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From Zero to I Love You

Country: USA, Language: English, 102 mins

Original Title

Welcome, Sinners
  • Director: Doug Spearman
  • Writer: Doug Spearman
  • Producer: Rendell Bryce; Michael Busza

CGiii Comment

A few big issues...mainly, coming out [as gay] to your wife [and children]...then, embarking on an inter-racial [gay] relationship.

This is fairly typical rom-not-so-com stuff...with all the usual gets-the-guy, loses-the-guy soert of stuff...accompanied by one major complication: The wife. Is she for the 'keep' or the 'dump'? Ripe for an emotional eruption or two. Sounds serious, doesn't it? Well...the film is and it isn't....and that's the problem. Doug Spearman couldn't make up his mind which way to go...so, he settled [precariously] on-the-fence.

When he does go into serious terrain...it's like a steam-roller. Way too preachy and obvious, it's almost as if it's a different film entirely! Then...it snaps back into a cheese-tinged romance.

The actors do a fairly decent job with what they were given...however, it's just a bit too soap-opera-ish to leave a lasting impression.

Strictly for those who prefer light fayre than to a lavish [emotional] feast!


Trailer...

From Zero To I Love You from Doug Spearman on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Darryl Stephens plays Pete Logsdon just a guy in Philadelphia who happens to have a history of getting involved with married men, his father, played by veteran Richard Lawson and his soon to be step mom, Leslie Zemeckis, are on him to find someone available and settle down. Instead he finds a man named Jack who is fifteen years in to a perfect marriage, with two beautiful children and an enviable wife.

Cast & Characters

Al Sapienza as Tracey Thayer;
Keili Lefkovitz as Karla Dickinsen;
Richard Lawson as Ron Logsdon;
Leslie Zemeckis as Pamela Finley-Logsdon;
Jai Rodriguez as Andrew;
Julian Feder as Julian;
Darryl Stephens as Peter Logdsdon;
Jay Huguley as Eric Dupont;
Jimmy Shaw as Miles;
Scott Bailey as Jack Dickinson;
Gregory Zarian as Christopher Randolph;
Matt Cipro as Rich;
Dominic Vedder as Bar Patron;
Kevalena Lena Everett as Mrs. Regina Washington;
Reed Iacarella as Red