Romance

  • Love, Simon

    110 mins PG USA
    Language: English Subtitles: English
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    Synopsis

    A young coming-of-age tale about a teenage boy, Simon Spier, goes through a different kind of Romeo and Juliet story. Simon has a love connection with a boy, Blue, by email, but the only problem is that Simon has no idea who he's talking to. Simon must discover who that boy is--who Blue is. Along the way, he tries to find himself as well.

    Director: Greg Berlanti
    Cast: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel
  • The Handyman

    8 mins 18+ USA
    Language: English
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    Synopsis

    A single, gay man schemes creative ways to have a hunky repairman continue to have to come back to his house to fix things, but suddenly the fantasies become more than either of them expected.

    Director: J.C. Calciano
    Cast: Nicholas Downs, Derek Ocampo
  • Just Friends

    Gewoon Vrienden

    80 mins 14+ Netherlands
    Language: Dutch Subtitles: English
    Genre: Comedy Romance
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    Synopsis

    Gewoon Vrienden (Just Friends) is a romantic comedy about two young men, their relationship and their relationship with their mothers. Tough Joris doesn't come loose from his mother who is addicted to plastic surgery. Medical student Yad has snorted too much of various drugs and returns to his strict mother. Yad works as a domestic help for the grandmother of Joris. When they meet, they seem made for each other. But before they can surrender to their love, they first have to balance things with their mothers.

    Director: Annemarie van de Mond
    Cast: Josha Stradowski, Majd Mardo, Jenny Arean
  • Hearts Beat Loud

    107 mins 14+ USA
    Language: English Subtitles: English
    Genre: Comedy Romance
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    Synopsis

    In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly jam sessions into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery.

    Director: Brett Haley
    Cast: Kiersey Clemons, Blythe Danner
  • Boy Culture

    88 mins unrated France
    Language: English
    Genre: Drama Romance
    Gay
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    Synopsis

    Boy Culture is the candid confessions of "X", a wildly successful male escort who describes his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates—one of whom he's in love with—and an enigmatic older client who challenges him to find his heart before he will consent to sex.

    Based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Matthew Rettenmund, the film takes on issues of sexual mores and emotional risk with a witty and incisive voice, revealing the leap of faith that love demands. 

    Director: Q. Allan Brocka
  • Carol

    118 mins 14+ USA
    Language: English Subtitles: English
    Genre: Drama Romance
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    Synopsis

    CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change.

    Director: Todd Haynes
    Cast: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson
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