Loving (2016)
First screened in July 2016
Director: Jeff Nichols. Cast: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Terri Abney, Marton Csokas, Bill Camp, David Jensen, Nick Kroll, Sharon Blackwood, Alano Miller, Christopher Mann, Andrene Ward-Hammond, Chris Green, Will Dalton, Winter-Lee Holland, Michael Shannon. Screenplay: Jeff Nichols.

Twitter Capsule: Taciturn telling of a justice crusade. Honors the self-effacing plaintiffs but also risks a certain docility. Negga's good.

VOR:   Trusting an audience looking for triumph to receive this story on such muted terms is a character-appropriate risk. Other aspects feel more typical of the genre.

Photo © 2016 Focus Features

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actress: Ruth Negga

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actress (Drama): Ruth Negga
Best Actor (Drama): Joel Edgerton

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