Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it's a little more complicated: he's yet to tell his family or friends he's gay and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate he's fallen for online.
Directed by: Greg Berlanti
Love, Simon is a safe, non-threatening, formulaic, consumable pastiche created to make straight audiences feel progressive for watching a "gay" movie.
Some very powerful moments. Some very relatable moments. But it's also nice to see a queer drama which (despite a character's homosexuality being the core of the narrative) isn't wholly fucking depressing. _Final rating:★★★ - I liked it. Would personally recommend you give it a go._
Temple Hill Entertainment
Fox 2000 Pictures
New Leaf Literary & Media
20th Century Fox
1 hr 50 mins
$ 17,000,000.00 (Estimated)
$ 60,848,932.00 (USA)
$ 43,848,932.00 (Estimated in USA)
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