Category Archives: Drama

Flying Home (2014) Rated NR

A businessman must choose between a deal that would make his career or the woman he loves. Starring Jamie Dornan, Anthony Head, and Ali Suliman. I rather enjoyed this film. It’s not the best romance, but I really enjoyed Dornan’s … Continue reading

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Wings (1927) Rated NR

Two men, one rich and one middle class, fall in love with the same woman and become fighter pilots in World War I. Starring Clara Bow, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, and Richard Arlen. This film took me by surprise. It is … Continue reading

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Midsommar (2019) Rated R

A couple on the verge of breaking up visits a rural town in Sweden during their mid-summer festival. Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, and Vilhelm Blomgren. This is a bizarre film as the couple finds that the town is cult. … Continue reading

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Ben-Hur (1959) Rated TV-PG

A Jewish prince is sent into slavery by a Roman friend; once released, he comes back for revenge. Based on the book, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace. Starring Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, and Haya Harareet. This … Continue reading

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Gone Girl (2014) Rated R

When a wife disappears, the media focus surrounds her husband, wondering whether or not he is innocent. Based on the book by Gillian Flynn. Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, and Neil Patrick Harris. This is a wonderful adaptation of the … Continue reading

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Godfather of Harlem (Epix) Rated TV-MA

A show depicts the life of Bumpy Johnson, a gangster in 1960s Harlem. Starring Lucy Fry, Forest Whitaker, and Demi Singleton. Bumpy returns to Harlem after being in the Alcatraz penitentiary for 11 years. He’s coming back to a new … Continue reading

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Boyhood (2014) Rated R

Boyhood follows the life of Mason from early adolescent to college age. Starring Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, and Elijah Smith. This film is experimental in the way it shows a character change as time goes by. It’s filmed over 12 … Continue reading

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Brothers (2009) Rated R

A young man comforts his brother’s wife and child after his brother is missing in action. Starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalie Portman. This film has brilliant performances from all three of the actors, Maguire, who plays the veteran … Continue reading

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The Ark (2015) Rated TV-PG

A retelling of the story of Noah and the ark. Starring David Threlfall, Joanne Whalley, and Ashley Walters. This is an interesting retelling of the Bible story. It is not historically or Biblically accurate. The story expands not just to … Continue reading

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Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999) Rated PG-13

The telling of Mary’s life before conception, during pregnancy, and the birth of Jesus. Starring Christian Bale, Pernilla August, and Melinda Kinnaman. This film is one that doesn’t include historically accurate storytelling. There is a lot that they take out … Continue reading

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