- 1h 49min
- Directed by: Greg Berlanti
- Cast: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Katherine Langford
- UK release: 6 April 2018
Simon (Robinson) is a young high school student who hasn’t yet come out as gay, who starts swapping email with an anonymous fellow student calling himself ‘Blue’. The script gets bogged down in irrelevant subplots and the first kiss is delayed until the end credits, making it a disappointing cop-out as gay teen movies go; indies handle this much better.
Byre Theatre, St Andrews (0.0 miles)
Thu 18 Oct
Reviews & features
Love, Simon5 Mar 2018
GFF 2018: Greg Berlanti's teen comedy deals coyly with the challenges around coming-out
Adapted from the novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, Love, Simon is the considerably less specific title that director Greg Berlanti (Life as We Know It) has chosen for his teen comedy. The twist is that the central character…
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