Category Archives: Drama

Gangs of New York (2002)

The streets of 1840s New York are a violent and unforgiving place. At Paradise Square in Lower Manhattan, a battle for a territory known as the Five Points, the conjunction of five roads, is... Read synopsis

Lord of the Flies (1990)

A plane crash in the middle of an uninhabited part of the Pacific Ocean leaves a small group of military school cadets in trouble. They all manage to haul themselves to a life raft, with the only... Read synopsis

Falling Down (1993)

In the grinding heat of an L.A. traffic jam in mid summer, William Foster (Michael Douglas) waits. His increasing frustration exacerbated by his air conditioning not working, William decides to... Read synopsis

The Deer Hunter (1978)

A small town in Western Pennsylvania is going to lose some of its favourite sons. Like in so many towns in the late 60s and early 70s of suburban America, the most young and vital are taken,... Read synopsis

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Three men walk into a bank with the intent to commit robbery. Before they have even started, Stevie (Gary Springer) loses his nerve and runs off, leaving Sonny (Al Pacino) and Sal (John Cazale)... Read synopsis

Robin Hood (2010)

During the invasion of France by England in the latter years of the 1100s, King Richard the Lionheart has laid siege to Chalus castle. Of his many soldiers, Robin Longstride (Russell Crowe)... Read synopsis

The Book of Eli (2010)

In the decades following the nuclear holocaust, one man walks across the continental United States on a mission. Eli (Denzel Washington) travels west, surviving by hunting, trading and being able... Read synopsis

White House Down (2013)

John Cale (Channing Tatum) is trying to develop a better relationship with his young daughter, Emily (Joey King). After his tours in Afghanistan, John is given the task of protecting the Speaker... Read synopsis

The Way Way Back (2013)

Duncan is an awkward fourteen-year-old boy who is spending his summer vacation with his family. The trip starts out as he expects it to continue, with his mother’s boyfriend, Trent (Steve... Read synopsis

The Proposal (2009)

Andrew Paxton (Ryan Reynolds) is an editor’s assistant in a book company. His boss, Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock), is a demanding, incorrigible harpy, but is also going to be deported from the... Read synopsis

The Fifth Estate (2013)

In 2007, journalist, Daniel Domscheit-Berg, meets an Australian computer hacker at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin. The hacker, Julian Assange, had piqued Daniel’s interest in online... Read synopsis

The Descendants (2011)

A difficult time is about to befall Matt King (George Clooney). He is the sole trustee of a large tract of Kauai land, left as a family legacy. The twenty five thousand acre plot is worth plenty... Read synopsis

The Butler (2013)

Cecil Gaines, at the tender age of seven, witnesses the murder of his father by Thomas Westfall. Thomas was the owner of a cotton plantation in Macon, Georgia where his parents were working. The... Read synopsis

The Spectacular Now (2013)

Sutter Keely’s life is just about perfect. He is the life of the party, he loves his job and he and his girlfriend, Cassidy, are the ‘it’ couple of school. This perfection is about to take... Read synopsis