LAist Loves Lesbians
We found ourselves at the premiere of the lesbiriffic romantic comedy April's Shower last night at the Regent Cinema in Hollywood. Attending a gaysploitation premiere is a little bit like attending a major movie premiere, only smaller and obviously gayer. There were all the usual requisites: a red carpet (small, no bouncer), television reporters (from something called 'Q Television') and plenty of sub D-list celebrities hoping to score an extra drink ticket, but the whole thing was a lot less Brokeback Mountain and a lot more Muff Dive Molehill.
Writer/Director/Producer/Star Trish Doolan thanked everyone whom she had ever met by name despite the audience's dwindling enthusiasm for applauding the Guy-Who-Lent-His-House-Out-for-Shooting, but "Whatever," we told ourselves, "This is her moment." Then she pulled out the New York Times review — and threatened to read it to us. Loud shouting ensued, Doolan stepped down and the movie began.
Fortunately, we're covering the premiere and not the movie (bad, bad, stupendously bad), so we can skip ahead to the after-party. Seen: 40 Year Old Virgin's Jane Lynch, looking gracious, not at all attention hungry, Queer as Folk's Robert Gant and Scott Lowell, though not together, Traffic's Corey Spears and more lesbians (including the super sexy Honey Labrador) than we've seen outside of a marathon screening of a season of The L Word.