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Ideal Home

USA, English, 91 mins

  • Director: Andrew Fleming
  • Writer: Andrew Fleming
  • Producer: Maria Teresa Arida; Clark Peterson

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On paper, Ideal Home sounded like a real hoot. Truly...we wanted to love this film...or, at least, just like it. Ooops! It missed the mark by a mile [or two]!

So...what went wrong? Just about everything! It's not a very funny comedy, there is one laugh-out-loud moment...but, that's all it is - a moment! Then, there are Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan - acting [so] gay - as an on-screen couple, they are not only improbable but utterly vile...to watch and to each other! They spit venom continuously...and most of that 'venom' is so cringeworthy that any self-respecting gay man watching will cower in shame and embarrassment...reading 'felching' instead of 'felting' contrived piffle!

Ideal Home is far from being representative of a gay couple...played for laughs-that-don't-come. Sentimentality that will make you gag. And then, there's Steve Coogan's camp...as camp as a tent flattened by a herd of stampeding elephants. On a brighter note...the film's end credits are quite lovely...a photo-montage of real same-sex families...shame Andrew Fleming could not have instilled some of the solid sentiment and true representation that these photographs possess...into his film!


Trailer...

The(ir) Blurb...

A troubled married couple with an extravagant life. Coogan plays a celebrity while Rudd is his more hesitant partner and sidekick. But when the grandson that Coogan's character never knew he had shows up at their home with nowhere else to go, the couple reluctantly decide to take him in.

Cast & Characters

Paul Rudd as Paul;
Jake McDorman as Beau;
Steve Coogan as Erasmus;
Sarah Minnich as Crack Head Lady;
Jesse Luken as Director;
Lora Martinez-Cunningham as Ms. Garcia;
Jenny Gabrielle as Betty;
Jack Gore as Bill;
Frances Lee McCain as Doris;
Marie Wagenman as Little Girl;
Monique Candelaria as Officer Guttierez;
Stafford Douglas as Caterer;
Courtney Cunningham as Paramedic;
Drew Droege as Drew;
Rodrigo Tactaquin as Biker

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