THE BEST Drama

Jackrabbit

Jackrabbit

A man stops at a remote Australian gas station in search of a fill-up. But when he goes inside to enquire about the pumps, he encounters a truly perplexing scenario. Writer/Director Alex Feggans‘ offbeat short film starts out as unsettling, but takes a truly unexpected path along its way.

Conspiracy Cruise

Conspiracy Cruise

(PG-13: Language) A group of conspiracy theorists convene on a cruise ship to meet one of their most steadfast believers. But as his crackpot theories start to show their cracks, something unexpected happens aboard the ship. Brad Abrahams fantastic short film has great performances and the perfect amount of dramatic tension.

Advertisement

Brothers

Brothers

(PG-13: Language) Written and directed by Robert Eggers (The Witch, The Lighthouse), this previously unreleased short film is as tense and chilling as anything we’ve seen in recent memory. It tells the story of two brothers raised by their abusive grandmother, and the precarious balance that exists in their relationship.

Uncut Gems (Trailer)

Uncut Gems (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) Adam Sandler is getting great marks for his role in this drama about a high-strung New York City jewelry store owner whose irresponsible behavior lands him in serious debt, and takes us on a wild ride inside the head of a man struggling to keep his precarious world from imploding.

1917 (Trailer)

1917 (Trailer)

Director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) drops us deep into the battlefields of World War I as two young British soldiers must perform a critical mission to save more than 1600 troops, including one of their own brothers. Stars Richard Madden, Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Strong, Colin Firth, and more.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Trailer)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) A roomful of Nazis set on fire 20 seconds in makes it clear that this is a Quentin Tarantino flick. But this is no Inglourious Basterds. The film is set in 1969 Hollywood against the backdrop of the Manson family murders, as two aging stuntmen try to keep their careers alive.

The Farewell (Trailer)

The Farewell (Trailer)

In this comedy drama film, a beloved grandmother is terminally ill, but the family’s other elders don’t want her to know. They use a relative’s wedding as an excuse to reunite and be with her one last time. But one of the granddaughters rebels at the ruse. Stars rapper Awkwafina. Premieres 7/12/19.

Skin (Trailer)

Skin (Trailer)

A white power skinhead member finds love and people to protect, making him realize what side he’s been on. He tries to start a new life, but his former family refuses to let him go. Guy Nattiv’s drama is based on the life of reformed skinhead Bryon Widner.

Chernobyl (Trailer)

Chernobyl (Trailer)

“Chernobyl holds over 3 trillion of these bullets. Some of them will not stop firing for 50,000 years.” HBO’s Chernobyl is a miniseries that retells the events of the catastrophic Chernobyl disaster, and the efforts of unsung heroes who mitigated it. Premieres 5/6/19.

Don’t Be a Hero

Don’t Be a Hero

(PG-13: Language) Lizzy Jo leads a painfully boring life. She has a dead end job, she lives with her mother, and she has a jerk for a boyfriend. So on her lunch breaks, she puts on a cowboy ensemble and robs banks. Peter Lee’s short film is based on a true story.

Ash is Purest White (Trailer)

Ash is Purest White (Trailer)

A woman goes to prison for 5 years for protecting her small-time gangster boyfriend. Upon her release, she seeks him out to continue their relationship. Jia Zhangke’s criticallyacclaimed drama is about two people being shaped by larger forces. Premieres 3/15/19.

City on a Hill (Trailer)

City on a Hill (Trailer)

(PG-13) Boston, early ’90s. The city is riddled with violent crime, fostered by corrupt cops. The new D.A. is determined to change all that, but he needs the help of a dirty FBI agent. Co-created by Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, and Tom Fontana (Oz). Premieres 6/16/19 on Showtime.

O.G. (Trailer)

O.G. (Trailer)

Jeffrey Wright (Westworld, Boardwalk Empire) portrays a hardened criminal on the verge of release, but who finds himself pulled back into prison drama when a new inmate arrives on the scene. After winning awards on the festival circuit, the drama hits HBO on 2/23/19.

