Category: Drama

Total 18 Posts

“Clementine”: Visually Stunning, Personal Story Connects

Clementine is a psycho-sexual coming-of-age thriller bound through strong characters and stronger visuals. Clementine is now at a virtual cinema near you.

‘Selah and the Spades’: High School Is No Joke

Selah and the Spades Written and Directed by: Tayarisha Poe Starring: Lovie Simone, Celeste O’Connor, Jharrel Jerome, Gina Torres, Jesse Williams Thinking about the cutthroat competitive nature of the prep school featured in Tayarisha Poe’s “Selah and the Spades,” evoked

‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’: An Unbiased Social Siren

Never Rarely Sometimes Always is an unbiased look at pregnancy and the decisions we make. Strong performances and a unique perspective focus the though provoking character study.

“Blow the Man Down”

Blow the Man Down Written and Directed by: Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy Starring: Sophie Lowe, Morgan Saylor, June Squibb, Marceline Hugot, Annette O’Toole, Linday Shary, Margo Martindale, Owen Burke, Skipp Sudduth, Will Brittain, Gayle Rankin Going into “Blow

’21 Bridges’: Boseman’s Commanding Presence Carries Familiar Cop Action-Drama

“21 Bridges” works as a compelling action-drama film with a magnetic Chadwick Boseman at its center. Strong cinematography supports Brian Kirk’s instincts, but the pacing of the film and the character development risk derailing the film. “21 Bridges” is Recommended.

‘The Lighthouse’

“The Lighthouse” from Robert Eggers is a stunning film with strong performances from Academy Award-nominated Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. The Highly Recommended “The Lighthouse” draws strength from within its confines and its gorgeous black & white images. If we

‘Jojo Rabbit’

“Jojo Rabbit” is the clever Nazi Germany satire from the brilliant mind of Taika Waititi as told through a 10-year-old’s vantage point. The polarizing story recalls Mel Brooks own brand of satire with rich characters supporting a unique comedy that

“Pain and Glory”

“Pain and Glory” is a sharp and witty self-examination of Pedro Almodóvar’s life, told through Antonio Banderas’s award-winning performance. The fabric of the film is expressed through the bright cinematography and colorful music transporting you to Spain and beyond. “Pain

“Last Call”

Shot in two simultaneous single takes, Gavin Booth’s “Last Call” is a compelling story of two strangers who didn’t think they needed one another, find a way to reach out when they needed each other the most.  Reminiscent of Gustav Möller‘s “The

“Skin”

Academy Award-winning director Guy Nattiv’s “Skin” is the true life story of Bryon Widner, a White Supremacist who finds a way to put the senseless violence and wonton destruction behind him. Though the story is dramatically thin, Jamie Bell’s strong