Category: Drama

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The book of Henry (2017)

With instructions from her genius son’s carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather. Genre : Drama/Thriller Country : USA Cast : Jaeden Lieberher: Henry Naomi Watts : Susan Jacob Tremblay : Peter Director : Colin Trevorrow My...

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The White King (2016)

Djata is a care-free 12-year-old growing up in a brutal dictatorship shut off from the outside world. When the government imprisons his father, Peter, and Djata and his mother Hannah are labeled traitors, the boy will not rest until he sees his father again. Genre : Drama/SF Country : UK/Germany/Sweden/Hungary...

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The ticket (2016)

A blind man who regains his vision finds himself becoming metaphorically blinded by his obsession for the superficial. Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast : Dan Stevens : James Malin Akerman : Sam Oliver Platt : Bob Director : Ido Fluk My opinion about “The Ticket” “If you leave,...

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Solitary (2015)

Party-girl Nora drinks too much, can’t hold down a job and pushes away everyone she loves. After her long-suffering boyfriend throws her out, Nora is forced to move back home with her aging father. Once inside her childhood home, the ghosts of her past begin to haunt her until the...

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Aftermath (2017)

Two strangers’ lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Inspired by actual events, “Afthermath” tells a story of guilt and revenge after an air traffic controller’s error causes the death of a construction foreman’s wife and daughter. Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast : Arnold Schwarzenegger...

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Collateral Beauty (2016)

When a successful New York advertising executive suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death. But it’s not until his notes bring unexpected personal responses that...

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Hold me (2016)

Hold Me is the story of Hannah, a woman whose job it is to hold and console people who are being voluntarily euthanized. Genre : Drama Country : Canada/USA Cast : Hannah Fierman : Hannah Laura Kenny : Hannah’s mother Robert Krakovski : Vincent Director : Tease Snyder My opinion...

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Shovel Buddies (2016)

When I was seven, I met my best friends. They were idiots, and I loved them for it. We did everything together. No matter what, we had each other’s backs. Nothing could change that, even when this jackass got cancer. A while ago I skipped the movie “Swiss Army Man”...

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Alone in Berlin (2016)

Berlin, 1940. Working class couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their only son has lost his life in the battlefield and decide to resist the Nazi regime in their very own way. Soon the Gestapo is hunting “the threat”. Genre : Drama Country : UK/France/Germany Cast : ...

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Animals (2014)

This movie tells the story of Jude and Bobbie: a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ultimately forced to face the reality of their...

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The River Thief (2016)

Diz is a reckless teenage drifter living life on the run. Abandoned by his parents as a child, he looks out for himself and doesn’t accept handouts. He takes whatever he wants and runs. Jaded and determined to answer to no one, Diz lives a life marked by thievery and...

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A Monster Calls (2016)

The monster does not come walking often. This time it comes to Connor, and it asks for the one thing Connor cannot bring himself to do. Tell the truth. This is a very touching story about a boy who feels very damaged, guilty and mostly angry. He struggles at school...

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The whole truth (2016)

Defense attorney Richard Ramsay takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter, that he will keep her son Mike out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind of...

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Time out of Mind (2014)

George seeks refuge at Bellevue Hospital, a Manhattan intake center for homeless men, where his friendship with a fellow client helps him try to repair his relationship with his estranged daughter. Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast :  Richard Gere : George Ben Vereen :  Dixon Jena Malone :...

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Sully (2016)

On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed “Sully”, glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the...

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Mr. Church (2016)

“Mr. Church” tells the story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook – Henry Joseph Church. What begins as a six month arrangement instead spans into fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever....

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Short movie : Ghost Nets (2016)

The discovery that three surfers make whilst camping on a deserted beach shows them that everything washes ashore eventually. Genre : Drama/Short Country : UK Cast :  Joe Sowerbutts : Neal Bruce Lawrence :  Jack Charlotte Mounter : Matilda Director : Mark Bousfield My opinion “That doesn’t mean that I...

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The great Gilly Hopkins (2016)

A feisty foster kid’s outrageous scheme to be reunited with her birth mother has unintended consequences in The Great Gilly Hopkins, an entertaining film for the entire family. Gilly Hopkins has seen more than her share of foster homes and has outwitted every family she has lived with. In an...

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They look like people (2015)

Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself. Genre : Drama/Horror Country : USA Cast :  MacLeod Andrews : Wyatt Evan Demouchel : Christian Margaret Ying Drake : Mara Director :...

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Noble (2014)

Vietnam. 1989. Fourteen years after the end of the war. When Irish woman Christina Noble flies into Ho Chi Minh City she leaves behind an extraordinary life story. But the best is yet to come. Christina lands in a country “that she wouldn’t be able to show you on a...

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King Jack (2015)

Trapped in a violent feud with a cruel older bully and facing another bout of summer school, Jack’s got all the problems he can handle. So when Jack’s aunt falls ill and his runty younger cousin must stay with him for the weekend the last thing Jack wants to do...

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Cut Snake (2014)

Set in Melbourne in the mid-1970s, Cut Snake tells the story of Sparra Farrell, an ex-convict who is trying to make a new life for himself in a new city. He has found honest work and even becomes engaged but the prospect of this new life is challenged when his...

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The lost reviews Part 4 : The Retrieval (2013)

On the outskirts of the U.S. Civil War, a boy is sent north by his bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man. Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast :  Ashton Sanders : Will Tishuan Scott : Nate Keston John : Marcus Director : Chris Eska My opinion It’s...

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Ithaca (2015)

Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to...

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Captive (2015)

In this fact-based thriller, a single mother struggling with drug addiction is randomly taken hostage in her own apartment by a man on the run from the law for breaking out of jail and murdering the judge assigned to his case – only to realize before the climactic finish that...

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All out Dysfunktion! (2016)

Six odd ball Hollywood types, each with their own dysfunctional personalities live under the roof of the same mansion. They’re only common thread is they all have rooms for rent. Dysfunktion is an laugh out loud comedic take on the drama that ensues in a day when that many people...

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Jamie Marks is dead (2014)

In a wintry small town, the body of a teenager named Jamie Marks is found by the river. Adam, the star of his cross-country team, becomes fascinated with Jamie, a boy nobody really knew or interacted with, except occasionally to bully him. When Jamie’s ghost begins to appear both to...

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The VVitch (2015)

New England, 1630. William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, with five children. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. Genre : Drama Country : USA/UK/Canada Cast :  Anya Taylor-Joy...

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The 33 (2015)

Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. Genre : Drama Country : Chile/USA Cast :  Antonio Banderas : Mario Lou Diamond Phillips : Don Lucho Juliette Binoche : Maria Segovia Director : Patricia Riggen My opinion “That’s...

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Demolition (2015)

Davis, a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father-in-law, Phil, to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions....

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One & Two (2015)

Zac and Eva live with their parents in isolated-mysterious farmhouse. The family lives’ in the 1800s manner and doing the old-fashioned chores. When their mom becomes seriously ill, the sibling begins to discover family dark secrets and supernatural abilities to teleport themselves, which threaten a family to splintered. One and...

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The Lost Reviews Part 2 : Spotlight (2015)

When the Boston Globe’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston’s religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. Genre : Drama Country :USA/Canada...

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The Lost Reviews Part 1 : The Revenant (2015)

While exploring the uncharted wilderness in 1823, legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass sustains injuries from a brutal bear attack. When his hunting team leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back home while avoiding natives on their own hunt. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance,...

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Joe (2013)

In order to provide for his destitute family of drifters, a likable, sincere, able-bodied 15-year-old boy comes to hire on among a burned-out ex-con’s group of aging forest laborers. As the man becomes more and more aware of the boy’s abusive home life, his deeply buried humanity is roused. Drinking...

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Just Jim (2015)

  A Welsh teenager will become the cool kid of the town if a deal is made with his new American neighbour. Genre : Comedy/Drama/Thriller Country : UK Cast : Craig Roberts : Jim Emile Hirsch : Dean Mark Lewis Jones : Donald Director : Craig Roberts My opinion “Do...

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The water diviner (2014)

After the Battle of Gallipoli, in 1915, an Australian farmer, Connor , travels to Turkey to find his 3 missing sons. While staying at a hotel in Istanbul, he meets Ayshe, the hotel manager. And tries to find a way to Gallipoli. Genre : Drama/War Country : Australia/USA/Turkey Cast :...

