Tag: Drama

Total 14 Posts

Film Review: ‘Blonde’- The Fetishization Of An Icon

Director Peter Bogdanovich was famously angry with his friend and colleague Bob Fosse for making “Star 80”, the film that told the life and tragic death of Bogdanovich’s then girlfriend Dorothy Stratton. One can only imagine the level of disgust

‘Emily The Criminal’: Film Review- A Taut And Effective Dramatic Thriller

In writer/director John Patton Ford’s intense character study, “Emily the Criminal“, Aubrey Plaza finds the role and performance of her career. In this intense character study, Ford  crafted a tale that speaks to the America of 2022; a land of

‘Thirteen Lives’: Film Review- A Harrowing, Inspiring, True Tale

Ron Howard’s latest drama, “Thirteen Lives” is based on the incredible true story of the global effort to rescue a young Thai soccer team and their coach, who become trapped in the Tham Luang cave located in Northern Thailand for

‘Official Competition’ Film Review: The Madness And Egos Of Filmmakers

When discussing the “Art” of the filmmaking craft, directors and actors can either be inspiring and informative, or speak as if their heads are too far up their self-important asses. Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat’s “Official Competition” tackles both types

‘There Are No Saints’- Film Review

“Written by Paul Schrader” is one of my favorite sentences in the American cinematic language. The new film, “There Are No Saints” is based on an older Schrader script the filmmaker was slated to direct in 2010 under the title,

‘Minamata’- Film Review: Important Johnny Depp Films Finally Sees The Light Of Day

Andrew Levitas’s “Minamata” is an important film about a serious subject and stands as another shining example that Johnny Depp is one of cinema’s finest character actors. Inventive and unique, his versatility and ability to disappear into a character is

The Year In Revue Part Four: Anthony’s Under Seen Gems of 2021

As my top films of 2021 are on the way, I felt the need to bring attention to some very good films that just missed my “10 Best” but are worthy of mention and exist as important marks in 2021

‘Repossession’ Review: A Horror Drama Of Past Sins

The dark past becomes present, catching up to a fragile soul in this eerie, unnerving, and moving tale of horror

Passengers

Homesteading.  Many years ago, when land was plenty, the government offered it to people who were willing to till the soil, grow some crops.  Perhaps raise a family.  It was not an easy life.  In fact, you could probably retire

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

Substance Abuse.  Throughout life, the choices or decisions we make not only affect our own state of mind, but the perceptions of those around us.  Sometimes, the results are happy or joyous.  Other times, they create stress and disdain.  When