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Awesome Dramas

Hostiles (Teaser)

Hostiles (Teaser)

Christian Bale stars as an Army captain who must escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. The “one last mission before I retire” thing has been done to death, but it seems fresh in this setting. From director Scott Cooper (Black Mass, Crazy Heart).

My Friend Dahmer (Trailer)

My Friend Dahmer (Trailer)

This film adaptation of Jeffrey Dahmer’s classmate Derf Backderf’s graphic novel explores the serial killer’s life during his teenage years. It doesn’t excuse his actions, but makes us ponder how ignorance of his mental health issues contributed to his outcome.

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Message from the King (Trailer)

Message from the King (Trailer)

After a man’s sister is murdered, he comes to Los Angeles from Cape Town, South Africa to avenge her death. While the revenge thriller has been done to death, we’re excited for the cast, which includes Chadwick Boseman, Luke Evans, and Alfred Molina. Coming to Netflix 8/4/17.

Wakefield (Trailer)

Wakefield (Trailer)

After a handful of not so deep roles, Bryan Cranston seriously flexes his acting muscle as a successful lawyer thought to have gone missing, but who is fed up with his life and holes up in the attic of an unoccupied house across the street from his family.

Detroit (Trailer)

Detroit (Trailer)

Director Kathryn Bigelow of The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, and yes, original Point Break fame presents a gritty drama that takes us inside the civil rights uprisings that engulfed Detroit, Michigan back in 1967.

The Lost City of Z (Trailer)

The Lost City of Z (Trailer)

A film inspired by the true story of Percy Fawcett, a British explorer who journeyed deep into the Amazon in search of a lost civilization that he was convinced was way more advanced that his contemporaries would believe. Coincidentally, the film is from Amazon Studios.

ROAR

ROAR

Not to be confused with the insane 1970s film about living with lions (which you also must watch), Stuart Langfield & Dylan Rekert’s short film is a contemplative take on the superhero genre, and a rare look at where superpowers lead heroes in their dying days.

Sully (Trailer)

Sully (Trailer)

Tom Hanks plays Captain “Sully” Sullenberger, the brave and skilled pilot who saved 155 lives by safely landing his malfunctioning airliner in NYC’s Hudson River, and the distasteful investigation that ensued afterwards. Directed by the multitalented Clint Eastwood.

Marauders (Trailer)

Marauders (Trailer)

Bruce Willis plays a high-powered banker, and Christopher Meloni, Dave Bautista, and Adrian Grenier are FBI agents in this drama about a series of deadly bank robberies which turn out to actually be a cover for something much, much bigger.

Knight of Cups (Trailer)

Knight of Cups (Trailer)

The latest from Terence Malick (Tree of Life, The Thin Red Line) is a star-studded parable about a man (Christian Bale) who lives a shallow life of excess and celebrity, and the real life he longs for. The plot synopsis provides no further clues.

Focus (Trailer)

Focus (Trailer)

“There’s two kinds of people in this world. There’s hammers and there’s nails. You decide which one you want to be.” Will Smith plays a con man whose business and personal lives collide when he becomes romantically involved with his protégé.

20,000 Days on Earth (Trailer)

20,000 Days on Earth (Trailer)

Enigmatic musician and pop culture icon Nick Cave delves into 24 hours in his live in this quasi-fictitious film which blends real life and imaginary, and explores the importance of creativity and art as part of the human experience.

Gone Girl (Trailer 2)

Gone Girl (Trailer 2)

David Fincher’s latest film follows the story of a man (Ben Affleck) whose beautiful wife (Rosamund Pike) disappears, then his behavior and circumstantial evidence points to him as the prime suspect. Based on Gillian Flynn’s novel.

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Noah (Trailer)

Noah (Trailer)

Russell Crowe plays the builder of the legendary ark in the latest film by Darren Aronofsky. If you are wondering just how epic the visionary’s take on a story of biblical proportions can be, this trailer’s images of fury and faith give a good idea.

Jamesy Boy (Trailer)

Jamesy Boy (Trailer)

A suburban teen gets involved in a street gang, and ends up in a maximum security prison with the most hardened of criminals. Based on a true story. Stars James Woods, Mary-Louise Parker, Ving Rhames, and newcomer Spencer Lofranco.

True Detective (Trailer 2)

True Detective (Trailer 2)

In this upcoming HBO drama, two detectives try to find a serial killer who’s been terrorizing Louisiana for 17 years. But it seems like one of them has a dark side of his own. The song is Young Men Dead by The Black Angels.

Out of the Furnace (Trailer 2)

Out of the Furnace (Trailer 2)

“We’re brothers. We’re all we’ve got.” It’s Christian Bale versus Woody Harrelson in Out of the Furnace, a promising drama that uses the current economic situation as its backdrop. Directed by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart).

True Detective (Trailer)

True Detective (Trailer)

Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star in this dark HBO drama about two detectives forced to work together to catch a serial killer who’s been on the loose for 17 years in the bayous of Louisiana. Coming January 2014.

Nowhere (Teaser)

Nowhere (Teaser)

Nate Horowitz’ upcoming short film follows two pot growers who don’t see eye-to-eye on how to do business. While the old-timer is content with the status quo, his protégé wants to take things to the next level – with dire consequences.

Out of the Furnace (Trailer)

Out of the Furnace (Trailer)

Christian Bale stars as a steel mill worker who does what he must to rescue his brother (Casey Affleck) from a deadly crime ring. Its all-star cast includes Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker, Zoe Saldana, Sam Shepard and Willem Dafoe.

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Boardwalk Empire: Season 3

Boardwalk Empire: Season 3

Nucky’s darkest demons come to the surface in this dramatic slow-mo teaser for the next season of HBO’s awesome prohibition era drama. Don’t watch this if you haven’t seen the end of Season 2.

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