Ah, French ... the culture of love! Where "alternative" relationship structures are not frowned upon and the people understand the power of passion! Or do they? Joreth reviews a movie filmed in the Swingin' '60s on recommendation from a listener, to see if there is any polyamory or ethical non-monogamy in this film made during a time of exploration and experimentation, or if it will just confirm monogamous tropes.
A priest and a rabbi walk into an airport ... to meet their childhood best friend, a tomboy who has grown up into a beautiful, intelligent, independent, CEO. As she visits her hometown and her two best friends, the men struggle with their growing romantic feelings for the same woman. Could this really be a tale of polyamory, snuck into mainstream cinema? Joreth reviews this Ben Stiller film to see if a polyamorous MFM vee could really make it onto the silver screen.
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Can a made-for-tv movie about a broken marriage have polyamorous content in it? Joreth reviews this Judith Light film to see if there is any polyamory in a low-budget, '80s flick.
The Netflix summary reads:
"Judith Light stars in this sexy made-for-TV drama about a married woman who discovers that her husband of 23 years has been unfaithful. Just as she finds passionate love in another man's arms and prepares to divorce her husband, he suddenly has a stroke and becomes physically...
Can a mainstream movie about an "open marriage" really have some polyamory in it? Joreth reviews the movie Fling, starring Brandon Routh, Steve Sandvoss, and Courtney Ford, to answer that very question.
Can a movie about a woman charged with bigamy on the day of her 6th wedding really be about polyamory? Joreth reviews this quirky Spanish film that challenges the standard narrative of a man and his harem, and questions everything a conservative judge ever thought he knew about love and relationships.
Sleep With Me promises "raucous laughter" and sexy fun times with sexy Eric Stoltz, Meg Tilly, and Craig Sheffer, but does it deliver? Joreth reviews this "romantic comedy" for polyamory, romance, and comedy.
Rita, Sue, & Bob Too! was hailed as a landmark comedy in the '80s in Britain, and also passed around polyamorous online groups as a poly film. But is it? Is it both? One or the other? Neither? Joreth reviews this wildly acclaimed movie for any hint of polyamory, open relationships, or consensual and ethical non-monogamy to see if it lives up to the hype.
Could Alan Rickman possibly have started in a poly movie?! Joreth reviews this unusual film to see if a happy polyamorous V or triad family can be found among the backstabbing, vicious world of competitive hair styling.
New(ish) polyamory mockumentary, Lutine, gets Joreth's special coverage to see if it's really polyamorous! Does this French fictional documentary do poly justice, or does it stick with the same old, tired, "opening up" stories and open marriages?
Can a movie that actually describes itself as a "cautionary tale" make the Polyish Movie List? Joreth watches Kiss Me Again to see if this couple can open up their marriage to a bisexual women into a happy polyamorous triad, or is it yet another case of bad Unicorn Hunting?
Sex! BDSM! Bisexuality! Comic books! Joreth checks out what all the hubbub is about the new biopic, Professor Marston & The Wonder Women, in theaters right now! Here's your chance to check out a polyamorous movie on the big screen.
Can a marriage of convenience turn into a happy polyamorous triad? Joreth reviews the Wedding Banquet about a gay man, his lover, his green-card wife, and his very traditional Chinese parents to answer this question.
Joreth takes another foray into the world of independent, foreign films from the '60s. From the era of Free Love, can this be a long lost poly movie?
Joreth reviews movies for poly or polyamorous content looking for stories of open relationships, open marriage, ethical non-monogamy, triads, quads, vees, networks, polycules, and anything else related to polyamory.
A movie with the number 3 in the title can't be all bad can it? Joreth reviews Trois, a Netflix recommendation about a unicorn-hunting threesome.
Sardonic use of casual ableist language & possibly sex-negative sex worker language intending to mock the sorts of writers who use "crazy" as a scapegoat and their poor depiction of mental illness as well as their obviously one-dimensional and low opinion of sex work.