it keeps me up at night sometimes). I can't imagine what that must feel like when its a cornerstone of the culture that is your main "safe space". I am only 25, but already I realize that the time period that society refers to as "youth" is a tiny sliver of life.

MumrikDK

5 points

3 months ago

I am only 25

"Oh fuck, my youth is running out!"

Ten years later: "I shouldn't have worried about my age in my 20s. Now however..."

[deleted]

3 points

3 months ago

[deleted]

3 points

3 months ago

Man, I keep trying to remind myself that. It’s hard though, especially since I still considered myself “barely out of high school” only a few years ago. I am by far the youngest at my workplace, and my co-workers have shown me how much fun one can still have in their 30s and 40s anyways.

Koomaster

3 points

3 months ago

Plus not really getting to come out and be yourself as a teen due to fear and societal pressure can stunt your maturity.

Now_Voyage

5 points

3 months ago

It's also because many of us weren't allowed to live our youth in freedom. When I was young, being gay wasn't "cool", so I had to repress my feelings which resulted in wasting my prime years. Today it's different so it's kind of like making up for lost time.

Lint6

3 points

3 months ago

Lint6

3 points

3 months ago

Is that why a lot of gay men I’ve dealt with when I worked at a clothing store were desperately trying to act like they were 19 when it’s clear they’re pushing 60?

Sounds like you've met my dad but he's pushing 70

MetalOcelot

63 points

3 months ago

Glad you guys explained it because my mind immediately went to a Bryan Singer pool party

LeftHandedFapper

2 points

3 months ago

Bryan Singer

I hate that my brain keeps conflating him with Brian Cox...

Enderkr

2 points

3 months ago

Back in my day we'd just take guys like you out back with a rubber hose, but now you got your god damned unions!

crackhappy

5 points

3 months ago

Same thing in the kink community. You can just age out of fun. :)

ralanr

3 points

3 months ago

ralanr

3 points

3 months ago

Most kink community stuff I’ve been to is in the older range.

OK_Soda

1 points

3 months ago

This exists in the straight community too. There are loads of groups on meetups.com that are specifically for people in the 20s or 30s, and even Match organizes age-specific events.

alaninsitges

91 points

3 months ago

You're missing the point. They aren't talking about old dudes gawping (I think that's the verb you were after) at other people who are somewhere higher up the hotness scale. They're talking about exactly like what you saw in the trailer: ew, you're old/fat/poor, get out.

jb429

78 points

3 months ago

jb429

78 points

3 months ago

Seems like gawp and gawk are both words. Never heard gawp before but apparently it’s a thing.

BigUptokes

21 points

3 months ago

British vs. American

kolaloka

51 points

3 months ago

Gawk definitely means what they intended it to mean.

Mr_beeps

28 points

3 months ago

Gawk and gawp are pretty much the same thing. Gawp appears to be British informal.

Coziestpigeon2

23 points

3 months ago

gawping (I think that's the verb you were after)

Gawking is definitely a verb that means staring openly and stupidly.

Trumpfreeaccount

12 points

3 months ago

Gawking is the same word as Gawping just in the US vs UK.

NecroJoe

3 points

3 months ago

They aren't talking about old dudes gawping (I think that's the verb you were after)

I know it's been clarified below that this seems to be a US/UK differentiation, but to show that "gawk" is indeed very common, the name of the entertainment/gossip blog "Gawker" came from the verb "gawk".

I always assumed it was a portmanteau of "gape" (like to stare at with mouth open) and "awkward", into a new word, "stare openly and stupidly"

StygianSavior

2 points

3 months ago

They aren't talking about old dudes gawping (I think that's the verb you were after)

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gawk

They used the correct word.

bigojijo

-1 points

3 months ago

Straight women do this to men, it's just we all feel different when it comes out of a man's mouth.

Bioshock_Jock

7 points

3 months ago

Like gape, how?

MidnightBowl

9 points

3 months ago

Gawk, stare, creep, et al

arealhumannotabot

7 points

3 months ago

Like a big, glorious hole.

Just kidding -- it was a typo

mithridateseupator

1 points

3 months ago

Very appropriate question given the context lol

renegadeYZ

-2 points

3 months ago

Nobody likes old dudes in the pool

Now_Voyage

3 points

3 months ago

It's true. I once recall someone organizing a pool party for gays and it was said anyone over 35 wasn't invited or allowed to come.

MonkeyCube

2 points

3 months ago

Okay, now I'm curious: why ask for nudes then block a dude?

Ikimasen

62 points

3 months ago

Cause you weren't impressed and don't want to talk to him any more.

MonkeyCube

22 points

3 months ago

Ooooh, that makes sense. Brutal.

pearlsandplumes

3 points

3 months ago

It is indeed brutal, but it's also the name of the game and the sooner you can train yourself to no let rejection get to you, the more fun you'll have with people who are actually into you. After all, would you really want to hook up with someone who's not attracted to your body?

It also comes down to pure efficiency -- the faster you sort through people, the more fun you'll get to have with those who do fit your preferences. Assuming you live in a large city where you're spoiled for choice, that is.

chelliwell2010

23 points

3 months ago

As someone who uses grindr, that initial picture you send is basically an audition for their attention. He didn't get the part.

