Drama Movies

‘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.
A Late Review of ‘The Water Diviner’

A Late Review of ‘The Water Diviner’

Russell Crowe directs the post-war drama about some dude who does something.
Review: ‘Unexpected’ Expected on DVD

Review: ‘Unexpected’ Expected on DVD

Cobie Smulders is pregnant, and that's not necessarily a good thing.
‘Love & Mercy’ Review: California Dreamin

‘Love & Mercy’ Review: California Dreamin

Paul Dano and John Cusack both star as the troubled leader of the Beach Boys.
‘Wolf Totem’ Review: Because Wolves

‘Wolf Totem’ Review: Because Wolves

This beautifully filmed movie is about wolves and a Chinese soldier in 1967.
The Age of Adaline Review: First World Problems

The Age of Adaline Review: First World Problems

Being stuck looking like Blake Lively for 70 years must be tough.
My Mom Reviewed ‘Learning to Drive’

My Mom Reviewed ‘Learning to Drive’

The Patricia Clarkson/Ben Kingsley drama expands this week, so I sent my mom to see it.
11 Movies to See This Fall + 9 More

11 Movies to See This Fall + 9 More

If you're only go to see one movie each week, these are the movies to see.
Good Kill Review: Top Gun, Drone Style

Good Kill Review: Top Gun, Drone Style

Ethan Hawke stars as a drone pilot... which means the stakes are a whole lot less.
DVDs to Avoid: ‘Two Days, One Night,’ Zero Fun

DVDs to Avoid: ‘Two Days, One Night,’ Zero Fun

The new Marion Cotillard movie received rave reviews. We're not sure why.
‘Straight Outta Compton’ Goes Platinum at the Box Office

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Goes Platinum at the Box Office

The N.W.A. biopic was the thing to see this weekend, while Man from U.N.C.L.E... not so much.
So You Don’t Get Shot at ‘Straight Outta Compton’

So You Don’t Get Shot at ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Is Universal Pictures anticipating violence at this weekend's release?
‘Phoenix’ Has Thrilled Film Critics. But Will It Thrill You?

‘Phoenix’ Has Thrilled Film Critics. But Will It Thrill You?

A disfigured woman returns to her husband, but he doesn't recognize her.
Review: ‘From the Madding Crowd’ Bucks a Trend

Review: ‘From the Madding Crowd’ Bucks a Trend

At least the drama doesn't feel like every other Victorian era movie.
Review: ‘True Story’ Leaves Out the Juicy Details

Review: ‘True Story’ Leaves Out the Juicy Details

The movie is about a man who butchered his family, so why isn't it more interesting?