From the director of Bend it Like Beckham (2002) comes the new coming-of-age 80’s set dramedy, Blinded by the Light, featuring the music of Bruce Springsteen.
Tag: Drama Films
The Realm opens inconspicuously – a man in a suit finishes a phone call while staring out to sea. The camera tracks him as he crosses the sand, walks up the grass to a restaurant, through the back door into the kitchen where he lifts a platter of shrimp and strides into the dining room of the restaurant.
After the success of Hereditary (2018), film fans have been anxiously awaiting director Ari Aster’s next movie and if the unnerving trailer for Midsommar is anything to go by, it’s going to be another gripping ride.
It looked liked never happening but the long-awaited Deadwood film is finally coming to screens this month via HBO.
If films had a signature scent, The Chaperone’s would be mothballs.
Thunder Road started out as a 12-minute Sundance Festival short and has morphed into an hour-and-a-half character study of this square-jawed policeman singing, dancing and weeping his way through his mother’s eulogy.
This film is not one to watch while scrolling through your phone – you’ll need to have your eyes glued to the screen if you’re to make any sense of the glorious mess that is Terry Gilliam’s latest feature film.
The Aftermath has the premise and star-studded cast to be a deep and insightful drama, however, it lacks a sense of authenticity to fully command the interest of audiences.
Ever since Twilight (2008) made it desirable for teenagers to be in complicated relationships, the teen-films that have followed continue to up the dramatic relationship ante.
I grew up in the golden era of sick-lit films. Ansel Elgort with his constant un-smoked cigarette as a metaphor in The Fault in Our Stars (2014)? The conceived-as-a-bone-marrow-donor-for-her-terminally-ill-sister Anna and the subsequent tragic outcome in My Sister’s Keeper (2009)? Give me, give me, give me.
Natalie Portman plays an astronaut that returns home from space, somewhat spaced-out in the teaser for the upcoming sci-fi Lucy in the Sky.
The first teaser for Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has dropped, revealing nothing but also a whole lot.
Suppose you had the option in a game of Scrabble to play the word SACCHARINE or ANARCHIC. Saccharine, meaning excessively sweet and sentimental, and anarchic, much to do with lacking control over circumstances, are both worth more than 15 points but also summarise the range of emotions experienced by Bill Nighy and company in the 2019 British drama-comedy, Sometimes Always Never.
Everybody Knows further proves why Iranian director Asghar Farhadi is the master of family-centred, tension-filled dramas, even if it’s his most Hollywood-ized work yet.