Awesome Dramas

Ozark Season 4 (Teaser)

Ozark Season 4 (Teaser)

If the intense scene that plays out in reverse here is any indication, the final season of Ozark is going to pack a wallop. Tune in to Netflix on 1.21.2022 to find out what leads up to the tragic crash and how life turns out for the Byrde family.

Station Eleven (Teaser)

Station Eleven (Teaser)

Based on an acclaimed novel, this post-apocalyptic drama follows the lives of people attempting to survive and rebuild after a killer flu devastates the world. It tells its stories across multiple timelines, which should make for some interesting contrasts for its characters. The limited series premieres on HBO Max 12.16.2021.

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Being the Ricardos (Trailer)

Being the Ricardos (Trailer)

Nicole Kidman stars as Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz in Aaron Sorkin’s drama about the often tumultuous life of the Hollywood power couple. It plays out during one week of the production of their hit series I Love Lucy. In theaters 12.10.21 and on Prime Video 12.21.21.

The Many Saints of Newark (Trailer 2)

The Many Saints of Newark (Trailer 2)

An intense new trailer for the prequel to The Sopranos. Writer David Chase and director Alan Taylor reunite to tell the story of crime boss Dickie Moltisanti as he faces off against his enemies in tumultuous times and helps give a young Tony Soprano his start in the business. In theaters and on HBO Max starting 10.1.2021.

The Guilty (Trailer)

The Guilty (Trailer)

Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, The Equalizer) directed this drama about a 911 call operator (Jake Gyllenhaal) trying to save a terrified caller after she is forced to hang up. But as he tries to help follow her trail, he heads down a dark and obsessive path. Coming to Netflix 10.1.2021.

Dopesick (Teaser)

Dopesick (Teaser)

Michael Keaton, Rosario Dawson, Peter Sarsgaard, and Michael Stuhlbarg star in this drama about America’s opioid crisis. It explores the early promises of OxyContin, the massive lies told by its makers, and the tragic impact that the highly addictive pharmaceutical has had on millions. The mini-series premieres 10.13.2021 on Hulu.

Lamb (Trailer)

Lamb (Trailer)

If Valdimar Jóhannsson’s movie Lamb lives up to its intense trailer, it looks like it’s gonna be one wild ride. It follows the story of a childless couple in Iceland who adopt a newborn lamb on their farm, but after they start treating the animal as a member of the family, it may just end up ripping them apart.

The Many Saints of Newark (Trailer)

The Many Saints of Newark (Trailer)

The long-awaited prequel to The Sopranos is almost here. It follows the rise of a young Tony Soprano under the wing of his uncle Dickie Moltisanti. James Gandolfini’s son Michael portrays Tony, surrounded by a killer cast, Sopranos’ creator David Chase, and director Alan Taylor. In theaters and on HBO Max 10.1.2021.

The Ice Road (Trailer)

The Ice Road (Trailer)

Liam Neeson and Laurence Fishburne star in this action drama about a group of miners who become trapped in a remote and frozen location and the daring rescue effort undertaken by a group of unlikely heroes who must drive their 18 wheelers across the ice to reach survivors. Available on home streaming platforms 6.25.2021.

One Night in Miami… (Trailer)

One Night in Miami… (Trailer)

Regina King makes her directorial debut with this feature about a night when Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke found themselves in the same place and the pivotal role that evening played in their lives. Inspired by the play by Kemp Powers. Coming to theaters and Prime Video on 1.15.21.

Atlantis (Trailer)

Atlantis (Trailer)

After making a splash on the international film festival circuit in 2019, Valentyn Vasyanovych’s Atlantis has a U.S. distributor. Set in 2025, the film offers a glimpse into a future where Ukraine defeats Russia, and where people struggle to live and love in a desolate and dystopian world.

The Little Things (Trailer)

The Little Things (Trailer)

Denzel Washington and Rami Malek star as two very different sheriffs on the hunt for a serial killer. Despite their strong hunches about a suspect (a typically creepy Jared Leto), they can’t make the case stick. As events unfurl, dark secrets about one of the cops rise to the surface. Coming to HBO Max and theaters 1.29.2021.

The White Tiger (Trailer)

The White Tiger (Trailer)

Based on the bestselling novel by Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger is the story of a man who grows up in abject poverty in India. After he finds work as a driver for a wealthy family, he uses his wits and perseverance to bootstrap himself from the bottom to the top of Bangalore’s dysfunctional food chain. Hits Netflix and theaters 1.22.2021.

