Drama Movies

Hidden Gem of 2015: ’99 Homes’

Hidden Gem of 2015: ’99 Homes’

A husband and father is evicted from his home, then goes to work doing the same thing.
The Revenant Review: DiCaprio Goes Full Bear

The Revenant Review: DiCaprio Goes Full Bear

Leonardo DiCaprio does not get raped by a bear in The Revenant, but is the movie pain or pleasure?
Review: ‘Carol’ is Good, but Not That Good

Review: ‘Carol’ is Good, but Not That Good

Hey, it's Cate Blanchett doing her period-piece Cate Blanchett thing!
Review: ‘Mustang’

Review: ‘Mustang’

Five sisters become prisoners of traditional beliefs in this powerful Turkish drama.
Review: Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Joy’ Not So Joyful

Review: Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Joy’ Not So Joyful

In the end, a movie about the maker of the Miracle Mop is about as good as you'd expect.
Review: ‘Concussion’ Not Quite a Knockout

Review: ‘Concussion’ Not Quite a Knockout

Will Smith stars as the doctor who first studied brain damage in NFL players.
Review: ‘The Big Short’ Crashes

Review: ‘The Big Short’ Crashes

Critics love it. It has a great cast. But most people will walk away confused.
‘The Danish Girl’ Review

‘The Danish Girl’ Review

Unless you are specifically interested in Lili Elbe's life story, there's not much here.
‘Pawn Sacrifice’ Review: Bobby Fischer Found

‘Pawn Sacrifice’ Review: Bobby Fischer Found

Tobey Maguire delivers a great performance as chessmaster Bobby Fischer.
Richard Gere Goes Homeless for ‘Time Out of Mind’

Richard Gere Goes Homeless for ‘Time Out of Mind’

Richard Gere turns in a terrific performance, but what about the movie itself?
We Finally Watched ‘Beasts of No Nation’

We Finally Watched ‘Beasts of No Nation’

It's not like this movie hasn't been available in my living room since its release.
Review: ‘The Diary Of a Teenage Girl’

Review: ‘The Diary Of a Teenage Girl’

"I had sex today. Holy shit."
‘Chi-Raq’ is Just F**king Awful

‘Chi-Raq’ is Just F**king Awful

Chi-Raq is less a movie than a delusional, indecipherable rant by Spike Lee.
Review: ‘Mistress America’

Review: ‘Mistress America’

The highly entertaining indie drama-comedy is now on Blu-ray.
Review: ‘Creed’ Goes 11 Rounds

Review: ‘Creed’ Goes 11 Rounds

It's not quite a KO, but Creed is a worthy entry in the Rocky franchise.