Love Is Strange Reviews

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August 30, 2019
Director Ira Sachs delivers what is perhaps his most heartfelt and warmly observed film thus far.
July 5, 2019
Sachs has crafted something universal and resonant, a Bittersweet, funny and ultimately moving film that shows that even though love may be strange, it's never anything short of beautiful.
May 31, 2019
Charming, warming and occasionally frustrating. Love is Strange is transformed from a warm stage play into an honest, beautiful love story by its two outstanding leads.
November 20, 2018
... in subtle ways, Love Is Strange keeps pointing out the traces of homophobia that exist in large and small degrees in our supposedly "post-gay" culture.
November 20, 2018
As dire as things become, there's an elegance to the way it all unfolds with cinematographer Christos Voudouris making New York feel as loosely comfortable as he made Greece appear in "Before Midnight".
August 22, 2018
Lithgow and Molina convey the body language of a longtime couple to such a degree that they effortlessly become part of the film's fabric.
February 16, 2018
This is Rent for the It's Complicated generation, a subtle, meandering movie about how one's life can slowly slide away.
August 4, 2017
Love Is Strange is an extraordinary achievement in the purest sense of the word extraordinary, for it transcends the ordinary by luxuriating in it with wonderfully oddball rhythms.
July 18, 2016
Yes, love is strange, but thank the heavens for that. In a world where lives are increasingly swayed by mortgages and job security, the nonsensical weirdness of love may be our only salvation.
May 23, 2016
Pivoting on a loving couple growing older, not having finances in place, needing to rely on others to get by, Love Is Strange has universal poignancy.
May 23, 2016
True to Sachs' style, the movie isn't designed as an actor's showcase. We're not supposed to notice the acting here -- just the people.
May 23, 2016
John Lithgow and Alfred Molina... deliver wonderful performances as long-in-love older gents kept apart by the real estate market (a familiar story, and not just in New York, it seems).
April 26, 2016
Pitch-perfect acting and a fine control of high emotion that never slips into treacly sentiment distinguish this small and lovely ensemble piece by writer-director Ira Sachs.
April 6, 2016
Sachs understands [Lithgow and Molina's] consummate skills as actors; putting them together, the result is wonderfully warm and wise.
March 28, 2016
A timely New York story for any orientation, Love is Strange is Ira Sachs' most accessible film, until its frustrating ending.
December 30, 2015
Molina and Lithgow's relationship is one of the most convincing in recent memory and it's thanks to their tender performances that the film is such a success.
October 8, 2015
Its slice-of-life concerns may seem trivial, but "Love Is Strange" is genuinely funny, tender and moving in spots.
April 24, 2015
Love is Strange is one of the most haunting love stories we will get to see in theaters this year. [full review in Spanish]
April 24, 2015
Love is Strange is a powerful fable about love and relationships. [full review in Spanish]
April 24, 2015
"Love is Strange " is an unpretentious film, made for those times when you just want to relax. [full review Spanish]
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