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Songbird (Trailer)

Songbird (Trailer)

In case the COVID-19 nightmare isn’t scary enough, Songbird is a dystopian thriller that envisions the pandemic four years into quarantine when the virus has changed. So has humanity. The world is in lockdown with “sanitation” squads forcing infected people into camps, resulting in a terrifying end-times Romeo & Juliet story.

Waikiki (Trailer)

Waikiki (Trailer)

Most of us think of Hawaii as an idyllic vacation paradise and a place of majestic natural beauty. But filmmaker Christopher Kahunahana’s Waikiki changes that, presenting a dark portrait of a woman tormented by an abusive ex, and the odyssey that unfolds after she hits a homeless man with her van.

Dreamland (Trailer)

Dreamland (Trailer)

Eugene Evans and Margot Robbie star in this depression-era drama about a young man who discovers a fugitive hiding on his family’s land. As he comes to learn more about her, he struggles between the riches of a bounty put on her head and his growing attraction for her. In theaters 11.13.2020 and streaming 11.17.2020.

MANK (Trailer)

MANK (Trailer)

Acclaimed director David Fincher looks back at 1930s Hollywood as told through the eyes of famed screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz. Gary Oldman portrays the prolific, satirical, and alcoholic writer as attempts to finish his screenplay for Citizen Kane. Coming to select theaters this November and Netflix on 12.4.2020.

Nine Days (Trailer)

Nine Days (Trailer)

A man spends his days watching people’s lives on Earth through a wall of televisions. When one of them dies, it’s his job to interview the souls of other candidates to decide whether they are qualified to be born. Edson Oda’s award-winning film looks like an intriguing study of human nature, presented artfully.

Huracán (Trailer)

Huracán (Trailer)

Directed by Cassius Corrigan, this psychological thriller follows the story of an up-and-coming MMA fighter battling dissociative identity disorder. As he delves into his trauma with a psychologist, he risks his career, as his rage is his greatest asset in the ring. Now streaming on HBO and HBO Max, on TV on HBO Latino.

The Wolf of Snow Hollow (Trailer)

The Wolf of Snow Hollow (Trailer)

Written, directed, and starring Jim Cummings (Thunder Road), this drama follows the story of a small-town sheriff faced with a series of murders that occurred during the full moon. As others suspect something supernatural, the sheriff sticks to his guns that it’s a human behind the brutal killings.

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Away (Trailer)

Away (Trailer)

Hillary Swank stars in this Netflix series about the first astronauts to journey from the Earth to Mars, and the impact it has on their personal lives and families during their 3-year mission. From the creator of “Friday Night Lights.” Premieres 9.4.2020.

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(PG-13: Language) A loss prevention officer encounters a thief in his store, and finds himself faced with a moral dilemma after realizing he has a past with the shoplifter. Alexander Etseyatse’s powerful short film offers a more human look at crime and law enforcement than the way they’re typical portrayed in TV and movies.

The Owners (Trailer)

The Owners (Trailer)

A group of young friends decide to break into an empty house to steal cash from a safe, but when an elderly couple who lives there comes home early, all bets are off, and the would-be robbers find themselves on the wrong end of a very bad situation. Based on the graphic novel Une Nuit de Pleine Lune. Premieres 9.4.2020.

Warrior Season 2 (Teaser)

Warrior Season 2 (Teaser)

Based on the writings of the legendary Bruce Lee, Warrior follows a Chinese martial arts prodigy in San Francisco’s Chinatown during the brutal 19th century Tong Wars between rival crime families. The 10-episode second season kicks off with new season regular Dustin Nguyen (“21 Jump Street”) 10.2020 on Cinemax.

7500 (Trailer)

7500 (Trailer)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in this tense drama about a hijacked passenger plane, and the difficult decisions the co-pilot faces as he attempts to protect his passengers and prevent the villains from gaining entry to the cockpit. Coming to Amazon Prime Video 6.19.20.

The Good Lord Bird (Trailer)

The Good Lord Bird (Trailer)

Ethan Hawke stars in this fictionalized retelling of the story of John Brown, a controversial 19th century figure who attempted to overthrow U.S. slavery with violence and rebellion, and is alternatively remembered as both a heroic martyr and an crazed terrorist. The 7-episode series premieres 8.9.2020 on Showtime.

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