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.
Lucas (BPM star Nahuel Perez Biscayart) is a young and penniless Argentine escort who arrives in a small Belgian town to visit Henry (Jean-Michel Balthazar), a gay bakery owner who fell in love with him online. Henry buys Lucas a plane ticket to Europe hoping he will sleep with him and help out at the bakery. While Henry and Lucas’s ideas about living together clash, Lucas grows closer to his female employee Audrey (Monia Chokri). The three of them soon find themselves caught up in a complicated love triangle. All Yours earned rave reviews at film festivals when it first debuted. Variety said that it “consistently surprises with the maturity and
generosity of its emotional outlook” and called it “refreshingly poly-sexual.” Director David Lambert is the same filmmaker behind the revered 2012 romantic drama Beyond the Walls.
2009, United States
The third entry in the hilarious Eating Out series is packed with more raunchy humor, hot guys and a moving love story. Sexy temptress Tiffani (Rebekah Kochan) and her cute friend Casey (Daniel Skelton) try to lure the buff and sweet Zack (Chris Salvatore) with a phony online profile using the image of Tiffani’s buff ex, Ryan (Michael E.R. Walker). That works fine until the real Ryan shows up and chaos ensues. Only through some fancy footwork, advice from his Aunt Helen (Mink Stole) and mentor Harry (Leslie Jordan), and a particularly photogenic hook-up, can Casey figure out how to set things right. Taking inspiration from Cyrano de Bergerac – as well as classic screwball comedies of the 1930s and ’40s – the writers and directors take a decades-old formula of mistaken identities and bring it into the twenty-first century.
Funny, fresh and unpredictable Men to Kiss takes a light-hearted romp through queer Berlin and introduces a few of its colorful characters. New in town, the serious-minded Ernst (Frank Christian Marx), a banker, finds his work and personal life thrown upside down after he meets and quickly falls in love with Tobi (Udo Lutz), a flighty, high energy extrovert and performance artist who lives for the city’s wild nightlife. The two are not exactly a perfect match – actually, they’re more like exact opposites – but they want to make it work and need all the help they can get from Tobi’s coterie of alternative friends. But when Ernst’s friend Uta (Alexandra Starnitzky) arrives on the scene, she gets it into her head that Ernst can do much better and schemes to break the happy new couple apart – setting off a frenzied battle of the fashionista divas. An adorable, sun-splashed rapid-fire comedy, Men to Miss is an absolute delight.
2015, United States
Adam (Bob Hosken) is living with HIV. Broken and in great despair, he has been having a series of nightmares. He soon must confront the guilt tormenting him after betraying and infecting his now dying ex-lover, Raphael (Kyle Patrick Darling). As Adam sets out to reconnect with Raphael on the anniversary of their diagnosis, he discovers that they have both been living nightmares of their own. An official selection at numerous LGBT film festivals around the world, this acclaimed 16-minute short film from award-winning writer/director and activist Armand Petri packs a strong emotional punch. Undetectable takes an incredibly controversial premise and looks at it compassionately, through the lens of two characters who are neither saints nor sinners.
2009, United States
For Tim Curtright (Michael Brenton Gordon), life in his quiet Kansas hometown seems boring and ordinary. For Tim, his gay best-friend, Austin (Mark Ayesh), and girlfriend, Laura (Sara Hammond), life consists as a series of school projects, dances, and the occasional party. While working on a research project for school, Tim is stunned to discover his father didn’t die in the Gulf War, as he had previously been led to believe. With his mother, the local community, and a mysterious FBI Agent standing in the way, can Tim and his friends break through a generation of lies and secrets and discover what really happened to his father? A thrilling, mysterious, and provocative adventure, War Stories challenges viewers to ask themselves, just how well they know their family’s past.