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Love, Simon (2018)Love, Simon (2018)

Love, Simon (2018)

An easy yet deep comedy

Comedy, Drama, Romance

best
THE VERY BEST

8.2

movie

United States of America

English

Easy, Feel-Good, Romantic

2018

Greg Berlanti

Alex Sgambati, Alexandra Shipp, Bryson Pitts

110 min

Synopsis

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.

Our Take

8.2
The Staff

An easy yet original coming-of-age story about Simon, a high-schooler with great parents, great friends, and one big secret he’s not telling either. It’s not a particularly complex movie, and it may not be one you’ll remember forever, but it’s very easy to have a pleasant time watching it. And if you’re OK with that, its takes on finding one’s identity and the negative impact of keeping secrets from our loved ones might surprise you in their depth. Love, Simon is a reminder that movies don’t have to be religiously realistic to get a heartfelt new story across. It’s entertainment with a message, the same way Juno or The Perks of Being a Wallflower were.

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