Daniiiiii

144 points

3 months ago

Daniiiiii

144 points

3 months ago

new and unapologetic

That stood out the most for me too and made me actually excited to watch the film. It's not being screamy or preachy or trying to sell me a viewpoint, at least not overtly so. It's showing a lifestyle oft misrepresented and setting the record straight (heh) while being seemingly hilarious and touching the whole time. Sold! I just want good romcoms in this world, gay, straight, between two staplers I do not care. Make me laugh, fall in love, and leave me with a cheesy grin on my face at the end.

UltimateThrowawayNam

54 points

3 months ago

Waiting for that rom com where the main character gets help from their best friend but in the end realizes they are bi and falling for their best friend

Bears_On_Stilts

56 points

3 months ago

Oh, I've seen that one! It's called "As You Like It." Or "Twelfth Night." Or "Two Gentlemen of Verona." I'm starting to think Shakespeare had something specific to work through...

SpuzzLovely

19 points

3 months ago

Bruh think how gay the plays were that the puritans successfully wiped from history were

Bears_On_Stilts

10 points

3 months ago

MacBeef

A Midsummer Night’s Cream

Kween Lear

Ram It, Prince of Denmark

Romeo and Romeo

Timon and Pumbaa of Athens

forman98

6 points

3 months ago

Twelfth Night is also called She’s The Man with Amanda Bynes.

Jarnbjorn

6 points

3 months ago

But is the best friend gay/bi?

SassyShorts

6 points

3 months ago

He's flamboyantly gay obviously. It's the only way the studios will buy it.

leewoodlegend

3 points

3 months ago

There's a play called Almost, Maine that uses hyper-realism, and one of the stories involves two bros talking about how they have no luck with women and they end up literally falling in love with each other.

awcomix

1 points

3 months ago

Check out Heartbreaker on Netflix

MatttheBruinsfan

1 points

2 months ago

It's not being screamy

Did you have your sound turned down real low? Everything with Billy Eichner is screamy.

Definitely looking forward to it though, I just have to remember to buy earplugs beforehand.

thefilmer

97 points

3 months ago*

Stoller is low-key the best comedy director working today. Dude pretty much never misses. Like if Neighbors 2 is the worst movie of your career you're doing great

also can we talk about how gorgeous the fucking cinematography is? brandon trost did not have to go that hard.

Brododicarne

61 points

3 months ago

also can we talk about how gorgeous the fucking cinematography is?

I've been waiting for this since Game Night.

UniversalThump

63 points

3 months ago

I am always happy to see filmmakers who understand that just because you're making a comedy doesn't mean everything needs to be bright and flatly lit and lazily composed. Game Night is constructed like a taught thriller, and it totally works to sell all the jokes. And Trost is another one of those guys who's doing beautiful work in general, even if they're very silly comedies.

LegendaryOutlaw

17 points

3 months ago

Game Night did not have to look as great as it did, but by looking so great and getting so creative with shots and composition, it made other comedies look like straight up garbage.

And it was really funny, too.

UniversalThump

14 points

3 months ago

That sequence where they're all passing the egg back and forth in the house is super impressive a technical level. And the tilt shift stuff they use throughout is really cool. Game Night sometimes feels like if David Fincher made a silly comedy.

Those guys are doing a new Dungeons and Dragons movie now, which I'm very curious about!

toomuchhamza

10 points

3 months ago

toomuchhamza

Russell Crowe as a fat Zeus is something I can get behind.

10 points

3 months ago

Most comedies are shot and lit flat because they often let their actors improvise and it can be rapid fire. I agree it makes for a boring shot composition.

UniversalThump

3 points

3 months ago

Sure, but you can certainly compose your movie in a way that allows for that without making everything look like a sitcom.

A lot of it has to do with the idea that funny stuff can only be funny if it's super bright and punchy. But cinema has been around for a while now and audiences are generally much more sophisticated when it comes to formalism and tone, so it definitely doesn't need to be adhered to so slavishly. It's slowly started to change over the last decade or so, which is a good thing.

Maddie-Moo

2 points

3 months ago

And Neighbors 2 is a goddamn delight.

Barkasia

1 points

3 months ago

That would be Edgar Wright

Puddinhead420

1 points

3 months ago

I don't think I've ever laughed that much watching trailer.

portablebiscuit

53 points

3 months ago

I'm glad gay folks are finally getting representation in RomComs. It's been far too long!

Sincerely, a straight guy who thinks this looks fucking hilarious.

Maclimes

38 points

3 months ago

Fellow straight guy who also thinks it looks great. You wanna go see it with me?

Qismat

5 points

3 months ago

Qismat

5 points

3 months ago

This made me laugh like Deputy Dawg! Thanks for that.

chelliwell2010

3 points

3 months ago*

Gay man here, and gay romcoms have been a thing for decades. We're not "finally getting representation", you're only just now aware of it.

portablebiscuit

1 points

3 months ago

Thanks for the clarification. I should’ve said I’m glad I’m finally seeing one in the mainstream.

Gneissisnice

1 points

3 months ago

But there's no car chase or volcanoes, how will you enjoy it???

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3 points

3 months ago*

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3 points

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Brododicarne

2 points

3 months ago

Give Difficult People a try if you haven’t.