Archive for the 'Drama' Category

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry is about to start his fifth year at Hogwarts. He’s desperate to get back to school and find out why his friends Ron and Hermoine have been so secretive all summer. However, what Harry is about to discover in his new year at Hogwarts will turn his world upside down Read the rest of this entry »

Shooter

Bob Lee Swagger, one of the world’s great marksmen and the son of a Congressional Medal of Honoree, is a loner living in the Rockies. He’s left the military, having been hung out to dry in a secret Ethiopian mission a few years before, when he’s recruited by a lisping colonel to help find a way that the President of the US might be assassinated in one of three cities in the next two weeks. He does his work, but the shot is fired notwithstanding and Bob Lee is quickly the fall guy: wounded and hunted by thousands, he goes to ground and, aided by two unlikely allies, searches for the truth and for those who double-crossed him Read the rest of this entry »

Angel

Based on the book by Elizabeth Taylor, “Angel”, this is the story of a young woman with incredible imagination who refuses to accept the world around her, and creates her own realities. Read the rest of this entry »

Breach

In February, 2001, Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, is arrested for spying. Jump back two months: Eric O’Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Hanssen and to write down everything Hanssen does. O’Neill’s told it’s an investigation of Hanssen’s sexual habits Read the rest of this entry »

In the Land of Women

Devastated over his breakup with his girlfriend, Carter Webb leaves L.A. to stay with his wacky Grandma in her suburban Detroit home, across the street from the Hardwicke family Read the rest of this entry »

Year of the Dog

Peggy is single, childless, in her 40s, a lonely executive assistant in a friendly office. Her dog Pencil is the love of her life, and when he dies after eating some sort of toxin, Peggy’s life spins out of her control: a friendly neighbor invites her for dinner; a friendly staff member at her vet’s calls with an abused dog he recommends she adopt – she does, and also finds herself attracted to this fellow. She becomes a vegan, supports animal-rights causes, and embroils her brother’s young children in these concerns Read the rest of this entry »

Lookout, The

An admired high school hockey player (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) with a bright future foolishly takes a drive in the night with his girl friend and two other friends with his headlights off with devastating results. The former athlete is left with a brain injury that prevents him from remembering many things for extended periods of time. To compensate, he keeps notes in a small notebook to aid him in remembering what he is to do Read the rest of this entry »

Death at a Funeral

Daniel is a decent young man, married to Jane, still living at his father’s home. When his father dies, it his up to him to organize his funeral. On this painful morning, the suitable grave expression on his face, Daniel is ready to welcome his father’s friends and relatives Read the rest of this entry »

Bridge to Terabithia

Fifth grader Jesse Aaron’s hopes of becoming the fastest runner in his class are dashed when new girl Leslie Burke outruns everybody, including him. However, Jess and Leslie soon begin a friendship, and create a magical kingdom in the forest, where the two of them reign together as king and queen. Read the rest of this entry »

Scanner Darkly, A

The L.A. of a not-too-distant future suffers a surge of drug abuse involving a new ultra-addictive and eventually brain-damaging substance simply named “D” Read the rest of this entry »

Road to Guantanamo, The

In 2001, four Pakistani Britons, Ruhal Ahmed, Asif Iqbal and Shafiq Rasul and another friend, Monir, travel to Pakistan for a wedding and in a urge of idealism, decide to see the situation of war torn Afganistan which is being bombed by the American forces in retaliation for the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Once there, with the loss of Monir in the wartime chaos, they are captured by Northern Alliance fighters. They are then handed them over the American forces who transport them to the prison camps at the Guantanamo Bay base in Cuba Read the rest of this entry »

Net 2.0, The

The life of a young computer systems analyst is thrown into turmoil when, after arriving in Istanbul to start a new job, she finds her credit cards useless, her bank account empty, and her identity stolen. Read the rest of this entry »

Friends with Money

A drama about three married women, their husbands, and their lone single friend. Read the rest of this entry »

Death of a President

Years after the assassination of President George W. Bush in Chicago, an investigative documentary examines that as-yet-unsolved crime. Read the rest of this entry »

Kokoda

A bitter battle is fought between Australian and Japanese soldiers along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea during World War II. Read the rest of this entry »