With the launch of the brand-new TLAgay.com, the Gay Cinema Video On Demand experience we have been offering for a long, long time was upgraded and improved. We have expanded (and continue to expand) our selection of new and old gay-themed movies available for your viewing pleasure. Here’s just five of our current favorites, from various years, that you may have missed – ALL available to watch INSTANTLY! These aren’t our TOP 5, by any means – just a handful of flicks we want to highlight.
2006, Belgium & United States
The Curiosity of Chance pays homage to the ’80s high school comedies of John Hughes and switches the perspective to that of an openly gay teenager. Chance Marquis (Tad Hilgenbrink), a confident, self-assured, quick-witted, perceptive, outspoken and clear-headed gay teenager, reflects back on his first year at an international high school. While meeting and making friends with an assortment of types, he also has the targeted attentions of a mirthless vice principal and a bullying, homophobic soccer jock out to make his life miserable. At home, Chance’s perceptive little sister openly shares all his confidential secrets with their widowed career-army father seeking common ground with his atypical children. Introduced to a drag club, Chance finds fun and success in a cross-dressing contest, but a photo of his participation makes life at a school a living hell.
2014, United States
Expecting couple Leah (Gaby Hoffman) and June (Ingrid Jungermann) move into a Brooklyn brownstone apartment with their toddler daughter Lyle. Despite the strange baby-obsessed landlady downstairs and the group of female models who live above them, the two are happy with their new apartment until a bizarre accident leads to Lyle’s death. Months later, Leah is still grief-stricken, trying to make sense of this tragedy, her landlady’s odd behaviors, and her attraction to one of the models upstairs. As Leah prepares for her home birth, she begins to suspect the neighbors are involved in a satanic pact and fears for her unborn baby. A disturbing psychological horror flick in the vein of Rosemary’s Baby, featuring a terrific performance from the always exceptional Hoffman, Lyle is a low-budget horror stand-out that packs a serious emotional punch.
2006, United States
This erotic softcore film from the writer/director behind Daydream Obsession, follows Lawrence who, just out of the closet, turns to his straight friends for help. After getting a massage from an old high school crush (and feeling a particular spark), he enlists his pals to find out more about the alluring masseur. We’ll be honest, if you’re looking for excellent acting, a compelling story, stunning cinematography or a splendid musical score, you’re not going to find it here. What you will get with Outcall is plenty of smoking hot naked men, and some truly sensual man-on-man massage action. Enjoy!
2014, United States
In A Reunion, two estranged friends take an emotional and eventful road trip from Los Angeles to Chicago to attend their 10-year college reunion, facing their complicated past along the way. The nostalgic journey across the country leads to confessions, contradictions, and conflicts as they struggle to reconcile their past and connect with each other. Their road trip becomes an exploration of male friendship, intimacy and a search for one’s identity along the American landscape.
2013, United States
Tumbledown examines the cause and aftermath of dangerous liaison from three perspectives. Rick (co-writer Brad Hallowell) meets Mike (Brett Faulkner) and his older lover Jay (director Todd Verow) and soon joins them for a weekend trip at Jay’s vacation spot on Tumbledown Mountain. Once he arrives, it becomes clear that he and Mike have a special attraction that neither of them share with Jay. Jealous, Jay concocts a sinister revenge scheme. With naked flesh and titillating imagery that wavers between sexy and scary – particularly in the creepy, dream-like opening where a vigorous sex session is interrupted by a shadowy figure. Also, for those of you who shy away from dark thrillers like this one (you’ve been warned), rest easy knowing that there is also some romance in the mix to lighten up the proceedings.