Category Archives: Drama

Malaya (1949) Rated NR

A newspaperman convinces the government to steal rubber from the Japanese. Starring Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, and Valentina Cortese. This is a compelling story of a disreputable man who says that he can smuggle rubber out of British Malaya. Although it’s a … Continue reading

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Annihilation (2018) Rated R

A biologist heads off on a secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply. Based on the book series, The Southern Reach, by Jeff VanderMeer. Starring Natalie Portman, Benedict Wong, and Sonoya Mizuno. The film has fantastic cinematography; its visual … Continue reading

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The Split (2018) Rated TV-MA

A family of female lawyers must face their past when their dad, who has been absent for thirty years, comes back. Starring Afolabi Alli, Barry Atsma, and Fiona Button. The premise of this show starts intriguingly as each sister seems to … Continue reading

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Dracula (NBC) Rated TV-14

Dracula travels back to London to extract revenge against those who hurt him years ago. Along the way, he falls in love with a woman who reminds him of his first love. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, and … Continue reading

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Everything Will Be Fine (2015) Rated NR

While mindlessly driving around town, a writer accidentally hits and kills a child. Starring James Franco, Peter Miller, and Gilbert Wahiakeron. This film really delves into forgiveness and guilt. Franco plays the writer brilliantly as he struggles with the consequences of … Continue reading

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Betrayal (ABC) Rated TV-14

Sara, an unhappily married woman, has an affair with a lawyer from a powerful family. Starring Hannah Ware, Henry Thomas, and Wendy Moniz. This show isn’t fun to watch; the characters hurt others because of the hurt they feel themselves. Their … Continue reading

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When Calls the Heart (2013) Rated TV-G

City girl, Elizabeth Thatcher leaves the comfort of her home to become a school teacher on the frontier, based on the book by Janette Oke. Starring Maggie Grace, Stephen Amell, and Poppy Drayton. This movie inspired the series of the same … Continue reading

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Cedar Cove (Hallmark) Rated NR

Based on the book series by Debbie Macomber, Cedar Cove follows the life of Judge Olivia Lockhart in the town of Cedar Cove. Starring Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, and Sarah Smyth. This is a wonderful series that highlights the ups and downs … Continue reading

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Wetlands (2017) Rated NR

A cop who has battled a heroin addiction relocates to Atlantic City where he starts a new life and restores his relationship with his daughter. Starring Heather Graham, Jennifer Ehle, Anthony Mackie, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. While watching this film, I … Continue reading

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It’s Complicated (2009) Rated R

At their son’s graduation, a divorced couple reunites, but one of them has already remarried. Starring Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, and Alec Baldwin. This film is only complicated for the characters involved. Having been divorced for ten years, Jane and Jake … Continue reading

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