Free love comes at a price in William Tyler Smith's candlelit dramedy, which puts a Red Show Diaries
gloss on its cautionary tale of a menage a trois gone awry. Pudgy, self-centered college professor Julian (Jeremy London, of TV's Party of Five
) teaches cultural studies at "New York College" and lives in a super-chichi Williamsburg loft with his stunning, pouty-lipped wife, Chalice (Katheryn Winnick) and bisexual wild-child Malika (Elisa Donovan). Julian, who likes to think of himself as an intellectual iconoclast, gets into hot water with the faculty when he takes a match to an actual Stars and Stripes during a discussion about flag-burning, which prom...