Category Archives: Drama

Jackie

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

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.

Moonlight

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

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Director: Barry Jenkins
Writers: Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney
Stars: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert, Janelle Monáe
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4975722/

A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Arrival

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Denis Villeneuve
Writers: Eric Heisserer, Ted Chiang
Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Michael Stuhlbarg, Forest Whitaker, Sangita Patel
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2543164/

A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications.

Claire in Motion

Release 2016

Genre Drama

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Director: Annie J. Howell, Lisa Robinson
Stars: Betsy Brandt, Chris Beetem, Zev Haworth, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Sakina Jaffrey
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5432114/

Claire is sure of herself, her work and family, until - like a bad dream - her husband disappears, leaving a trail of puzzling secrets that shatter her certainty.

The Crash

Release 2017

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Aram Rappaport
Stars: Frank Grillo, Minnie Driver, AnnaSophia Robb, Dianna Agron, Mary McCormack
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3297382/

In the not so distant future, a team of white collar criminals are enlisted by the Federal government to thwart a cyber-attack that threatens to bankrupt the United States of America.

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