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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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ManifestoManifesto (2016)
Dir. Julian Rosefeldt
Feat. Cate Blanchett
Brilliantly conceived and executed homage to the tradition of artist manifestos, which poses intelligent questions about the role of the artist in society today. Cate Blanchett is astonishing, playing thirteen different characters to present a diverse array of artistic ideas from the likes of the Futurists,…
Lady BirdLady Bird (2017)
Dir. Greta Gerwig
Feat. Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts
Sublime coming-of-age drama which marks the writing and directing debut of formidable indie talent Greta Gerwig, who draws upon her own life to authenticate this story of a young woman completing high school in Sacramento, California in 2002. Saoirse Ronan is a triumph in the role, perfectly capturing the…
Film Stars Don't Die in LiverpoolFilm Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Dir. Paul McGuigan
Feat. Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Vanessa Redgrave
Romantic drama based on the 1986 memoir of Peter Turner, the lover of actress Gloria Grahame, who was 28 years his senior. Explores the unconventional life behind Grahame's unforgettable screen performances, with Annette Bening brilliantly cast as the passionate and sharp-edged star of 50's cinema.
Phantom ThreadPhantom Thread (2017)
Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Feat. Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps, Lesley Manville
Deliciously gothic period drama by acclaimed director Paul Thomas Anderson. Set in 1950's London, a charismatic and obsessive couturier meets a waitress who becomes his muse and lover. Daniel Day-Lewis (in reportedly his final performance) is paired with promising newcomer Vicky Krieps, who plays the strong…
Molly's GameMolly's Game (2017)
Dir. Aaron Sorkin
Feat. Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner
The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. A smart film which marks the directorial debut of screenwriter Adam Sorkin (THE SOCIAL NETWORK), whose trademark rapid-fire witty dialogue can be found at full force here.…
MenasheMenashe (2017)
Dir. Joshua Z Weinstein
Feat. Menashe Lustig
A charming observational drama set in a Hassidic neighborhood in Brooklyn, and shot entirely in Yiddish. Menashe is a struggling grocery store clerk who is given one week to prove to the local rabbi that he is fit to raise his son alone, in the wake of his wife's death. Challenging Orthodox Jewish religion,…
Loving VincentLoving Vincent (2017)
Dir. Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
Lovingly crafted portrait of Vincent Van Gogh uniquely rendered in oil painted animation. The film follows the endeavours of a young man whose possession of Vincent's final letter leads him to surprising and heart-rending revelations about Van Gogh's final days. Funded by the Polish Film Institute, and…

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