Mar 5, 2021
Love, Simon works because it feels like a love letter to a specific queer internet borne of staying up late, sweaty and paranoid, on the family computer.
Mar 5, 2020
This beguiling romantic comedy offers a fresh take on the familiar premise of a high-schooler trying to fit in.
Apr 13, 2018
The film is a landmark in LGBTQ representation, but succeeds on its own merits.
Apr 12, 2018
Sweet and moving as it often manages to be, the film is comfortingly average, in its way - the point of it not to stand out, but fit in.
Apr 8, 2018
It's highly unlikely you'll read a review of this film that doesn't contain the word "adorable". It's equally unlikely that you'll be able to watch it without grinning from ear to ear.
Apr 7, 2018
The high school teen romcom is reborn for 2018. Funny, sentimental and smart: John Hughes would be proud.
Apr 7, 2018
Despite...strangely misjudged moments, Love, Simon succeeds in navigating most of the pitfalls of the gay coming-of-age narrative and is ultimately moving and genuine.
Apr 6, 2018
How heartening that a mainstream studio flick could have a gay protagonist. How disappointing that said flick is as twee and anodyne as this.
Apr 5, 2018
With its sheer warmth, openness, likability and idealism, Love, Simon won me over.
Mar 30, 2018
Simon and his friends are likeable kids and their romantic problems are affectionately explored.
Mar 27, 2018
As a sociological milestone, this is not quite in the Black Panther class, but the difference lies only in the size of the film's financial ambitions.
Mar 23, 2018
Love, Simon is an earnest coming-of-age story, gentle and generous, with a captivating performance from Nick Robinson as the titular Simon.
Mar 21, 2018
The film is as sweet as bubble-gum-flavored medicine; it arrives as if without cinematic lineage-unburdened by cinema's history of equating gayness with death. It just stops short of producing a picture of gay attraction.
Mar 21, 2018
How nice it is to see that representation is presented as so normal.
Mar 20, 2018
It's too sanded down to ever truly snag on something like a real, specific, visceral emotion, but it's got the pop-chorus bombast that will get you to some kind of objective sense of fireworks, one way or another.
Mar 16, 2018
Thanks to a dynamic, emotionally astute script from Berger and Aptaker, that coupled with Berlanti's unobtrusive direction helps make this movie an agreeable revelation I likely couldn't have resisted even if I had wanted to.