A compilation of four recent gay-themed shorts that range from the raunchy to the sweet. It's uneven, as compilations always are, but there isn't an outright amateurish film in the bunch and the acting is unusually polished gone are the days when short films were invariably cast with the filmmaker's willing but less-than-able friends and relatives. In Phillip Bartel's gentle Crush
, 12-year-old Tina (Ema A. Tuennerman) becomes infatuated with 16-year-old Robbie (Brett Chukerman), who shares her passion for boy bands, teen idol Jason Hewitt and the nighttime soap "High School High." What he doesn't
share are her romantic feelings surprise! &...