Drama films

Promising Young Woman Review – Carey Mulligan’s Avenging Angel Shines Brightly | Drama films

IIt is extremely timely material. Thematically, Emerald Fennell’s first feature film, Promising young woman, could have been distilled from pure pain, an amalgamation of the countless rape culture testimonies on sites such as Everyone is invited. But tonally, with its extravagant eyebrow and ironically lacquered manicure, this film feels oddly dated – a few decades […]

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Critique of Violation – A Brutal and Brilliant Start | Drama films

The revenge film is the blunt weapon in the filmmaker’s toolbox. The public’s thirst for blood is quenched by justifiable violence; we get a guilt-free kick because justice is seen to be done. As a genre, it’s effective, but basic. Infinitely more disturbing and stimulating are the films which dissect the whole idea of ​​revenge, […]

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Review of Los Conductos – a cryptic Colombian parable | Drama films

Tits challenging Colombian parable feels like it could have been made in the 1970s, with its cryptic storytelling, witty reflections, and vivid imagery, all shot in grainy 16mm. Rejecting conventional narrative structures, its story requires some decoding and may well challenge comprehension, but its striking visual language, with vivid colors, sparse compositions, and loose associative […]

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Exam begins – Jehovah’s Witness attacked in Georgia | Drama films

gGeorgian writer-director Dea Kulumbegashvili’s fierce debut feature film about a Jehovah’s Witness whose faith is being tested opens with an act of hostility. The camera observes from a fixed point at the back of a Kingdom Hall as the space fills up and the blinds are finally drawn. A few minutes after the start of […]

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10 Best Drama Movies of 2021 – Most Anticipated Drama Movies of 2021

Elaine chung To be frank, the start of the year is usually pretty devoid of solid drama flicks. Let’s explain why: The Oscars deadline usually requires a theatrical release early in the year, which means the big hitters we’ve come to expect from the dramatic canon are already out. Then COVID-19 happened. That date was […]

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Persian Lessons Review – A Hard-To-Believe Holocaust Survival Drama | Drama films

HIt is a Holocaust survival drama superbly performed, albeit disturbingly politely, by Ukrainian filmmaker Vadim Perelman. This is the story of a Belgian Jew named Gilles (Nahuel Pérez Biscayart), who stays alive in a transit camp pretending to be half Iranian and teaching Farsi to a savage SS officer, Klaus Koch (Lars Eidinger). In truth, […]