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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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Post, ThePost, The (2017)
Dir. Steven Spielberg
Feat. Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson
The story of The Washington Post's attempt to publish The Pentagon Papers is given the Spielberg treatment. A riveting political thriller with enormous contemporary relevance, which rivals it's inspiration, ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN.
Florida Project, TheFlorida Project, The (2017)
Dir. Sean Baker
Feat. Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe
An impoverished mother and her 6-year-old daughter are the focus of this vibrant offering from acclaimed indie director Sean Baker (TANGERINE). The film's title is derived from an early name for Walt Disney World, which is ironically located right next the Orlando motel that the pair live in. Shot by the…
Darkest HourDarkest Hour (2017)
Dir. Joe Wright
Feat. Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn
Gary Oldman embodies Winston Churchill to Oscar-winning effect in this rousing and roundly effective historical drama set during the early days of World War II when the fate of Nazi-ravaged Western Europe hung on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The screenplay was written by Kiwi…
All the Money in the WorldAll the Money in the World (2017)
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg
Kidnapping thriller with a terrific performance by Michelle Williams as a mother who attempts to convince her aging oil tycoon ex-father-in-law (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom when her 16 year old son is taken by a brutal organised crime ring. A true story which occurred in 1973, made into a…
Roman J. Israel, Esq.Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Dir. Dan Gilroy
Feat. Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo
A superbly written dramatic thriller from the director of NIGHTCRAWLER set within the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Denzel Washington gives a memorably off-kilter performance as a driven, idealistic defense attorney, while Colin Farrell contrasts beautifully as the slick, cutthroat lawyer…
Jane EyreJane Eyre (2011)
Dir. Cary Joji Fukunaga
Feat. Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell
A delicate and atmospheric adaptation of the much-filmed Charlotte Bronte melodrama tragedy about a young governess who seals her tragic fate by falling deeply in love with her "unsuitable" employer. Some have found this version a little chilly but actor-of-the-moment Fassbender has the necessary charisma…
WonderWonder (2017)
Dir. Stephen Chbosky
Feat. Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay
The inspiring and heartwarming story based on the bestseller by R.J. Palacio about a boy born with facial differences that have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, until now, where he becomes the most unlikely of heroes as a fifth grader.