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Drama

Why? Because about two minutes into Ladder 49, as a crew of firefighters are climbing stairs in a burning warehouse, Robert Patrick’s character says, “I’m gettin’ too old for this s**t.” Yup. One of …
A Soldier's Girl is based on a tragic true story, about the affair between a soldier, Pvt. Barry Winchell, falling for a "local girl" who is a transgender nightclub singer named Calpernia Addams.…
I love guy movies. I love onscreen explosions. What's not to love about Backdraft? I spent the entire movie working on that question, and finally realized that it has no soul. It's just a didactic, me…
Tom Wilkinson plays Roy, a small-town Midwestern husband and father, and Jessica Lange plays his old-fashioned and sensible wife Irma. Roy faints at a party celebrating his and his wife's 25th anniver…
Like the Southern home cooking featured so prominently in the film, Fried Green Tomatoes sticks to your ribs. Its characters take up residence in your mind and stay with you for years to come. Now, wi…
L.A. pretty-boy Christian (Wesley A. Ramsey) is blessed with modelesque good looks, and the effortless ability to pick up and take home any man he wants—even if the guy is seemingly straight! One day,…
Who'da thought that they'd be making movies based on underground comics? Following the critical success of movies like Ghost World (based on a "graphic novel") and Crumb (a documentary about a freaky …
The first time I saw Arizona Dream, I was smitten.  I had been waiting to see the movie for three years by the time I stumbled into the video, and when I finally watched it, it just took my breath awa…
Now, one of the things I love about going to film festivals is seeing movies "cold"... i.e. glancing over the schedule, eyeing the cast of a film, for instance, and circling it, saying to yourself, "S…
Diane Lane, in a Golden Globe-nominated performance, plays Connie, a suburban housewife who has a perfectly nice home, a perfectly nice son, and most importantly, a perfectly nice marriage with Edward…
The setting: a boy's orphanage out in the middle of freakin' nowhere at the end of the Spanish Civil War. The building is extremely isolated (of course), and is a whole day's walk across dry scrubby d…
Tipping the Velvet is a three-hour television adaptation of the surprisingly successful first novel by Sarah Waters (read Moviepie's exclusive interview with Sarah Waters about the series). Surprising…