It's sexy. It's explicit. It's provocative. It's funny. It's romantic. It's touching. It's Shortbus.
John Cameron Mitchell starred in the 2001 film version of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, one of the hippest, edgiest, cleverest and most satisfying movie versions of a stage musical released since 2000. You take Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway in Les Misérables. I'll take Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
All these characters connect at a liberal-minded salon in New York City. This is the New York City after the attacks of September 11th. So it's a different city. People want something more than just sex.
John Cameron Mitchell's wise Shortbus. Watch it with an open mind. And an open heart. Here's my short review: