Tag Archives: Drama

The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass takes place in a world apart from our own, where evil is taking over, and children are being kidnapped.  Lyra and her “demon” (an animal manifestation of her soul) journey north along with some good friends to … Continue reading

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Matchstick Men

Roy (Nicholas Cage) and Frank (Sam Rockwell) are the matchstick men– con men out to get whatever they can get their hands on.  When Roy’s daughter comes to find him one weekend, things get more complicated for the schemers, as … Continue reading

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Inception

Inception is a psychological thriller about the idea of entering someone else’s brain and altering their thoughts.  The cast shines, the score is brilliant, and the story is absolutely breathtaking.  Heartbreakingly romantic, while still being completely action packed.  This movie … Continue reading

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Punch Drunk Love

Adam Sandler stars as Barry Egan, a (mostly) even tempered man who likes his routine.  His seven loud, unappreciative sisters and stressful job as a small business owner make it difficult for Barry to find time for romance.  After an … Continue reading

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In the Land of Women

Carter Webb has just been dumped.  In a sudden pathetic attempt to try and level his life out, he takes a trip out to Michigan to visit his (allegedly) sick grandmother.  His relaxation attempts come to a screeching halt, however, … Continue reading

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What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

Gilbert Grape has a frustrating home life.  Between his widowed morbidly obese mother, and his autstic younger brother Arnie, Gilbert has no choice but to play the role of a man much older than himself.  When a Becky (Juliette Lewis) … Continue reading

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Up in the Air

George Clooney plays Ryan Bingham, an overworked but very happy businessman who spends his days flying across the country to help companies fire their employees.  His lonely life has led him to believe that the only company one truly needs … Continue reading

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