New This Week – 11/2/18

The movie Happy Endings is not available on Dekkoo

Gay writer/director Don Roos (‘The Opposite of Sex’) returns in prime form with a wicked ensemble comedy about a group of gay, lesbian and hetero friends and family connected by secrets and lies. Watch ‘Happy Endings’ now on Dekkoo!

The gay short film 'Elwood Takes a Lover' is now available on Dekkoo

Cancer patient Hannah fears her husband Elwood will have no one to care for him after she’s gone. Long suspecting Elwood had feelings for another man in his youth, Hannah sets out to find his unrequited love in hopes of reuniting them. Stream the gay short film ‘Elwood Takes a Lover’ now on Dekkoo!

The gay documentary Red Without Blue is now available on Dekkoo

The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past. Stream ‘Red Without Blue’ on Dekkoo now!

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Coming next week: The feature-length directorial debut of actor Gerald McCullouch, who most gay cinema fans will recognize as one of the leads of BearCity.

 

Now Available on Dekkoo: eCupid

From writer/director J.C. Calciano, the same filmmaker behind Is it Just Me?, The 10-Year Plan and the series Steam Room StorieseCupid boasts a sharp script, attractive cast, and an extended cameo from Hollywood legend Morgan Fairchild.

This hilarious romance takes online dating to the extreme! Marshall (Houston Rhines) is an over-worked ad exec who is suffering from a serious case of the seven-year itch with his loving boyfriend. As his 30th birthday nears, Marshall becomes hell-bent on changing his life when he comes across a mysterious dating app called eCupid. His world is quickly turned upside down by an onslaught of sexy guys. Marshall gets much more than he bargained for as he struggles to fight his way through the stream of horned-up suitors.

eCupid is available now on Dekkoo. You can watch the trailer below.

 

Are you down with Dating My Mother?

Unemployed and living in his New Jersey hometown, brash screenwriter Danny (Patrick Reilly) spends his days doing just about everything with his mother Joan (Kathryn Erbe). But when Joan reveals she’s going to start dating again, Danny’s cushy world comes crashing down.

Dating My Mother follows the intimate and tumultuous relationship between a single mother and her gay son as they navigate the dizzying world of online dating. While they search for their versions of Mr. Right, mother and son realize that sometimes you have to pull apart in order to come together.

Written and directed as a feature-length debut by Mike Roma, who previously created the web series Danny the Manny, Dating My Mother co-stars Paul Iacono, James Le Gros and Kathy Najimy. It’s available to watch RIGHT NOW on Dekkoo!

 

New This Week – 10/5/18

 

The gay film Cola De Mono is now available to stream on Dekkoo.com

It’s Christmas Eve, 1986, and Borja is a precocious teenager with a passion for film. As his extended family comes together to celebrate the holiday, the combined forces of the suffocating Chilean heat, free-flowing drinks, and repressed desire contribute to the eruption of long-held secrets. ‘Cola De Mono’ is available now, exclusively on Dekkoo!

The gay short film 'Beyond Plain Sight' is available now on Dekkoo

Ryan is a popular member of his community. He’s charming, helping and a social butterfly but Ryan has a secret. Dekkoo Films presents ‘Beyond Plain Sight’.

The gay film 'Steel' is available now on Dekkoo

Daniel, a successful TV journalist living life in the fast lane, has fallen into a deep depression. His seemingly perfect life collapses when panic attacks force him to deal with himself and his past, all while pursuing a handsome younger man. ‘Steel’ is available to stream on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week: A gay cinema masterpiece adapted from a notorious 16th century play.

New This Week – 9/27/18

The gay classic, 'Kinky Boots' is available now to stream on Dekkoo

A drag queen (Chiwetel Ejiofor) comes to the rescue of a man (Joel Edgerton) who, after inheriting his father’s shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat. ‘Kinky Boots’ is available to stream now on Dekkoo!

The gay short film 'Prom Night' is available now on Dekkoo

In the short film ‘Prom Night’, documentary and fiction is blended seamlessly bringing to life real stories about LGBT people and their experiences at prom.

The gay documentary Break Through is available now on Dekkoo

In this raw, eye-opening documentary a group of impassioned theater students come together to produce a play aimed at shedding light on the many stigmas and equality-rights issues faced by LGBT youth in the United States today. ‘Break Through’ is available now on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week: A hypnotic story from Chile that is both an enticing family melodrama and an explicit erotic thriller.

 

Short Film Spotlight: Sign

Sign is a deeply touching short film that tells the story of a relationship between Ben (Preston Sadleir), a man with the ability to hear, and Aaron (John McGinty), a man who is deaf.

Preston Sadleir in Sign - Now Available on Dekkoo

Directed by Andrew Keenan-Bolger, with a screenplay and score by Adam Wachter, this largely silent film, told through vignettes, music and sign language, picked up ten different major awards on it’s journey along the LGBTQIA+ film festival circuit.

John McGinty and Preston Sadleir in Sign - Now Available on Dekkoo

Inspired to portray an under-explored human experience, the filmmakers collaborated with hearing-impaired actors from the New York theater community. The film ultimately combined Keenan-Bolger’s passion for visual imagery with Wachter’s love of musical storytelling.

John McGinty and Preston Sadleir in Sign - Now Available on Dekkoo

Sign was shot in a four-day marathon session, in multiple locations across New York City, on a set staffed by actors, ASL interpreters, consultants and many passionate volunteers. Now streaming on Dekkoo, this moving short offers fifteen minutes well-spent.

John McGinty and Preston Sadleir in Sign - Now Available on Dekkoo

 

New This Week – 9/14/18

Velvet Goldmine is now available to stream on Dekkoo

Todd Haynes’ feverish queer classic pays tribute to the glam rock era. Christian Bale plays a journalist attempting to track down a British pop icon (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) who went missing shortly after a highly public affair with an American punk rocker (Ewan McGregor). Toni Collette and Eddie Izzard co-star. ‘Velvet Goldmine’ is now available to stream on Dekkoo!

The second season of Successful People is now available to binge on Dekkoo

The second season of the hilarious series ‘Successful People’ is now available to binge-watch on Dekkoo! After ten years of trying, Chet and Laura finally get a songwriting deal… on the same day Laura gives birth. The double whammy causes Laura to struggle to balance her priorities, while Chet begins to seek connection in the world of casual hook-ups for the first time. But everything could change when high school friend Kimberly realizes there’s more to Chet and Laura than they’ve ever believed.

The gay short film The Exterminator is now available to watch on Dekkoo

A man living alone confronts a mysterious infestation in his apartment. Watch the short film, ‘The Exterminator’ now on Dekkoo!

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Coming next week: “A dark Australian drama plumbs depths of long-submerged secrets”