Posts Tagged ‘drama’
A food film that also understands the push & pull, the pains & pleasures, and the insistent call of “the American dream” without speechifying or simplifying.
Despite the movie’s flaws, Portman’s sincerity and her and Tessler’s performances will remain with you after the credits roll.
Umberto Eco's assessment of this movie is unkind, but his book hasn't been stripped down to a tawdry whodunit. Here, the whydunit matters as much, if not more.
Feels like a Martin Scorsese LEGO set, down to a Jonah Hill minifig with articulated middle fingers you can raise. Without him, "War Dogs" would be useless.
Although rough around the edges, "Empty Space" is a coming-of-age film that meanders between moments both poignant and funny.
A beautiful debut film both mysterious and enchanting, and anchored by a wonderful performance from Kesley Siepser, who’s a talent that deserves to be noticed.
A well-intentioned film about the nuances of grief, "Demolition" tries its best to avert cliches but is largely unsuccessful.
A serious, heartbreaking dramatic representation of ashes burned from the sexual revolution of the 1970s.
It may not philosophically aspire to much more than mirroring a popular Counting Crows lyric. But its barroom eloquence and stumblebum sadness all linger.
A drama based on a famed rescue from the annals of the Coast Guard that is pedestrian and formulaic in its presentation.
Dizzying and disarming, Charlie Kaufman's triumphant return is an acridly funny, achingly resonant and meticulously constructed film about love and loneliness.
Neither partisan nor propaganda, Michael Bay's film stares down the absurdity of 21st-century warfare politics with the force & brutal efficiency of a howitzer.
In the latest Yap vs. Yap, Nick Rogers and Christopher Lloyd dress in layers of freshly cut fur, load their rifles and take aim at each other on "The Revenant."