• Unrated, 1 hr. 17 min.
  • Documentary
  • Directed By:
    Nancy Buirski
    In Theaters:
    Dec 10, 2012 Limited
    On DVD:
    May 27, 2013
  • HBO Films

Opening

32% The Other Woman Apr 25
67% Brick Mansions Apr 25
50% The Quiet Ones Apr 25
89% Locke Apr 25
76% The Machine Apr 25

Top Box Office

89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier $25.6M
50% Heaven Is for Real $22.5M
47% Rio 2 $22.2M
19% Transcendence $10.9M
9% A Haunted House 2 $8.8M
62% Draft Day $5.7M
40% Divergent $5.6M
71% Oculus $5.2M
77% Noah $5.0M
89% Bears $4.8M

Coming Soon

76% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 02
—— Walk Of Shame May 02
100% Neighbors May 09
—— Godzilla May 16
—— X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23

Premieres Tonight

44% Bad Teacher: Season 1
56% Black Box: Season 1
—— Moone Boy: Season 2

New Episodes Tonight

—— Anger Management: Season 2
100% The Big Bang Theory: Season 7
100% Elementary: Season 2
100% Grey's Anatomy: Season 10
46% The Millers: Season 1
100% Parks and Recreation: Season 6
100% Portlandia: Season 4
55% Reign: Season 1
0% Saint George: Season 1
73% Sirens: Season 1
68% Surviving Jack: Season 1
—— Two and a Half Men: Season 11
100% The Vampire Diaries: Season 5
92% Vikings: Season 2

Discuss Last Night's Shows

72% The 100: Season 1
97% The Americans: Season 2
100% Arrow: Season 2
—— Baby Daddy: Season 3
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
100% Legit: Season 2
—— Melissa & Joey: Season 3
—— The Middle: Season 5
36% Mixology: Season 1
83% Modern Family: Season 5
—— The Soul Man: Season 3
—— Suburgatory: Season 3

The Loving Story Reviews

Alessandra Stanley
New York Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The tone of the film is solemn and pious, which seems almost inevitable when the topic is segregation and racial intolerance. But there are other reasons to watch this film besides feel-good expediency.

Full Review Source: New York Times

January 25, 2013
Hank Stuever
Washington Post
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Their story is a powerful statement about freedom.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 25, 2013
James Poniewozik
TIME Magazine
Top Critic IconTop Critic

A low-key but moving documentary about two low-key people and their moving struggle.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

January 25, 2013
David Knowles
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The film strikes a quiet, contemplative tone that befits its soft-spoken subjects rather than the tumultuous times in which they lived.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

January 25, 2013
David Hinckley
New York Daily News
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The Loving Story is a different kind of 1960s civil rights tale, one that in many ways has a deeper level of warmth.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 4/4

January 25, 2013
David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic IconTop Critic

One of the many virtues of Buirski's film is that it doesn't hit viewers over the head with the parallel between the Lovings' case and the debate over same-sex marriage.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

January 25, 2013
Michelle Orange
Village Voice
Top Critic IconTop Critic

A thoughtful, terrifically intimate account of the case that dismantled this country's anti-miscegenation laws 100 years after the abolition of slavery.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 4, 2012
Find us on:                 
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile