Gay Essential Films To Watch, Drink Me

In the gay horror flick Drink Me, stressed from losing his job, Andy (Darren Munn) is plagued by a recurring dream scenario featuring a mixture of gay cruising and dark sex magic.  James (Emmett Friel) his devoted and loving partner suggests advertising for a lodger and the duo interview Sebastian (Chris Ellis-Stanton), a mysterious blonde with a sinister dark humour, who immediately begins flirting with the recently engaged partners.

Dark clouds gather as Andy notices a missing cat poster in the neighbourhood and days later a missing person’s notification.  With his dream sequences becoming more lucid, he begins to suspect that Sebastian may have sinister intentions.  Andy begins to follow Sebastian when he ventures out of the house, James distances himself from Andy’s paranoia and Sebastian makes sexual advances to James.

James’ primeval pagan instinct battles against the beast as he attempts to be at one with the earth goddess.   Like a haemorrhaging vein the intense storyline blurs fact and fiction as James and Andy struggle to remain grounded and united against dark forces.

Drink Me


“It will entertain you and give you plenty of visuals to enjoy.”
   Pip Ellwood, Entertainment Focus

“Manages to capture a surprising amount about the intimacy of relationships.”
   Tim Isaac, Big Gay Picture Show

We Say:
“James is so comfortable in front of the camera au natural, I almost felt inspired to sign up to the local naturist club.  A great masculine horror-thriller.”
   Alexander Ryll, Gay Essential

Did You Know?

In preparation of their film roles, director Daniel Mansfield asked Darren Munn (Andy) to watch Mia Farrow’s terrified performance in Rosemary’s Baby, and Chris Ellis-Stanton (Sebastian) was asked to watch Sharon Stone’s dominant sexual predator performance in Basic Instinct. Drink Me, filmed in just 7 days was inspired by the films of David Lynch, in particular the dream / nightmare structure of Mullholland Drive. Review our Gay Themed Films Here

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All pictures reproduced courtesy of Mansfield Dark

Alexander Ryll
When I couldn’t find a gay themed romantic film online via search engines or on any websites in early 2014, I created Gay Essential. launched in June 2014 we regularly promote rare and new gay-themed titles. Gay Essential is the first independent film website to categorize gay-themed films making it easier for visitors to learn about films based on their mood preference. Together with an incredible writing talent, we promote films and we make it easy for you to purchase them based on your location. Please add your support and purchase one of our incredible gay themed film T Shirts , unique and full of attitude.
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