Love, Simon

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"Everyone deserves a great love story."
  • PG-13
  • 2018
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 7.5  (124,260)
  • 72

Love, Simon is a coming of age romantic comedy drama film released in 2018. Directed by Greg Berlanti and starring Nick Robinson in the lead role of Simon, the movie also features Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, and Katherine Langford in prominent roles. Simon Spier is an ordinary high school student living with his family in a suburban town of Georgia. He has loving parents, a supportive younger sister, and a good group of friends. But Simon has a secret that he has been hiding from everyone - he is gay. He has not come out to his family or friends, and he keeps his true identity a secret by holding back his thoughts and feelings.

One day, Simon accidentally discovers an anonymous blog post from a student named 'Blue' who also happens to be gay. Simon reaches out to him through emails, and they have a series of anonymous conversations, slowly developing a close bond. Simon feels happy and relieved that he is not alone, and he finally has someone he can relate to.

However, Simon's world is turned upside down when a fellow classmate, Martin, discovers his emails with Blue and tries to blackmail Simon into setting him up with Simon's close friend, Abby. Simon’s life is plunged into chaos as he tries to deceive Martin while keeping his secret about Blue safe.

The movie highlights Simon's internal conflict and struggles to come out to his family and friends, his fear of rejection, and his struggles with remaining true to himself. The film delicately explores the themes of love, friendship, family, and the acceptance of differences in a society where conformity is the norm.

The cast performances are highly charming and relatable, with Nick Robinson delivering an exceptional portrayal of Simon. Robinson’s portrayal of Simon captures the complexity and depth of his character, making the audience feel for him, empathize with him, and root for him.

Jennifer Garner and Josh Duhamel also shine as Simon's parents, offering a refreshing portrayal of supportive parents that are not defined by their child's sexuality. They support Simon unconditionally while still experiencing their worries as parents. The supporting cast does an excellent job, with Katherine Langford standing out in her portrayal of Simon’s best friend, Leah.

Love, Simon is a heartwarming and touching film, where every detail is executed with sincerity and care. The film does excellent work at bringing out the teenage psyche, capturing the intricacies of high school experiences while shedding light on the importance of individuality and freedom of expression. The visual and audio elements of the movie further complement the themes and emotions perfectly.

Overall, Love, Simon is a compelling and uplifting movie that captures the essence of teenage life in a way that will resonate with the viewers. It is a movie about identity, courage, and love that offers a fresh and much-needed perspective on the LGBTQ+ community. Love, Simon offers an engaging and highly satisfying experience, undoubtedly making it one of the best romantic comedies of recent times.

Love, Simon is a 2018 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 49 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 72.

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