Drama films

7 Period Drama Movies To Watch On Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, And Disney + Hotstar Now

Indian soldier Mangal Pandey is known to have started India’s first war of independence against the British in 1857. The film begins with his execution by hanging for plotting a criminal conspiracy against the East India Company. With the executioner refusing to execute him, resulting in a delay, the historical drama transports us to the […]

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Anil Kapoor’s Best Drama Movies To Watch During Lockdown; From ‘Mr India’ to ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’

Anil Kapoor is one of the most recognized Indian actors and producers in the world. He has appeared in over a hundred Hindi language films, as well as international films and TV series. He has also won numerous awards during his career, including two National Film Awards and six Filmfare Awards in various acting categories. […]

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The Last Right review – Comfortably designed Irish Rain Man | Drama films

It’s the season for festive dramatic comedies about awkward and / or grotesque comebacks. There will be worse ways to dodge the rush to the high streets than this funky Irish Christmas indie, in which Boston lawyer Daniel (Michiel Huisman) returns to his hometown of Cork after his mother’s death for chaperone her autistic teenage […]

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Chained for Life review – smart comedy-horror toys with reality | Drama films

This low budget film written and directed by Aaron Schimberg is almost all sorts of weird, and yet it has a gracious warmth and an endless supply of originality that makes it irresistible as hell. Filled with rambling digressions, sudden changes in tone, and playful pretenses as it oscillates between layers of ‘reality’ and performance, […]

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The Farewell Review – a beautifully bittersweet Chinese-American family drama | Drama films

The pushing and pulling between blood ties and cultural ties is explored with a light touch and a keen eye for detail in this delightful, semi-autobiographical family drama from writer and director Lulu Wang. Chinese-American Billi (Awkwafina, relying on her prickly comic turn in crazy rich asians) has one foot in each of the two […]