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Fathers and Daughters (2015)

A Pulitzer-winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forge connections of her own. Genre : Drama Country : USA/Italy Cast : Russell Crowe : Jake Davis Amanda Seyfried : Katie Davis Kylie Rogers : Young...

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10 Cloverfield lane (2016)

Soon after leaving her fiancé Michelle is involved in a car accident. She awakens to find herself sharing an underground bunker with Howard and Emmett. Has she been saved from an apocalyptical event as Howard & Emmett tell her or are there other motives for her being held against her...

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The preppie connection (2015)

Based on a true story of a prep school student who smuggled $300k of uncut cocaine into the US in 1984. The movie chronicles the exploits of a group of private school students who ran a drug distribution operation in the early 1980s. The story centers on Toby, the lower-class...

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The finest hours (2016)

In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the...

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Who’s driving Doug (2016)

A sheltered, intelligent college student Doug changes his life forever when he hires an underachieving driver. In order to escape his oppressively loving mother, Doug agrees to go on a spontaneous road trip with Scott and his college crush Stephanie. At the height of the journey, a tragic series of...

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Lila & Eve (2015)

Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers. They soon embark on a journey of revenge, but also recovery. Genre : Drama/Crime Country : USA...

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The Sisterhood of Night (2014)

When Emily Parris exposes a secret society of teenage girls who have slipped out of the world of social media and into another world they’ve discovered in the woods at night. When she accuses the girls of committing sexually deviant activities, Emily sends the small American town into a atmosphere...

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Lost in the Sun (2015)

The story of John, a small time crook, who finds an unlikely accomplice in Louis, a newly-orphaned teenage boy. As their open-road adventure progresses and John drags the kid on a string of robberies, the pair forge an unexpected and powerful bond Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast :...

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Miss you already (2015)

Milly and Jess have been best friends forever. They’ve shared everything since they were kids – secrets, clothes, laughs, substances, boyfriends… now they are trying to be grown-ups. Milly has a high-flying job and lives in a beautiful townhouse with husband Kit and their two kids. Jess is a town...

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Exposed (2016)

Detective Galban, finds his partner and close friend, Detective Cullen, murdered in an underground subway. On the hunt for the killer, Galban begins to suspect his partner may have been heavily involved in drug dealing and police corruption. As Galban investigates, people who knew Cullen, are conveniently found dead. The...

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Concussion (2015)

A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him...

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The Walk (2015)

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man – Philippe Petit – has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy  and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his...

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The Runner (2015)

In the aftermath of the 2010 BP oil spill, an idealistic but flawed politician is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.  Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast : Nicolas Cage : Colin Pryce Connie Nielsen : Deborah Pryce Sarah Paulson...

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Criminal Activities (2015)

Are you sure he said he wanted to talk to all of us? Actually he said he wanted to talk to everyone but the black guy….. Yes! He wants to talk to ALL of us! John Travolta standing in the middle of the cover in a “Pulp Fiction” -like-pose and...

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Bridge of Spies (2015)

In the cold war, a lawyer, James B. Donovan recruited by the CIA and involved in an intense negotiation mission to release and exchange a CIA U-2 spy-plane pilot, Francis G. Powers that was arrested alive after his plane was shot down by the Soviet Union during a mission- with...

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The Benefactor (2015)

A philanthropist meddles in the lives of newly-married couples in an attempt to relive his past. Genre : Drama Country : USA Cast : Richard Gere : Franny Dakota Fanning : Olivia Theo James : Luke Director : Andrew Renzi My opinion   “Did you buy my house ? I bought...

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Burnt (2015)

Chef Adam Jones had it all – and lost it. A two-star Michelin rockstar with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out, and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his...

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Learning to drive (2014)

Wendy, a self-absorbed New York book critic, is shocked to reality by the sudden end of her marriage. Always dependent on her husband for driving, she must now learn to take the wheel on her own. Her instructor Darwan is a Sikh Indian who watches with alarm as his pupil...

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Everest (2015)

On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers from two commercial expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by man. Challenged...

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Wild (2014)

With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail,...

