As Ed Champion and I are the only writers to have voiced any reservations about it whatsoever, the independent homosexualist film Weekend’s odds of success were high long before its fate was sealed with the imprimatur of Tony Scott of the Times. (I told you that alreadytwice.) Scott found the movie “perfectly realized,” Weekend’s new trailer reminds us.

Screenshot of trailer with A.O. Scott quote

I would have run with that quote, too. (Had you caught the Apple trailers page at the right instant this morning, Weekend was one of the featured pictures.)

So: Let’s just see how many of the claimed viewers in this catchphrase show up to see the gay movie “even straight men will like.” Like guessing the number of jellybeans in a jar, this could become a fun little wager.

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