Great movie about Michael Glatze. Getting a lot of mixed reviews from the LGBT community, the reality is we have to be open to everyone and not just those who share the same views as us. It would have been easy for Kelly to direct a feature which depicted Glatze as a self-hating gay man who hurls himself back in the closet, but the truth may be more complicated some have suggested Glatze may not have been gay in the first place , and the film attempts to present the facts of his life at the time without making judgments. Its a great movie. The movie may be uncomfortable viewing for some Gay <more>
and Straight but its a movie that is worthy in its own right.
I found this to be a very good movie. I don't personally believe that you can change your personal sexual preferences but that's just my opinion. I hope that he has made the right choice and is happy with it. No judgements from me.
Honest Interpretation of a Man's Life, Nothing More (by gilmorebj12)
While the movie as a movie is just...well...a movie. I have to say after studying up on "Michael" the man himself, it seems to be a pretty honest interpretation of who he is and what he went through. I find it fascinating that people are hating on the actors about being a part of this. It's a movie and it doesn't really promote an agenda one way or the other. It is simply a story about a homosexual man that found God and made the personal decision to walk away from the lifestyle and embrace another. I am curious to see what the LGBT community would have thought about a movie <more>
with the opposite plot, a Christian man that walks away from his faith to embrace a homosexual lifestyle. Wouldn't it be "equally" terrible to have someone deny who they "really are" to embrace an opposing lifestyle? It's a decent watch with some good performances by Franco and Quinto AND PEOPLE REALLY NEED TO GET OFF HIS CASE ABOUT HIM TAKING THIS PART IN THIS FILM . It's like saying that Ian McDirmaid played Emperor Palpatine so he must believe in genocide! Stop being nuts people.
Love, identity, sense of self, God, religion, sin, gay, ex-gay, authenticity, confusion: all of these things and more are brought to the screen in the movie "I Am Michael" chronicling the often painful and true story of gay activist turned ex-gay poster boy Michael Glatze. The story is nuanced and the performances by James Franco and Zachary Quinton are sincere. Regardless of what your agenda is on this flash point topic, it is a movie that can be enjoyed for its story and how the world can pull at us from all directions. The fact that we are not pulled apart is a triumph in of <more>
We're always changing evolving & i'm open to that (by who_is_modi_its_me)
Loved the movie so realistic for what gay people are going through ,some of them are stuck in that path following their desire and some of them choose to go the right path with god which lead to heaven, this movie is so powerful and i hope it helps lots of people whom distracted i know that because i have gay friends and i hope all of them follow the good right path, so we can meet who we love in heaven the massage is powerful in this movie