Category Archives: Drama

Strictly Confidential

Release 2024

Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Director: Damian Hurley
Writer: Damian Hurley
Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Lauren McQueen, Genevieve Gaunt, Georgia Lock, Freddie Thorp
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt22805652/

A haunted young woman finds herself drawn into a world of seduction, duplicity and betrayal as she desperately tries to uncover the mystery surrounding her best friend's suicide.

Suze

Release 2023

Genre Comedy, Drama

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Director: Dane Clark, Linsey Stewart
Writers: Dane ClarkLinsey Stewart
Stars: Michaela Watkins, Aaron Ashmore, Sara Waisglass, Charlie Gillespie, Rainbow Sun Francks
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt20597364/

When her only daughter goes off to university, an empty-nest mother gets stuck taking care of her daughter's heartbroken ex-boyfriend, whom she can't stand.

Ordinary Angels

Release 2024

Genre Drama

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Director: Jon Gunn
Writers: Kelly Fremon Craig, Meg Tilly
Stars: Hilary Swank, Alan Ritchson, Emily Mitchell, Skywalker Hughes, Tamala Jones
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4996328/

Inspired by the incredible true story of a hairdresser who single-handedly rallies an entire community to help a widowed father save the life of his critically ill young daughter.

Uproar

Release 2023

Genre Drama

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Director: Paul Middleditch, Hamish Bennett
Writers: Hamish Bennett, Sonia Whiteman, Paul Middleditch
Stars: Rhys Darby, Minnie Driver, Julian Dennison, Craig Hall, James Rolleston
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt20255028/

A 17 year-old student is forced to get off the fence he has actively sat on all his life to stand up for himself, his whanau (family) and his future in this heartwarming story of identity.

Drift

Release 2023

Genre Drama

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Director: Anthony Chen
Writers: Susanne Farrell, Alexander Maksik, Alexander Maksik
Stars: Cynthia Erivo, Alia Shawkat, Ibrahima Ba, Honor Swinton Byrne, Zainab Jah
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt20415224/

Jacqueline escapes her war-torn country to a Greek island. She meets an unmoored tour guide and the two become close as they each find hope in the other.

On Fire

Release 2023

Genre Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Peter Facinelli, Nick Lyon
Writers: Nick Lyon, Ron Peer, Nick Lyon
Stars: Peter Facinelli, Fiona Dourif, Asher Angel, Lance Henriksen, Glenn Morshower
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt15783520/

Follows a family who lives in a trailer home in the woods and are suddenly confronted by a wildfire. Survival becomes their main objective.

Shirley(2024)

Release 2024

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: John Ridley
Writer: John Ridley
Stars: Regina King, Lance Reddick, Terrence Howard, Lucas Hedges, Michael Cherrie
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14077516/

Shirley Chisholm makes a trailblazing run for the 1972 Democratic presidential nomination after becoming the first Black woman elected to Congress.

Bob Marley: One Love

Release 2024

Genre Biography, Drama, Musical

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Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green
Writers: Terence Winter, Frank E. Flowers, Zach Baylin
Stars: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Lashana Lynch, James Norton, Tosin Cole, Umi Myers
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8521778/

The story of how reggae icon Bob Marley overcame adversity, and the journey behind his revolutionary music.

Little Wing

Release 2024

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: Dean Israelite
Writers: John Gatins, Susan Orlean
Stars: Brian Cox, Kelly Reilly, Brooklynn Prince, Che Tafari, Lowell Deo
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt27550567/

Follows a 13-year-old girl who is dragged into the world of pigeon racing as she deals with her parents' divorce and the impending loss of her home.

Origin

Release 2023

Genre Drama

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Director: Ava DuVernay
Writers: Ava DuVernay, Isabel Wilkerson
Stars: Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Jon Bernthal, Niecy Nash, Emily Yancy, Finn Wittrock
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13321244/

The unspoken system that has shaped America and chronicles how lives today are defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.