Loving

Loving

DVD - 2017
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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

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kaybea
Dec 04, 2017

Difficult to put myself in their shoes, but it must have been a very scary time for interracial relationships.

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wildct2003
Nov 18, 2017

Good film, a bit on the slow side. I expected more passion from the leads.

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readyrisa
Nov 15, 2017

A movie based on a true story...which is awesome...BUT the actress is someone who is half white of Irish descent... she looks mostly caucasian...which threw me off...

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hermioneslack
Oct 27, 2017

jhaven't seen yet unfortunately. Didn't have time to view it in 3 wks.

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No_Stalkers4Me
Oct 23, 2017

A great movie on multiple levels; superb performances. Recommend.

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Angie206
Oct 01, 2017

This movie is based on a true story! The movie could of been better if they would of delved in more about these two meek individuals who fought for civil rights and pioneered new laws and the way we think about love.

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uncommonreader
Sep 05, 2017

An important story told in an understated way, but without the racism to which the couple was no doubt subjected.

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lindy919
Aug 27, 2017

This is a completely underwhelming film that should have been much, much better. I completely blame the writer/director for muting down everything to the point that their struggle comes across as a mere inconvenience. Aside from the initial incident where wife spends the weekend in jail, and husband stays less than a day (WOW, BIG DEAL!), there is nothing that comes close to depicting the racism THAT PERMEATED our pre-Civil Rights South. Everyone, even the sheriff, seems sympathetic to their plight except for one outburst from the wife's sister. The husband has no trouble finding work; there are no rocks thrown through windows; no one gets beaten up standing up for equality; the ACLU swoops in and makes everything better, seemingly overnight.

This is the kind of wimpy, sugar-coated movie that reinforces the silly notion that black people didn't really have it that tough, especially not during one of the toughest periods in our history.

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QuentinHayes
Aug 26, 2017

Beautifully unsentimental handling of civil rights. I was so pleasantly surprised that this movie dealt with the issue of marriage rights in such a matter of fact way.

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lukasevansherman
Aug 14, 2017

This is a deeply felt film about a landmark Supreme Court case (Loving vs. Virginia) brought by an interracial couple. As many have said, it's a great story, but it's a bit slow. Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton are the Lovings, Nick Kroll, in a surprising dramatic turn, is an ACLU lawyer, and the great Michael Shannon, who has appeared in all of Jeff Nichols' films, is a Life photographer. It'a a change of pace from writer/director Nichols, whose previous films include "Take Shelter" and "Mud." Despite its flaws, it's worth seeing.

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britprincess1ajax
Apr 27, 2017

“We may lose the little battles, but win the big war.”

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britprincess1ajax
Apr 27, 2017

“You're black now, ain't you?”

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britprincess1ajax
Apr 27, 2017

“Tell the judge I love my wife.”

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britprincess1ajax
Apr 27, 2017

“What is the danger to the state of Virginia of interracial marriage?”

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britprincess1ajax
Apr 27, 2017

“Marriage is a fundamental right.”

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johnstonmk
Apr 13, 2017

"I know we have some enemies. But we have some friends, too."

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