Category Archives: Drama

Jasper Jones

Release 2017

Genre Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Rachel Perkins
Writers: Shaun Grant, Craig Silvey
Stars: Angourie Rice, Levi Miller, Hugo Weaving, Toni Collette, Matt Nable
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5091014/

JASPER JONES is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1969, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.

Shot Caller

Release 2017

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jon Bernthal, Lake Bell, Omari Hardwick, Michael Landes
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4633690/

A newly released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.

Viceroy's House

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Gurinder Chadha
Writers: Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini, Gurinder Chadha
Stars: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville, Manish Dayal, Simon Callow
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4977530/

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

The Ottoman Lieutenant

Release 2017

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Joseph Ruben
Writers: Jeff Stockwell
Stars: Michiel Huisman, Hera Hilmar, Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Haluk Bilginer
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4943322/

The Ottoman Lieutenant is a love story between an idealistic American nurse and a Turkish officer in World War I.

Wakefield

Release 2016

Genre Drama

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Director: Robin Swicord
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner, Ian Anthony Dale, Beverly D'Angelo, Jason O'Mara
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5195412/

A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months.

Sleight

Release 2016

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: J.D. Dillard
Writers: J.D. Dillard, Alex Theurer
Stars: Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Dulé Hill, Storm Reid, Sasheer Zamata
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4573516/

A young street magician (Jacob Latimore) is left to care for his little sister after their parents passing, and turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets in too deep, his sister is kidnapped, and he is forced to use his magic and brilliant mind to save her.

Science Fiction Volume One: The Osiris Child

Release 2016

Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Shane Abbess
Writers: Shane Abbess, Brian Cachia
Stars: Kellan Lutz, Daniel MacPherson, Isabel Lucas, Luke Ford, Rachel Griffiths
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4536768/

Set in the future in a time of interplanetary colonization, an unlikely pair race against an impending global crisis and are confronted by the monsters that live inside us all.

To the Bone

Release 2017

Genre Comedy, Drama

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Director: Marti Noxon
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Lily Collins, Kathryn Prescott, Liana Liberato, Carrie Preston
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5541240/

A young woman is dealing with anorexia. She meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.

Blind

Release 2017

Genre Drama, Romance

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Director: Michael Mailer
Writers: Diane Fisher, John Buffalo Mailer
Stars: Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, Viva Bianca, Dylan McDermott, Dorothy Lyman
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1935089/

A novelist blinded in a car crash which killed his wife rediscovers his passion for both life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman.

A Quiet Passion

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Terence Davies
Stars: Emma Bell, Sara Vertongen, Rose Williams, Benjamin Wainwright, Keith Carradine
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2392830/

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.

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