Posts Tagged ‘Drama’
 
 
 
 
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Review: “Swiss Army Man” May Be the Weirdest Movie I’ve Seen

Hank (Paul Dano) is a man stranded on a desert island about to end it all; that is until the dead body of Manny (Daniel Radcliffe) washes up ashore and begins farting. And so begins their journey together. Hank figures out that...
 
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Review: “Hell Or High Water” Is Easily Looked Over, but Shouldn’t Be

Much of the movie-going audience, if not all, decide whether or not they will see a movie based on the trailer. There are definitely movies that can’t, or don’t, show a whole lot when they release said trailer yet o...
 
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Review: “I Am Not A Serial Killer” Is A Slice Of Indie Films At Their Best

Every so often a film comes along that you haven’t heard much about but that surprises you with how original and good it is. “I Am Not A Serial Killer” is one of those movies. Getting a relatively unknown cast...
 
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Review: “Morris From America” Tells A Complete Story; Albeit At A Slower Pace

In a nutshell, “Morris From America” is a story about the difficulties that come with growing up, and the hardships of being a single parent trying to raise that growing child all by yourself. Add on the fact that M...
 
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Review: “Imperium” Boasts Strong Acting but Rushes Through Story

Daniel Radcliffe plays the part of Nate Foster; an excited yet misunderstood FBI agent who is dying to get his first real taste of action. When Angela Zamparo (Toni Collette) gets her first look at how he deals with a would-be ...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Tallulah”

Well, it appears that this is Ellen Page week, here at The Film Philosopher. This will be the third review, of a film starring Ms. Page, on the site, this week and given that she has become a versatile, well-rounded actress tha...
 
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Review: “Into the Forest” offers a more tender, realistic take on the post-apocalyptic thriller

  How many different takes have we seen, on life, after the end of the world? Zombies, Aliens, Cannibalistic biker gangs, nothing but water and a crazy Dennis Hopper… We’ve seen it all. Well maybe not. Thanks t...
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Hard Candy” (2005)

We’ve seen it before — the cat-and-mouse thriller — but never done quite as effectively as “Hard Candy”. The first feature film from director David Slade and screenwriter Brian Nelson, “Hard ...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: ‘A Pigeon Sat On A Branch’ Is Existential Gold

Life is nothing but a series of small moments that connect together to create a larger picture, and Roy Andersson depicts this beautifully in the third installment of his “living” trilogy (‘Songs From the Seco...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Darkness On the Edge of Town”

When Cleo’s estranged sister, Sophie, is murdered in a public restroom, she will stop at nothing to bring the attacker to justice. While she puts herself in dangerous situations and takes her anger and sadness out on anyo...
 
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