Category: Drama

Mike’s Murder

    Release Date: March 9, 1984 (screened June 22, 2014 – 16th Annual Provincetown Film Festival) Runtime: 109 minutes Rating: R Studio: Warner Bros. Director: James Bridges Cast: Debra Winger; Mark Keyloun; Darrell Larson; Paul Winfield; Brooke Alderson This is an often overlooked, unseen 1984 film from director James Bridges (“The China Syndrome,” “Urban

Naked Lunch

    Release Date: December 27, 1991 (screened June 20, 2014 – 16th Annual Provincetown Film Festival) Runtime: 115 minutes Rating: R Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Director: David Cronenberg Cast: Peter Weller; Judy Davis; Ian Holm; Julian Sands; Monique Mercure; Roy Scheider OK, full disclosure: this is one weird fuckin’ movie. David Cronenberg has never

Sorcerer

    Release Date: June 24, 1977 Runtime: 121 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Paramount Pictures / Universal Pictures Director: William Friedkin Cast: Roy Scheider; Bruno Cremer; Francisco Rabal; Amidou God bless the Film Forum! If it wasn’t for this extraordinary little theater on W. Houston, special engagements of overlooked movies like “Sorcerer” might never be seen

Taxi zum Klo

    Release Date: January 9, 1981 Runtime: 98 minutes Rating: NR – Adults Only Studio: Exportfilm Bischoff & Company Director: Frank Ripploh Cast: Frank Ripploh; Bernd Broaderup; Peter Fahrni This is an interesting piece for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, it is notable for being a pioneering film for gay cinema. Released

August: Osage County

    Release Date: January 10, 2014 Runtime: 121 minutes Rating: R Studio: The Weinstein Company Director: John Wells Cast: Meryl Streep; Julia Roberts; Ewan McGregor; Chris Cooper; Dermot Mulroney; Juliette Lewis; Julianne Nicholson; Sam Shepard; Benedict Cumberbatch; Abigail Brelsin If there were an Olympic category for “Best Team Acting,” this big screen adaptation of Tracy

The Wolf of Wall Street

    Release Date: December 25, 2013 Runtime: 180 minutes Rating: very, very R Studio: Paramount Pictures Director: Martin Scorsese Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio; Jonah Hill; Matthew McConaughey; Margot Robbie; Rob Reiner; Kyle Chandler; Jon Bernthal; Jean Dujardin; Joanna Lumley; Ethan Suplee Jordan Belfort’s helluva story comes to life guns blazing in director Martin Scorsese’s epic

Endless Love

    Release Date: July 17, 1981 Runtime: 116 minutes Rating: R Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Franco Zeffirelli Cast: Brooke Shields; Martin Hewitt; Shirley Knight; Don Murray; James Spader; Richard Kiley; Beatrice Straight Watching this movie, I had an overwhelming feeling of “I get it.” Let me explain. I get how this movie could have been

Gravity

    Release Date: October 4, 2013 Runtime: 91 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Director: Alfonso Cuarón Cast: Sandra Bullock; George Clooney; Ed Harris (voice) This is one spectacular movie! Alfonso Cuarón creates a sort-of “2001: A Space Odyssey” for the 21st century. It is tense, expertly filmed and choreographed, and beautifully acted