Category Archives: Drama

Film reviews in the category of drama.

ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jim Jarmusch Stars: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Anton Yelchin, Jeffrey Wright, John Hurt. Jim Jarmusch is one of the darlings of the American independent film scene, but he is also something of an acquired taste. His films are often existential in nature and explore loners and outcasts struggling to find [...]

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David Michod’s The Rover to premiere at Cannes

by GREG KING David Michod’s new film The Rover has been invited to Premiere at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It will be presented in the Official Selection: Out of Competition. Writer and Director David Michôd will now join a long line of filmmakers who first screened at the Cannes Film Festival in this category. [...]

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DIVERGENT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Neal Burger Stars: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Jai Courtney, Kate Winslet, Ashley Judd, Tony Goldwyn, Zoe Kravitz, Ray Stevenson, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Christian Madsen, Amy Newbold. Yet another young adult novel set in a dystopian future and featuring a feisty heroine challenging the [...]

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ANY DAY NOW

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Travis Fine Stars: Alan Cumming, Garrett Dillahunt, Isaac Leyva, Chris Mulkey, Kelli Williams, Jane Anne Allman, Frances Fisher, Alan Rachins, Don Franklin, Gregg Henry, Mindy Sterling, Doug Spearman, Randy Roberts, Michael Nouri. For his Movies At Dusk program on 3WBC 94.1FM, Greg King spoke to director Travis Fine about the [...]

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NOAH

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Darren Aronofsky Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth, Nick Nolter, Frank Langella, Mark Margolis, Kevin Durand, Marton Csokas, Gavin Casdegno, Nolan Gross, Dakota Goyo. Darren Aronofsky’s films have often been concerned with themes of obsession and tortured characters (The Fountain, Black [...]

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Anthony and Joe Russo Stars: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Samuel L Jackson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Alan Dale, Callan Mulvey, Emily Van Camp, Hayley Atwell, Toby Jones, Jenny Agutter, Garry Shandling, Georges St Pierre, Stan Lee. The character of Captain America was created by [...]

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ROMEO AND JULIET

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Carlo Carlei Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti, Stellan Skarsgard, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ed Westwick, Tom Wisdom, Lesley Manville, Natascha McElhone, Christian Cooke, Leon Vitali, Tomas Arana, Laura Morante. Never has there ever been such a tale as woeful as this version of Romeo and his fair Juliet? Do [...]

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NYMPHOMANIAC VOLUMES I and II

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Lars Von  Trier Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Shia La Boeuf, Stacy Martin, Uma Thurman, Christian Slater, Willem Dafoe, Connie Nielsen, Jamie Bell, Jean Marc Barr, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Jean Albinus, Felicity Gilbert, Jesper Christensen, Udo Kier, Hugo Speer, Saskia Reeves, Caroline Goodall, Mia Goth, Michael Pas, Kate Ashfield. Danish [...]

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