An even seamier plight arises for respected charter-school principal Julian (Harold Perrineau) when he discovers that a vintage sex video making the rounds on the Internet shows his spouse, Candace (Regina Hall) – an ex-stripper who now raises funds for his academy – prostituting herself at a fraternity party.
Taking it all in is carefree lothario Quentin (Terrence Howard). His love-hate bond with equally unfettered single mom Shelby (Melissa De Sousa) is pursued as irresponsibly as all the other relationships in his life. As for the adolescent take on sex that fuels Quentin's bawdy banter, it's meant to come across as funny rather than stunted.
Things turn serious with the revelation that one of the central figures is seriously ill. Though this potentially tragic development offers the opportunity for more prayer and reflection, the respite from raunchiness proves all too temporary.
The film contains pornographic images involving upper female nudity and debased behavior, brief graphic marital lovemaking, excessive sexual humor, drug use, mature themes, including prostitution and promiscuity, about a half-dozen uses of profanity and much rough and crude language. The Catholic News Service classification is O – morally offensive. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is R – restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Mulderig is on the staff of Catholic News Service.