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Drama Movie Reviews

Why so serious?

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Drama Films: Reviews, Trailers, Information and More

If you want to watch something intense, touching and thought-provoking, look no further than these dramas. For a beautifully told story, the screen adaptation to Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner" can't be beat. Another well-rounded drama sure to please a mixed and literary crowd is "The King's Speech" with its stellar performances by an equally impressive cast.


FIND YOURSELF
Arthur Newman
Colin Firth and Emily Blunt star in director Dante Ariola's feature film debut, a romantic dramedy about a man on a literal journey of self-discovery from Florida to Indiana.
Emily Blunt and Colin Firth in Arthur Newman

Cousins Melita and Noga in It Happened in Saint-Tropez
FAMILY DYSFUNCTION
It Happened in Saint-Tropez
The 17th annual COL•COA French Film Festival in L.A. this week screened "Des Gens qui s'embrassent," an entertaining family dramedy starring Monica Bellucci and Kat Merad ("Welcome to the Sticks"). 

THE PHASES OF LOVE
To the Wonder
Writer/director Terrence Malick's unique directing style is evident in his newest release, in which he creates an abstract slideshow of romance and drama with sparse dialogue.
Ben Affleck and Rachel McAdams in To the Wonder

Gangster Squad delves into the criminal underworld of late 1940s Los Angeles
ALL SHOOT-OUT, NO SUBSTANCE
Gangster Squad
Josh Brolin and Sean Penn lead an ensemble cast in this predictable yet entertaining homage to the classic Hollywood gangster flick.


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3 Needles
3:10 to Yuma
4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days
88 Minutes
Amelia
Movie The American
American Gangster
Angels & Demons
Argo
Around the Bend
Art School Confidential
Arthur Newman
A Serious Man
Ask the Dust
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Atonement
August Rush
Australia
The Aviator
Babel
Movie The Beaver
Beyond the Sea
The Black Dahlia
Movie Black Swan
Blindness
Blood Diamond
Movie Blue Valentine
Bobby
Body of Lies
Bottle Shock
Movie Bran Nue Dae
Brick
Brokeback Mountain
The Bucket List
Movie Burlesque
Cadillac Records
Capote
Changeling
Charlie Wilson's War
Children of Men
Cinderella Man
Closer
Cloud Atlas
Coach Carter
Coco Before Chanel
Movie The Company Men
Movie The Conspirator
Constant Gardener
Movie Cracks
Criminal
Crossing Over
Dan in Real Life
The Darjeeling Limited
The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Rises
The Deal
The Debt
Deception
Defiance
The Departed
The Devil Wears Prada
Django Unchained
Movie The Dilemma
The Door in the Floor
Doubt
Dreamgirls
Movie Dream House
Movie Drive
The Duchess
Eastern Promises
Movie Eat Pray Love
Movie Edge of Darkness
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Movie Extraordinary Measures
Factory Girl
Factotum
Fast Food Nation
Finding Neverland
Flash of Genius
Funny People
Gangster Squad
Movie Get Low
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Gomorrah
Gone Baby Gone
Good Night, Good Luck
Gran Torino
Movie Green Zone
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Movie The Help
Henry Poole is Here
Movie Hereafter
He's Just Not That Into You
Hollywoodland
The Hunger Games
Infamous
The International
The Interpreter
Movie Invictus
Is Anybody There?
It Happened in Saint-Tropez
Movie Jane Eyre
Jarhead
Julie & Julia
Juno
Movie The Karate Kid

Movie The King's Speech
The Kite Runner
Knowing
The Lake House
Movie Larry Crowne
Last Chance Harvey
L'Enfant
Letters from Iwo Jima
The Libertine
Movie The Lovely Bones
Margot at the Wedding
Marie Antoinette
Marley & Me
Match Point
Max Payne
Movie The Mechanic
Memoirs of a Geisha
Michael Clayton
Milk
Million Dollar Baby
Miracle at St. Anna
Movie Moneyball
Munich
No Country for Old Men
Nobody Knows
North Country
On a Clear Day
On the Other Side of the Tracks
Movie Ondine
Movie One Day
The Other Boleyn Girl
Pan's Labyrinth
Perfect Stranger
Movie Please Give
Precious
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
Public Enemies
The Pursuit of Happyness
Quantum of Solace
Rachel Getting Married
Rampart
Ray
The Reader
Red Eye
Resurrecting the Champ
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Movie The Rite
The Road
The Road to Guantanamo
Movie Robin Hood
Rocky Balboa
Movie The Rum Diary
Movie The Runaways
Movie Sanctum
The Savages
The Science of Sleep
The Secret Life of Bees
Movie Secretariat
Separate Lies
Seraphim Falls
Seven Pounds
Shall We Dance?
Movie Shutter Island
Slumdog Millionaire
Snow White and the Huntsman
Movie The Social Network
The Soloist

The Squid and the Whale
Stage Beauty
State of Play
Stranger
Swing Vote
Syriana
The Terminal
There Will Be Blood
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
The Time Traveler's Wife
Movie To the Wonder
Movie The Tourist
Movie The Town
Traitor
Transamerica
Tristan and Isolde
Movie True Grit
Tsotsi
Twilight
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Movie Up in the Air
The Upside of Anger
Vantage Point
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Walk the Line
Movie Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Movie Water for Elephants
Welcome to the Riley's
What Just Happened?
Where the Truth Lies
Winter Passing
World Trade Center
The X-Files: I Want to Believe
Yes
Zack and Miri Make a Porno
Zero Dark Thirty
Zodiac


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