Archive for the Drama Category

GOAT

I don’t understand fraternities and their hazing. I really don’t. Dehumanizing and humiliating others as some sort of “rite of passage” is completely baffling to me. It’s even more baffling that these impressionable kids will put themselves through it in order to just gain some sort of […]

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SULLY

I’m not a big fan of clearly manufactured drama of true events. When the famous plane landing in the Hudson River happened, all I remember was that Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger successfully landed the plane, was lauded as a hero, and that was pretty much it. There […]

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WAR DOGS

You really have to be careful when a film promotes itself to be “based on a true story/events/moments/experiences/accounts/anecdotes/etc.” While yes, there may have once been a priest who performed an “exorcism”, I highly doubt it got to the ridiculous heights of people spewing projectile blood from their […]

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HELL OR HIGH WATER

Films that try to deal with actual real world issues are tough to handle, as your message is in danger of coming off as too blatant. Subtlety is key, especially when your themes deal with something like the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Yet, if the […]

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