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Drama

The rich human condition told with a straight face, this is the mother of all genres. So if it doesn't fit snugly anywhere else it's usually Drama...

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Eighth GradeEighth Grade (2018)
Dir. Bo Burnham
Feat. Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson
Superb coming-of-age drama providing an unflinching glimpse into the experience of a 13-year-old girl striving to gain social acceptance in her final week of eighth grade (year eight). Bolstered by an incredibly natural performance from newcomer Elsie Fisher, who expertly embodies Gen-Z angst and the anxiety…
Vita and VirginiaVita and Virginia (2018)
Dir. Chanya Button
Feat. Gemma Arterton, Elizabeth Debicki, Rupert Penry-Jones
British biopic about the unconventional romance between wickedly brilliant writer Virginia Woolf and the beguiling Vita Sackville-West - an affair that inspired Woolf's novel Orlando. Adapted from the 1992 play Vita & Virginia by Eileen Atkins.
Mrs Lowry & SonMrs Lowry & Son (2019)
Dir. Adrian Noble
Feat. Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Spall
The life of the renowned British artist L. S. Lowry is the subject of this entertaining biopic, with Timothy Spall and Vanessa Redgrave superb as the unworldly painter and his domineering mother.
Current War, TheCurrent War, The (2017)
Dir. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Feat. Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Katherine Waterston
Historical biopic exploring the rivalries between the greatest inventors of the industrial age, with Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison, Michael Shannon as George Westinghouse and Nicholas Hoult as Nikola Tesla. With Edison having just unveiled his electric lightbulb, and conflict ensues over the type of…
Skate KitchenSkate Kitchen (2017)
Dir. Crystal Moselle
Feat. Rachelle Vinberg, Dede Lovelace, Nina Moran
Beautifully evocative and uplifting teen drama set in the world of NYC skateboarding, following a group of real-life female skaters who are playing fictional versions of themselves. From adventurous director Crystal Moselle (THE WOLFPACK).
Patti CakesPatti Cakes (2017)
Dir. Geremy Jasper
Feat. Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett
Charming indie film telling the rags-to-riches story of an aspiring rapper from a downtrodden area of New Jersey who refuses to let others discourage her.
Professor and the Madman, TheProfessor and the Madman, The (2019)
Dir. P. B. Shemran
Feat. Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Natalie Dormer
Biographical drama set in London in 1879, where a professor (Mel Gibson) compiling the first Oxford England Dictionary receives a submission of over 10,000 entries from a patient at a psychiatric institution. Based on the 1998 book The Surgeon of Crowthorne.