Drama Movies

Ranking the 2016 Oscar-Nominated Films From Best to Worst

Ranking the 2016 Oscar-Nominated Films From Best to Worst

This list stack ranks every feature-length Oscar nominee of the year.
Now on DVD: ‘Secret in Their Eyes’ Has No Secrets

Now on DVD: ‘Secret in Their Eyes’ Has No Secrets

It's hard to get into a movie when you already know how it ends.
The Very Good ‘Brooklyn’ Debuts on Blu-ray

The Very Good ‘Brooklyn’ Debuts on Blu-ray

The Saoirse Ronan-starring drama is one of the better movies of 2015.
Here’s What We Thought of ‘Spotlight’, Now on DVD

Here’s What We Thought of ‘Spotlight’, Now on DVD

Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams star in one of the better movies of 2015.
‘Embrace of the Serpent’ Embraces the Heart of Darkness

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ Embraces the Heart of Darkness

Black and white. Subtitles. Such a combo means that most Americans will never watch this Oscar-nominated treat.
Why ‘Steve Jobs’ is One of the Best Movies of 2015

Why ‘Steve Jobs’ is One of the Best Movies of 2015

The Danny Boyle/Aaron Sorkin collaboration is now on DVD, and deserves to be seen.
Does ‘Trumbo ‘ Deserve the Blacklist?

Does ‘Trumbo ‘ Deserve the Blacklist?

Bryan Cranston stars as the blacklisted screenwriter, but would the actual Trumbo approve?
‘Black Mass’ Review: Depp Sizzles, Movie Squanders

‘Black Mass’ Review: Depp Sizzles, Movie Squanders

Johnny Depp sizzles, but the Whitey Bulger drama falls short of greatness.
Review: ‘The 33’ Should Be Left in a Cave

Review: ‘The 33’ Should Be Left in a Cave

The survival drama is now on DVD, and it is wasted potential at its finest.
The Oscar-Nominated ‘A War’ Proves One Thing…

The Oscar-Nominated ‘A War’ Proves One Thing…

Why does every movie about the war in Afghanistan make you feel like you’ve already seen it before?
Review: ‘Grandma’ Talks Her Way Onto DVD

Review: ‘Grandma’ Talks Her Way Onto DVD

Lily Tomlin turns in one of the best performances of the year in this drama-comedy.
Review: ‘Son of Saul,’ the Holocaust, and a Dude’s Neck

Review: ‘Son of Saul,’ the Holocaust, and a Dude’s Neck

The Oscar nominated film is good, if you like staring at a man's neck for two hours.
The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts, Ranked

The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts, Ranked

Five live action shorts were nominated for an Oscar. But only one can be the best.
‘Our Brand is Crisis’ Review: Almost Good, but Not

‘Our Brand is Crisis’ Review: Almost Good, but Not

Sandra Bullock stars in this drama-comedy that isn't dramatic or funny.
‘Bridge of Spies’ Review: Negotiable Results

‘Bridge of Spies’ Review: Negotiable Results

The Oscar-nominated thriller has all the right elements, but falls short of greatness.