Drama Movies

On DVD: ‘The Stanford Prison Experiment’

On DVD: ‘The Stanford Prison Experiment’

If you haven't heard of this experiment, you should watch this movie. If you have... well...
Review: ‘Tangerine’ is Worth Biting Into

Review: ‘Tangerine’ is Worth Biting Into

A trans prostitute goes hunting for the pimp who broke her heart in this entertaining romp.
Now on DVD: The End of the Tour

Now on DVD: The End of the Tour

Jason Segel turns in a dramatic performance for a change. Not a bad change.
Review: Ian McKellan is an Old ‘Mr. Holmes’

Review: Ian McKellan is an Old ‘Mr. Holmes’

The drama, about an aging Sherlock Holmes, is well worth renting.
Interview: Director Sarah Gavron on ‘Suffragette’ & Women in Film

Interview: Director Sarah Gavron on ‘Suffragette’ & Women in Film

Sarah Gavron provides insight into her movie Suffragette and the lack of gender diversity in the film industry.
‘Room’ Review: The Opposite of ‘The Room’

‘Room’ Review: The Opposite of ‘The Room’

Not to be confused with the notoriously awful The Room, this emotional drama is well worth the price of admission.
‘Paper Towns’ Review: More Faults than Stars

‘Paper Towns’ Review: More Faults than Stars

From the author of The Fault in our Stars comes a movie not nearly as good. Now on DVD!
On Blu-ray: ‘Southpaw’ Lands Some Blows, but No KO

On Blu-ray: ‘Southpaw’ Lands Some Blows, but No KO

Jake Gyllenhaal turns in a strong performance in the entertaining boxing drama.
‘Z for Zachariah’ is Good, But You Won’t Like It

‘Z for Zachariah’ is Good, But You Won’t Like It

The Margot Robbie sci-fi drama is really good, but you probably won't agree.
‘Testament of Youth’ Review

‘Testament of Youth’ Review

The drama, now on DVD, has a lot of things going for it... and yet it will quickly be forgotten. Why?
Review: The Grind That is ‘Mississippi Grind’

Review: The Grind That is ‘Mississippi Grind’

If you're going to make a movie about gambling addiction, at least make it entertaining.
Now on Blu-ray: ‘Dope’ Isn’t So Dope

Now on Blu-ray: ‘Dope’ Isn’t So Dope

Apparently I'm dumber than the 96% of critics who liked this movie.
‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ and You

‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ and You

One of the best movies of 2015 finds its way onto Blu-ray. Here's why you should watch it.
Why You Should Watch ‘People, Places, Things’

Why You Should Watch ‘People, Places, Things’

Jermaine Clement stars in the surprisingly entertaining dramedy, now on Blu-ray.
‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ is the ‘Narcos’ We Deserved

‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ is the ‘Narcos’ We Deserved

The Pablo Escobar drama-thriller is what Netflix's Narcos should be like.