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Drama

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…
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…
One of my favorite things about getting the chance to see movies before they open theatrically is being able to watch a film with virgin eyes. To see it unspoiled, before hundreds of critics and dozen…
It's not often these days in movies when you can genuinely say, "Well, I've never seen THAT before!" The Fast Runner, the first major film shot entirely in the Inuit language (that would be north, nor…
I think Rosa Maria Sardà has been in perhaps every Spanish movie ever made in recent years, probably most visibly in Pedro Almodovar's All About My Mother, playing Penelope Cruz's mom. But this is the…
Where is our society headed technologically? How will that technology affect our lives? Is artificial life possible? What role will it play in our ongoing evolution? Is advancing technology truly brin…
One of the most enduring images of Hugh Grant in Bridget Jones's Diary is when his character first emerges from an elevator, with a smirk on his face and his eyes darting back and forth on the prowl. …
Well. What was I expecting, really? Before the screening began, a guy from Cinema Seattle came out and hollered, "Are you ready for Tamala?" and we were all like, "Yeah!" and apparently we weren't lo…
Just when you think that only epic 3-hour films can make your ass go numb, along comes the relatively "short" film The Blessing Bell. How can an 87-minute film so thoroughly sap the life out of the vi…
The film introduces us to Derek Vinyard (the always excellent, and very buff Edward Norton) as he is let out of prison for a racially motivated murder of a black man who was breaking into his family's…
As bloated as Marlon Brando, Redux is a three-plus hour re-edited director's cut of what is widely agreed to be a great film. We still have the basic plot framework of the original film, based on Jose…
Do you ever wonder how your life would be different if you had made different choices along the way? In Drift, three divergent destinies play out from one pivotal moment in a love affair. Director Qu…