Drama Movies on DVD and Video
'25th Hour' DVD Review
This is a flawed masterpiece, but when I see movies like this, it reminds me of cinema's power as an art form.
'A Very Long Engagement' DVD
This French-language drama stars the same lead actress and has the same director as Amélie (2001).
'The Wrestler' DVD
Mickey Rourke creates an unforgettable character in this haunting drama.
Laura Linney and Gabriel Byrne star in this drama movie based on Raymond Carver's short story "So Much Water So Close to Home."
This three-and-one-half-hour epic drama centers around a Jewish nobleman named Judah Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston).
This movie has been available on DVD in a barebones edition for years, but now there is an Anniversary Edition that comes loaded with extras.
'Closer' DVD Review
Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, and Clive Owen all give fine performances in Closer, a talky drama directed by Mike Nichols. Read a full-length review of this movie on DVD.
Mike Nichols directed this drama starring Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, and Clive Owen.
Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, and Sandra Bullock are among the actors in this edgy drama centering around the theme of racism.
Dear Frankie DVD
Set in Glasgow, this drama centers around a nine-year-old deaf boy named Frankie.
Clive Owen plays the central character in this psychological drama / thriller. Charles Schine (Owen) is in a strained marriage when he meets the unhappily married Lucinda (Jennifer Aniston).
Liam Neeson and Laura Linney star in the drama Kinsey about American sex researcher Alfred Kinsey.
Lords of Dogtown DVD
In the 1970s, young guys in Southern California transformed America's view of skateboarding by popularizing showy and dangerous stunts. Read more about the movie Lords of Dogtown on DVD.
Monster DVD Review
Charlize Theron won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Monster, a drama inspired by the life of a highway prostitute who murdered several men.
Mulholland Drive DVD Review
I was absolutely mesmerized when I watched this noirish movie on DVD.
About the drama / thriller Syriana on DVD.
The Aviator DVD
Directed by Martin Scorsese, this drama about Howard Hughes was nominated for 11 Oscars and won five.
The Deer Hunter DVD
The Deer Hunter, starring Robert De Niro, is a powerful drama about how the Vietnam War affected some blue-collar Pennsylvanians.
The Quiet American DVD Review
Because of its compelling mix of the political and the personal, along with Michael Caine's superb performance, this drama drew me in completely.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants DVD
Based on the novel by Ann Brashares, this drama consists of four stories. Four teenage girls who have been lifelong friends must go their separate ways. Before separating, the girls find a pair of jeans that happens to fit each of them.
The Squid and the Whale DVD
Starring Jeff Daniels and Laura Linney, this drama written and directed by Noah Baumbach is semiautobiographical.
The Upside of Anger DVD
Joan Allen and Kevin Costner star in this unconventional drama. Allen plays Terry Wolfmeyer, who is angry because her husband has run off with a younger woman, leaving her alone to deal with their four daughters.
To Kill a Mockingbird DVD Profile
To Kill a Mockingbird is a much-loved drama that stars Gregory Peck in a towering performance.
To Kill a Mockingbird DVD
Set in the Depression-era South, this moving drama creates a vivid portrait of a father's courage and integrity, as seen through the eyes of his daughter.
Vera Drake DVD Review
Vera Drake is a powerful British drama that was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Actress (Imelda Staunton), Best Director (Mike Leigh), and Best Original Screenplay (Leigh again). As far as I am concerned, the movie was one of 2004's best.
I've come up with a list of ten movies about the Irish that I've enjoyed. I think all of these films are worth seeing and all increase our understanding of what it means to be Irish.
We Were Soldiers DVD Review
Mel Gibson gives a winning performance in We Were Soldiers, an emotionally engaging mix of action and drama that centers around a historic Vietnam War battle.
'Winter's Bone' DVD
About this drama on DVD.