Sign in to vote. There hasn't been a screenplay with this many epigrams per inch since 'All About Eve.
Presumably the footage no longer exists, and this is the only excuse I will accept. As of this date, more than half of this brilliant cast succumbed to AIDS.
When Emory baits him, Alan responds with his fists. That said, I admit I found the film dated when I first saw it in the 80s, when I was in my 20s. Alan is most threatened by the effeminate Emory. Nobody's character gets off easy here. He is drawn to the "straightest acting" man at the party, Hank.
Boys has fallen in and out of favor since its premiere onstage, but other than during the initial run, it appears not many gay men consider it a point of pride.