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  • Summary: As the gay marriage debate rages on, this new film by Drew Emery gets past all the rhetoric to capture the heart of the matter: it's about love. Everybody has a story to tell about meeting their mate, deciding to commit and struggling with the ups and downs of a long-term (orAs the gay marriage debate rages on, this new film by Drew Emery gets past all the rhetoric to capture the heart of the matter: it's about love. Everybody has a story to tell about meeting their mate, deciding to commit and struggling with the ups and downs of a long-term (or not-so-long-term) relationship. By weaving together a series of refreshingly honest interviews, Inlaws & Outlaws takes a humorous and wide-angled look at real relationships of all shapes and sizes. (True Stories Project) Expand
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  1. Reviewed by: Ken Eisner
    70
    Lovingly rendered talking-heads effort puts emphasis on basic tenets on basic human connection, not on sexual orientation or social attitudes.
  2. Reviewed by: James C. Taylor
    50
    Its 104 minutes of lukewarm-’n’-fuzzy comfort food will no doubt satisfy some, but those looking for deeper insight into our nation’s peculiar mating rituals will feel left out.
  3. Reviewed by: Marl Olsen
    40
    Because Emory doesn't grapple fully with the issues that loom over the film, there is something soppy and soft-headed about Inlaws & Outlaws.
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  1. MaxonR.
    May 7, 2007
    10
    A very human look at the lives and relationships--successful, troubled, difficult, thwarted, long-lived--of several couples, both straight A very human look at the lives and relationships--successful, troubled, difficult, thwarted, long-lived--of several couples, both straight and gay. Funny, moving, thoughtful and refreshing in its frank and honest approach, INLAWS AND OUTLAWS is a film that will restore one's faith in the possibilities and potential of love. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! Expand