This Weekend’s VOD Favorites

The Gay Cinema Video On Demand experience at TLAgay.com has your entertainment needs covered! We’re always working to expand selection of new and old gay-themed movies available for your viewing pleasure. Here’s just five of our current favorites that you may have missed – ALL available to watch INSTANTLY! Stay home, stay safe and enjoy a movie!

Alpha Delta Zatan
Starring an all-male of cast of staggeringly attractive, underwear-clad up-and-comers (including Jeremy Winter, Jake Kidwell, Connor Field, Drake Malone and R&B singer Eleaze), Alpha Delta Zatan delivers audiences a fun, sensual spin on the “sorority massacre” sub-genre of horror flicks. A goofy but noble young college kid is pleasantly surprised to learn that he’s been invited to join his school’s most exclusive fraternity house. Unfortunately, he’s about to discover that there is something far scarier than hazing rituals in his future. His new frat brothers seem to keep going missing. In this house, no one can be trusted and no one is safe… especially one the masked, knife-wielding slasher shows up. Funny, sexy and scary, this new low-budget horror treat is a new TLA Exclusive on DVD and Blu-ray. It’s also available to stream right now.

Boys
Following one man through two timelines, Boys, the newest feature from director Christophe Charrier, is a gripping and compassionate study of first love and the lingering sting of loss. We first meet Jonas (BPM: Beats Per Minute star Felix Maritaud) in the present, where he’s having a rough go of it. He’s prone to starting fights at the local gay bar, and his boyfriend has had enough of his infidelity and alcohol-soaked antics. His volatile behavior may stem from a traumatic incident in his past. The film flashes back to 1997, where Jonas (played as a high school kid by Nicolas Bauwens) meets Nathan (Tommy Lee Baik), the rebellious new student who will become his crush. The boys venture into the night on their first date unaware that it’s about to change their lives forever. Don’t miss this searing mystery.

I Miss You When I See You
When a spark from the past shakes up Jamie’s present, will he follow his heart or society’s expectations? Best friends in high school, Kevin and Jamie’s emotional attachment and feeling for one other were cut abruptly short by Kevin’s departure to Australia with his mother. Flash forward a dozen years later. Jamie tracks down Kevin in Australia. The reunion with his best friend reminds Kevin – suffering from depression – of his youthful ambitions. He soon decides to return to Hong Kong. Jamie, though, is in a steady relationship with his girlfriend. When he finds his feelings for Kevin reawakened and growing stronger, he’s forced to make an important choice about their shared future.

Available Light
Available Light is a sexy, funny and even sometimes disturbing experimental feature film by prolific writer/director/actor/artist Todd Verow – the same guy behind Frisk, Anonymous, Vacationland and Bad Boy Street. The film follows numerous unconnected people in different cities as they try to escape their loneliness through love, lust or some combination of both. The film was shot in real locations using only available light (hence the title). The viewer is both a voyeur, watching the characters in intimate situations that are not meant to be seen, and an active participant, imagining what the characters are going through and making connections between them that may or may not be real. And, as anyone who is familiar with Verow’s previous work could probably guess, there is plenty of hot male flesh on display.

Naples in Veils
Though it concerns a straight affair, this new film from maverick queer director Ferzan Ozpetek has a subtle gay sensibility we think you will appreciate. Also, there’s a lot of tasteful, lovingly rendered male nudity! During a party, Adriana (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) crosses the seductive and powerful look of Andrea (Alessandro Borghi), a charming and self-confident young man. They are immediately attracted to each other and spend a passionate night together. Adriana begins to think this could be the beginning of a great love that could change her life. They agree to meet the next day, but Andrea doesn’t show up. Disappointed, Adriana goes back to her normal life, but an unexpected breakthrough comes: Andrea is suddenly found dead. Wrecked and in shock and dragged to the center of an investigation with disturbing outlines, Adriana feels all her certainties undermined and slips into the most secret area of her personality, from which there seems no possibility or escape.

This Weekend’s VOD Favorites

The Gay Cinema Video On Demand experience at TLAgay.com has your entertainment needs covered! We’re always working to expand 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.

Land of Storms
Szabi (Andras Suto) is a young Hungarian on a German soccer team. After a fight with his best friend Bernard (Sebastian Urzendowsky), Szabi decides to return to Hungary to fix up a countryside home he inherited. There, he meets Aron (Adam Varga) and a mutual attraction ensues. But when news of their love affair spreads around their homophobic small town, the boys find themselves in great danger. To make matters worse, Bernard also shows up and a turbulent love triangle develops. With exceptional performances and evocative visuals, Land of Storms is a deeply affecting drama. It’s also positively dripping with homoeroticism. Those soccer uniforms alone made us break a sweat!

How to Get from Here to There
Upon the death of his mother, a gay man in blue collar America returns to his childhood home, where he discovers a cardboard time machine that he made when he was a boy. As he uses it to get glimpses of his future, he begins to ponder the weight of his life’s choices. With this ultra-low-budget gay romantic drama, first-time writer-director Kevin James Thornton shows that you can make a thoughtful, complex, heady and moving film with just a little bit of money. Though it may not be for all tastes, How to Get from Here to There is an indie passion project, and the dedication shows.

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This Weekend’s VOD Favorites

The Gay Cinema Video On Demand experience at TLAgay.com has your entertainment needs covered! We’re always working to expand 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.

I Miss You When I See You
When a spark from the past shakes up Jamie’s present, will he follow his heart or society’s expectations? Best friends in high school, Kevin (Jun Li) and Jamie’s (Bryant Ji-Lok Mak) emotional attachment and feeling for each other were cut abruptly short by Kevin’s departure to Australia with his mother. Fast-forward to a dozen years later: Jamie tracks down Kevin in Australia. The reunion with his best friend reminds Kevin – suffering from depression – of his youthful ambitions. He soon decides to return to Hong Kong. Jamie, who has been enjoying a steady relationship with his girlfriend, finds his feelings for Kevin reawakened and growing stronger. Inevitably, Jamie must make a choice between society’s expectations or following his heart.

Fourplay
An eye-opening gem of a short film collection, Fourplay offers up four short stories both hilarious and emotionally powerful. Each of the individual films follow seemingly ordinary characters who find themselves thrust into some very unusual sexual situations. In Skokie, a closeted woman’s crush on her minister’s wife erupts during a weekend of dog-sitting. In Austin, a young couple discovers a kinky way to keep their relationship alive. In Tampa, a man with an extremely small penis finds his nirvana in a public restroom. And in San Francisco, a cross-dressing sex-worker faces a challenging assignment with a elderly quadriplegic man. Fourplay handles a wide variety of extremely taboo subjects with great sensitivity and depicts sex acts as potentially cathartic moments in our lives. It’s also riotously funny and deeply heartfelt.

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Just Came Out: I Miss You When I See You

Best friends in high school, Kevin and Jamie’s emotional attachment and feeling for one another were cut abruptly short by Kevin’s departure to Australia with his mother. Fast-forward a dozen years later. Jamie (Bryant Ji-Lok Mak) tracks down Kevin (Jun LI) in Australia. The reunion with his best friend reminds Kevin – suffering from depression – of his youthful ambitions. He decides to return to Hong Kong. Jamie, however, enjoying a steady relationship with his girlfriend (Candy Cheung), finds his feelings for Kevin reawakened and growing and stronger. Inevitably, Jamie must make a choice between society’s expectations or following his heart.

 

Check out the trailer for I Miss You When I See You, new this week from Breaking Glass Pictures and director Simon Chung (End of Love, Speechless), below and click here to order your copy.

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