Like I've been telling my wife for years. Aside from sex—and she's very good at it, God damn it—I like you guys better. I really do. Now, who the hell else could put up with me, huh? I'm a jerk, I know it.
Watching this was like getting punched in the gut while being told “I love you.”
The portrayal of manhood in Husbands, through the eyes of John Cassavetes, is incredibly honest and vulnerable to its core, resulting in a portrait of masculinity that is equally comforting and disheartening. Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, and Cassavetes all deliver remarkably sincere performances.