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Review: 'Married and Counting' takes gay marriage on the road
Perhaps more remarkable about the documentary "Married and Counting" than its enticing high concept — from December 2010 to April 2011, a gay male couple get legally married in every state that will let them — is how far same-sex marriage has come just since the film was shot (i.e., President Obama — and a majority in most polls — now support gay marriage, which has been legalized in 12 states; the Supreme Court will soon rule on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act). That doesn't make this involving, well-constructed movie any less effective but, instead, allows it to serve as a pithy time capsule of a brief period when a coveted institution was poised to experience an amazing growth spurt.
By Gary Goldstein
June 13, 2013