Category Archives: Drama

Allied

Release 2016

Genre Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War

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Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writers: Steven Knight
Stars: Brad Pitt, Vincent Ebrahim, Xavier De Guillebon, Marion Cotillard, Camille Cottin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3640424/

In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

I, Daniel Blake

Release 2016

Genre Drama

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Director: Ken Loach
Writers: Paul Laverty
Stars: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy, Briana Shann, Dylan McKiernan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5168192/

A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

Miss Sloane(HC)

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Thriller

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Director: John Madden
Writers: Jonathan Perera
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, John Lithgow, Mark Strong, Alison Pill
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4540710/

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

American Pastoral

Release 2016

Genre Crime, Drama

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Director: Ewan McGregor
Writers: Philip Roth, John Romano
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Peter Riegert, Rupert Evans
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0376479/

An All-American college star and his beauty queen wife watch their seemingly perfect life fall apart, as their daughter joins the turmoil of '60s America.

Jackie(DVDSCR)

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Pablo Larraín
Writers: Noah Oppenheim
Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1619029/

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

Manchester by the Sea

Release 2016

Genre Drama

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Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Stars: Casey Affleck, Ben O'Brien, Kyle Chandler, Richard Donelly, Virginia Loring Cooke
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4034228/

An uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.

Silence(DVDSCR)

Release 2016

Genre Drama

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Director: Martin Scorsese
Writers: Jay Cocks, Martin Scorsese, Shûsaku Endô
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0490215/

Two priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor and propagate Catholicism.

A Monster Calls

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Fantasy

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Director: J.A. Bayona
Writers: Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd
Stars: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Ben Moor
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3416532/

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness.

Hacksaw Ridge

Release 2016

Genre Drama, War

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Director: Mel Gibson
Writers: Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight
Stars: Andrew Garfield, Richard Pyros, Jacob Warner, Milo Gibson, Darcy Bryce
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2119532/

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to win the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

La La Land(DVDSCR)

Release 2016

Genre Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance

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Director: Damien Chazelle
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amiée Conn, Terry Walters, Thom Shelton
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3783958/

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

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