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Mississippi Grind (2015)

Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with a younger charismatic poker player named Curtis in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what has been lost. Genre : Drama Country...

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Phantom Halo (2014)

Brothers Samuel and Beckett Emerson are barely scraping by. Their father, Warren, continues to gamble and drink away any money they bring home. With all the havoc that is constantly going on in their lives, the family members each find solace in his own way, through Shakespeare, comic books and...

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh high school without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl he once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia. Genre : Comedy/Drama Country : USA Cast...

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The mourning (2015)

20 years after going MIA in Desert Storm, Aaron returns home under mysterious conditions, not having aged since his disappearance, and must reestablish relationships with loved ones before an imminent return to an ambiguous other-worldly existence. Genre : Drama/Mystery/Thriller Country : USA Cast : Louis Mandylor : David Michael Rene...

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X+Y (2014)

In a world difficult to comprehend, Nathan struggles to connect with those around him – most of all his loving mother – but finds comfort in numbers. When Nathan is taken under the wing of unconventional and anarchic teacher, Mr. Humphreys, the pair forge an unusual friendship and Nathan’s talents...

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Woman in Gold (2015)

Maria Altman sought to regain a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the...

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Z for Zachariah (2015)

It’s about… rebuilding. Maybe God… or your father… put this here for us. So we can… we can start again. Maybe that’s why we’re here… Just to start again. The future prospects of our beloved world looks rather bleak, judging by the post-apocalyptic films of recent years. The endless series...

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Manglehorn (2014)

I’m going to a pancake jamboree. You know, at the Legion, I’m going there tomorrow. See the old guys. I like hangin’ out with folks worse off than me. Al Pacino is a brilliant actor with a palmares that stands out from anyone else. No one questions that. His unique...

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The Boy (2015)

An intimate portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath’s growing fascination with death. Genre : Thriller/Drama/Horror Country : USA Cast : David Morse : John Rainn Wilson : William Colby Jared Breeze : Ted Director : Craig William McNeill My opinion “Your wife is nothing but a pile of dirt now.” Couldn’t...

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The angriest man in Brooklyn (2014)

Some people have bad days. Henry Altmann has one every day. Always unhappy and angry at the world including everyone in it, Henry sits impatiently at the doctor’s office when he is finally seen by Dr. Sharon Gill. Sharon, who is enduring her own bad day, reveals that Henry has...

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The Longest week (2014)

Affluent and aimless, Conrad Valmont lives a life of leisure in his parent’s prestigious Manhattan Hotel. In the span of one week, he finds himself evicted, disinherited, and… in love. Genre : Comedy/Drama Country : USA Cast : Olivia Wilde : Beatrice Fairbanks Jason Bateman : Conrad Valmont Billy Crudup...

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Rob the Mob (2014)

A Queens couple who specialize in robbing mafia social clubs stumble upon a score bigger than they could ever imagine, becoming targets of both the mob and the FBI in the process. Genre : Crime/Drama Country : USA Cast : Michael Pitt : Tommy Nina Arianda : Rosie Andy Garcia...

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Maggie (2015)

“I made a promise to your mother,that I would protect you. Yeah, but…what about you guys? What if I hurt you? Don’t worry.Caroline and I, we know the precautions.” Schwarzenegger performing in a horror that eventually turns into a drama. It’s not what you expect from this action film icon....

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Final Girl (2015)

Are you guys an A-Cappella group? Something like that. Naw, we don’t sing together. You should. After reading the content of “Final Girl“, you would expect a “I spit on your grave” -stylish revenge film in which a young woman teaches a group of young teens, who developed a rather...

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The Living (2014)

A man hires an ex-con to kill his sister’s abusive husband, but the desperate act sets into motion a shocking series of events in this intense indie drama. Genre : Drama/Crime Country : USA Cast : Fran Kranz : Teddy Jocelin Donahue : Molly Kenny Wormald : Gordon Director :...

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Focus (2015)

Nicky Spurgeon is an extremely accomplished con man who takes an amateur con artist, Jess, under his wing. Nicky and Jess become romantically involved, and with Nicky’s profession of being a liar and a cheater for a living, he realizes that deception and love are things that don’t go together....