Category Archives: Drama

Now Is Good

Release 2012

Genre Drama, Romance

Like/Dislike

Director: Ol Parker
Writers: Jenny Downham, Ol Parker
Stars: Dakota Fanning, Jeremy Irvine, Paddy Considine, Olivia Williams, Kaya Scodelario
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1937264/

A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.

Step Up Revolution

Release 2012

Genre Drama, Romance

Like/Dislike

Director: Scott Speer
Writers: Amanda Brody, Duane Adler
Stars: Cleopatra Coleman, Ryan Guzman, Misha Gabriel Hamilton, Michael 'Xeno' Langebeck, Stephen Boss
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1800741/

Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.

Life of Pi

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Like/Dislike

Director: Ang Lee
Writers: Yann Martel, David Magee
Stars: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Tandon, Gautam Belur, Adil Hussain
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0454876/

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

The Words

Release 2012

Genre Drama, Mystery, Romance

Like/Dislike

Director: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
Stars: Dennis Quaid, John Hannah, Jeremy Irons, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1840417/

A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man's work.

The Iceman

Release 2012

Genre Biography, Crime, Drama

Like/Dislike

Director: Ariel Vromen
Writers: Morgan Land, Ariel Vromen, Anthony Bruno, Jim Thebaut
Stars: Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta, David Schwimmer
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1491044/

The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.

Delivery Man

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Drama

Like/Dislike

Director: Ken Scott
Writers: Ken Scott, Martin Petit
Stars: Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders, Andrzej Blumenfeld, Simon Delaney
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2387559/

An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.

Flight

Release 2012

Genre Drama, Thriller

Like/Dislike

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writers: John Gatins
Stars: Nadine Velazquez, Denzel Washington, Carter Cabassa, Adam C. Edwards, Tamara Tunie
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1907668/

An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.

End of Watch

Release 2012

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

Like/Dislike

Director: David Ayer
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Natalie Martinez, Anna Kendrick, David Harbour
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1855199/

Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.

Beautiful Creatures

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Like/Dislike

Director: Richard LaGravenese
Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert, Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1559547/

Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.

Contraband

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Like/Dislike

Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Writers: Aaron Guzikowski, Arnaldur Indriðason, Óskar Jónasson
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1524137/

To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.