Category Archives: Drama

12 Years a Slave

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Steve McQueen
Writers: John Ridley, Solomon Northup
Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dwight Henry, Dickie Gravois, Bryan Batt, Ashley Dyke
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2024544/

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

About Time

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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Director: Richard Curtis
Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Lydia Wilson, Lindsay Duncan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2194499/

At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

Release 2013

Genre Drama

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Director: Lars von Trier
Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1937390/

A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Justin Chadwick
Writers: William Nicholson, Nelson Mandela
Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Zolani Mkiva
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2304771/

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Nymphomaniac: Vol. II

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Mystery

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Director: Lars von Trier
Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Jamie Bell
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2382009/

The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adulthood, obsessions and what led to her being in Seligman's care.

American Hustle

Release 2013

Genre Crime, Drama

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Director: David O. Russell
Writers: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell
Stars: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1800241/

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Director: Ben Stiller
Writers: Steve Conrad, James Thurber
Stars: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly, Kathryn Hahn, Terence Bernie Hines
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0359950/

A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, he takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

Elysium

Release 2013

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Neill Blomkamp
Stars: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1535108/

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

The Wind Rises

Release 2013

Genre Animation, Biography, Drama, Romance, War

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Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, Stanley Tucci
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2013293/

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.

Veronica Mars

Release 2014

Genre Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Director: John T. Kretchmer, Nick Marck, Michael Fields, Harry Winer, Jason Bloom, Steve Gomer, Guy Norman Bee, Marcos Siega, Sarah Pia Anderson, Mark Piznarski, Rob Thomas
Writers: Rob Thomas, Diane Ruggiero, John Enbom, Phil Klemmer, Dayna Lynne North, Jed Seidel, Cathy Belben, Jonathan Moskin, David Mulei, Russell Smith, Aury Wallington, Robert Hull, Joe Voci
Stars: Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring, Francis Capra, Enrico Colantoni
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2771372/

After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.