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Movie Review: ‘Butt Boy’ (2020) Is Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before

Whoo boy, what did I just watch? I’m not quite sure if I’ve ever seen a movie like this, but I gotta say, I actually enjoyed every single minute of it. When my editor first asked if I wanted to review anything, she showed me the trailer for Butt Boy before anything else, and I laughed. I didn’t ask for any more info, and I said, “Let’s do this!”

So I did. In the fleeting hours since being given Butt Boy for review, I’ve watched it three times. I can’t quite tell you what it is about this film that I love so much without giving spoilers, but I’ll give you the gist of it. It’s about a man named Chip, played by Writer/Director Tyler Cornack, a married IT man who’s seemingly bored with his life. He discovers that he… enjoys having things in his… ass. Yes, due to a proctology exam, he craves a new sexual fetish, and oh my God, it gets insane.

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I’ve always said that if a movie is inherently ridiculous and takes itself seriously, it’s a bad film. I have to say that this is one of those rare times that I’m absolutely wrong. I think that’s part of what makes Butt Boy so great. While being inherently ridiculous, its serious tone and nature are what really put this film together.

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Let’s go off the rails for a moment and talk about Tyler Rice’s character, Detective Russel Fox. He is everything you’d see in a typical crime thriller, just as a character describes it in the movie, with brooding, greasy slicked-back hair, etc. He’s got a cigarette hanging out of his mouth any chance he gets, and he goes to Alcoholics Anonymous. He’s the perfect montage of every cheesy detective you’ve ever seen in a film. But it works! It drives me absolutely crazy because, by all rights, it shouldn’t, but it does.

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The script, the editing, the color correction… it all builds this insane world around two very different characters who are tied to each other in a way that you’ll never see again in any film. I had an absolute blast with Butt Boy, and I recommend it to anyone looking for something new and interesting. While Butt Boy is exactly what I expected from the trailer, I was not expecting the turn of events in the film. You should really give this movie a shot. I have a strange suspicion that you won’t be disappointed.

I love this film, and I look forward to the next project that Tyler Cornack writes and directs. Keep up the good work! Butt Boy hits VOD April 14th from Epic Pictures!

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