Advertisement

Capernaum (Trailer)

Capernaum (Trailer)

Using non-professional actors, Nadine Labaki’s wellreceived drama Capernaum tells the story of a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for giving birth to him. The film sees the boy survive on the streets before being arrested for a crime and suing his parents.

Stan & Ollie (Trailer)

Stan & Ollie (Trailer)

Stan & Ollie is a biographical drama about the legendary comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. The film follows the two in the 1950’s. As they embark on a tour, health and politics threaten their careers and friendship. Starring Oliver Coogan and John C. Reilly.

Viper Club (Trailer)

Viper Club (Trailer)

Susan Sarandon plays a mother whose son is a journalist who gets kidnapped while on duty overseas. The kidnappers are asking for a ransom, which the US government refuses to pay. A group of journalists step in to help her, but will she raise the money in time?

A Worthy Man

A Worthy Man

(PG-13: Language) Erik works at a bakery during the nighttime. What little time he spends with his family are awkward, if they notice him at all. His only source of joy is a late-night radio joke show. Kristian Håskjold’s short film is a heartbreaking look at depression.

The Front Runner (Trailer)

The Front Runner (Trailer)

Hugh Jackman stars as former American senator Gary Hart, who was a leading presidential candidate in the 1988 elections. But news of his extramarital affair broke, changing political media forever. Also starring Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons, Alfred Molina and Bill Burr.

A Private War (Trailer)

A Private War (Trailer)

“I hate being in a war zone. But I also feel compelled to see it for myself.” Rosamund Pike stars as the late Marie Colvin, who was a journalist for The Sunday Times and died while on the job. The film is based on the article Marie Colvin’s Private War.

Climax (Trailer)

Climax (Trailer)

(PG-13, Flashing Lights) From the twisted mind of director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, Enter the Void, Love) comes a criticallyacclaimed horror drama. In Climax, documentary-style profiles of young dancers give way to a horrifying party instigated by spiked drinks.

Advertisement

Roma (Teaser)

Roma (Teaser)

From writer and director Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity, Children of Men) comes a Netflix film that’s close to his heart. Shot entirely in black and white, Roma follows a year in the life of a family in 1970’s Mexico, based on the filmmaker’s memories of growing up there.

Green Book (Trailer)

Green Book (Trailer)

Set in 1962, the Green Book sees an Italian-American bouncer from the Bronx driving a world class black pianist on a risky journey across the Deep South. Peter Farrelly directed this comedy drama starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen. Premieres 11/21/18.

Escape at Dannemora (Trailer)

Escape at Dannemora (Trailer)

(PG-13) Ben Stiller’s upcoming Showtime miniseries is based on the true story of two convicted murderers who escaped from a prison in upstate New York with the help of a prison employee. Stars Benicio del Toro, Paul Dano and Patricia Arquette. Premieres 11/18/18.

Warning Shot (Trailer)

Warning Shot (Trailer)

David Spade embraces his darkness in this drama about a family who finds themselves in danger when they inherit their family farm, and find out that others will do anything to control its water rights. Stars Bruce Dern, Guillermo Diaz, Tammy Blanchard, and James Earl Jones.

Cut Throat City (Trailer)

Cut Throat City (Trailer)

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA directs an action drama heist film set in New Orleans in 2005. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, four childhood friends turn to a local gangster for employment. They are asked to pull a robbery, but the job goes badly. Premieres 2019.

What They Had (Trailer)

What They Had (Trailer)

A woman is called by her brother to go back home because of their mother’s dementia. But their dad wants their mom to stay at home. Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Robert Forster, and Blythe Danner star in this family drama. Premieres 10/2018.

ADVERTISEMENT

Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation

Home | About | Suggest | Contact | Team | Links | Privacy | Disclosure
Advertise | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Sites We Like

Awesome Stuff: The Awesomer | Gadgets, Games & Geeks: Technabob | Cool Cars: 95Octane
Site Design & Content © 2008-2020 Awesomer Media / The Awesomer™
Visit our Friends at: Not Always Right