Posts Tagged ‘drama’
Few films can start with a teenage girl boasting "I just had sex" and get away with it. But "Diary of a Teenage Girl" is no run-of-the-mill coming-of-age tale.
It evokes a driving, constant beat that will keep you invested in the music and especially in the quintet of artists who rode it into a nation’s consciousness.
The movie doesn't feel phony, but it beats an unexpected retreat to safety — a solace far beyond the gaze of the greatness “Compton” gives you at the outset.
Co-star/writer/director Joel Edgerton delivers a confidently patient, psychologically potent and wonderfully acted parable about victimization and vindication.
By Bob Bloom Mark Ruffalo’s performance as a father and husband struggling with bipolar depression is the reason to see “Infinitely Polar Bear.” This troubling family drama tackles a serious subject in a rather lighthearted manner, yet still adheres to its emphasis on showing not only the impact of this illness on the person who […]
This acclaimed tale of loss and reconnection is a mixed bag: equal parts compelling and heavy-handed.
A serio-comic look at the lives of two 20-somethings, "Night Owls" makes two young people confront and question their lives and choices.
"The Gallows" is high school horror with a cheese factor turned up to 11, whose silliness almost overwhelms its genuine sense of fear.