Jude has written 1 review for films rated ★★½ .

  • Love, Simon

    Love, Simon

    ★★½

    Perhaps it would be naively optimistic to hope for more from the first major studio movie about a gay teenager coming out, a significant milestone. Director Greg Berlanti and 20th Century Fox deserve kudos for giving gay kids a blockbuster romance of their own — complete with a first-kiss-atop-the-Ferris-wheel-finish. “Love, Simon” may reach across the aisle to the “totally normal” kids with a huge secret, but it reaches right over everyone else.

    “Love, Simon” deserves celebration as a groundbreaking achievement…