Category Archives: Drama

Lone Survivor

Release 2013

Genre Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War

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Director: Peter Berg
Writers: Peter Berg, Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Yousuf Azami
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1091191/

Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.

White House Down

Release 2013

Genre Action, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Roland Emmerich
Writers: James Vanderbilt
Stars: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2334879/

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.

The Great Gatsby

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Romance

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Director: Baz Luhrmann
Writers: Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Stars: Lisa Adam, Frank Aldridge, Amitabh Bachchan, Steve Bisley, Richard Carter
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1343092/

A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.

Snowpiercer

Release 2013

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Director: Joon-ho Bong
Writers: Joon-ho Bong, Kelly Masterson, Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette
Stars: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, John Hurt
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1706620/

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off all life on the planet except for a lucky few that boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system evolves.

The Spectacular Now

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Director: James Ponsoldt
Writers: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, Tim Tharp
Stars: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Masam Holden, Dayo Okeniyi
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1714206/

A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."

Filth

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Director: Jon S. Baird
Writers: Jon S. Baird, Irvine Welsh
Stars: James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots, Brian McCardie
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1450321/

A corrupt cop manipulates and hallucinates his way through a bid to secure a promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

Disconnect

Release 2012

Genre Drama, Thriller

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Director: Henry Alex Rubin
Writers: Andrew Stern
Stars: Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Michael Nyqvist, Paula Patton
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1433811/

A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world.

Mud

Release 2012

Genre Drama

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Director: Jeff Nichols
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Sam Shepard
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1935179/

Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.

The Immigrant

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

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Director: James Gray
Writers: James Gray, Ric Menello
Stars: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner, Dagmara Dominczyk, Jicky Schnee
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1951181/

On the mean streets of Manhattan, Ewa falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution.

The Double

Release 2013

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Richard Ayoade
Writers: Richard Ayoade, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Avi Korine
Stars: Wallace Shawn, Noah Taylor, James Fox, Cathy Moriarty, Phyllis Somerville
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825157/

A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.