Category Archives: Drama

American Made

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot in the late 1970’s and early 80’s who was recruited by the CIA to fly recon missions to South American but ends up involved in a convoluted international scheme of drug/arms trading and money laundering.

Wind River

A veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife service in the back lands of a modern time wild west assists an FBI agent investigate the murder of a young Native American woman in an effort to reach closure on a previous life changing incident. Writer:  Taylor Sheridan Director:  Taylor Sheridan Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Jeremy Renner, Julia Jones […]

A Man Called Ove

Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.

Nocturnal Animals

A New York aristocrat revisits her past through a violent and hauntingly realistic novel written by her ex-husband.

Manchester by the Sea

Lee Chandler’s life is shaken up when he is forced to return to the haunting memories of his hometown and take care of his nephew after his brother passes away.

La La Land

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential. (IMDB) Writer:  Damien Chazelle Director:  Damien Chazelle Stars:  Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, John Legend Rosemarie DeWitt Run time/Rating:  128 Minutes/ PG-13 Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn with Butter What […]

Arrival

After 12 Unidentified Flying Objects arrive in scattered locations around the globe, a brilliant linguist and expert scientist are recruited by the US Government to learn the purpose of the visitors before the fear of the unknown takes over the world.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Tim Burton shines once again as he brings to life Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in this very entertaining and adventurous film for everyone.

Everest

Based on true events of a 1996 Everest Climb, commercial guides and their clients encounter a severe snow storm on their way up the worlds tallest mountain.

The Lobster

A dystopian society enforces a law which requires single people to pair up within 45 days or else they are turned into the animal of their choice.

Room

An emotional film viewing experience takes you inside the room which holds “Ma” and her son Jack captive and brings you on an their extraordinary story of survival.

The Revenant

Set in the rough wilderness of 1820’s America, The Revenant is a heroic story of one mans will to survive after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by his fellow traders.

Straight Outta Compton

Following the young careers of Dr. Dr, Ice Cube, Eazy E and the members of the NWA gangster rap group who came from the hard streets of Compton and revolutionizes hip hop and the music industry.

Sicario

A harshly realistic look at a government task force fighting a battle in a seemingly endless war against the drug cartels at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

The Martian

Mark Watney is stranded alone on Mars after his mission team believes him to be dead and leaves the planet to escape a storm. He is forced to survive on the crew’s remaining small amount of supplies and his skills and creativity while attempting to communicate back to earth.

Spotlight

A true story about the members of special research division “Spotlight” of the Boston Glob who dedicate their time to discover the truth and cover up of molestation within the catholic church.

Creed

Adonis Johnson, the son of former boxing champion Apollo Creed seeks out his father’s old friend and rival Rocky Balboa in Philadelphia to help him launch a career of his own.

The Big Short

3 individual groups of investment sharks project a collapse of the early 2000’s US housing market and bet against the banks for stakes in the billions.

Spectre

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE. (IMDB) Writers: John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Jez Butterworth Director:  Sam Mendes Stars:  Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa […]

The Age of Adaline

  A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into. (IMDB) Writers: J. Mills Goodloe, Salvador Paskowitz Director:  Lee Toland Krieger Stars:  Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford Run time/Rating:  112 Minutes/ PG-13 […]

Love & Mercy

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy. (IMDB) Writer: Rupert Goold Director:  Bill Pohlad Stars:   Oren Moverman, Michael A. Lerner Run time/Rating:  121 […]

True Story

When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo – who has taken on Finkel’s identity – his investigation morphs into a game of cat-and-mouse. (IMDB) Writer: Rupert Goold Director:  Rupert Goold Stars:  James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones Run time/Rating:  99 Minutes/ R Popcorn Score:  Small Popcorn with Butter As you scroll through your […]

St. Vincent

A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door. (IMDB)

Foxcatcher

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul – a union that leads to unlikely circumstances. (IMDB)

Ida

Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation. Writers:  Pawel Pawlikowski,Rebecca Lenkiewicz  Director:  Pawel Pawlikowski Stars:  Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik Run time/Rating:  82 Minutes/ PG-13 Popcorn Score:  Medium Popcorn with […]

Into the Woods

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. (IMDB) Writers:  James Lapine (screenplay), James Lapine, Stephen Sondheim (musical) Director:  Rob Marshall Stars:  Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine Run time/Rating:  125 Minutes/ PG Popcorn Score:  Small Popcorn. In […]

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory. (IMDB) Writers:  Alejandro Gonzalez, Nicolas Giacobone Director:  Alejandro González Iñárritu Stars:  Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton Run time/Rating:  119 Minutes/ R Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn with […]

The Awakening

An educated Hoax buster in the post WWI era visits an English boarding school to solve a mystery of a murdered boy and explain the fear of a child ghost.  Her beliefs become in question when she starts experiencing the horrors of the school herself. Writers:  Stephen Volk (screenplay), Nick Murphy Director:  Nick Murphy Stars:  Rebecca Hall, […]

The Skeleton Twins

Brought together by their desire to self destruct, estranged twins return to one another’s lives for the good and the bad. Writers:  Mark Heyman, Craig Johnson Director:  Craig Johnson  Stars:  Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Luke Wilson  Run time/Rating:  93 Minutes/ R Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn For much of the first half of Skeleton Twins, I felt like it was […]

Gone Girl

The national spotlight is turned to a small town in Missouri when a man’s wife goes missing under curious circumstances. Writer:  Gillian Flynn (Screenplay & Novel) Director:  David Fincher  Stars:  Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry Run time/Rating:  149 Minutes/ R Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn with Butter Wow!   As the credits rolled […]