Posts Tagged ‘drama’
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."
Often emulated but never equaled, "Heat" isn't just a terrific crime epic. Its elegant, exciting examination of existential entropy elevates it to GOAT status.
Elegantly composed, impeccably acted by Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara, and beautifully rendered, Todd Haynes' latest love story is one of 2015’s very best films.
Even as it gets stuck between stations, “Joy” is an engaging — and, at the right moments, enraging — tale of both perseverance and the psychology of purchasing.
"Borderless" is a story of human decency and survival couched in the somber truth of life in a war zone.
A masterful, subtle reflection tinged by survivor's guilt, "Before the Bomb" is like a sad dream of one girl's bittersweet childhood.
"Superior" is a coming-of-age story that, like its characters, lacks the maturity to realize its own purpose or potential.
“A More Perfect Union” is a powerful film whose message is as important today as it was then and shouldn’t be ignored.
A meaningful feature about Muslim culture because it eschews melodrama for quiet introspection.
Career-best work by Ryan Reynolds & Ben Mendelsohn carries an unhurried, empathetic gambling drama that stays at the table a bit too long to achieve greatness.
There were so many twists and turns during the third act that some of them should have dispersed throughout the previous two acts.
A French import about obsession, love, loyalty and family that is hindered by a lack of a constant tone.