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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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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.
Dark WatersDark Waters (2019)
Dir. Todd Haynes
Feat. Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins
Compelling slow burn legal drama masterfully directed by Todd Haynes (CAROL) set in West Virginia, where a corporate defence attorney takes on a chemical manufacturing corporation for it's dangerous pollution of a whole town across many years. Based on the 2016 New York Times article "The Lawyer Who Became…
Queen & SlimQueen & Slim (2019)
Dir. Melina Matsoukas
Feat. Daniel Kaluuya, Bokeem Woodbine, Chloe Sevigny
An African American couple's first date is interrupted when they kill a cop in self-defence and go on the run to avoid prison. A brilliantly multi-dimensional love story channeling 70s blaxploitation cinema and road movies of old, with powerful lead performances from Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith. …
Fisherman's FriendsFisherman's Friends (2019)
Dir. Chris Foggin
Feat. Daniel Mays, James Purefoy, David Hayman
Delightful comedy inspired by the true story of ten grizzled Cornish fishermen whose sea shanties unexpectedly became chart toppers after a cynical London music exec turns them into the world's oldest buoy band.
Sorry We Missed YouSorry We Missed You (2019)
Dir. Ken Loach
Feat. Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone
A struggling UK man with a family in debt decides to try self-employment by becoming a delivery driver. A powerful and nuanced drama about the injustice of today's "gig economy" from legendary director Ken Loach.
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).
EmmaEmma (2019)
Dir. Autumn de Wilde
Feat. Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Callum Turner
Adaptation of the beloved Jane Austen novel, from a screenplay by New Zealand novelist Eleanor Catton. Lead actress Anna Taylor-Joy is wickedly icy as the handsome and clever Emma, who fancies herself a matchmaker in her Regency-era English village.