Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom

2 out of 5 stars
The short-lived Logo series Noah’s Arc, about four gay African-American men in Los Angeles, served up just the right amount of ludicrous plot in each 23-minute episode and will be forever loved by its fans (this writer included) for introducing the phrase What’s the T, grr? The film version, however, might be more adequately subtitled Jumping the Shark. As feline Noah (Stephens) prepares to marry his once-straight boyfriend, Wade (Atwood), on Martha’s Vineyard, the creakiest speechifying about coming out, butch-femme dynamics, HIV and commitment halts whatever momentum this silly soaper had built. Phoebe Snow appears as herself, but what is Tonya Pinkins (of Caroline, or Change) doing in this?

By: Melissa Anderson


Release details

Rated: R
Release date: Friday October 24 2008
Duration: 101 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Patrik-Ian Polk
Screenwriter: John R. Gordon, Patrik-Ian Polk
Cast: Darryl Stephens
Jensen Atwood
Rodney Chester
Gary LeRoi Gray
Christian Vincent
Douglas Spearman
Gregory Kieth
Jason Steed
Jonathan Julian
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