Movie Monday: “Mansome” at the Angelika

Documentary takes on manscaping, mustaches & masculinity

What does it take to be a man? What does that term even mean? It’s an internal debate many gay guys have had since pre-adolescence, when they first learned to “act straight” — and one many gay adults who claim to be “straight acting” on their hookup profiles still seem to wrestle with.

Outwardly at least, there are some indicia of what a man is … or are there? After documentaries that tackle obesity, marketing and the Muslim world, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock has turned his sights on a comparatively frivolous topic in Mansome, exploring such weighty issues as the conflict between metrosexuality and bear culture, and what’s in between.

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—  Rich Lopez