Drama Movie Reviews
Exodus: Gods and Kings is Ridley Scott's biggest epic yet. The story of Moses, our Exodus: Gods and Kings review finds, is saved by scope and cast.
Nightcrawler Review: Jake Gyllenhaal Makes Our Skin Crawl & We Love It!
Jake Gyllenhaal gives an Oscar-worthy performance in the haunting Nightcrawler. Our Nightcrawler review finds that writer-director Dan Gilroy has crafted something extraordinary.
Whiplash Review: Best Picture of the Year Is Here!
Whiplash stars Miles Teller as a drum prodigy who takes all he can from his abusive teacher, played by JK Simmons. Our Whiplash review finds that this movie has Oscar written all over it.
The Judge Review: And The Verdict Is…
The Judge may be billed as the battle between the Roberts -- Robert Duvall and Robert Downey, Jr. But our The Judge Review has to point out, this film is so much more.
The Good Lie Review: The Lost Boys of Sudan Get Found
Reese Witherspoon stars in The Good Lie, but the real stars are the real Sudanese survivors who play the four leads. Our The Good Lie review cannot salute the movie enough for having the courage to be authentic.
The Rover Review: Robert Pattinson Rises
The Rover stars Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson and is a study in two actors working at their best. Our The Rover review also reports that David Michod has made his announcement as a filmmaker.
Heaven Is for Real Review: A Faith Story Falters
Heaven Is for Real is the true story of a little boy who awakes from life threatening surgery and claims he's gone to heaven. Fans of the popular book, our Heaven Is for Real review finds, deserve better.
Pompeii Review: Love in an Age of Ash
Pompeii is a disaster movie of the most entertaining kind. Our Pompeii review finds it romantic, but a little heavy handed... and that's not such a bad thing.
The Invisible Woman Review: Ralph Fiennes Delivers as Dickens
The Invisible Woman stars Ralph Fiennes as Charles Dickens in a film he also directed. Our The Invisible Woman review reports that although the film suffers from pacing issues, it is still a compelling story of a forbidden affair between an icon and an actress.
Grudge Match Review: Robert De Niro Versus Sylvester Stallone!
Grudge Match features two actors who have triumphantly played boxers with Sylvster Stallone and Robert De Niro. The battle of Raging Bull versus Rocky is not perfect, but our Grudge Match review finds it good fun.
Philomena Review: Judi Dench Dazzles in True Tale
Judi Dench does it again in Philomena and shows us why she is an international treasure. Our Philomena review finds Dench is brilliant as Philomena, a woman with a secretive past, who is looking to find her truth.
Oldboy Review: Heavy Like a Hammer
Oldboy is Spike Lee's version of the 2003 Korean cult classic. Josh Brolin stars, and our Oldboy review finds, it's the actor's finest work to date.