Movie Review

Gay M/M Themed Movies with a HEA

Gay M/M Themed Movies with a HEA

The vast majority of M/M romance readers that visit this site prefer a HEA (happily ever after) for our heroes. I was involved in a Twitter thread recently talking about movies that have a romantic HEA and the results were pretty dismal. So many movies for folks interested in LGBT storylines are sad and depressing. So, here is a list of M/M themed movies that guarantee a happy ending. I…
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Capital Games (Movie)

Capital Games (Movie)

Title: Capital Games (the movie) Writer/Executive Producer: G.A. Hauser Director: Ilo Orleans Starring: Eric Presnall and Gregor Cosgrove Distributers: The GA Hauser Collection, LLC Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: Drama Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: Unrated (Mature) Released: 2013 Length: 97 minutes Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Lasha Summary: Based on the novel by GA Hauser, this movie follows the book very closely, so fans of…
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Yossi (movie)

Yossi (movie)

Title: Yossi Director: Eytan Fox Writer: Itay Segal Cast: Ohad Knoller, Oz Zehavi, Lior Ashkenazi, Orly Silbersatz Banai Distributer: Strand Releasing Buy Link Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: Contemporary drama/Romance-lite Country of Origin/Language: Israel/Hebrew (English Subtitles) Rating: NR (brief nudity and off-screen sex) Released: 2012/2013 (US) Length: 85 minutes Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Aunt Lynn One Sentence Review: An excellent character study with themes of…
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Lilies (Movie)

Lilies (Movie)

Title: Lilies Director: John Greyson Starring: Brent Carver, Ian D. Clarke, Marcel Sabourin, Aubert Pallascio, Jason Cadieux, Danny Gilmore Distributers: Wolfe Video Buy Link Amazon: Genre: Historical Gay Romance Country of Origin/Language: Canada/English Rating: R (sexuality & nudity) Released: 1996 Length: 96 minutes Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: An engrossing story of revenge, the unfortunate effects of unrequited affection, and a forbidden love…
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What Happens Next (Movie)

What Happens Next (Movie)

Title: What Happens Next Writer/Director: Jay Arnold Starring: Jon Lindstrom, Wendie Malick and Chris Murrah Distributers: Jaded Creative Productions Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: Comedy/Romance Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: Unrated Released: 2012 Length: 100 minutes Rating: 4 out of 5 stars A guest review by Lasha Summary: Wonderfully sweet movie about a middle-aged man who discovers his true self for the first time. Plus, a puppy that will melt any…
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Ciao (Movie Review)

Ciao (Movie Review)

Title: Ciao Director: Yen Tan Starring: Adam Neal Smith, Alessandro Calza, Charles W. Blaum, Ethel Lung Distributor: Unautorized Films Genre: Indie, LGBT Rating: R Country of Origin: USA Release Date: 2008 Length: 87 min Amazon: Buy Link Ciao(DVD) Rating: 5 out of 5 stars A Guest Review by Feliz Summary Review:  A quiet, thoughtful tale of friendship and love, shared sorrow and new beginnings.
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Back Soon (movie)

Back Soon (movie)

Title: Back Soon Writer/Director: Rob Williams Starring: Matthew Montgomery, Windham Beacham Distributers: TLA Releasing/Guest House Films Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: Drama/Paranormal/Romance Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: R/Unrated Released: 2007 Length: 83 minutes Rating: 3.25 out of 5 stars Summary: Two “straight” men who seemingly have nothing in common meet and are drawn to each other…as they start to fall in love, what are the forces bringing them together and could…
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Judas Kiss (movie)

Judas Kiss (movie)

Title: Judas Kiss Director: J.T. Tepnapa Starring: Richard Harmon, Charlie David, Sean Paul Lockhart, Timo Descamps Producers: Blue Seraph Productions, Border2Border Entertainment Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: Drama/Sci-fi Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: Unrated Released: 2011 Length: 94  minutes Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jay Bell
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You Should Meet My Son (Movie)

You Should Meet My Son (Movie)

Title: You Should Meet My Son Director: Keith Hartman Starring: Joanne McGee, Carol Goans, Stewart Carrico, Steve Snyder Distributers: Waltzing Penguin Productions Buy Link Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: M/M Comedy/Romance Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: Unrated Released: 2010 Length: 85  minutes Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: An over the top, screwball comedy that although far from perfect, had me laughing out loud quite…
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Brother to Brother (movie)

Brother to Brother (movie)

Title: Brother to Brother Director: Rodney Evans Starring: Anthony Mackie, Larry Gilliard Jr, Roger Robinson Distributers: Peccadillo Pictures Genre: Drama Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: 15/R Released: 2004 Length: 90 minutes Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Summary: A solid and ambitious film comparing racial and sexual politics in the Harlem Renaissance and the present day.
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The King and the Clown (movie)

The King and the Clown (movie)

Title: The King and the Clown Director: Lee Jun-Ik Starring: Kam Woo-Seong, Lee Jun-Ki, Jeong Jin-Yeong, Kang Sung-Yeon Distributers: Art Service Genre: Drama Country of Origin/Language: South Korea/Korean Rating: Not rated – probably PG13 Released: 2005 Length: 119 minutes Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Summary: Powerful, heart-wrenching, beautifully shot, with great acting… one of South Korea’s most surprising hit films and a must-see…
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Gone, But Not Forgotten (movie)

Gone, But Not Forgotten (movie)

Title: Gone, But Not Forgotten Writer & Director: Michael D. Akers Starring: Aaron Orr, Matthew Montgomery and Joel Bryant Distributers: United Gay Network Amazon Buy/Watch Link Genre: Drama/Romance Country of Origin/Language: USA/English Rating: Unrated (Mature themes) Released: 2003 Length: 94 minutes Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5   A guest review by Lasha  
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East Palace, West Palace (movie)

East Palace, West Palace (movie)

Title: East Palace, West Palace Director: Zhang Yuan Starring: Si Han, Hu Jun Distributers: Strand Releasing Genre: Drama Country of Origin/Language: China/Mandarin Chinese Rating: R Released: 1997 Length: 94 minutes Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Summary: A deliciously seductive and coldly erotic battle of wills and wits between a cop and the gay man he arrests and questions over the course of one…
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Patrik 1.5

Patrik 1.5

Title: Patrik 1.5 Director: Ella Lemhagen Starring: Gustaf Skarsgård (yes: one of the brothers!), Torkel Petersson and Tom Ljungman Distributers: Here Films / Regent Releasing Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Comedy Country of Origin/Language: Sweden/Swedish Rating: Unrated Released: 2008 Length: 103 minutes Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Damon REVIEW SUMMARY: A gorgeous, heartwarming film about the unlikely ways families raise each other. BLURB:  Newly approved for adoption,…
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