Joel Edgerton

New video: 'Loving' is anchored by Ruth Negga's well-deserved Oscar-nominated performance

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“Loving” (Universal DVD, $29.98; Blu-ray, $34.98; also available on VOD)

Ruth Negga garnered a well-deserved Oscar nomination for playing Mildred Loving in writer-director Jeff Nichols’ historical drama, and yet the film has been a tad underrated, perhaps because it’s more realistic than flashy. Negga and co-lead Joel Edgerton (playing Richard Loving) get deep inside the skins of an unassuming married couple who just wanted to be left alone to live their lives but instead ended up at the center of a larger civil rights struggle. Nichols builds to the Supreme Court case about interracial relationships that made the Lovings into household...