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Episode 41 - Le Bonheur

10/15/2018
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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.

Duration:00:11:04

Episode 40 - Keeping The Faith

9/15/2018
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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. I think this is one of...

Duration:00:09:44

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 39: A Strange Affair

9/6/2018
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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...

Duration:00:07:22

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 38: Fling

7/26/2018
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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.

Duration:00:08:22

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 37: Esmeralda Comes By Night

6/15/2018
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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.

Duration:00:06:53

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 36: Sleep With Me

5/15/2018
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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.

Duration:00:08:15

Episode 35 - Rita, Sue, & Bob Too

4/15/2018
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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.

Duration:00:11:16

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 34: Blow Dry

3/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:15:18

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 33: Sex Monster

3/3/2018
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This movie occasionally gets mentioned in discussions of poly movies. But is it? Joreth reviews Sex Monster for traces of an open marriage, triads, or any polyamory.

Duration:00:16:55

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 32: Lutine

1/15/2018
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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?

Duration:00:17:17

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 31: Shortbus

12/15/2017
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Is the indie film Shortbus really a poly film? This movie claims to have it all - alternative sexuality, BDSM, polyamory, consensual & ethical non-monogamy, swinging, "free love", and more.

Duration:00:02:24

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 30: Kiss Me Again

11/15/2017
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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?

Duration:00:15:33

Episode 29 - Professor Marston & The Wonder Women

10/17/2017
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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.

Duration:01:05:36

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 28: Story of O

9/15/2017
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Is the popular adult film, The Story of O, really a poly movie as so many people claim? Joreth takes one for the team and watches this erotic film to scour it for polyamory.

Duration:00:11:05

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 27: Amelia

8/19/2017
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Was Amelia Earhart really polyamorous? Joreth reviews the 2009 movie with Hilary Swank to see what this version of the story has to say about it.

Duration:00:13:50

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 26: The Wedding Banquet

7/15/2017
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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.

Duration:00:20:07

Episode 25 - A Woman Is A Woman: A Review Of Poly / Polyamorous / Polyamory Content In Movies

6/15/2017
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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.

Duration:00:11:25

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 24: Trois

5/16/2017
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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.

Duration:00:15:51

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 23: Same Time, Next Year

4/15/2017
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Could there be polyamorous content in this classic play-turned-film from 1978? Joreth reviews one of the more successful screen adaptations of a stage play as a possible polyish movie.

Duration:00:10:11

Poly-ish Movie Reviews - Episode 22: Whatever Works

3/15/2017
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Can Woody Allen handle polyamory? Joreth reviews Whatever Works for a polyamorous sub-plot of a ménage à trois triad or a "household of three".

Duration:00:07:19